A Show Stopper

3 months ago Bradyn Smith 0
Starting Nov. 16, the musical production of ‘How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying’ will be performed through Nov.18 at 7 p.m.. The production will have 23 sets and 12 locations. Compared to ‘Shrek’ last year having eight locations. Unlike previous years, this show requires a full orchestra. “In 1962, the musical we chose Read More

Board Election Within Shawnee Heights

3 months ago Bradyn Smith 0
Correction: In the original version of this story it was stated that Stadler was endorsed by senator Anthony Hensley, when in fact it was Browne who was endorsed by Hensley.   School board elections are being held Nov. 7. Three positions are open. District A, Position 4 previously filled by Gene Edwards is now being competed Read More

Conquering The PSAT

3 months ago Bradyn Smith 0
Every sophomore on Oct. 11 spent the morning taking the Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test (PSAT) without having to pay for the test. This is the first year that the district covered the costs for the PSAT instead of having the students pay for it. “Really what we did was reallocated some of our map testing Read More

Purvis Passes Down The Reins

3 months ago Bradyn Smith 0
Following the retirement of 30-year veteran Neal Purvis, the band is now under the new direction of Lyle Reynoso. With Purvis being nominated as last year’s Teacher of the Year candidate for the district, his big shoes were filled by Reynoso’s 17 years of experience as the middle school band director. The middle school position Read More

Football

5 months ago logan bissell 0
The football team started off with tremendous success after defeating power house Manhattan 21-18 to kickoff the season. “They worked hard for this moment. They worked all off-season starting off in January and throughout the spring and also during the summer so they were prepared for this moment, and they were prepared to be great Read More

Schedule change

5 months ago logan bissell 0
Lately, many changes have been introduced to students and staff. . These changes include 15 new teachers, a new drug testing policy, and a new schedule. In previous years, there were four block days with third hour being every day excluding Mondays. Late start also was on Mondays instead of Wednesdays and there were 6 Read More

Foreign Experience

5 months ago logan bissell 0
Ever wondered what other parts of the world looked like? Ever wondered about the culture, food, cars, and people? Five young students got the chance to experience all of that when they decided to take a journey halfway across the world. Juniors Cara Diekmann (Germany), Ashley Matheson (New Zealand), Carla Leroy (France), Khedher Mohamed (Tunisia), Read More

A Whole New League

5 months ago logan bissell 0
For the 2018-2019 season, Shawnee Heights will be joining the United Kansas Conference (UKC). On May 1, the board voted 4-3 to allow Heights to join in with five other schools in creating a new league. The new league will include Heights, Basehor-Linwood, De Soto, Lansing, Leavenworth and Kansas City-Turner. “Ever since I have been Read More

#Finsta

5 months ago logan bissell 0
The average finsta (fake instagram) accounts consist of complaints, rants, and random things about their typical day, but Senior, Lucy Hill, took a little bit of a different approach on her finsta. Hill’s finsta however, takes the positive approach. She posts everyday about something she is happy about. “There is always going to be at Read More

Homecoming 2017

5 months ago logan bissell 0
Possibly one of the most hyped up games in the last three years; Shawnee Heights takes on Topeka High at their home stadium. As the T-Birds pour onto the field, the student section explodes. The long awaited night has finally begun. With our newly crowned Homecoming royalty, Lucy Hill and Mikey Hoffer, the game starts Read More