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Art Beat 2017

Sami Jansen, Assistant Editor

National Art Honor Society hosted Art Beat last Thursday. Art Beat is an annual gallery show for students from West's feeder elementary schools and Westridge Middle School.  The event is confined to the...

March 11No Comments

SMSD Will Begin Experimental New Schedule

Sylvia Bryan and Logan Peterson

Starting the week of February 6, high school students across the district will have a new schedule to follow on Wednesdays and Thursdays. Due to regulations set by the Kansas Department of Education, SM...

January 6No Comments

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Drake Mattis Bracketology March 9

Drake Mattis, Editor-in-Chief

March Madness officially begins this Sunday when the 2017 NCAA Tournament field will be released. But who wants to wait two more days? Click the following link to see Drake's...

March 10

  • NBA Midseason Awards January 26
  • NBA vs NCAA December 15
  • Shawnee Mission West Loses to Seabury, 46-47 December 9

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NBA Midseason Awards

NBA Midseason Awards

Jacob Kaiser, Writer

The NBA finds itself halfway through the 2016-17 season, with many amazing story lines. The biggest being the MVP race with James Harden and Russell Westbrook neck and neck...

January 26No Comments

  • Expectations That Damage January 25
  • Data is Power January 20
  • A for Attendance December 18

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Shawnee Mission West Loses to Seabury, 46-47

Ethan Brewer and Sara Holm

Shawnee Mission West Basketball took on the Bishop Seabury Academy last night for their first game of the Shawnee Mission East tournament. West lost 47-46, holding on t...

December 9

State Line Drive’s free concert

November 18

Amy Qiang Takes on NaNoWriMo

Amy Qiang Takes on NaNoWriMo

November 16

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Review: “A Series of Unfortunate Events” Season One

Review: “A Series of Unfortunate Events” Season One

Jenna Heng, Writer

It is difficult to forget about the atrocity that is the movie adaptation of Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events that was released in 2004. Snicket’s serie...

January 24

Top Ten Films of 2016

Top Ten Films of 2016

January 4

Review: “La La Land”

Review: “La La Land”

December 16

Review: “The Edge of Seventeen”

Review: “The Edge of Seventeen”

November 29

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