smwest.com

Homecoming

August 7, 2019

Senior Snuggle

Senior Snuggle

May 2, 2014

Questions to ask your college roommate

Emily Beiter, College Advice Extraordinaire

April 29, 2014

It's that time of the year where seniors are getting their housing arrangements next year at universities across the country. Being forced to share a room with someone you probably don't know can be tricky, but here are some questions...

Upcoming Movie Releases

April 28, 2014

May 2nd- The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (Columbia Pictures/Marvel Entertainment) Sequel starring Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, and Jamie Foxx. Surrounds adventures of Marvel superhero Spiderman.  9th- Legends of Oz: Dorothy's ...

Ways to have the best college experience ever

Emily Beiter, College Advice Extraordinaire

April 28, 2014

For all the seniors headed to college, anxiety about getting ready for the new chapter in your life is typical. Luckily, here's a list of ways to prepare for college: 1. Keep dorm decorations to a minimum Moving in with...

Shootings at Overland Park Jewish Community Centers

Emily Beiter, Writer

April 13, 2014

On Sunday afternoon, three people were killed after two shootings, one at the Jewish Community Center of Greater Kansas City in Overland Park, off of 115th and Nall, and the other at Village Shalom, an assisted senior living...

School Tragedy in Pennsylvania

Emily Beiter

April 10, 2014

Early Wednesday morning tragedy struck a Pennsylvania high school, 16 year old Alex Hribal ran through the halls, randomly stabbing students with two kitchen knives. 21 people were wounded, and four were seriously injured. Fellow...

Kansas Passes Education Bill

Emily Beiter

April 10, 2014

On April 6th, Kansas state lawmakers passed a new education finance bill. Led by conservative senators, the bill consists of a few main parts. $126 million spent toward bridging finance disparity gaps in school funding Removes due process for ...

Does Politics Matter?

Emily Beiter, Democrat

March 14, 2014

If you ask a teenager about politics, there's a decent chance you'll get the response, "I don't care about politics." My question to everyone who's ever said this: why? I'll admit it, I'm a little biased. I love politics and...

The student news site of Shawnee Mission West High School