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The End is Nearing…

Hallie Fitzsimmons

May 1, 2015

This is the last and final stretch of the school year. We've come so far and it would be a shame to let it all go to waste because we can taste the freedom. It has been too cold for too long and the warm spring air is a signal...

Beatnik Café

Beatnik Café

April 17, 2015

Prom

Hallie Fitzsimmons

April 17, 2015

2015 Prom is rapidly approaching! For seniors it will be the last major event before graduation on May 19th.  This is first event that initiates the juniors into becoming the leaders of the school. Prom will be at Union...

Movie Review: The Theory of Everything

Hallie Fitzsimmons, Writer

April 13, 2015

The limitations on science are nonexistent. In the movie "The Theory of Everything" scientist Stephan Hawking explores the beginning of time itself. The only thing is Hawking has one limitation himself. He was diagnosed with...

One Direction breaks up

Hallie Fitzsimmons

April 2, 2015

The world is crushed upon hearing the shocking news on Wednesday, March 25. The iconic band One Direction has lost one of their members Zayn Malik. Malik has decided to call it quits. As this is currently the most important...

Spotlight Spectacular

Hallie Fitzsimmons, Writer

April 2, 2015

This year, Shawnee Mission West Choir is having its 17th annual Spotlight Spectacular.  Spotlight will be held May 14th and 15th. It is a mix between a choir concert and musical. There are several choreographed dances, solos...

Heartland Honor Flight

Hallie Fitzsimmons

March 11, 2015

The Heartland Honor Flight organization is a group of people who take World War 2 veterans, and recently to the decline in WW2 vets, Korean veterans, to Washington D.C. for the day. The Heartland Honor Flight takes Kansas City...

Art Beat 2015

Art Beat 2015

March 6, 2015

State Swim Q&A

State Swim Q&A

March 5, 2015

Movie Review: American Sniper

Hallie Fitzsimmons

January 28, 2015

What is more American than this movie? Nothing. It is one of the most uplifting and inspiring true stories, ever. It captures the true American spirit in everybody. This is the story of Chris Kyle. A man living in Texas when...

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