August 7, 2019

While everybody was on a cruise, in Mexico, or at home, I was cruising the Mother Road. Route 66 was an integral part of Americana back in the day.  It rolls through eight different states covering 2448 miles. It was the connection...

Macy Makes it to

August 7, 2019

Rock 4 Hope

April 26, 2013

This year NHS chapter at Shawnee Mission West is putting together another benefit concert. Rock 4 Hope will be held on May 4 at Shawnee Mission West.  This year will be the 18th consecutive concert.  Proceeds from the event...

National Women’s Soccer League

foster and hess

April 22, 2013

Professional Women’s League Kansas City is now home of “The Kansas City Blues”. The “Blues” are a part of the new National Women’s Soccer League.  The newly formed league features National Team stars such as ...

Making it to Nationals

March 12, 2013

Macy Sherwin, senior, will be taking a trip to Dayton, OH on May 1st. She was invited after participating in a research project competition.  Sherwin was among an elite group of five.  Participating in the Signature Program...

Flu Philosophy

January 25, 2013

This year the flu has taken its toll. "I was sick for three or four days," junior Collin Krabbe said about having the flu. About 90 percent of deaths in those 65 and older are related to the flu (CDC). Those who are younger...

Reaching your Resolutions

January 11, 2013

Reaching your resolutions can be a daunting task this new year. Many people set new goals for themselves: Get in shape Eat healthy Make good grades Reaching your goals can seem impossible at times, but you have t...

Signature Specialties

Signature Specialties

December 18, 2012

Out of the Box

November 15, 2012

Out of the BoxGymnastics is a popular world sport, but not very popular in the high school world.  Austin Eck, Junior, and Collin Krabbe, Junior, decided to change things up. Eck started out playing typical sports, basketball, soccer, and baseball...

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