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Don’t Want to be Bored this Summer?

Holly Pratt, Writer

May 9, 2014

Summer provides endless opportunities. Here are five ways to make sure you don't miss any of them! 1. Go to a drive-in movie Boulevard Drive-In in Merriam and I-70 Drive-In in Kansas City are two great locations to go to a...

Summer Lunch Program

Holly Pratt, Writer

May 9, 2014

Hunger is something that affects millions of chilfren in Ameirica. Roughly 16.2 million children in America live in a household that lacks an adequate supply of food on a regular basis. With summer quickly approaching, making...

Student Wins Congressional Student Art Competition

Holly Pratt, Writer

May 9, 2014

Senior Jessi Sailer has won this year's Congressional Student Art Competition. The Congressional Student Art Competition is a visual art competition sponsored by the Congressional Institute. Students submit entries to their...

Get Busy Livin’

Holly Pratt, Writer

April 16, 2014

Get Busy Livin' is an award given out by the 'Get Busy Livin' Foundatin. GBL was established in 2011 by the family of Dylan Meier after Meier, a football player at K-State, passed away in a hiking accident. Meier lived his life...

KC Track Sharks Summer Club

Holly Pratt, Writer

April 14, 2014

KC Track Sharks is offering a summer program for anyone interested in being active and making new friends! You don't have to be a track member to join the summer program. KC Track Sharks offers both competitive and non-competitive...

SM West Drum Line Concert

Holly Pratt, Writer

March 14, 2014

It's that time of year for the band's drumline to perform their anual drumline concert! Drumline will perform Tuesday, March 25th at 7:00 pm in West's auditorium. The Golden Girls, Missouri State Western University's drum line,...

Varsity Spring Sports First Games

Holly Pratt, Writer

March 14, 2014

With a new season of sports for athletes at West, a lot of teams are getting ready for their first game. Below are some first games and other upcoming games for spring sports. Baseball: Sat. March 29th vs. Piper @ Piper 12...

Big Changes to SAT

Holly Pratt, Writer

March 12, 2014

The College Board announced last week that the biggest changes to the SAT test since 2005 are soon to come. While the SAT is the top choice to take by students on the East coast, students from all over the nation still take the...

PSU Jazz Festival

Holly Pratt, Writer

March 12, 2014

On Friday March 7, both Shawnee Mission West jazz bands will be headed to Pittsburg State University for an all day long jazz festival. Schools from Kansas, Missouri and Oklahoma all came to Pittsburg to participate. Both West...

Mr. Viking

Holly Pratt, Writer

February 20, 2014

Mr. Viking is right around the corner and this is a reminder to get your tickets so you don't miss out! Mr. Viking is this Saturday at 7pm in the auditorium. Tickets are being sold during all lunches through Friday for $5 and...

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