Financial Literacy

Alex Sanchez, Writer

December 11, 2014

One of the best classes to take before graduating at SM West is Financial Literacy taught by Coach Stonner. Financial Literacy is a fairly new class that started with the goal of teaching students how to be smart with money in...

Boys Basketball Tournament 2014

Alex Sanchez, Writer

December 9, 2014

This year, the boys basketball team will be competing in the annual Championship Showdown presented by Sports Medicine & Performance Center by The University of Kansas Hospital, going on through December 11-13 at SM East...


Alex Sanchez, Writer

November 17, 2014

Tsū, (pronounced 'Sue') is an up and coming app that is slowly gaining attention for their objective. Their app description reads "Tsū is a free social network that gives the revenues back to you. Instead, we focus on payments....


Alex Sanchez, Writer

November 17, 2014

As senior year is in full effect, seniors are busy applying for admissions in  universities and scholarships. With an endless amount of scholarships a senior can apply for, there are multiple weird scholarships that are very...


Alex Sanchez

October 8, 2014

It’s senior year, and the first day of high school. As I prepare for soccer tryouts, all I can think about is I can prepare myself for our toughest game of the season, our home opener. It’s the last day of tryouts and for...

Pawnee Panther Prowl

Alex Sanchez, Writer

October 7, 2014

On October 7, the Panthers at Pawnee Elementary went on a prowl. The Panther Prowl is the PTA's (Parent Teacher Association) biggest fundraiser, where students participate in walk-a-thon with their entire grade. This event...

Q&A with Principal Loe

Alex Sanchez, Writer

September 12, 2014

If you have set one foot in Shawnee Mission West, you know we have a newly acquired principal. The thought of yet a new principal may have overwhelmed some, but change is not necessarily a bad thing. Steve Loe is Shawnee Mission...

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