Where tradition began, excellence continues.

Message from Principal David Ewers

North Community,

What a great last week of school! Congratulations to the Class of 2022! Have a great summer and we look forward to welcoming back our returning students in August!



15th Annual

Shawnee Mission North All-Activities Booster Club

Golf Tournament

Tuesday, June 14th, 2022

Dub’s Dread Golf Club - 12601 Hollingsworth Road - Kansas City, KS 66109

Noon-1pm: Check-In, Box Lunch, Range Open

1:00pm: Shotgun Start - Four Person Scramble

After Golf: Social/Dinner/Awards/Raffle

Cost: $125 per golfer/$500.00 per team – due by May 31st, 2022

Price includes: golf, food, 2 drink tickets, range balls, prizes, fun, and lots of North Pride!

Team registration form and additional info is attached. You can also register your team online at:

The Booster Club Golf Tournament is our biggest fundraiser of the year, and your support is vital to our success! The funds raised will directly benefit students at Shawnee Mission North through grants given to school sponsored clubs, groups, and teams during the 2022-23 school year.


Please contact Sara Goodburn – – regarding registration, or additional information about sponsorships and in-kind donations.


The inaugural edition of the SM North Brickhouse yearbooks were distributed to seniors following graduation and to underclassmen during computer check in.

If you did not receive your yearbook, they are available for pick up in the SM North office, Monday-Friday from 7 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. through June 16.

The yearbook company also sent extra books that are for sale in the office for $65 or through purchase at Books purchased online can also be picked up in the office.


The 2022 Brickhouse yearbook staff

Check out the SMN Mission Website

The SM Newspaper students worked to put together some photo galleries for the North newspaper website. They finished today with photos from graduation. Take a moment to look at them; they are posted at the top of the site.

There are also some great photo stories on:

  • the dance team carwash
  • 8th grade orientation
  • Choir Pops Concert
  • Spring Band Concert
  • ART’s performance of the 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee Contest

In addition, if you check out the Anna Abroad tab, the most two recent stories of Anna Meisner’s year in Germany include how the Ukraine War is seen from in Germany and Spring Break for German high school students.

And if you haven’t seen Dr. Strange and the Multiverse of Madness yet, there is a great review that might have you deciding to take in a movie over summer break.

Links for viewing graduation

Seniors and Senior Parents/Guardians,

The ceremony will be be streamed live on YouTube.

SM North:

Links will also be posted to prior to each graduation ceremony.

Edited versions of the ceremonies will be rebroadcast on Spectrum Cable channel 2, Spectrum Cable Channel 18, and Consolidated Communications channel 18 in the summer.

In the weeks following the event, the ceremonies will be available for download later in the summer:

As of now, GRADUATION IS A GO! We anticipate that graduation will move forward as planned, if anything changes we will communicate with you again

Honor your SMN Senior with a Legacy Brick!

Celebrate the tradition of Shawnee Mission North! Legacy Bricks are a great way to honor students, alumni, and staff!

For a tax deductible donation of $45, an engraved brick will be added to the Legacy Brick Courtyard, located just outside the SMN stadium/pool entrance.

Please complete a separate form for each brick ordered. If you have questions, or need additional information, please email or

ELA Summer Reading

If your student is planning on going into an Honors or AP class for next fall, there is a Summer Reading Assignment! These are constructed to help the students be prepared for the rigor and discipline of an upper-level class. We hope your summer is filled with lots of fun, adventure, and some good reading.


Now is the time to get a jump on senior year parent activities and purchase a senior ad for your student that will appear in the 2023 yearbook. Ads can be purchased at If you have any questions, please contact yearbook adviser Becky Tate at More information can be found in the senior ad form.

Now is the time to secure 2022-23 bus service for your K-12 students

The Shawnee Mission School District provides free bus transportation to students living 2.5 miles or more from the school in their attendance area. To receive free busing you must register with DS Bus Lines.

To register students for transportation visit DS Bus Lines website.

Students who live less than 2.5 miles from the school in their attendance area may pay to ride the bus in areas with established routes. The 2022-23 bus rate is $185.00 per student, per semester or $370.00 per student for the school year. Routes will be established annually based on interest and enrollment numbers. Routes will be built around those who have registered by July 22 for the 2022-23 school year. To pay for busing visit DS Bus Lines website.

Families who pay fees by July 22, 2022 will receive a discount:

· $160.00 per student per semester ($320.00 per year)

· Payment must be received or postmarked by July 22, 2022 to receive the discount.

Sign up for Textcaster Alerts here to receive text messages when a bus is delayed more than 10 minutes. This is very convenient during times of bad weather.

Contact DS Bus Lines at 913-384-1190 with any questions.

Weekly Schedule Reminders....

Please always check the school calendar for the most up to date schedule SMN Calendar



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Student JOB Postings


3&2 Baseball - Concession Crew - email

Amazon - Apply by click this link

The Carriage Club - Lifeguards Needed - email - Michael Wolowicz or call 913-363-1124

Colony Woods HOA - Lifeguard needed -

Dairy Queen - visit our website - CLICK HERE

Family Tree Nursery - visit their website, click on Careers

Freddy's - Summer Help needed apply here

Homewood Suites by KS Speedway - email

Home Depot - Garden Associates - text Jobs to 52270 or visit this link

JCPRD - looking for summer lifeguards, marina workers, swim lesson instructor click here

Kansas City YMCA - click here Lifeguards needed

Kansas City YMCA - Summer Camp Counselors - Click here

Lawrence Pest Control - $15 per hour, email

Milburn Country club - Golf shop - email Zack Proffitt or call at 913-432-1224

City of Mission - Lifeguards Needed - email to apply. $250 bonus

City of Mission - Camp Counselors - email to apply

Panera in Mission - 913-722-0900 or apply at www.panamerica

Pride Cleaners - apply online or call 913-633-3404

Stanley Steemers - Looking for Seniors that want full & Part time jobs. 913-538-8579

Top Golf - Apply online at

Go to student services for more information.


SMN Athletics & Activities

Athletic Update

Thank you to our North community, family and friends of the athletic programs. The sacrifice and work you do behind the scenes doesn’t go unnoticed. Participation in athletics and activities provides our students with well-rounded school experiences, gaining life-long friendships, instilling teamwork, and commitment to something bigger than themselves.

Spring Sports Update

Baseball concluded their season last week in regional play losing to #1 seed, BVW, 3-0

Softball: Your SMN softball team is state-bound! The team is making its first state appearance since 2010. SMSD-North is hosting the meet at SMSD-Maurer. To reach the state quarterfinals, North Bats were hot as they beat Washington, 17-0 to advance to the regional championship game where North promptly beat Olathe South, 6-1.

Track and Field Congratulations to our track and field team and coaching staff! We are taking 27 student-athletes to Wichita for the KSHSAA T&F MEET!! Check out meet results here; SMN T&F meet results

And just like that we’re onto summer!!! Our coaching staff is offering great opportunities for our school community to attend summer camps as well as conditioning and weight-training. If your interested the registration links are:

SM North Middle School Camps 2022

SM North HS Summer Camp Boys 2022

SM North HS Summer Camps Girls 2022

For additional updates please check the following social media accounts:

COVID 19 Automatic Waiver 2023-23 Enrollment - NCAA

Given the continuing impact of COVID-19 on the educational environment, the NCAA Eligibility Center has partnered with the NCAA membership to identify adjustments to the initial-eligibility certification process for students who initially enroll full time in an NCAA Division I or II school during the 2023-24 academic year. Click here to learn more about these important adjustments. This directly impacts rising seniors. Please share this information with your athletes!



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News from SMSD

Food Service will be offering Summer Lunch Bunch this summer at six SMSD sites. For children ages 1-18, a free lunch will be offered onsite from 11:30am to 12:30pm Monday through Friday. The sites and dates Summer Lunch Bunch will be offered are:

Dates: June 6- July 22, 2022. (Closed June 20 &July 4) Locations: Comanche, Crestview, Nieman and Rosehill

Dates: June 13-July 1, 2022 and July 11-22, 2022 (Closed June 20 &July 4) Locations: Trailridge

Dates: June 13-July 1, 2022 and July 11-29, 2022 (Closed June 20 &July 4) Locations: Shawnee Mission West

Additional food service information is available on the district’s website at



Canvas Parent App Directions

  • Download the Canvas Parent App from the App Store or Google Play store.
  • Follow the prompts to create your account. Create a username and password.
  • Search SMSD (Shawnee Mission School District) > Shawnee Mission North > Eventually it will ask you for a “Pairing Code”
  • To find your student’s “Pairing Code”
    1. In your student’s Canvas account have your student click on “Account” (Top Left)
    2. Click on “Settings” > then click on “Pair with Observer” (Right side)
    3. Enter this “Pairing code” when prompted in your Canvas Parent App.
  • Note that each parent needs a different code, therefore repeating this process to generate a different code. If more than one student, you will be prompted to “add student” on the app. Repeat the process to generate their observer code.
  • If your student will not provide the code to you, please reach out to the school to get the Pairing Code.
  • Additional Canvas gradebook information can be found here.