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Senior Issue 2019

By: Northern Exposure Staff

Hey LSN! Check out our senior issue, released on Friday, May 10.

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Ending Senior Year With Project Grad

By: Katie Langle

Project Grad is coming up on May 15, after graduation. This is an all-night event for graduating seniors. Project Grad is held at the UCM Health and Wellness Center.

  “This year we will have volleyball, dodge-ball, 3 on 3 basketball tournament as well as open play, a rock climbing wall, mega obstacle course, other inflatables, ping pong, karaoke, a bingo room (where you win lots of fun prizes), casino tables a money wheel and more,” Jennifer Beemer, Project Graduation sponsor, said.

Project Graduation

  There will be no place to store anything so it is encouraged that all valuables are left at home.   Students can purchase tickets for $10 from April 29 through May 9. It is recommended that you buy your tickets with the people you want to ride the bus with because when you buy a ticket you will be assigned to a bus. Switching buses is not allowed. The bus to go to UCM will leave between 9:30 p.m. and 9:45 p.m. and the bus will leave to go back to North by 3:00 a.m.

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Summer Brings Awesome Summer Camps

By: Tiyah Gipson

Lee's Summit North High School

This Summer is less than five weeks away. With that comes the fun and enjoyment of the camps. There are many different camps for you to join and enjoy, whether you wanna play the sport or not, the camps are also a really great way to stay in shape. Through the school website you can locate the summer camps tab and it will take to the website for the summer camps offered by Lee’s Summit North.

  The camps that North offer include girls and boys Basketball, Cross Country, Tennis, Soccer, Track and Field, Softball, Football, Volleyball, Wrestling, Robotic and Engineering, Band camp and Speed, Strength and Agility camp.

  “I am doing Softball camp through Lee’s Summit North this Summer and I think it’s really good because we do it every year and it gives our coaches a chance to look at us before tryouts so that they can kind of have an idea of who their going to see and what players they are going to get to deal with this season,” Sydney McGee, sophomore, said.

  All camps work hard in getting girls and boys in shape and ready for their upcoming seasons. The coaches strive to use these camps as a way to see what they will be working with when try-outs come around.

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Eco Fest: Build a Better Future

By: Maria Smith

Eco fest is being held Saturday, May 4th from 10 am – 5 pm. The official place of the fest is the Chipman commons, the shopping center by post coffee. There will be speakers, workshops, and kids activities. There will also be food trucks so be prepared to spend the day talking about how to live a more eco-friendly life. This festival comes two weeks after Earth Day, an ever-growing holiday supporting the orb that we live on. Eco fest is a way to point out how we impact the environment in a fun, low-stress way. No one wants to see where the Earth is headed, but a lot of people do not know what they can do to help stop this development. Eco fest can help inform and teach you how to do this.

  “You know, I don’t want this planet to just turn into a bunch of concrete. I think that our planet is beautiful because of the environment,” Isaac Cleaver, senior, said.

  Spend some time this weekend helping you learn how to change your impact on the environment from bad to good.

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The Student Council Elections 2019

By: Prajukta Ghosh

The student council elections of 2019-2020 is going to held from 7am on Tuesday, April 30, 2019 till 7pm on Thursday, May 2, 2019. The elections will be taking place online. The election will nominate the students for the designated post of student council representatives and officers.

  The whole purpose of organising such event in school is to give the students an opportunity to develop leadership and teamwork skills to lead and direct other students for carrying out school activities and surveys. It helps students share open ideas, thoughts and interest with school wide community. The students also might help in collecting funds for school reform, community projects, social events and more.

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Mr. Bronco: Coming to You Today

By: Katie Langle

For around 20 years, Lee’s Summit North has been having a Mr. Bronco Pageant. This year’s pageant will take place on Friday, April 26, at 7:30. Doors will open at 7:15 and admission is $7. The candidates are all seniors who have been nominated by the senior class. This year’s candidates are, Logan Adams, Thomas Clark, Matthew Debacker, Jack Graham, Grant Godard, Trevor Luzum, Dumebi Okonkwo, Lukas Parrish, Kyle Rock and Sean Sturdivant.
  “This group of guys are great!  They are spirited and energetic and they are having the best time.  I think you are in for some real fun entertainment,” Shelley McCain, Northern Stars dance team coach, said.  

  There are different categories that the candidates will perform in. The categories include, sportswear, talent and evening wear. They will also learn a dance that they will perform with the Northern Stars dance team at the pep assembly and as the opening number at the pageant. Come out to support your Mr. Bronco caniates!

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Senior Citizens Prom Hosted By SAAC

By: Tiyah Gipson

On Saturday, April 27, 2019, LSN SAAC will be hosting a Senior Citizen Prom from 5:30 to 8:30, in the commons.

  “SAAC is Student Activity Advisory Committee. It is a group of 30 kids that represent many sports and activities and we do monthly community service projects,” Mike McGurk, athletic director, said.

  This is an annual event that SAAC puts on as another way to bring the community together and just have fun.

  “The prom is for senior citizens of Lee’s Summit to have an opportunity to have a night out and dance and enjoy some snacks, friends and dancing,” McGurk, said.

  We want your grandparents, family and friends to come out and join us for a night of food, music and a lot of dancing. The admission is free.

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Schedule Changes for Upcoming Weeks

By: Maria Bisby

The schedule from LSN website

If you have not been made aware, EOC testing is coming up and the week of May 1st will have an altered schedule. Monday, April 29 and Tuesday, April 30 are both daily days. The rest of the week will be block schedule. The week of Monday, May 6 through Friday, May 10 will be a complete block schedule with Bronco Time. May 7th through May 10th seniors also will be taking their finals preparing for their graduation. For more information check out the Lee’s Summit North website for the full schedule.

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Wellness Walk is Just Around the Corner

By: Maria Smith

The Wellness Walk sign

The second annual Wellness Walk is on Saturday, April 27. Lasting from 8-11 am, the walk promotes suicide prevention and mental health awareness. Students from all three Lee’s Summit schools are encouraged to go, but the meeting place is closest to North, at the corner of Douglas and Tudor. It is encouraged to register before the walk, but it is not necessary as you can register the day of. Follow the walk on Twitter @LSWellnessWalk for more information. It is easier than a 5K and is for a great cause. If you have the time go out and get your walking on.

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Jostens’ Grad Finale

By: AJ Conner

Although most of the school has gotten used to hearing “Jostens” on the morning announcements, be it for ordering class rings or graduation goodies, their last visit of the year will be this week. Thursday from 2:20 to 2:40, Jostens staff will be at North to deliver graduation announcement orders. If you are a senior who has not yet ordered a cap and gown, Jostens will also be taking orders for those. For those paying any leftover balances, be sure to bring money, because checks are no longer a valid form of payment. The end of the year is fast approaching, and aside from planning next year’s graduation announcements, this visit will be their last until they return to deliver cap and gown orders on May 10 for seniors’ last day.

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