Students gathered in the library after school Wednesday, May 1 for the annual poetry slam. Senior Aakriti Chaturvedi won first place, freshman Auggie Hyde placed second, and senior Blaine Murphy took third.
Lucia Barraza is a sophomore at Shawnee Mission East and is a staff writer. Outside of the journalism room Lucia can be found playing soccer, dancing, or hanging out with her friends. She’s very short and spunky and loves to write. She is very excited to be on staff again this year and be apart of a great publication. »