Old Yearbooks Tell So Many Stories

Shawnee Mission Yearbooks

It’s another grand Throwback Thursday where we encourage you to time travel through Johnson County's history. JoCoHistory is a collaborative presentation of history from the Johnson County Museum, Johnson County Library and many JoCoHistory partners. Explore historical photographs and documents about the people, places and organizations of Johnson County, Kansas, from the 19th century to the present.   

About this collection: Shawnee Mission Rural High School published its first yearbook, The Indian, in 1923. As Johnson County's population increased, the district opened more high schools, each with its own yearbook. This collection contains many of those annuals.

Titles and schools, by order of first publication:

  • Indian - Shawnee Mission Rural High School, later Shawnee Mission High School, later Shawnee Mission North
  • Hauberk - Shawnee Mission East
  • Saga - Shawnee Mission West
  • Heritage - Shawnee Mission South
  • Lair - Shawnee Mission Northwest
  • Horizon(s) - Alternative Education Program, later Horizons