Schools & education

Johnson County Chorus set to perform ‘Songs of Peace’ concert Sunday
December 2, 2016
Anita Cyrier will conduct the Johnson County Chorus and Choraliers in “Songs of Peace,” a winter choral concert, at 3 p.m. Sunday in Yardley Hall of the Carlsen Center at Johnson County Community College.
SM North celebrates ‘Pie Day’
December 1, 2016
Some Shawnee Mission North High School students were rewarded with pies for good behavior.
Upset residents speak out against school district’s safety pin ban
November 29, 2016
Hundreds of residents attended the recent SMSD board meeting to speak out against the district’s safety pin ban.
ACLU urges Kansas district to stop barring safety pins
November 22, 2016
The American Civil Liberties Union is urging the Shawnee Mission School District to stop telling staff not to wear safety pins on their clothes in a sign of solidarity to the disenfranchised.
JCCC given designation as military friendly school
November 16, 2016
Johnson County Community College once again has been recognized as a military-friendly school.
KU Endowment, Alumni recognize local students
November 16, 2016
Students from Kansas high schools were honored recently by the University of Kansas Alumni Association and KU Endowment.
JCCC receives grant to train veterans in truck-driving program
November 10, 2016
Johnson County Community is one of seven technical and community colleges across the nation to receive a grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.
Merriam Park school given Kauffman grant
November 9, 2016
The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation recently presented a $110,000 grant to Merriam Park.
Shawnee student named ambassador
November 6, 2016
Kansas State University student Mary Pat Siebert, of Shawnee, was recently selected to be a libraries student ambassador for her school.
Retired brigadier general to speak on women in the military
Speech kicks off lineup of Veterans Week events at JCCC
November 2, 2016
One of the most decorated military women in U.S. history will usher in Veterans Week this year at Johnson County Community College.
Sprinkling Shawnee with ‘love letters’
November 2, 2016
Clear Creek Elementary’s Girls on the Run chapter hid inspirational notes around western Shawnee businesses last week.
Home runs for a little superhero
Baseball derby at SM North raises money for youth with rare disease
October 26, 2016
Baseball derby at SM North raises money for youth with rare disease
Two Mill Valley seniors named Commended Students
October 23, 2016
Mill Valley High School seniors Camden Davis and Emma Wilhoithave been named Commended Students in the 2017 National Merit Scholarship Program.
JCCC receives AED, recycling award
October 18, 2016
JCCC was recently honored in a couple different ways.
Shawnee students recognized for academic excellence
October 5, 2016
Several Shawnee high school seniors are being recognized today for their academic achievements.