Schools & education

Shawanoe Elementary students break ground on community garden
May 17, 2018
Shawanoe Elementary students are creating a community garden at the school.
Mill Valley students nominated for awards
May 15, 2018
Musical theatre students at Mill Valley High School are nominated for eight awards in the 16th Annual Blue Star Awards by Starlight Theatre.
Shawnee area high schools among US News & World Report’s best
May 15, 2018
Several high schools serving Shawnee students have been included on the US News & World Report’s list of best high schools.
Girls on the Run’ team celebrates Shawnee’s heroes
May 10, 2018
The Girls on the Run team at Clear Creek Elementary School presented area first responders with colorful homemade cupcakes.
K-State: Shawnee students recognized
May 9, 2018
A few K-State students from Shawnee were recently recognized.
Outstanding 2018 graduate: Logan Dettmer
May 9, 2018
SM North senior Logan Dettmer is looking forward to serving his country after he graduates later this month.
Shawnee seventh-grader headed to National Geographic Bee
May 1, 2018
Wyatt, a seventh-grader at Hocker Grove Middle School, will be representing the state of Kansas in the National Geographic Bee in Washington D.C. later this month.
Outstanding 2018 graduate: Dakota Wilson
May 1, 2018
Mill Valley senior Dakota Wilson has a passion for helping others.
Shawnee Mission School District apologizes, reviews censorship complaints
April 29, 2018
The Shawnee Mission School District has apologized after allegations of censorship surfaced during recent protests.
Mill Valley student awarded scholarships
April 29, 2018
A Mill Valley High School senior was recently given two scholarships.
SM Northwest students hold annual plant sale until May 6
April 26, 2018
SM Northwest students are holding its annual plant sale.
SMSD celebrates recycling milestone, to be honored for efforts
April 25, 2018
SMSD will be honored, along with other organizations, for its work to Rethink, Reinvest, Reduce, Reuse and Recycle at the R5 Certification Ceremony this week.
SM Northwest economic students defend school’s state title
April 20, 2018
For the second consecutive year, SM Northwest economic students secured a first-place finish in the Kansas Economics Challenge, Advanced Division.
Shawnee area students awarded scholarships
April 20, 2018
At the 21st annual Shooting Stars Gala on March 25, the Arts Council of Johnson County awarded scholarships to 18 high school seniors.
Shawnee area students show STEM strength at Greater Kansas City Science and Engineering Fair
April 17, 2018
At one of Kansas City’s biggest academic events, elementary, middle, and high school students from the Shawnee Mission School District took home multiple honors.

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