Schools & education

Election asking voters to decide Hancock’s future on school board set
July 2, 2015
A special election asking registered voters in the De Soto school district if they want a school board member to be removed from office is scheduled for next month.
Mill Valley student gaining the full Japanese immersion treatment
July 1, 2015
Makenna Langton has been passionate about all things Japanese since she discovered the world of anime several years ago.
ESU students from Shawnee named to dean’s list
June 19, 2015
A number of students from Shawnee have been named to Emporia State University’s dean’s list for the spring 2015 semester.
Students from Shawnee make ESU honor roll
June 19, 2015
William Blair of Shawnee was one of 700 Emporia State University students to be named to the school’s honor roll for the spring 205 semester.
Two students from Shawnee named to Benedictine dean’s list
June 18, 2015
Two students from Shawnee recently were named to Benedictine Colleges’ dean’s list for the spring 2015 semester.
Ray Marsh student recognized nationally for photograph
June 18, 2015
A Shawnee student has earned an Award of Merit from the National PTA Reflections contest.
Mill Valley graduate named to Benedictine president’s list
June 18, 2015
Hanna Torline has been named to Benedictine College’s president’s list for the spring 2015 semester.
Nieman Elementary teachers recall family feeling of school
June 16, 2015
John Meyer still recalls the annual whirlwind trips to Chicago.
Teacher Feature: Sheree Stoppel
June 16, 2015
Sheree Stoppel is a vocal music teacher at Mill Valley High School.
Summer Enrichment in SMSD now ongoing
June 16, 2015
If hearing the phrase “I’m bored” from your child is a common occurrence during the summer, Shawnee Mission school district may have a solution.
Shawnee student makes Carthage dean’s list
June 16, 2015
Anna Thomsen of Shawnee has been named to Carthage College’s spring semester dean’s list.
Board clerk is ‘definition of courage’ as she battles cancer
June 10, 2015
“Don’t cross that bridge until you get to it” was a favorite saying of Wendy Denham’s father. And it’s a message she takes strongly to heart these days, after being diagnosed with breast cancer in February.
SM Northwest grad receives ‘Outstanding Actress’ honors
June 2, 2015
Recent Shawnee Mission Northwest Class of 2015 graduate Maggie Marx was honored for her acting and singing chops on May 21 during Starlight Theatre’s Blue Star Awards ceremony.
Utah Highlands’ now on display
June 2, 2015
Thomas Hart Benton’s “Utah Highlands” is now on display at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art.
Stratton takes Shawnee Mission School Board seat
June 2, 2015
A new face is now officially sitting at the Shawnee Mission School Board table.