Schools & education

Outstanding 2018 graduate: Rachel Tao
May 29, 2018
Rachel Tao, a recent graduate of SM Northwest, aspires to be a doctor one day.
Hocker Grove student honored by Chiefs, United Way
May 29, 2018
Saygan Trusty, an eighth-grader at Hocker Grove Middle School, was recognized.
SM Northwest debate students receive awards
May 29, 2018
SM Northwest students did well at the Kansas State High School Activities Association State Speech & Drama championship.
Mill Creek teacher named ‘summer scholar’
May 29, 2018
Kristan Langton, a sixth grade teacher at Mill Creek Middle School, has been selected as an NEH Summer Scholar.
Retired SM North teacher inducted into hall of fame
May 28, 2018
Maureen Davis, a retired Shawnee Mission teacher, will receive special recognition on Saturday.
De Soto elementary school students shine in international math competition
May 27, 2018
The De Soto School District knocked it out of the park during the recent international Math Olympiad competition.
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.