Schools & education

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.
When technology meets art: Shawnee Mission high school students explore animation through signature program
Shawnee teenager among students who took home top honors at eMagine Media Festival
April 17, 2018
Shawnee Mission high school students are taught animation on state-of-the-art technology through the Animation and Game Design signature program.
Maranatha Christian Academy announces staff changes
April 12, 2018
There are a couple staff changes taking place at Maranatha Christian Academy.
Shawnee teenager earns perfect ACT score
April 10, 2018
Shawnee Mission South junior Amelia Mullin recently earned a perfect score on the ACT exam.
Johnson County honors SMSD for recycling efforts
April 8, 2018
SMSD is among organizations to be honored for recycling efforts.
Jaguars join SM Northwest as second Shawnee team going to world finals
April 3, 2018
Jaguar Robotics, comprising of Mill Valley and De Soto High School students, is also competing in the world competition in Houston later this month.
Shawnee Mission Northwest Cougars take on the ‘world’
Robotics team makes school history; qualifies for FIRST championship
April 3, 2018
The Cougar Robotics team recently earned a spot in the robotics world championship.
SM North to receive new principal for 2018-2019 school year
March 30, 2018
Dr. Jeremy Higgins will become principal at Shawnee Mission North High School beginning at the 2018-19 school year.