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{What’s New}: Broadmoor Bistro welcomes guest chef Debbie Gold

By Alexis | Co-Editor

On March 26, the Broadmoor Bistro will welcome a renowned chef into its kitchens.   Chef Debbie Gold of The American Restaurant will act as a chef mentor for Shawnee Mission Culinary Arts students and prepare a meal for dining guests.   Gold is the winner of the prestigious James Beard Foundation’s Best Chef... »

THE RAIDERS ARE STATE CHAMPIONS!!!

By Alexis | Co-Editor

The Shawnee Mission South boys basketball team won the 2013 5A State Championship in Topeka last Saturday!! They ended the year with a 25-0 record. The Raiders defeated Lansing in the finals by a score of 46-40. »

Shawnee Mission School District Board of Education Names New Superintendent

By Alexis | Co-Editor

The Shawnee Mission School District Board of Education is pleased to announce a new superintendent for the school district. Board members voted to offer the position to Jim Hinson, Ed. D. Dr. Hinson is presently the superintendent of the Independence Public School District in Independence, Mo. »

Law enforcement and educators working together for safe schools and campuses

By Alexis | Co-Editor

    A joint task force has been created among the following school districts and law enforcement agencies: BLUE VALLEY SCHOOLS JOHNSON COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE JOHNSON COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE MIAMI COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE OLATHE POLICE DEPARTMENT OLATHE PUBLIC SCHOOLS OVERLAND PARK POLICE DEPARTMENT SHAWNEE MISSION SCHOOL DISTRICT Protecting the children in our communities is... »

SMSD District Stadium to Host FCKC Soccer

By Alexis | Co-Editor

FC Kansas City, of the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL), announced today their primary home for the 2013 season.  Shawnee Mission District Stadium, located in northern Overland Park, Kansas, will be the home for the “Blues” as they play 11 Regular Season games and one exhibition game (date and opponent to be announced) in... »

Brookwood celebrates Governors Achievement Award

By Alexis | Co-Editor

Students and staff could not hide their Brookwood pride last Friday. Everyone at the elementary school gathered to officially celebrate having been named a recipient of the Governor’s Achievement Award.  Brookwood is among only 42 elementary schools in the entire state were given this honor in 2012. Principal Teddi Pendland kicked off the celebration... »

Today is baking Friday at SMSD’s Broadmoor Technical Center

By Alexis | Co-Editor

Culinary Arts students will fire up the ovens again this week in preparation for the next Broadmoor Baking Friday. Jan. 11 will be the first Baking Friday of 2013. Cookies, breads, and other baked goods will be on sale starting at 2:30 at Broadmoor Technical Center, 6701 W. 83rd St. Enjoy choices of pies,... »

Trailwood Elementary students made a Special Day out of 12/12/12

By Alexis | Co-Editor

Shawnee Mission schools found a variety of ways to mark the once-in-a-lifetime day on the calendar this Wednesday. Students in Diana Seamon’s second-grade class at Trailwood arrived ready to (as one student’s shirt stated) party like it was 12/12/12. Their afternoon was full of educational activities all centered on the number 12. At one... »