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Archives for November 8th, 2010
Tweet Nothing’s official…but after Monday’s Shawnee Mission School District board of education meeting, Mission Valley Middle School’s future looks brighter. Board president Deb Zila shocked members of the audience at the start of the meeting by announcing that superintendent Gene Johnson had requested that the agenda items concerning four of his proposals, including the proposal [...]
Tweet Financial instability may have forced Fairway to significantly raise its property taxes, but neighboring Mission Hills is doing just fine, says Mayor Rick Boesharr. In a front page column in the winter edition of the city’s newsletter, Boesharr extolled the virtues of Mission Hills’ focus on “responsible fiscal stewardship”: You probably know about the [...]
Tweet “Great test scores.” “Congratulations on a job well done.” The signs outside Mission Valley along Mission Road may celebrate the accomplishment of its students. But despite fostering an environment that produced test scores high enough to merit the Standard of Excellence Award, Mission Valley’s fate hangs in the balance. The seven member Shawnee Mission [...]