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Archives for September 14th, 2011
Tweet The Northeast Johnson County Chamber of Commerce is getting ready to begin another course of its Leadership Northeast training program, and is accepting applications for its 2012 class. The program consists of nine training sessions aimed to boost the leadership skills of participants. The courses include: leadership styles, volunteerism, community building, state government, economic [...]
Tweet If you missed last week’s presentation of “Race to Nowhere: The Demands of Education and Burnout Among Children,” a documentary exploring the pressures placed on students and teachers by the current education system, at SM East (as we did, since we can only be in one place at once), we’ve got the next best [...]
Tweet SM East leads the Shawnee Mission School District in National Merit Semifinalists for 2012. Nine of the district’s 22 National Merit Semifinalists are SM East students. They are: Toni Aguiar, Andrew Beasley, Spencer Davis, Maggie Fenton, Duri Long, Christiana Reene, Mark Towster, Christian Wiles, and Ian Wiseman. (You may recall that Wiles is pretty [...]
Tweet No, the abandoned Tippin’s Restaurant building at Corinth Square wasn’t burning down last night. Building owner LANE4 and Consolidated Fire District No. 2 worked out a deal allowing the firefighters to use the building for a series of training exercises since the building is scheduled to be demolished to make way for the new [...]