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Archives for January 25th, 2013
Tweet The Prairie Village Post you’ve grown to know and love is going away… so we can replace it with a Prairie Village Post you’ll grow to know and love even more! Hurrah! So, here’s the deal: After two and a half years, we started to think that the site design I slapped together over [...]
Tweet After a recent story we ran regarding the possibility of a proposed constitutional amendment in Kansas to alter the article on school finance, several readers asked us if we would ask our local legislators how they would vote on such a proposal. We did. Overall, Sen. Kay Wolf and State Reps. Barbara Bollier, Melissa [...]
Tweet The good news keep coming as the University of Kansas continues to announce recipients of financial awards for research and scholarship. SM East grad Micah Melia is one of 20 KU sophomores to be named to the 32nd class of the University Scholars Program. She is the daughter of Tom and Anne Melia. A [...]
Tweet My brother-in-law Greg Shelton has an interesting practice he calls “The American Holiday rule”. According to this rule, one is allowed to do anything one wants on holidays that are only celebrated in America, such as July 4th. Birthdays also fall under this category (these are Greg’s rules, not mine). Gluttony and debauchery are [...]
Tweet A 1989 SM East graduate has landed the top spot at the city of Boston’s public high school dedicated to the visual and performing arts. The Boston Arts Academy this week announced that Anne Clark has been named Headmaster after a nationwide search. Clark is a founding faculty member at the academy, and had [...]
Tweet Destruction of green space. Lack of fit with the surrounding neighborhoods. Oversaturation in the market. Deleterious impact on home values. These were among the concerns expressed Thursday at a citywide meeting on the Tutera Group’s proposal to build a $50 million, 376-unit senior living community on the site of Mission Valley Middle School in [...]