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Tweet An environmental project spearheaded by a Briarwood Elementary PTA mom has spread throughout the Shawnee Mission district — and will be getting special regional recognition at a ceremony in November. Briarwood PTA Environmental Committee chair Luci Lee will be among the honorees at the Mid-America Regional Council’s annual Sustainable Success Stories event, which shines [...]
Tweet Big thanks to Briarwood mom Laura Brown for passing along photos and this note about last week’s big Briarwood chili cookoff: Briarwood Elementary School 3rd graders held the school’s 12th Annual Chili Cook Off last Thursday, October 11th. PV Mayor Shafer was in attendance as a chili judge, along with SMSD Superintendent Dr. Gene [...]
Tweet Two local elementaries were among the Shawnee Mission schools recognized this month for ahead-of-the-curve efforts to reduce waste and conserve resources in Johnson County. The Johnson County Board of Commissioners named Briarwood, Brookwood and Tomahawk to its list of Green Business Award winners. Brookwood received a Gold Level honor for its program composting cafeteria [...]
Tweet Students and teachers helped transform Briarwood Elementary into a Japanese tea garden, if only for a day, earlier this month. As part of activities to increase their awareness of other cultures, Briarwood kindergartners got to have a Japanese tea party, complete with cultural cuisine like sticky rice and edamame (or “eda-mommy” as some pronounced [...]