Northeast Johnson County morning roundup

SMN_Class_GiftSM North class gift installed. The SM North classes of 2013 and 2014 combined on a class gift that has now been installed at the school. The 2013 class (President Jonathan Crane) was largely responsible for funding the project while the 2014 class (President Andrew Nevins) was responsible for the design and execution. Crysta Moon designed the window and Ben Burchstead conceived of the idea for the feathers. They worked with Bearden’s Stained Glass to complete the project.

SM East PTA meeting rescheduled. The PTA meeting featuring Dr. Wes Crenshaw that was originally planned for Wednesday has been moved to November 18. The meeting will start at 6:30 p.m. in the SM East library.

SM North to hold annual Trunk or Treat tonight. The student council sponsored trunk or treat night for the community is scheduled to start at 5 p.m. tonight at SM North. The event is free. Students will be in costume handing out treats in the parking lot east of the fieldhouse. Face painting and other games for children will be set up in the gym. The event lasts until 7:30 p.m.

Prairie Village resident Finn Bullers features in profile of Brownback. Prairie Village resident and disabled rights advocate Finn Bullers was one of the sources interviewed for Brian Lowry’s Wichita Eagle profile of Gov. Sam Brownback. Lowry recounts an episode where Bullers asked Brownback about Medicaid expansion at a campaign event: “‘He simply walked away from us and without saying a thing,’ said Bullers, who suffers from muscular dystrophy and trailed after the governor in his wheelchair. Video of the incident was posted by the Daily Kos.” [Images of Sam Brownback can be contradictory — Wichita Eagle]