Northeast Johnson County morning roundup

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Roesland Park Elementary students captured by the Roeland Park Police Department security camera. Don’t worry, they weren’t in trouble.

Third graders get a look at Roeland Park police, city inner-workings. A group of third graders from Roesland Elementary this week got a chance to see first hand how the city of Roeland Park’s police and city administration operations function. On Wednesday, the group took a field trip to city hall, which included a tour and question and answer session.

Sports in Kansas bullish on Lancers’ chances in playoffs. Sports in Kansas this week analyzed the prospects for the teams remaining in the 6A state football bracket, and says that SM East “may be the most complete team in Kansas.” “Could this be the year the Lancers bring home a state football title? They seem to be favored to do so, but it’s a tough road in the 6A playoff.” [Looking at who’s left: 6A — Sports in Kansas]

Sen. Kay Wolf elected to Women in Government leadership position. Kansas state Sen. Kay Wolf of Prairie Village on Wednesday was elected Vice Chair of Women in Government, an advocacy organization that works to help women legislators “effect sound policy.”

SM East musical revue set for next week. SM East’s annual musical revue will run in the school’s auditorium next Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, Nov. 19-21. The annual performance, which was started a few years ago, will feature 50 students performing hit Broadway tunes from the past two decades. Tickets are $7 for non-students. Each show starts at 7 p.m.