Three local Shawnee Mission wrestlers compete on final day at state. SM East’s Michael Aldrich and Marshall Green represented the Lancers on the final day of state wrestling competition in Park City Saturday. Aldrich fell to Terrell Garraway of Olathe North in the fifth place match of the 132-pound division, and Marshall Green fell to Nick Jouret of Olathe South in the third place match of the 152-pound division. Noah McGinnis of SM North lost to Jose Montoya of SM West in the third place match of the 195-pound division.
Kansas revenues come in $22 million above projections. There was good news out of Topeka on Friday for those wary of additional funding cuts for K-12 schools for the current fiscal year. State revenues for the month came in $22 million higher than projected, helping stem some of the shortfall that prompted a $44.5 million cut to education this fiscal year. To date for the fiscal year, tax receipts are off about $37 million, or 1 percent below projections. [Brownback touts economic growth as pushing Kansas February revenue above expectations — Associated Press]
New Shawnee Mission Assistant Superintendent part of lawsuit against Gardner district. Dr. Christy Ziegler, who was announced as the Shawnee Mission District’s new Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum Instruction and Assessment last month, is one of three former administrators to sue the Gardner-Edgerton District for being wrongfully dismissed. The board voted to fire Ziegler along with Superintendent Bill Gilhaus and administrator Lana Gerber in 2014. Gerber and Ziegler allege that they faced sexual harassment from members of the Gardner board. [Former superintendent, two others sue Gardner school district — Topeka Capital Journal]
Mission police charge man in relation to apartment complex shooting. Mission Police on Friday arrested David Washington in connection to the shooting that took place at an apartment complex at 51st and Lamar last Sunday. Washington, who was taken into custody without incident, is charged with armed robbery and battery.
Special council meeting called in Roeland Park. The Roeland Park City Council will hold a special city council meeting tonight at 8 p.m. in city hall. The only item on the agenda is a right-of-way management ordinance that deals with service providers and use of public right-of-way. A committee of the whole meeting starts at 6 p.m. and has several agenda items.
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