Northeast Johnson County morning roundup



Lady Stags take Sunflower State Games crown. Bishop Miege’s girls soccer team was in dominant form over the weekend at the Sunflower State Games, where the Stags won four games in a row to take the title. The Stags didn’t give up a goal during the tournament, defeating Olathe South 2-0 in the final.

Kansas City Mayor has shout out for SM East grad. SM East class of 2015 member Noah Marsh may be on his way out of town to attend college at Drake University, but he’s still making people smile in Kansas City with his unique wooden bow ties. Kansas City, Mo., Mayor Sly James gave Marsh a shout out on Twitter and Instagram last week for some KC-centric ties he provided the mayor.

Schools still without contracts as classes about to start. Students head back to school in many districts, including Shawnee Mission, in less than three weeks, but many districts have still to reach an agreement on new contracts. The late legislative session is being blamed as one of the reasons for the slow settlements. [With School About to Start, Many Kansas Teachers Don’t Have Contracts – KCUR]

Mission will hold budget hearing Wednesday. The Mission City Council will hold a budget work session, including a public hearing on the city’s 2016 budget, at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at city hall.

Mission police chief gets Rotary honor. Mission Police Chief Ben Hadley has been named a Paul Harris Fellow by the Shawnee Mission Rotary Club. Paul Harris founded Rotary in Chicago in 1905 and the award recognizes significant contributions to the Rotary Foundation. A club may name a Paul Harris Fellow in appreciation for his or her contributions to the community and for exhibiting Rotary’s key qualities of “Service Above Self.”

SM East class of 2005 planning 10-year reunion event. Members of the SM East class of 2005 will be gathering this weekend to celebrate 10 years since they walked across the stage to get their diplomas. Reunion organizers have put together a party at the Westport Ale House, 4128 Broadway, Kansas City, Mo., 64111, that will be this Saturday, August 1, from 1 to 4 p.m. More information is available at

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