Northeast Johnson County morning roundup


The Mission Project provides opportunities for adults with Down syndrome and autism lead lives with minimal support.
The Mission Project provides opportunities for adults with Down syndrome, autism and other disabilities to lead full lives with minimal support.

Mission Project holding informational meeting. The Mission Project supports individuals with developmental or other cognitive disabilities to live as independently as possible and provide encouragement to help participants reach their full potential.The Mission Project is currently open for new membership. An informational meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 4, at the Sylvester Powell Community Center in Mission.

SM North chess team opens season. The SM North chess team participated in their first tournament of the competitive season last week. Four students earned medals: Matthew Webb, Zachary Friend, Stone Hobbs, and Grame Hobbs. The team came in fourth of the eight teams participating.

SM North grad directs “Tales of Halloween” segment. One of the 10 short films that make up the new “Tales of Halloween” film showing in limited release across the country was directed by SM North graduate Darren Lynn Bouseman. [In ‘Tales of Halloween,’ KC director and writer scare up praise.]

Bishop Miege to hold admissions open house Saturday. Roeland Park’s Bishop Miege High School will hold an admissions open house this Saturday, Oct. 17 from noon to 4 p.m. The open house will include information about the school’s special programs, like an ACT prep course, as well as a tour of the facilities. Bishop Miege’s address is 5041 Reinhardt Drive.

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