Still time to register for Lancer Cheer Clinic. If you’re looking for a way to occupy you K-8th grader’s time when Shawnee Mission schools are out this Friday, there’s still time to register for the Lancer Cheer Clinic. The clinic, open to all K-8th graders, will run 9 a.m. to noon on Jan. 29. SM East’s junior varsity and varsity squads will be helping instruct the participants in cheering, jumping and stunts in preparation for a performance for parents at 11:30 a.m. You can find out more and download the registration flier here.
Bollier looks to make long-term contraceptive access free in Kansas. Mission Hills Rep. Barbara Bollier is looking for support for a new bill that would makes some kinds of long-term contraception access free to Kansas women. [Kansas lawmaker’s bill would publicly fund long-term birth control — WDAF]
SM North NJROTC wins qualifying meet. The nationally ranked SM North NJROTC drill team won the Oklahoma City National Qualifying competition over the weekend, dominating the six-team field. SM North won 10 of the 11 events and finished second in the remaining event. SM North improved its record for the year to 48-3.
Johnson County Citizens Academy enrollment open. Local residents interested in learning more about what it takes to run a county of more than half a million people will have a unique opportunity this spring. The county is set to offer a Johnson County Citizens Academy starting in late February. Participates will take part in behind-the-scenes tours of county facilities and learn about county operations from county staff. The course will run from 6 to 9 p.m. each Monday night for two months. You can find out more and learn how to apply here.
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