Northeast Johnson County morning roundup



Signs of spring on the waddle. Roeland Park’s Ardie Davis passed along this photo proving that spring is here, indeed. Two mallards were hanging out on a driveway near Cooper Creek Park. The ducks were in Cooper Creek on Sunday. Davis says they come every spring, raise some ducklings and fly away.

SM North student council names student body officers. The 2016-2017 student council student body officers for SM North have been named. They are President: Kitana Rattanavong; Vice President: Michael Cunningham; Treasurer: Cameron Peck; Secretary: Christian Pelayo; Publicist: Halie Schick.

Recreational cheer program info session set for Wednesday. Organizers of the recreational cheerleading program offered through the Football and Cheerleading Club of Johnson County will hold an informational meeting for SM East area families with K-8th grade kids this Wednesday, March 30 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the Prairie Elementary cafeteria. The session will include basic information about the program as well as performances and instruction from current members and coaches.

Johnson County names new director of Emergency Management & Communications. Johnson County has announced that Ellen Wernicke is its new full-time Director of Emergency Management & Communications. Wernicke has been in the position with an interim tag since October 2015 when she took over for Walt Way. Wernicke has been with the department for nearly 18 years.

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