Northeast Johnson County morning roundup



Prairie Elementary gets a taste of history at open house, fair. Hundreds of Prairie Elementary families from past and present came to the school over the weekend for events to mark the school’s 150th anniversary. Friday featured an open house with remarks from Prairie alumni. On Saturday, current students had fun at a variety of fair activities, including homesteader-approved games like milking a fake cow and riding around the playground on ponies.

SM East girls set to open Regionals soccer play tonight. Assuming the weather allows it, SM East’s 10-4-1 girls soccer team will open Regionals play this evening against Blue Valley North. The Lancers are the three-seed in the northeast region, and the highest seed in their four-team Regionals group. The game is scheduled to start at 7 p.m. at the SMAC on field two.

SM North names student council executive board. The Student Council Executive Board for 2016-2017 at SM North include: Student Body President: Kitana Rattanavong; Vice President: Michael Cunningham; Secretary: Christian Pelayo; Treasurer: Cameron Peck; Publicity: Halie Schick; Chief Justice: Cameron Heying; Donations: Sam Thompson; Community Awareness: Evan Brandt; Elections: Molly Ryan; Social Events: Natalie Turner; Senior Class President: Harrison Boldt; Junior Class President: Vivien Pham; Sophomore Class President: Cale Chapman.

Merriam food forest featured. A food forest at 55th and Mastin in Merriam is growing crops without being tended every day and without chemicals. The food forest is managed by Cultivate KC. [Food forests manage themselves – The Kansas City Star]

Merriam woman injured in crash in Missouri. 53-year-old Merriam resident Christine Twemlow-Bliss sustained minor injuries in a three-car accident on Interstate 35 in Bethany, Mo., Saturday night. [1 injury reported in 3 car crash on I-35 at Bethany — KTTN/KGOZ]

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