Northeast Johnson County morning roundup



Lancer Dancer breakfast. The Lancer Dancers held their pancake breakfast fundraiser Saturday at SM East drawing lots of future dancers to the school and others supporting the group.

Lancer Cheer Clinic Sept. 9. It is a no-school day on Sept. 9, but that is the day for the Lancer Cheer Clinic from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Students in grades K-8 are welcome to attend int eh SM East gym. The fee is $40 per participant with checks made out to Lancer Sprite Booster Club. The fee includes the clinic, a t-shirt and football game entry fee that night where participants can cheer at the varsity game. Pre-registration should be completed by Sept. 1 to guarantee preferred t-shirt size.

Westwood garage sale Sept. 10. Westwood will hold a community garage sale on Sept, 10. A list of participants will be posted on the city’s website. Residents who are interested in participating can call city hall or register online.

JCCC announces three new leaders. L. Michael “Mickey” McCloud has been hired as JCCC’s new vice president of instruction and chief academic officer. Vincent Miller has been promoted to dean of academic support. Christy McWard, who had served as the school’s Director of Marketing and Event Management, will become the director of the college’s new collaboration center, which is currently under construction and expected to open this fall.

Westwood firm representing school bus contractor. The Cross Law Firm of Westwood is representing Daye Transportation Services in its dispute with the Kansas City School District over the cancellation of its bus service contract. Attorney Lee Cross issued a statement contending reports about the service were unfounded.

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