Northeast Johnson County morning roundup



Northeast Johnson County Chamber of Commerce hosting Legislative Preview Breakfast. The Northeast Johnson County Chamber is hosting its Legislative Preview Breakfast Dec. 16 at 7:30 a.m. at the Mainstreet Credit Union, 6025 Lamar. Come meet your legislators and learn what’s on tap in Topeka. Cost is $15 for members, $20 for non-members. The breakfast sponsor is McDonald’s, the legislative sponsor is Kansas Gas Service.

Shawnee Mission School District commission on sixth grade and middle school expected to make recommendation in May. Dr. Jim Hinson, superintendent of the Shawnee Mission School District, told school board members that a 48-member commission established to recommend whether the sixth grade merge with middle school or remain in elementary school should be ready with its report by late May. The commission has broken into four subcommittees to examine various issues.

Johnson County Democrats elect new officials. The Johnson County Democrats this week elected an executive board for the coming two years. Current chair and vice chair Nancy Leiker of Merriam and Tucker Polling of Prairie Village were reelected to their positions. Heather Meyer of Overland Park was elected secretary. And Chris McQueeny of Overland Park was elected treasurer. Don McGuire had been serving as secretary for the past two years and Diane Etzel-Wise had been treasurer, but neither sought reelection.

The Broadmoor Bistro will hold its first annual bake off Friday. Competitors from Shawnee Mission high schools will create a recipe and bake it for judges. They will be competing for a trophy and tickets to the student-run restaurant. Students will begin baking their pies at 10:15 a.m. Judges will evaluate the creations from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

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