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Shawnee Mission program with K-State aims to create teacher ‘pathway’ for its own graduates

Shawnee Mission teacher recruitment efforts could get boost with new K-State partnership.

Amid persistent staffing shortages, the Shawnee Mission School District is partnering with Kansas State University to set Shawnee Mission graduates on a pathway to more easily obtain an education degree

Amid persistent staffing shortages, the Shawnee Mission School District is partnering with Kansas State University to set Shawnee Mission graduates on a pathway to more easily obtain an education degree




Shawnee Mission juniors to get college scholarship offers through foundation program

Scholarship Shawnee Mission, the Shawnee Mission Education Foundation’s program that annually matches hundreds of high school seniors with college scholarship offers, will now be matching high school juniors with scholarship

Scholarship Shawnee Mission, the Shawnee Mission Education Foundation’s program that annually matches hundreds of high school seniors with college scholarship offers, will now be matching high school juniors with scholarship


Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library now mailing free books to kids in Shawnee Mission area

Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library will soon start mailing books to the homes of the Shawnee Mission area’s youngest readers. Driving the news: The Shawnee Mission Education Foundation announced at its

Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library will soon start mailing books to the homes of the Shawnee Mission area’s youngest readers. Driving the news: The Shawnee Mission Education Foundation announced at its


Owner of Acapulco Paradise snack shop set to open new bar inside Oak Park Mall

Oak Park Mall

Acapulco Paradise owner Graciano Arturo Martinez is expanding his footprint inside Overland Park’s Oak Park Mall by expanding his ice cream shop into a full-fledged restaurant while also opening a

Acapulco Paradise owner Graciano Arturo Martinez is expanding his footprint inside Overland Park’s Oak Park Mall by expanding his ice cream shop into a full-fledged restaurant while also opening a


16 Shawnee Mission high school seniors named National Merit semifinalists

National Merit

There are 16 Shawnee Mission seniors who have been named semifinalists for prestigious National Merit scholarships for the 2022-23 school year. Why it matters: This national competition offers scholarship opportunities

There are 16 Shawnee Mission seniors who have been named semifinalists for prestigious National Merit scholarships for the 2022-23 school year. Why it matters: This national competition offers scholarship opportunities


Tortilla Ranch Mexican Grill in south OP expanding to Mission

Tortilla Ranch enchiladas verdes

Tortilla Ranch Mexican Grill, an Overland Park-based fast-casual restaurant, is set to open up its second location in the Mission Crossing shopping center in Mission. Where at? The restaurant is

Tortilla Ranch Mexican Grill, an Overland Park-based fast-casual restaurant, is set to open up its second location in the Mission Crossing shopping center in Mission. Where at? The restaurant is


Group presents draft Briarwood Elementary boundary changes aimed at easing overcrowding

Briarwood Elementary School

A special working group on Monday night presented its initial recommendation for changing the attendance boundary lines between Tomahawk and Briarwood elementary schools to address overcrowding at Briarwood. Driving the

A special working group on Monday night presented its initial recommendation for changing the attendance boundary lines between Tomahawk and Briarwood elementary schools to address overcrowding at Briarwood. Driving the






Unlocked car leads to stolen gun, Roeland Park Police say

Roeland Park gun theft

Roeland Park Police Chief John Morris took to Nextdoor recently to, once again, stress the need for residents to lock their car doors at night after a shotgun was stolen

Roeland Park Police Chief John Morris took to Nextdoor recently to, once again, stress the need for residents to lock their car doors at night after a shotgun was stolen