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SMSD Borders Changing

Amanda Berck

May 15, 2014

The borders for SMSD will change at the beginning of the 2014 school year. Students who must change districts or schools will receive a letter in the mail to notify them. But how does this effect some people? Parents are scared...

Shoe Kansas City

Amanda Berck

April 3, 2014

SMSD and NEA-Shawnee Mission are joining together to help the organization Shoe Kansas City. In 1998, Don & Leslie placed a large tub in front of their store, Elite Feet. They asked costumers  to donate their used/unwanted...

Embracing Technology

Emily Beiter, Writer

March 12, 2014

As soon as it was announced that SMSD would be transitioning to technology based learning next year by giving third to eight graders iPads, and high schoolers Macbooks, the uproar started instantly. "Kids don't need that much...

STEM Donation

Skyler Stuke, Reporter

February 1, 2014

The Shawnee Mission School District received a generous donation from one of their own. Doctor Craig Denny and his wife Terry, donated $100,000 to support Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM). Brenda Bott, teacher...

SMSD Passes New Technology Initiative

Isaiah Mckay, Writer

January 29, 2014

Superintendent Jim Henson gave suggestions to the school district to make various technology improvements earlier this month. At the Monday night board meeting, it was decided to proceed with learning improvements. This means...

Breaking News: SMSD announces new Superintendent

March 12, 2013

Heads up Shawnee Mission, there is a new man in town. Effective July 1, 2013, the Shawnee Mission School district will have a new superintendent. Dr. Jim Hinson of Independence, Missouri will take the reigns and begin his ...

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