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Shawnee Mission, Kansas is located in Johnson County. Zip codes in Shawnee Mission, KS include 66250, 66208, and 66224.

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Friday Aug 29 | Prairie Village Post

Briarwood Elementary is leading candidate for a school rebuild in the SM East area

Briarwood Elementary and Tomahawk Elementary are the two schools in the SM East footprint being considered for reconstruction, Shawnee Mission superintendent Jim Hinson said Friday.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Prairie Village Post

Shawnee Mission school budget reflects change in staffing with fewer aides, lower class size

The Shawnee Mission School District starts the new school year with a new budget that reflects significant changes in classroom staffing and capital spending.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Prairire Village Post

Some schools at capacity in Shawnee Mission district, Hinson says;...

"We have some capacity issues in some areas," Shawnee Mission School Superintendent Jim Hinson said during a luncheon speech today to the Northeast Johnson County Chamber of Commerce.

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Prairie Village Post

Shawnee Mission MacBook deployment will open up new possibilities in...

Approximately 1,600 SM East students are receiving MacBook Airs this week as part of the first deployment in district history.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Prairire Village Post

Shawnee Mission planning capital projects bond issue that will require voter approval

The Shawnee Mission School District could have a bond election in the coming months, Superintendent Jim Hinson told the school board Monday night.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

The Gardner News and The Spring Hill ...

Former USD 231 director talks technology on TV news

The former USD 231 executive director of educational services now serves as the Shawnee Mission School District Director of Technology.

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Prairie Village Post

Many Shawnee Mission schools open the year with tighter security in place

Belinder Principal Steve Yeoman, new to the school this year, at the upgraded entrance where visitors are monitored and must be buzzed in.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

Prairie Village Post

Rhythms of school year click back into place as Shawnee Mission classes begin

Laura Moffett crouched as her daughters - Cate, 6, and Alexandria, 9 - stood in the Prairie Elementary garden, attired in colorful first-day-of school outfits and full backbacks.

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Prairie Village Post

Pulse of Northeast Johnson County: What words of wisdom do you have for kids on first day of school?

Thousands of Shawnee Mission School District students are heading back to the classroom this morning, with first through sixth graders, seventh graders and ninth graders all set for their first day of the 2014-2015 school year.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

Prairie Village Post

Entrance to main Shawnee Mission Post Office only from south during construction

If you are trying to get to the main Shawnee Mission Post Office on Broadmoor in the next couple of weeks, don't come at it from Martway.

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KMBC-TV

9 Can Help: Speaking Of Women's Health

Join KMBC anchors Lara Moritz and Kelly Eckerman for Shawnee Mission Health "speaking of Women's Health" on Friday Oct. 3 at the Overland Park Convention Center.

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Sun Aug 10, 2014

The Capital-Journal

Taxpayer-focused perspective on K-12 staffing

School funding may be funneled through government but it really comes from individual taxpayers, so let's look at K-12 staffing from a taxpayer-focused perspective.

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The Republic

Self: Wiggins wants to be traded to Minnesota

Wiggins joined his former coach as a guest instructor at Self's basketball camp in suburban Kansas City on Sunday.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

The Pitch

Mission Gateway developer Tom Valenti wants to change his plans again

It was almost year ago that Tom Valenti traveled to Mission from New York to hold a ceremonial groundbreaking at the old Mission Mall site.

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Tue Aug 05, 2014

Prairie Village Post

Shawnee Mission prepares safeguards for technology rollout, offers parents resources

Students are back in school next week in the Shawnee Mission School District and schools are scheduling distribution of the new laptops and iPads as part of a district-wide digital learning initiative approved by the school board early this year.

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