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  1. Librarians fear for what's being lost as they transitionRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Washington Times

    Librarians in the Shawnee Mission School District are making way for "the maker movement," and some worry where that story is going. Reading stories, of course, has been a big part of what Jan Bombeck does with children.

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  2. Hutch High coaches saw potential of Rivas earlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 25 | The Hutchinson News, Hutchinson Kansas

    ... It was cemented for Hutchinson offensive line coach Sean Harper in the 2014 Class 6A state title game. Shawnee Mission East started lining up its best defensive lineman across from Rivas, then a sophomore. "Rivas just kicked this guy's butt," Harper ...

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  3. a Hamiltona -inspired tweets chronicle Kansas school finance debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 24 | The Wichita Eagle

    ... and references to the Tony Award-winning musical . Rosenberg said she and her three sons, students in the Shawnee Mission school district, have been listening to the "Hamilton" soundtrack "pretty much constantly" since April. "I love the history. It ...

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  4. Legislators react to bipartisan school funding bill passingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 22 | KCTV5

    ... needed money from the future sale of the Kansas Bioscience Authority. That's potentially $13 million. The Shawnee Mission School District will lose $1.4 million but will have the ability to make it up in property taxes. Moment before the bill passed ...

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  5. KS Special Session Making ProgressRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | KIXQ-FM Joplin

    ... last month that the education funding system remains unfair to poor districts. The Blue Valley, Olathe and Shawnee Mission districts in Johnson County together would lose more than $6.1 million for 2016-17. The spreadsheet showed 145 districts ...

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  6. Kansas GOP lawmakers advance plan to avert school closingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | The Miami Herald

    ... Dennis, left, confers with Superintendents Todd White, center, and Jim Hinson, right, of the Blue Valley and Shawnee Mission school districts from Johnson County, Kansas, as legislators review school funding issues, Thursday, June 23, 2016, at the ...

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  7. Kansas lawmakers push for $38 million education plan that lawyer for...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | The Hutchinson News, Hutchinson Kansas

    ... Dennis, left, confers with Superintendents Todd White, center, and Jim Hinson, right, of the Blue Valley and Shawnee Mission school districts from Johnson County, Kansas, as legislators review school funding issues, Thursday, June 23, 2016, at the ...

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  8. Lawmakers return to Topeka to settle education funding conundrumRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 20 | KCTV5

    ... and it's ultimately the children of this state that will suffer long term," said Sieck, who works in the Shawnee Mission School District. "I remember in kindergarten, we had about 20 kids per class, a great learning environment," she said. "Students ...

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  9. The Latest: Kansas Senate panel approves GOP schools planRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | White Lake Beacon

    ... satisfying a Kansas Supreme Court mandate. Superintendents Todd White and Jim Hinson of the Blue Valley and Shawnee Mission districts told lawmakers Thursday that they're backing the plan as a one-year solution and because of a threat that schools ...

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  10. Follow the latest on school funding: Kansas Senate panel approves GOP schools planRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | The Hutchinson News, Hutchinson Kansas

    ... Dennis, left, confers with Superintendents Todd White, center, and Jim Hinson, right, of the Blue Valley and Shawnee Mission school districts from Johnson County, Kansas, as legislators review school funding issues, Thursday, June 23, 2016, at the ...

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  11. Several large districts embrace GOP school finance planRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | The Capital-Journal

    ... rally, no one's happy. But in this situation, no one's going to be happy," Jim Hinson, superintendent of the Shawnee Mission School District, said.

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  12. Congress didna t pass bill named for their slain daughter. Why not?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 22 | The Wichita Eagle

    ... lobbying push from civil liberties groups on both the left and right. Kelsey Smith had just graduated from Shawnee Mission West High School when she was kidnapped from a Target parking lot in Overland Park on June 2, 2007 . Surveillance cameras ...

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  13. Congress didna t pass bill named for their slain daughter. Why not?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 22 | The Wichita Eagle

    ... lobbying push from civil liberties groups on both the left and right. Kelsey Smith had just graduated from Shawnee Mission West High School when she was kidnapped from a Target parking lot in Overland Park on June 2, 2007 . Surveillance cameras ...

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  14. Leanne Crow & EPIC Kansas City TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | Tony's Kansas City

    ... comply with state law, Prairie Village approves new policy allowing employees to carry weapons on the job - Shawnee Mission Post - Neighborhood news and events for northeast Johnson County

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  15. Ezra Anthony EliasRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 20 | OttawaHerald.com

    Ezra Anthony Elias was born Feb 6, 2016, at Shawnee Mission Medical Center, Overland Park, to Joshua Adam Elias and Sarah Elizabeth Elias, Overland Park.

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  16. Johnson County Sheriff's vehicle briefly takenRead the original story

    Monday Jun 20 | The Gardner News and The Spring Hill New Era

    Earlier this morning, a Johnson County Sheriff's deputy was dispatched to Desoto to check on the welfare of a distraught woman, found standing on a street corner. After determining that no crime had been committed by or against the woman, she requested to be taken to Shawnee Mission Medical Center to be assessed.

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  17. Woman steals deputy's patrol cruiser while being taken to hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 8 | KCTV5

    ... standing on a street corner. The deputy found that no crime had happened. The woman asked to be taken to Shawnee Mission Medical Center, so the deputy allowed her to sit in the front passenger seat as they drove to the Overland Park location. The ...

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  18. Old Kansas Constitution stirs new passions on school financeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 18 | The Capital-Journal

    ... don't meet a June 30 deadline to enact an equitable funding system. Smith, a social studies teacher for the Shawnee Mission School District in Johnson County, made clear he wasn't saying Kansas should revert back to the 1850s constitution. But he ...

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  19. Kansas lawmakers consider reverting to school finance system from 1859Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 17 | The Wichita Eagle

    ... as a second language, have special needs or are living in poverty. The result would be very good for the Shawnee Mission school district, which Smith represents and works for as a history teacher. That district would gain $37 million if the state ...

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  20. Former Shawnee Mission North student killed in Alabama police shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 16 | KMBC-TV

    Friends of a former Shawnee Mission North student who was killed in a police shooting in south Alabama said they can't understand how it could have happened. 95, DEW POINT VALUES A LITTLE BIT HIGHER WHICH COULD RESULT IN HEAT INDEX VALUES.

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