Since 1958, the Environmental Lab Area has provided an educational and hands-on lesson for the science classes at Shawnee Mission East.
Gay Straight Alliance (GSA) is a club for students with all sexual orientations to make them feel safe in their surroundings.
The dark room is a place in the school not commonly visited by students, here is a look inside the dark room.
Art teacher Tim Rowland is new to East this year. With his past career as a solo artist this art teacher still considers himself as a professional artist.
Principal John McKinney has a drive to be a great principal.
Mr Appier, Chemistry and Chem 2 teacher, talks about his time at East.
The Sports Booster Club funds projects for all sports at East, including activities such as band and pep club.
Every student in Advanced Repertory Theatre gets the opportunity to put on a Frequent Friday, a self-directed short play that takes place in the Little Theatre.
The archives are a place that many students sneak down to visit. The lower archives are located by the health rooms and are used for storage while the upper archives are located next to the main gym.
Jennifer Holder is known as a “fun” and “relaxed” teacher throughout the East student body. Students say they feel a more personal connection with her because of her approach to teaching.
Shawnee Mission East is proud to boast not one, but two jazz bands. The entry-level group, ‘The Blue Notes,’ and ‘The Blue Knights,” the upper-level ensemble, are both regionally recognized, with a number of awards and titles under their belts.
Assistant principal Jeff Storey is midway through his first year at East. Watch a video to find out more about him.