Sophomore and freshman English teacher Robert Bickers is inspired by his 7th grade History teacher, and uses him as a model for his current teaching style.
Five senior boys created a banner, held by the student section, to elevate the crowds’ cheers at sports games.
General Education Social Worker Becky Wiseman has been working with East students for the last five years. After graduating from high school in Andover, Kansas, with a graduating class around 130 of the same people she had known since elementary school, Wiseman went to the University of Kansas (KU) [...]
Ali Erickson is a new math teacher this year, teaching Geometry, pre-calc and Calc 3/Differential equations.
When new teacher Randi Williams came in for her interview for the math teacher opening for Geometry and Algebra 1, she never thought she would get even more out of it. Right after her interview to be the new math teacher she was interviewed to become the coach for the [...]
An inside look at new English teacher and cheer coach, Mallory Gaunce.
The new FACS teacher, Janel Cates is glad to see all the nice changes here at East from where she was before for the last 32 years.
Brian Cappello is one of SM East’s theater teachers and directors. Cappy is in charge of directing all of the musicals and the three mainstage plays that take place each year.
Brian Gay is the Auto Tech teacher at SM East. Gay started working as a mechanic for BMW but got tired of the monotony, so switched to teaching where he found his passion.
Jodie Schnakenberg is one of SM East’s visual arts teachers. Along with art, Schnakenberg enjoys fitness and working with students.
Shawnee Mission East Digital Arts teacher James Meara enjoys working with students, making art, and sponsoring Coalition.
Faith Hamilton-Trent has been SM East’s choral piano accompanist for four years.