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School News

Music Students Compete at Ensemble Contest

Music Students Compete at Ensemble Contest

Band, choir and orchestra students competed at the state ensemble contest on Wednesday, Apr. 11 and earned top scores.

 

Lancer Dancers to Host Annual Spring Show

Lancer Dancers to Host Annual Spring Show

The annual Lancer Dancer Spring Show will be held Tues., April 15 at 7:00 p.m in the Dan Zollar Auditorium.

 

East Student Earns State Recognition

East Student Earns State Recognition

Senior Karl Walter has been chosen as the East Kansas student of the year for speech and debate.

 

Local Earth Fair Promotes Sustainability

Local Earth Fair Promotes Sustainability

The annual Prairie Village Earth Fair will be held this Saturday, April 12, in the East gymnasium.

 

Students Awarded Scholarships At BizFest

Students Awarded Scholarships At BizFest

Three East seniors were selected as finalists at the 2014 BizFest, with senior Maddie Nesselhuf winning first place and a $3,500 scholarship.

 

Donation Drive Provides Shoes To Those In Need

Local charity Shoe Kansas City has been working in conjunction with the Shawnee Mission School District to donate used shoes to the homeless.

 

Orchestra Hosts Middle School Mixer

Orchestra Hosts Middle School Mixer

The SM East Orchestra will be hosting a fundraiser mixer for area middle schools on April 18. The mixer is meant to raise interest and funds for the orchestra.

 

Annual District Fashion Show Cancelled

Annual District Fashion Show Cancelled

The annual district fashion show was cancelled after several of the participants dropped out with short notice.

 

Forensics Wins Miege Tournament

Forensics Wins Miege Tournament

The SM East forensics team won first in sweepstakes at the Miege High School forensics tournament over the weekend. The team won with 14 students receiving medals and six more state qualifications.

 

Annual Solo/Ensemble Festival To Be Held April 5

Annual Solo/Ensemble Festival To Be Held April 5

The annual Solo/Ensemble Festival will be taking place at Blue Valley High School on Apr. 5 with about 800-1000 students from 14 schools competing.

 

District Releases Demographic Study

District Releases Demographic Study

Changing enrollment in the Shawnee Mission School District prompts a discussion on adjusting school boundaries.

 

Seniors Win Shooting Stars Scholarship

Seniors Win Shooting Stars Scholarship

Seniors James Fink and Mary Grekstas won $1,400 a piece with the Shooting Stars Scholarship. Fink won for his photography and Grekstas won for her wind and percussion performances.