The issue is not that women are incapable of success in STEM fields science, technology, engineering and math but rather that they are not exposed to it early on or can be intimidated by the male-dominated world. Throughout Kansas City, groups such as the KC STEM Alliance, Science Pioneers and Society of Women Engineers are working to show young girls that STEM careers can be as rewarding as they are fun.
Services at Johnson County’s financially troubled mental health center are going to be changing for the 10,000 people who seek help there every year.
Johnson County Sheriff Frank Denning and county commissioners clashed last week over an audit that suggested the sheriff’s office could save $2.9 million a year by reassigning to civilians many positions now staffed by deputies.
New Create Art Studio offers classes and open studio. Jefferson’s restaurant will open in Olathe. BurgerFi plans Lawrence and Leawood restaurants. El Potro Mexican Cafe & Cantina opens in Bonner Springs.
Once upon a time, a first-grade teacher wanted her students to know science was exciting. So, she huffed and she puffed and she threatened to blow their houses down. Well, actually, Nancy Smith got parents to do the dirty work as the “big bad wolf” at Bentwood Elementary in Olathe during National Engineers Week.