Park Hill High School
Homecoming festivities: Students have been named to the 2013-2014 homecoming court for the football game against Truman High School on Sept. 20.
They are seniors Caitlin Flagler, Kellen Hammons, Abby Peoples, Skylar Suppes and Mackenzie Thomas; juniors Marissa Ballard and Jasmin Jarrett; sophomores Caroline Lowery and Olivia Woods; and freshmen Madison King and Victoria Newlove.
Homecoming week will include daily spirit activites that reflect the theme “Back in Time.” The parade is from 5 to 7 p.m. on Sept. 20. It starts at Prairie Point Elementary School, heads east on Belvidere Parkway and turns north on Congress Avenue to the Park Hill School District stadium.
Liberty High School
Journalists recognized: A First-Class honor was awarded to the 2013 yearbook, “Spectator,” by the National Scholastic Press Association.
Kathrine Kuhlmann was editor. Other members of the editorial staff were Kelsey Buehler, clubs; Lilly Figueros, people; Mat George, sports; Allie Holyfield, student life; Spencer Hurla, group/team pictures; Breann Koch, assistant photography; Marissa Moreno, classes; Kelsey Neth, design; Sammi Novak, photography; and Lauren Pouliot, assistant photography.
Writers for the yearbook were Libby Aguirre, Melissa Balderas, Hays Hall, Tim Hannah, Maddie Kern, Mikayla Minnick, Chandler Partridge, Sam Sutton, Kelsey Webster and Sarah White.
Photographers were Sarah Andrews, Kelsey Buehler, Lucas Carrel, Lee Clark, Logan Floersch, Spencer Hausman, Taylor Jackson, Shawna Kingston, Kristen Poe, Lauren Pope, Jessica Renzelman, Cheyanna Schaefer, Nathan Soeum, Shelby Springer, Jake Stansbury, Nicole Throckmorton, Summer Turner, Rachel Untch, Ashley Van Black, Jaileen West, Jordan Wheelhouse and Cody Winters.
North Kansas City School District
District update: Superintendent Todd White will deliver the annual state of the district address at the Education Foundation breakfast on Sept. 26.
Teachers who have been awarded grants and students who have excelled in academics, the arts or scholastic competitions will be recognized.
Proceeds from the breakfast support the Education Foundation and a district-wide literacy initiative, a robotics program and career studies with Northland area business partners.
Reservations are $30. The breakfast is from 7:30 to 9 a.m. on Sept. 26 at Harrah’s Hotel in North Kansas City. For more information, call 816-413-5004.
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