The 67th Annual National Square Dance Convention comes to Kansas City June 27-30, 2018, at the convention center. Thousands of dedicated dancers are expected to participate in the dances, workshops — and watch for a flash mob.
Northland Career Center students are headed to the national SkillsUSA competition. Eight Northland students made Oklahoma State University honor rolls. Two Northland students are finalists in the KC Superstar talent contest.
Liberty turned to Goats on the Go to clear an overgrown section of Stocksdale Park. The goats, from Storm Dancer Farm in Smithville, can take down poison ivy and invasive weeds and do it without chemicals, says their owner, Margaret Chamas.
Six Mid-Continent Public Library branches — Excelsior Springs, Blue Springs South, Antioch, Oak Grove, Weston and Platte City — will close for renovations. Free meals for kids are offered at 6 library branches. Liberty will host Quilt Walk.
Students from Staley, North Kansas City, Oak Park and Winnetonka high schools win Gladstone Rotary scholarships. Platte County R-3 High School grad wins Enactus honor. Staley junior qualifies for national child development competition.
Park University and Metropolitan Community College-Maple Woods students receive Re-entry Awards from the American Association of University Women. Staley teacher honored by Veterans of Foreign Wars. Kearney native chosen for Phi Kappa Phi.
North Kansas City’s Meadowbrook Elementary School fifth-graders plant vegetables. Kearney High School Missouri HOSA chapter adviser honored. Park University faculty, students and staff recognized for scholarly achievement.
No matter the stage of your life, moving is exhausting, chaotic, unsettling and all that. It’s a situation one must power through. You can plan and plan and plan, yet there will be breakage and loss and a prism of emotions. But also a sense of renewal.
Northland school news: Winnetonka and Staley students make all-state journalism team. Park Hill High School senior places fourth in the Pittsburg State University Research Colloquium. Liberty native wins Kansas State University award.
Dozens of people showed up at the first public hearing of the new KCI airport held by the KCI-Edgemoor Team at the Kansas City Police Academy. The single terminal airport was approved by an overwhelming vote early this month.