Former middle school has been renovated to become the Ervin Early Learning Center. Hickman Mills spent $10.5 million to renovate the building and is spending $3 million a year on kindergarten and pre-kindergarten at Ervin and the Freda Markley Early Childhood Center.
The Kansas City Council’s Public Safety Committee on Wednesday will consider a proposal to do away with the requirement that restaurant employees having anything to do with liquor establishments get a mandatory employee liquor permit.
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Board members of the Prairie Township Fire Protection District can expect some heat Wednesday evening, when a group of south Blue Springs residents asks to have their property de-annexed so they can get emergency services from another fire district.
“Susan, the clicker isn’t working,” my dad said as he handed me the TV remote. Ronald Reagan was president and I was mid-college, but the seemingly insignificant conversation has stuck with me all these years.
A $1.6 million upgrade of the district’s culinary arts program highlights new commitments to help students explore and prepare for college and career options. The upgrade unveiled late last month, like other career and technical education programs in Kansas City and other districts, aims to keep students from spinning their wheels while sorting through life choices.
As a parent, you gasp when your child hits any new milestone. Intellectually, you know it’s going to happen, but emotionally many of us trick ourselves into believing each phase is going to last forever.