Bridle Ridge elementary and Raymore-Peculiar high school students collaborate on an art project. McEowen Elementary School in Harrisonville honors students. Two Sherwood schools get new principals. Drexel to hold football camp.
The city of Peculiar, Missouri, is celebrating its 150th anniversary with two days of events June 22 and June 23, 2018. Activities concerts by Tate Stevens of “The X Factor” and Casi Joy of “The Voice,” plus a parade, car show and more.
Raymore’s Summer Scene arts and music festival put Adirondack chairs center stage as part of the Pop-Up Art Project, where more than 2 dozen artists entered decorated chairs in a contest. The festival took place at T.B. Hanna Station.
A Garden City bank is the 2018 recipient of the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce’s annual Small Business of the Year award. Lead Bank was honored on May 24 with the Mr. K Award, which goes to a company that has shown growth or sustainability of their business with strong employee relations and a record of giving back to the community.
Belton resident Jake Wilson rescued an alligator found in the pond of his mobile home park at Springdale Lake Estates. Since keeping the alligator would break city law, he handed it over to a Georgia farm that cares for alligators.
Cass County school news: Pleasant Hill High School counselor Tammy Vogler is 2018 Educator of the Year. Harrisonville seniors earn academic honors. Belton elementary school is a 2018 National School of Character. Ray-Pec students recognized for academics.
Cass County school news: Harrisonville kindergarteners learn about careers. Belton teachers, custodian honored. Ray-Pec and Harrisonville students win state music honors. Moreland Farm hosts Parents as Teachers. Creekmore principal leaves.
The St. Michael the Archangel Catholic High School in Lee’s Summit recently brought in a 3 and a half-month-old puppy named Mike as “director of love and hospitality.” The dog is being used to help students learn responsibility and to raise spirit