A trend in Prairie Village of tearing down older homes in favor of new, bigger homes has tax the city’s drainage and stormwater infrastructure. The city council took the first step Monday toward hiring a full-time stormwater engineer.
The three finalists to become the new superintendent for the Shawnee Mission School District met with the public Saturday during 30-minute meet-and-greet sessions. The SMSD Board of Education has called a special meeting tonight to pick a new leader.
In the wake of two suicides by students at SM Northwest this week, parents, community members and fellow students gathered outside the school Thursday morning, many with signs and encouraging words, as a show of support.
More than a month after the new fiscal year started, the Shawnee Mission school board has signed off on an annual budget that increases spending while still providing a slight dip in property tax rates.