Joshua Owen, 34, of Kansas City, Mo., was shot multiple times stopping an attack at a Shawnee Walmart in September 2016. He was recently honored for that sacrifice by the Carnegie Hero Fund Commission.
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.
Kindergarten, first- and second-grade students at Rosehill Elementary in Lenexa put math lessons to practical effect, designing and constructing shoes for Shawnee Mission School District teachers and administrators for the Geometry Fashion Show earlier this month.
Shawnee Poloce Department Chief of Police Rob Moser grew up as a Pittsburgh Steelers fan. When he heard of Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger's charity foundation giving away a K9 dog to police departments where the Steelers play road games, Moser applied and received Grim, a Belgian Malinois, in 2015.
David EulittThe Kansas City Star
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