Shawnee Mission Schools

Kara Marxer
September 28, 2018 - 7:09 am
Parents and community members who volunteer to work with children at Shawnee Mission Schools will no longer have to submit to fingerprinting. The district is changing its new background check procedure just months after they first announced the increased security measures. Quite simply, the...
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Kara Marxer
July 19, 2018 - 1:28 pm
Overland Park, KS - The Shawnee Mission Schools annual Jump Start to Learning program is underway at 20 schools across the district. About 360 4-year-olds and 5-year-olds are attending. The soon-to-be kindergarteners are learning things they'll need soon: when and how to raise their hands, how to...
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Bill Grady
February 28, 2018 - 4:07 am
The head of security for Shawnee Mission Schools says the district has had multiple close calls over the past few years involving potential school shooters. John Douglass was a veteran of law enforcement long before he took over as Executive Director of Emergency Services in the school district. He...
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