Website by by Web Publisher PRO, SMSD Board of Ed to host special public meeting about school gating criteria, Shawnee Mission Faces: Beth Koelker, advocate for neglected children and lifelong teacher, Merriam’s E. Frontage Road next to I-35 in line for $2 million worth of improvements in 2021, COVID-19 takes toll on JoCo first responders, more than 270 county workers test positive since March, Looking at holiday lights is still safe and socially distanced — here are some popular JoCo displays, Lenexa approves duplex project near St. James Academy in area becoming hotspot for development. As Executive Director of ICT at the Shawnee Mission School District, I work with a team of nearly 3,800 educators serving some 27,000 students. The location for tonight's Shawnee Mission school board meeting has been moved from the McEachen Administrative Center to Shawnee Mission West High School, 8800 W. 85th St. Two conflicting groups appealed to the Shawnee Mission school board Monday afternoon — one celebrating the district’s decision to start the school year … From Traditional IT to 1:1 ICT. Our seven board members are elected by the Shawnee Mission voters. Some parents and teachers have urged SMSD leaders to consider returning students to remote learning as transmission of the disease has increased in recent weeks. All regular meetings of the board are open to the public. Click here for health, learning, and meal information Click Here for the Shawnee Mission School District Aquatic Center Webpage Click Here for Strategic Plan Information The district says due to pandemic restrictions, seating at the meeting will be limited and will be on a first-come, first-served basis. He’ll get an alternative assignment. Shawnee Mission Post is a member of the Local Independent Online News (LION) Publishers. Agenda; Policies . Latest Episodes. Dozens … Amid skyrocketing COVID-19 case numbers in Johnson County, the Shawnee Mission School Board plans to host a special public meeting about school gating criteria this coming Tuesday at 6 p.m. at the district’s Center for Academic Achievement. Audio from the Shawnee Mission School District Board ... Shawnee Mission School District Board Meetings Podcast. The board of education serves as the district's governing body in accordance with state and federal law. Board Recap 2020-21 The Shawnee Mission School District said it currently has 53 staff in active isolation and 315 students under active isolation due to positive or presumptive positive coronavirus cases. The bigger picture: Public health officials are ringing increasingly urgent alarm bells about the state of the pandemic in Johnson County and the greater Kansas City region. OVERLAND PARK, Kan. - Shawnee Mission School District Superintendent Mike Fulton has announced his plans to retire when his contract ends in 2021. Active. Or it can go back to the bargaining table. Events. Philosophy of Education* The Shawnee Mission School District will provide comprehensive education in a secure environment of cooperation and mutual respect among students, faculty, families and the community. Board Members. Our Schools. © Post Publishing Inc 2010-2020 The district says the meeting will be streamed live at the district’s website and an agenda will be posted before the meeting here. Board of education meetings are normally held at 6 p.m. on the second and fourth Monday of the month at the Center for Academic Achievement, 8200 W. 71st Street, in the board room. Log In; Main Governing Board; Change Vote; Home. General. * Philosophy of Education statement is currently under review as part of the Strategic Planning Process. Though it’s unclear if that will change at Tuesday’s meeting, SMSD leaders have said that if any change in learning mode were to be made, parents and families would be given at least a two-week notice before students were shifted. Board members value community input and welcome correspondence. — A former alternative school principal in the Shawnee Mission School District won’t be moving to Shawnee Mission West after all. Audio from the Shawnee Mission School District Board of Education meetings. They will be taught the skills needed for successful living in a changing world. The Shawnee Mission school board can still impose a one-year unilateral contract on teachers. “JCDHE will continue to work with school districts to monitor the situation.”. Active. Photo credit Kyle Palmer. UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. The school, family, and community will work together to enable students to develop self-confidence, self-discipline, the ability to work cooperatively with others, aesthetic awareness, recognition of the inevitability of change, and a commitment to learning throughout life. Students will be offered an educational program appropriate for their needs, interests, and abilities. November 16, 2020. Amid skyrocketing COVID-19 case numbers in Johnson County, the Shawnee Mission School Board plans to host a special public meeting about school gating criteria this coming Tuesday at 6 p.m. at the district’s Center for Academic Achievement. It’s unclear what, if any, decisions will be made at the meeting. OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — Shawnee Mission School District families are fighting for a chance for all students to return to in-person learning. The board hires the superintendent and oversees the superintendent's responsibilities and performance. On Friday, that figure was up to 318, according to Steve Stites, chief medical officer of KU Health Systems. The Public Board meeting is to conduct the business of the Board and is open to the public. On Friday, JCDHE’s online COVID-19 dashboard showed the incidence rate of news cases, as measured per 100,000 residents, was at 480, more than double where the rate was at a month ago. The Shawnee Mission School District will provide comprehensive education in a secure environment of cooperation and mutual respect among students, faculty, families and the community. Strategic Goals. For more information, please contact Terry Wintering, Clerk of the Board at (913) 993-6401 or terrywintering@smsd.org​.​, 2020-2021 Board Meeting Schedule The details: An announcement issued Friday afternoon by the district said Tuesday’s meeting will be to “hold a dialogue with Johnson County Department of Health and Environment staff regarding the application of COVID-19 gating criteria.”. The board is meeting at 4 p.m. at the district’s Center for Academic Achievement located at 8200 W. 71st Street. EXCERPT OF MINUTES OF A MEETING . Earlier this week, six of the area’s largest hospitals had 277 patients admitted due to the coronavirus. ‎Audio from the Shawnee Mission School District Board of Education meetings. Shawnee Mission School District Board Meetings Podcast Audio from the Shawnee Mission School District Board meetings. Shawnee Mission School District Board Meetings Podcast - via Podcast Addict | Audio from the Shawnee Mission School District Board of Education meetings. In-person and hybrid learning continues: Despite the rise in case numbers, Johnson County health officials so far have not recommend schools stop in-person and hybrid learning. It is the policy of the district that students should not be transferred from one school to another merely to relieve one school of a student who has been involved in incidents requiring disciplinary action to be taken, unless the associate superintendent or his or her designee concludes that a “fresh start” is in the best interest of the student and the affected schools. Public Comments at Meetings, Meeting Videos - Watch Past MeetinGs Our curriculum will provide a rigorous academic challenge and reflect current knowledge of students and how they learn. Shawnee Mission teachers have … SHAWNEE MISSION, KS (KCTV) - The Shawnee Mission School District board met Monday evening and discussed everything from the number of kids going remote to air filtration systems in buildings. Shawnee Mission School District. OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — Ahead of a special 6 p.m. meeting between Shawnee Mission School District board members and representatives from the Johnson County Department of Health and … — The Shawnee Mission School District reversed course on Wednesday and will allow fall athletics to continue amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Our comment section is reserved for subscribers. Board of Education - District & School Board Office Boundaries; Board of Education - Meeting Dates; Board of Education - School Board Information; Sites. District Map; Locate Your School; Register for School; Transportation - Getting to School. This was right up my alley. A Board of Education regular meeting will begin at 6 p.m. on Monday, March 23, 2020. Library. Two members are elected as At-Large representatives for the district. Board members are responsible for policymaking, adopting the budget, and approving personnel curriculum, and other business matters. SMSD Board Meeting November 16th, 2020. — The Shawnee Mission School District’s Board of Education voted Thursday to pass a three-year unilateral contract for teachers in the district, a first in the state of Kansas. Members of the Shawnee Mission School Board of Education listen to public comments during an August listening session on the district's plan to reopen with all students learning remotely. Sites - Shawnee Early Childhood Center. 512, JOHNSON COUNTY, KANSAS (SHAWNEE MISSION) HELD ON OCTOBER 26, 2020 . Agenda. Board members will join the meeting virtually. OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION OF . SMSD Board Meeting September 9th, 2020. BoardDocs is intended for the use of subscribers and licensed customers. Likewise, the percent positivity hovered at 11.9%. Shawnee Mission Schools Under Pressure to Change Mascot The Shawnee Mission school district is looking at making changes to mascots that use Native American imagery. One member is elected from each of the district's five areas: East, North, Northwest, South, and West. All members serve without pay. The Board of Education (the “Board”) met in regular session at 6:00 p.m. at the usual meeting place in the District, and the following members of the Board were present: “Data shows that the mitigation efforts [like masking and social distancing] the school districts have implemented have worked thus far,” JCDHE says on its COVID-19 dashboard. District Program Evaluations, 8200 W. 71st Street, Shawnee Mission, KS 66204, p: (913) 993-6200 | askthedistrict@smsd.org, Education, Awareness and Student Involvement, Transportation Alternatives | Walk and Bike to School, Pre-Kindergarten Remote Learning Sample Day Schedule, Elementary School Remote Learning Sample Day Schedule, Middle School Remote Learning Sample Daily Schedule, High School Remote Learning Sample Daily Schedule, Individual Education Programs and Services. Click here to view Learning Models. Featured; Meetings . Library . 09 Sep SMSD Board Meeting September 9th, 2020. The … In a special meeting, the district’s Board of … The Monday meeting was the first since the board approved the contract, which was strongly opposed by the teachers union, according to the Shawnee Mission Post. Search; Policies. A Shawnee Mission School District teacher resigned Monday evening during the board of education meeting. Board members value community input and welcome correspondence. All students need to understand their individual rights, that responsibilities accompany those rights, and the heritage that assures those rights and responsibilities. When eighth-grade teacher Amanda Coffman appeared in front of the Shawnee Mission School District’s board of education on Monday, she immediately resigned from … Bullying in any form on or while using school property, in a school vehicle, or at a school-sponsored activity or event is strictly prohibited. SMSD Board Meeting November 16th, 2020. For the purposes of this policy, the term “bullying” shall have the meaning ascribed to it in Kansas law. Fulton announced his plans in a letter presented to the Shawnee Mission Board of Education during executive session Monday night. Audio from the Shawnee Mission School District Board meetings. Philosophy of Education* Several Shawnee Mission teachers and staff members protested outside of Tuesday night’s school board meeting, begging for online classes amid skyrocketing COVID-19 cases. On Friday, a half dozen hospital leaders from across the metro, including the head of AdventHealth Shawnee Mission, gave a grim report to elected officials, saying their hospitals’ capacity for dealing with new COVID-19 patients was running low. Teacher Amanda Coffman spoke during the public comment portion of the meeting. About four years ago, Shawnee Mission School District was about to embark on 1:1 and visual learning initiatives. 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