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She Helps Bring Peace to Unquiet Minds

Shirleetra Roundtree may have found her dream job, but it’s not without challenge. As the school mental health liaison for Tri-County Mental Health Services, Roundtree spends most of her time at the Golden Oaks Education Center operated by the North Kansas City School District. She does all her work in …

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North Kansas City Student Earns Attention with Healthy Program

North Kansas City School District

Caitlynn Bohanon brings an impressive range of skills to her work, especially when you learn she’s in school. A junior at North Kansas City High School, Bohanon this year launched Hornet Pride, a school group that visits elementary and middle schools to help boost school spirit and healthy lifestyles. The …

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Northland Athletic Trainers Receive National Athletic Trainers’ Association Safe Sports School Award

Program recognizes high schools that help to keep young athletes safe Kansas City, Mo. (December 1, 2016) – Excelsior Springs High School, Winnetonka High School, and Oak Park High School are all recipients of the National Athletic Trainers’ Association Safe Sports School award. The award champions safety and recognizes secondary …

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Needed Sidewalks Come to Maplewood Elementary & Maple Park Middle School

In August 2015, TheNorthlandNews.com published a story discussing the lack of sidewalks around Maplewood Elementary and Maple Park Elementary School. The North Kansas City School District had deemed the area unsafe for students to walk to school. You can see the video we shot last year of the area around …

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Staley Teacher a Finalist for National Journalism Teacher of the Year

The Dow Jones News Fund recently announced finalists for its National High School Journalism Teacher of the Year program. Staley’s Cherie Burgett is in the top nine as a “Special Recognition Adviser.” Burgett is beginning her ninth year teaching and advising high school journalism at Staley High School. She began …

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Oak Park Senior Named National Hispanic Achievement Honoree

Oak Park High School’s Orlando Quintana was recently recognized for academic recognition as part of the College Board’s National Hispanic Recognition Program (NHRP). The College Board’s NHRP program is an academic honor that can be included on college applications. It’s not a scholarship, but colleges do use this program to identify academically exceptional …

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Staley High School Principal Named MSCA Administrator of the Year

Staley Principal Clark Mershon has been named the Missouri Administrator of the Year by the Missouri School Counselor Association (MSCA). This is awarded to a building administrator who has demonstrated exceptional leadership within the school and has effectively utilized school counselors to help carry out the school’s improvement plan goals …

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North Kansas City High School Senior Part of New Molecule Discovery

North Kansas City High School senior Montserrat Santos worked with UMKC professor Keith Buszek as part of the American Chemical Society, Project C. As part of the work, the two discovered a new molecule. Montserrat will present her findings to a panel at UMKC on Friday September 16, 2016 at …

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