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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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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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Two Staley High School Students Qualify for National Speech & Debate Tournament

Staley High School’s Jake Harris and Mohammad Shah have qualified for the National Speech and Debate Tournament to be held this June in Salt Lake City, Utah. Jake (senior) is a two-time national qualifier, while Mohammad (junior) will be making his first appearance. The National Debate & Speech Tournament has …

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Staley High School’s Kyndall Truelove Among 11 Missouri Students Named to MJEA All-State Team

Eleven Missouri high school media staff members have been named to the 2016 All-State Journalism Team, sponsored by the Missouri Journalism Education Association. Staley High School senior Kyndall Truelove is the only member of the team selected from the Kansas City metropolitan area. She is editor in chief of Legacy yearbook …

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Best in State Journalism Winners Named at All Four North Kansas City High Schools

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All four North Kansas City Schools high schools performed well in the Missouri Interscholastic Press Association’s State Journalism Contest on Wednesday, April 6, at Jesse Auditorium on the University of Missouri at Columbia campus. Awards were given on four levels; at the top was All-Missouri, Superior, Excellent and Honorable Mention. …

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10 North Kansas City Students Selected for Missouri Scholars Academy

Ten North Kansas City Schools students have been notified that they have been selected to attend the 2016 Missouri Scholars Academy. Every scholar nominated from a district high school was selected to attend the three-week academic program for 330 of Missouri’s gifted students who are ready to begin their junior year …

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Students, Teacher Win Aspiration in Computing Awards

Three Staley High School students have been recognized by the National Center for Women in Information Technology (NCWIT) in the Award for Aspirations in Computing program. Miranda Haryo-Putri and Abby Klein are award winners, and Jenna Whitehead is a runner-up. The NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing builds a talent pool …

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Orchestra Students, Graphic Design Students, and KCP&L Recognized for Extraordinary Educational Experiences

North Kansas City School District

Every North Kansas City School District School Board meeting begins with recognition of students and community members of the North Kansas City School District. At the Thursday, January 14, 2016 the Board recognized all-state orchestra and band students, students from the Winnetonka graphics design class for their work for the …

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Northland CAPS Student Associate Produces New Logos for The Northland News

  We’ve brought you several stories about the Northland CAPS program over the last few months. A couple months ago we were told about the Digital Media and Design strand. Honestly, we’ve never been too happy with the logo design that we launched with back in June. Over the course …

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