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Senior Rachel Morgan nannies children with special needs

Senior Rachel Morgan nannies children with special needs

Nick Booth, JagWire copy editor

December 7, 2015


Filed under After 2:55 p.m., Special coverage

During her time after school, senior Rachel Morgan is able to get the best of both worlds by both helping those in need and working toward her future career. Morgan regularly nannies two Monticello Trails Middle School students with special needs after school ends, spending time with them before ...

Middle school students lobby for state rock

Middle school students lobby for state rock

Nick Booth, Grace Van Inwegen, JagWire news editor, JagWire reporter

March 11, 2015


Filed under FEATURES

Kansas could soon have an official state rock if eighth grade students at Monticello Trails Middle School get their way. The students have proposed a bill that would make the meteorite the state rock of Kansas. The bill, HB 2327, and was introduced on Feb. 12. The bill could not be presented at the latest...

Superintendent announces resignation

Superintendent announces resignation

Justin Curto, Katherine White, JagWire managing editor, JagWire editor-in-chief

February 10, 2015


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

Superintendent Dr. Doug Sumner announced his resignation at the Board of Education meeting on Monday, Feb. 9. After the Board approved his resignation, the Shawnee Mission Board of Education approved his contract to be the Shawnee Mission school district’s assistant superintendent of human resources. Sumner will f...

Cheerleaders host first showcase

Cheerleaders host first showcase

Annie Crouch, Sarah Myers, JagWire reporter, JagWire reporter

March 12, 2014


Filed under CHEER, SPORTS

The cheerleaders hosted their first ever district showcase on Friday, March 7. The De Soto High School and Monticello Trails Middle School squads joined the Mill Valley squad to perform various routines from the season, such as those performed at competition and pep assemblies, as well as individual...

District faces population problems, forms boundary committee

District faces population problems, forms boundary committee

Ryan Fullerton, JagWire editor-in-chief

October 17, 2013


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

This is part of an inside look at overcrowding in the De Soto school district. As a result of current and projected overcrowding in some district schools, a boundary committee has been formed to decide how to restructure boundaries in a manner that maximizes all district facilities. In its meet...

Boundary committee members discuss future boundaries

Boundary committee members discuss future boundaries

Sarah Myers, JagWire Reporter

October 15, 2013


Filed under FEATURES

This is part of an inside look at overcrowding in the De Soto school district. Why did you want to join the boundary committee? MB: My family [used to be] part of the demographic of people who had to keep moving schools. [I joined] to learn the process, learn why it happens and try to make it mor...

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