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The First Annual Grape "Jam"boree

Aug 8, 2011 • Kansas City School District Interscholastic League
The KCIL will be hosting its first annual football Grape "Jam"boree Saturday, Aug. 20 with an 8:30 a.m. start at Interscholastic League Stadium (formerly known as Southeast Stadium). More

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EKL, Sunflower track champions take momentum into regional meets

May 21, 2015 • Kansas City Star
The Olathe East High School boys and girls track teams made the most of an opportunity in their final tune-up before postseason regional meets later this week. The Hawks' boys squad, which will try to defend its Kansas Class 6A state title at the state ... More

Rodrock Vision Scholarships awarded to talented students

May 16, 2015 • Kansas City Star
Clara Ma, a senior at Shawnee Mission East High School, is passionate about the environment and space exploration and for her interests, she was awarded a $1,000 scholarship. “I interned at NASA for two years, and it was one of the best experiences I ... More

Monterey hires new Boys Basketball Coach

May 13, 2015 • KCBD-TV
Monterey High School is proud to announce the hiring of Emanuel Roland Jr., as the new head boys basketball coach for the Plainsmen. Originally from Kansas City, Missouri, Roland was a two-sport athlete at McPherson College before moving to Texas to ... More

KC schools' long and often contentious struggle for proficiency seeks simpler ...

Feb 3, 2015 • Kansas City Star
And the coast — so long pounded by distracting and disabling fire — is notably clearer now, said Tony Stansberry, the regional supervisor for school improvement for the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. “They know they need ... More

Shawnee Mission East students launch campaign to challenge hateful words

Mar 11, 2015 • Kansas City Star
“I live with white parents and I'm half black and half white,” the Shawnee Mission East High School junior said. “People always tell me I don't dress like a black girl or listen to black music. … I don't think judging me by the pigment of my skin is ... More

Olathe East fires football coach Jeff Meyers after first losing season in 15 years

Nov 25, 2014 • Kansas City Star
Olathe East High School football coach Jeff Meyers has been fired on the heels of his first losing season since 1999. Meyers took the ... Meyers said he has already started looking for other coaching opportunities and would like to stay in the Kansas ... More

Wichita East High School says special-needs student wasn't told to remove ...

Mar 27, 2015 • Kansas City Star (blog)
If this is true, then something really needs to change. The television station KSN reported that a Wichita East special-needs student was told to remove his letter jacket at school. According to the TV station, Michael Kelley has Down Syndrome and autism. More

Fulfilling a wish

Feb 27, 2015 • Moberly Monitor Index
Jack attended East High School in Kansas City and from 1943 to 1957 he served in the U.S. Navy. During those years he served as Lieutenant JG and Lieutenant Commander. While in service, Jack married a Japanese ... According to the report his last known ... More

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