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Piper Election Results: Voters Select Three School Board Members

Preliminary results are in from the Wyandotte County Election Office. Allison C. DeWitt, James Morris Letcher and Darrell Yoder are the newly elected members of Piper School District’s Board of Education. ___________________________________________________ Read our Twitter feed for more education news from local, regional and national sources: http://twitter.com/#!/JW_Martinez ___________________________________________________ The KC Education Enterprise has a new sister site, … Continue reading

Six Campaign for Three Seats on Piper School Board

Voters in the Piper School District will have choices to make in the April general election. Six candidates — all newcomers — are campaigning for three open seats. The six are Allison C. DeWitt, John Droppelmann, James “Morris” Letcher, Shawnette Mansfield, David R Wilson and Darrell Yoder. So far, only Droppelmann has responded to an invitation to complete the KC Education Enterprise candidate … Continue reading

UPDATED 3/25/13 March School Board Meetings — Week 2

UPDATE 3/25/13 According to the Hickman Mills Board of Education calendar, they were to meet the third week in March. However, according to their agenda, they actually met during the second week. The state boards of education in Missouri and Kansas plus 19 local school boards met during the second week of March. Click on … Continue reading

Grandview School Board Candidate: Larry W. Lewis

Campaigns are underway for Board of Education seats in districts throughout the Kansas City metropolitan area, and election day will be Tuesday, April 2. The KC Education Enterprise is asking each candidate to respond to a list of questions that may help voters decide how to cast their ballots. To see the candidate’s results in larger print, … Continue reading

Piper School District Board of Education Meeting — Monday, March 11

Piper School District’s Board of Education met Monday evening, March 11. From a policy standpoint, the highlights of their agenda were: A report on implementation of the new national Common Core State Standards, which Kansas has adopted A report on plans to offer preschool to three-year-old district residents beginning next fall Considering a proposal to sponsor … Continue reading

Piper School Board Candidate: John Droppelmann

Campaigns are underway for Board of Education seats in districts throughout the Kansas City metropolitan area, and election day will be Tuesday, April 2. The KC Education Enterprise is asking each candidate to respond to a list of questions that may help voters decide how to cast their ballots. To see the candidate’s results in larger print, … Continue reading

Piper School District Searching for New Superintendent

Piper School District has a “Help Wanted” sign out for a new district superintendent. Superintendent Steve Adams announced his retirement earlier this month, issuing the following statement: The time has come for me to step away from my position as superintendent of schools at the conclusion of the current contract year, effective June 30. This … Continue reading

February School Board Meetings — Week 2

The Kansas State Board of Education and 20 local school boards met during the second week of February. Click on the hyperlinks for more information about each meeting. Kansas State Board of Education Basehor-Linwood Blue Valley De Soto Gardner Edgerton Kansas City Lansing Piper Shawnee Mission Spring Hill Missouri Belton Blue Springs Excelsior Springs Fort … Continue reading

Piper School District Board of Education Meeting — Monday, Feb. 11

Piper School District’s Board of Education met Monday evening, Feb. 11. From a policy standpoint, the highlights of their agenda were: A report on Gov. Sam Brownback’s proposed education funding; A legislative update; A separate report on “LEGISLATIVE ISSUES THAT CAN IMPACT EDUCATION“; A report on the district’s Annual Measurable Objectives (AMO), the measure that has … Continue reading

January School Board Meetings — Week 3 (UPDATED 1/31/2013)

The Kansas State Board of Education and 12 local school boards met during the third week of January. Click on the hyperlinks for more information about each meeting. Kansas State Board of Education Basehor-Linwood Blue Valley — routine responsibilities of governance De Soto Gardner Edgerton – routine responsibilities of governance Lansing Piper Shawnee Mission Missouri Excelsior Springs … Continue reading

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