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Beginning in January, Missouri State University will provide dual-credit scholarships to qualifying students across the state including those in Liberty, Smithville and North Kansas City districts. These scholarships will allow eligible students to take up to six hours of dual-credit courses…

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SMITHVILLE — After a suspect was identified and a Smithville Police Department investigation ensued, a verbal threat of a possible school shooting Sept. 11, was deemed not credible.

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Smithville School Board members will take back up discussion of random student drug testing during the meeting meeting beginning at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 18 in the district Central Office, 655 S. Commercial Ave..

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KEARNEY — In a letter sent to district families last week, Kearney School District Superintendent Bill Nicely said the district and high school are responding to an incident involving racial harassment.

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SMITHVILLE — In an effort to promote a new initiative, "Better Together," Smithville High School Principal Tracy Platt will be hosting two community engagement opportunities for parents and guardians.

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SMITHVILLE — After a suspect was identified and after a Smithville Police Department investigation, a verbal threat of a possible school shooting was deemed not credible later that evening, Wednesday, Sept. 11. 

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LIBERTY — Superintendent of Liberty Public Schools Jeremy Tucker said developing a new strategic plan for Liberty schools has been different from what has been done in the past. The plan itself is not static or fixed.

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SMITHVILLE — In a letter sent to parents after school Wednesday, Sept. 11, Smithville High School administration stated a verbal threat of a possible school shooting was made on campus Wednesday. A suspect has been identified and Smithville Police Department is investigating. As a result, fa…

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KEARNEY — School district patrons in the Kearney district will pay a lower tax levy rate in 2019 after the Kearney School Board approved dropping the rate 13 cents below last year's.

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SMITHVILLE — In memory of Eowyn Maynes, Smithville Middle School is collecting new toys in their original packaging for children at Children's Mercy Hospital as part of this year's Fight Like a Princess Day, named for Maynes. Maynes was an elementary school student who passed away after a pu…

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LIBERTY — Liberty Public Schools' board members unanimously approved  maintaining an annual tax levy rate of $6.455 per $100 of assessed valuation. The total rate includes $4.5285 for operating costs, $1.5665 for debt service and 36 cents for capital improvements.

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Of the hundreds of girls from across that state that particpated in the American Legion Auxiliary's annual Girls State this summer on the University of Central Missouri campus in Warrensburg, five were students from Liberty High School. Local students who attended are: Karlie Benton, Lauren …

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LIBERTY — Gram Zavos of Liberty attended and graduated from Space Academy at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama.  This facility is home to Space Camp, Space Camp Robotics, Aviation Challenge, U.S. Cyber Camp and NASA's Marshall Space Flight's visitor center.

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LIBERTY — The 2019-20 school year is bringing a special opportunity to Manor Hill Elementary School second-grade teacher Jill Eltiste as she will be working with a former student.

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Maintenance, custodial, warehouse and grounds staff for Liberty Public Schools were recognized Aug. 20, for their "can-do attitude" in completing necessary work before the start of the school year. Particular recognition was given to crews for completing construction work at Franklin Element…

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When students enter new buildings on the first day of school, each one has a different experience. From elementary to middle to high school, students who are in their first year at a new school discuss what they hope to learn as they begin their next academic adventures.