Middle and high school students in the Shawnee Mission School District could be returning to the classroom at the end of October. All ceremonies for the district are going to be virtual this summer. The district made the announcement after a 5-2 vote from the school board Wednesday afternoon. Last week, the Shawnee Mission district announced it would begin the school year after Labor Day with all of its students in online classes. Students and parents, many of whom had been protesting at the board's meeting, ran out of the building cheering after the vote. The Shawnee Mission Board of Education this week held a lengthy discussion about the current status of the district’s reopening plans for the fall semester, a week after families and teachers responded to surveys asking them about remote and in-person learning preferences. The SMSD board discussed its 2020-21 school year budget and reopening … KANSAS CITY, Mo. Superintendent Mike Fulton is expected to provide an update on the district's reopening plan. At least for today, Shawnee Mission South seniors will not be at the school for graduation Tuesday night as planned. OVERLAND PARK, KS (KCTV) -- The Shawnee Mission School District plans to release a draft of its reopening plan on Wednesday. A recent poll of school leaders found that just 35 percent of elementary school principals had been consulted "a lot" on their district's reopening planning process. The majority of parents in the Shawnee Mission School District prefer that their children attend school in person this fall, according to a survey shared at Monday’s board of education meeting. Athletics and Activities Director Richard Kramer will then join him for an … - The Shawnee Mission School District Board of Education will hold a special meeting Wednesday at 4 p.m. - The Shawnee Mission School District will allow fall sports to begin immediately. Some teachers are … Classrooms are about to reopen for younger students in the Shawnee Mission School District, bringing another adjustment period for families. The Shawnee Mission school district, which serves more than 27,000 students as the third-largest district in the state, plans to begin classes after Labor Day. Ali Vincent was one of a handful of parents and students who stood outside Shawnee Mission West High School on Monday, holding up signs in support of the district’s plan to reopen … — The majority of parents in the Shawnee Mission School District prefer that their children attend school in person this fall, according to a survey shared at Monday’s board of education meeting. These are only some of the many restrictions the Shawnee Mission school district could implement when schools reopen next month, according to a draft plan released Wednesday night. 1 weather alerts 1 … The Shawnee Mission school district is taking a wait and see approach as COVID-19 cases rise, said district spokesman David Smith. In addition, all sports and activities are suspended.