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The Communications Department is committed to providing up-to-date information through our website, social media, local media outlets, and our magazine. We share stories to spotlight our terrific students, teachers, staff and events in our school district. Community members are always invited to share school stories that highlight excellence and continuous innovation.

Contact the Communications Department via email at or call​ (913) 993-6447.

Inside Shawnee Mission School District
Inside is a magazine that is published online and delivered directly to mailboxes throughout Shawnee Mission three times a year. This valuable resource also includes information about district events, news, successes, and partnership opportunities. A column from our superintendent is included in each issue.

Inside Spring 2024 Edition

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Support the Shawnee Mission School District by Sponsoring an Ad
Running an ad for your business or organization is a tremendous way to show your support of local schools. Your ad will reach more than 110,000 households in Shawnee Mission.

To purchase a sponsorship ad in the magazine, please e-mail our office at for more information.

Social Media
Stay up-to-the-minute on school district stories and news by liking or following the Shawnee Mission School District on a variety of platforms. Follow the Shawnee Mission School District on Facebook, TwitterInstagram, TikTok, and YouTube.

SMTV provides members of the community and beyond a look at Shawnee Mission schools through original programming and the broadcasts of Encounters: Shawnee Mission, graduations, sports events, and historic broadcasts of Categories.

You may find the SMTV original programming as follows:

Cablecast for Apple
Cablecast for Android

  • Spectrum channel 2 and 18
  • Everfast TV channel 18

These channels provide programs that highlight the students and staff of the Shawnee Mission School District and information about upcoming events.

Shawnee Mission programs can all be viewed here.


David A. Smith
Chief Communications Officer
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