Performing Arts Department

  • Students enrolled in performing arts classes will develop skills in performace and artistic expression. They will engage in activities that build self-confidence, promote interactions with others and an appreciation of the arts. Through guided enrollment, all high school students have the opportunity to access advanced performance groups through the audition process.

Carol Lowman

Phone: 913-780-7180

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Degrees and Certifications:

Band Director

Bachelor of Music Education - University of Kansas

Master of Music Education - University of Kansas

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Kimberly Michaelis

Phone: 913-780-7180

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Degrees and Certifications:

Orchestra Director

Bachelor of Music Education, MidAmerica Nazarene University

Bachelor of Music, MidAmerica Nazarene University

Master of Music Education, University of Missouri - Kansas City

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Alisha Morris

Phone: 913-780-7180

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Degrees and Certifications:

Theatre / Drama

BSE Speech and Theatre Education, University of Central Missouri

MA in Theatre Studies, University of Houston

National Board Certified Teacher

Director of Theatre

Drama Club Sponsor

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Laura VanLeeuwen

Phone: 913-780-7180

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Degrees and Certifications:

Performing Arts Department Chair / Vocal Music

Bachelor of Music - (Vocal Performance) Wichita State University

Bachelor of Music Education - University of Missouri - Kansas City

Master of Music - (Vocal Performance) University of Missouri - Kansas City

Master of Music - Choral Conducting - University of Missouri - Kansas City

John Wickersham

Phone: 913-780-7180

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Degrees and Certifications:

Assistant Band Director

Bachelor of Music Education, University of Kansas

Master of Music Education, University of Kansas

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