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BIZ SPOTLIGHT: Annie’s Barn

By Alexis | Co-Editor

We are constantly on the hunt for cool stuff, eclectic ware for our home. I love mixing textures, colors, styles and eras. We have frequented many vintage sales around town looking for those unique finds that only a keen picker can find and transform. Recently I ran across a really cool chick, LeAnne, from... »

Battle of the Books at Arbor Creek Elementary

By Alexis | Co-Editor

Battle of the Books has been an Olathe School District tradition since 1997 and it continues to challenge students’ reading comprehension and retention skills. More than 120 teams of fourth- and fifth-graders from 18 elementary schools are working together to read all 20 books on this year’s reading list. More than 715 students received... »

Brookwood celebrates Governors Achievement Award

By Alexis | Co-Editor

Students and staff could not hide their Brookwood pride last Friday. Everyone at the elementary school gathered to officially celebrate having been named a recipient of the Governor’s Achievement Award.  Brookwood is among only 42 elementary schools in the entire state were given this honor in 2012. Principal Teddi Pendland kicked off the celebration... »

SM West Holds Relay for Life

By Alexis | Co-Editor

The Shawnee Mission West community gathered together on a recent Friday night to fight against cancer and honor those whose lives it has touched at the school’s Relay for Life. Working together in teams, the Vikings raised funds and walked and ran together on their school track, remembering those who deal with cancer everyday.... »

Basement Inpiration

By Alexis | Co-Editor

As the trees turn beautiful colors and the temperatures begin to lower, we Johnson County folk know that Fall has arrived. For most of you families, if you are anything like mine, that means more time inside! As many of you would, I’ve taken to Pinterest to find some inspiration for our basement. It... »

Spinach Festival 2012 Pics

By Alexis | Co-Editor

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6th Annual Overland Park Farmstead Stampede

By Alexis | Co-Editor

The 6th Annual Farmstead Stampede OP 5K was held August 11, 2012 at Deanna Rose Children’s Farmstead. This competitive and non-competitive race, using CHIP timing, started and ended at the Deanna Rose Children’s Farmstead, 138th and Switzer. The route used a portion of the Overland Park trail system that winds around St. Andrews Golf... »