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Olathe’s Got Talent – April 20th

By Alexis | Co-Editor

The annual Olathe’s Got Talent event will showcase this area’s young talent in the areas of music (vocal and instrumental), dance, and variety (comedy, magic, etc.). Performers from second grade through their senior year in high school will have the chance to compete for more than $5,000 in scholarships during this year’s event. Olathe... »

Law enforcement and educators working together for safe schools and campuses

By Alexis | Co-Editor

    A joint task force has been created among the following school districts and law enforcement agencies: BLUE VALLEY SCHOOLS JOHNSON COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE JOHNSON COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE MIAMI COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE OLATHE POLICE DEPARTMENT OLATHE PUBLIC SCHOOLS OVERLAND PARK POLICE DEPARTMENT SHAWNEE MISSION SCHOOL DISTRICT Protecting the children in our communities is... »

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... »

Olathe Northwest: Little Ravens Cheerleading Clinic

By Alexis | Co-Editor

Who: Girls, Grades K-8 What: Girls grades K-8 will have the opportunity to learn cheers taught by the ONW Cheerleaders. They will learn cheers, chants, jumps and spiriting technique. “Little Ravens” will perform during Half Time of the Varsity Girls Basketball game on Tuesday, February 19, 2013. When: The clinic will be held on... »

Three Teachers Selected for Statewide Honors Programs

By Alexis | Co-Editor

"What you do as a teacher isn't just the academic part. There's the social and emotional part, their welfare," Ulmer said. "I think being a teacher gives me the opportunity to do all those things." »