Moon shots inspire Olathe to change educational system

August 26, 2017 by  

The Kansas State Board of Education recently announced that public schools in seven districts throughout Kansas will be taking part in what it calls a “moon shot,” with the objective of changing the way education is handled in the state. [Read more]

Mahaffie offers summer fun

June 20, 2017 by  

The Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop & Farm in Olathe was, as the name implies, a stagecoach stop for passengers traveling on the Santa Fe Trail. The farm is now [Read more]

Parents give top marks to Olathe schools

May 19, 2017 by  

On May 4, at a regular meeting of the Olathe School District (OSD) board, officials released a survey that showed 94% of parents think the district is doing a [Read more]

Olathe wants to hear from its residents

April 18, 2017 by  

Olathe put a masterplan in place for its downtown in 2003, and is now asking for input from residents as to the improvements they would like to see in an updated plan.

Residents have an [Read more]

Olathe plans special event to celebrate Women’s History Month

March 24, 2017 by  

The history of American girls and women, and their lives and contributions will be celebrated with an upcoming special event at the Ernie Miller Nature Center in Olathe.

Titled ‘Daring American Women’, the event sees [Read more]

Olathe cemetery wins historic designation

February 15, 2017 by  

The Olathe Memorial Cemetery in Olathe, Kansas, has won a place on the National Register of Historic Places. The City of Olathe owns the site, which has been in use since 1865, and comprises 26 acres.

The cemetery won recognition for [Read more]

Olathe continues effort to revitalize downtown area

January 30, 2017 by  

During the last 10 years, Olathe officials have taken steps to revitalize the city’s downtown, and recently stepped up the effort by offering three properties it owns for sale.

On January 3, Olathe issued a [Read more]

Olathe schedules next Civic Academy

December 26, 2016 by  

Olathe residents who want to take an in-depth look at their government have a chance to do so when the next Olathe Civic Academy starts in a few weeks.

The Academy gives citizens a [Read more]

Phone repair shop opens in Olathe

November 16, 2016 by  

Phone Medic, which offers repair service for tablets, smartphones, and computers, and also buys and sells cellphones and phone accessories, has opened a new location in Olathe.

The store, which now occupies space in [Read more]

Principal gives tour of new Olathe high school

October 15, 2016 by  

Olathe’s new high school, Olathe West, will not open until next year, but Jay Novacek, the principal, gave a tour to Christa Dubill of 41 Action news.

According to Novacek, traditional ways of [Read more]

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