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Olathe School District Board of Education Meeting — Monday, March 25

Olathe School District’s Board of Education met Monday evening, March 25. From a policy standpoint, the highlight of the agenda was unanimous approval of a resolution “authorizing and providing for the calling of a bond election in Unified School District No. 233, Johnson County, Kansas (Olathe) for the purpose of submitting to the qualified electors … Continue reading

Olathe Election Results: Voters Select Three School Board Members

Preliminary results are in from the Johnson County Election Office. Brent A. McCune is the newly elected member for Position 3 on Olathe School District’s Board of Education. Incumbents Amy Martin (Position 5) and Mike Poland (Position 6) ran without opposition to retain their seats.  ___________________________________________________ Read our Twitter feed for more education news from … Continue reading

Three Open Seats on Olathe School Board, Only One Contested

Voters in the Olathe School District will have one choice to make in the April general election. Two candidates are vying for one open seat, while two incumbents have re-filed and are running without opposition. Brent A. McCune and Carl Walston are competing for Position 3. The incumbents are Amy Martin (Position 5) and Mike Poland … Continue reading

March School Board Meetings — Week 1

Five local school boards met during the first week of March. Click on the hyperlinks for more information about each meeting. Kansas Olathe Turner Missouri Center Liberty Park Hill ___________________________________________________ Read our Twitter feed for more education news from local, regional and national sources: http://twitter.com/#!/JW_Martinez ___________________________________________________ Or you can sign up for a free subscription … Continue reading

Olathe School District Board of Education Meeting — Thursday, March 7

Olathe School District’s Board of Education met Thursday evening, March 7. From a policy standpoint, the highlights of their agenda were: A presentation by representatives of the Bond Task Force 2013. According to the agenda: The Board of Education authorized continued study of the District’s facility needs through the formation of a community and staff task … Continue reading

February School Board Meetings — Week 1

Four local school boards met during the first week of February. Click on the hyperlinks for more information about each meeting. Kansas Bonner Springs/Edwardsville Turner Olathe Missouri Liberty ___________________________________________________ Read our Twitter feed for more education news from local, regional and national sources: http://twitter.com/#!/JW_Martinez ___________________________________________________ Or you can sign up for a free subscription to … Continue reading

Olathe School District Board of Education Meeting — Thursday, Feb. 7

Olathe School District’s Board of Education met Thursday evening, Feb. 7. From a policy standpoint, the highlights of their agenda were: A report, Implementing Changes to the Nutrition Standards in the National School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs. According to the agenda: Improving child nutrition is the focal point of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010.  The … Continue reading

January School Board Meetings — Week 2

Eleven local school boards met during the second week of January. Click on the hyperlinks for more information about each meeting. Kansas Bonner Springs/Edwardsville — Routine responsibilities of governance Kansas City, Kansas Olathe Missouri Belton Blue Springs — routine responsibilities of governance Fort Osage Independence Kansas City — routine responsibilities of governance Liberty North Kansas City … Continue reading

Olathe School District Board of Education Meeting — Thursday, Jan. 10

Olathe School District’s Board of Education met Thursday evening, Jan. 10. From a policy standpoint, the highlights of their agenda were: Considered authorizing the sale of $11 million on school bond debt previously approved by voters but postponed the decision to next month. Heard an update on progress toward selling the district’s Mill Creek Center. … Continue reading

December School Board Meetings — Week 1

Four local school boards met during the first week of December. Kansas Olathe Highlights: Received an update on projects funded by the sale of school bond debt approved by voters. Some funds will be spent on air filters, asphalt, concrete and installation of carpet and tile. Received an update on plans to allow staff and … Continue reading

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