Fourth Fridays are back. The monthly celebration of downtown Olathe returns for its third year and the entertainment, live music, retail, and food planned for this year promises to attract more people than ever before.
Robin Winner, executive director of Synergy, cites “their overt commitment to interjecting the importance of being kind into every aspect of the school.” Olathe school does kindness in big and everyday ways.
Voters will be asked whether the sales tax should be increased by a quarter of a cent for 10 years to raise money to tear down the existing courthouse in downtown Olathe and replace it with a new building just across Santa Fe Street to the north.
If you’ve found yourself crawling along in slow, congested traffic on Santa Fe, just east of Interstate 35 in Olathe, city officials have noticed. But don’t expect the orange traffic cones to go up just yet.
Runners taking the marathon journey on this year’s Garmin Marathon today will get a new view. The annual Oz-themed race will travel on a different course than in previous years, going through parts of Olathe, Lenexa and Shawnee.
Olathe superintendent Marlin Berry will be leaving to lead Rogers Public Schools in northwest Arkansas. The Olathe school board accepted Berry’s resignation Thursday night. Olathe is the second biggest district in the state and the largest in the Kansas City area.
Walking into a tradeshow, attendees are immediately confronted by large exhibits and signage letting them know who is displaying their goods and services. Providing those large displays has been the bread and butter for Olathe-based Skyline E3.
He will leave Olathe Northwest at the end of this school year, preparing for opening the new school in 2017. Putting people first, especially his students, is at the heart of Novacek’s educational philosophy.