District officials say one of the major reasons for the bond issue is to increase capacity for Olathe’s middle schools. Just under a third of the money — $46 million — would relieve Prairie Trail and Mission Trail middle schools by providing the funds to buy land and build a new middle school. Mission Trail, above, opened in 2010.
District officials say one of the major reasons for the bond issue is to increase capacity for Olathe’s middle schools. Just under a third of the money — $46 million — would relieve Prairie Trail and Mission Trail middle schools by providing the funds to buy land and build a new middle school. Mission Trail, above, opened in 2010. Keith Myers Star file photo
District officials say one of the major reasons for the bond issue is to increase capacity for Olathe’s middle schools. Just under a third of the money — $46 million — would relieve Prairie Trail and Mission Trail middle schools by providing the funds to buy land and build a new middle school. Mission Trail, above, opened in 2010. Keith Myers Star file photo

Ballots due June 7 in $156 million Olathe school bond election

May 27, 2016 11:42 AM