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Contracts and Work Agreements updated With the USD 231 Board of Education’s December ratification of the new negotiated agreement and approval of raises, all returning staff were in need of updated contracts or work agreements...

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Tiny Tykes Soccer begins soon at NCF

Introducing young children to the concepts of soccer in a fun, interactive, and relaxed physical environment are the goals of four soccer classes being offered by the Johnson County Park and Recreation District beginning in...

I learn the hard way… so you don’t have too

Dorothy Rosby Contributing columnist I’m proud to say I’ve developed a technique for putting in eye drops during the night without turning on the lights. Lucky for me, it doesn’t work very well. One night recently, I woke up...

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USD 231 Briefs

Contracts and Work Agreements updated With the USD 231 Board of Education’s December ratification of the new negotiated agreement and approval of raises, all returning staff were in need of updated contracts or work agreements...

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Oltman named Kansas director of SEDC

The Southern Economic Development Council (SEDC), the oldest and largest regional economic development association in North America, has announced James Oltman as the Kansas director to serve on the SEDC Board of Directors. “As...

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USD 231 Spelling Bee winners advance

Spelling Bee sponsors Mrs. Berg, Mrs. Bobki and Mrs. Hawkins worked together this year to have a virtual school spelling bee at each middle school. Trail Ridge Middle School had one round of action with fifth grader De’Angelo...

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Kathryn Louise Walters

Kathryn Louise Walters JULY 6, 1933  DECEMBER 31, 2020 Kathryn Walters died December 31, 2020 in Gresham, OR. She was born Kathryn Louise Taylor on June 6, 1933 and raised in Westmoreland, KS. She graduated from Westmoreland...

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Clearing snow

USD 231 district employees worked almost 90 man-hours over the New Year’s weekend removing snow....

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21st annual Olathe MLK Jr. celebration

Olatheans and residents throughout the Greater Kansas City area are invited to join Olathe’s Human Relations Commission (OHRC) to celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., at 12 p.m. on Jan. 17. The annual Martin...

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