NEWS

HS Options: Please view the link to the Power Point used at the Middle School Presentations.  The information will discuss three HS options of 21st Century Academies, OATC 2-Year CTE Programs, and CTE pathways.
PowerPoint presentation w/notes PDF format
Spanish version of PowerPoint presentation

21st Century Application Dates

January
Ongoing – 21st Century Academies Interviews
January 14th – Academy Invitation notification placed in US mail after 3:30pm
January 15th – Academy Invitation notification sent via email to both students and parents after 3:30pm
January 28-29 – Counselors visit Middle schools for enrollment
January 30th – 8th grade HS transition day – students visit their HS during school day

February
February 7th – 8th Grade Enrollment finalized

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August
21st Century Academy Draft Application Available

September & October
High School Options Presentations to the 8th grade students during the day
High School Options Presentations to the 8th grade parents during the evening – any parent can attend any schools evening presentation.

October 23rd – 8th Grade Career Expo – all day
October 24th – 21st Century Application link goes live at 8am  -interviews begin being scheduled

November
Ongoing – 21st Century Academies Interviews
November 1st – Program Planning Guide delivered to schools and available online
November 30th  – 21st Century Applications closes at 10pm
The deadline has been extended one week.

December
Ongoing – 21st Century Academies Interviews
December 7th – 21st Century Applications closes at 10pm

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21st Century Academies Open Houses

Open houses have concluded.

“High School Options” Presentations – Middle School Parents

Evening presentations have concluded.

The Career Expo at JCCC was on October 23rd

Students should have brought home a bag with information collected at the event.

 

EVENTS

The Application season has concluded

If you are new to the district or missed information about the academies, please contact your middle school counselor or the 21st Century Academies office.  There are a few of the academies that still have some room for applicants.

Notifications

Email notifications will be sent out after school Tuesday, Jan 15th.  Please be patient for them to arrive to your inbox.  Please check your spam/junk folders.

Invitations should have a response to the academy email of Accept or Decline by Friday, Jan 18th.
Wait-list students may receive an invitation within the next few weeks and will need to respond with Accept or Decline as soon as possible.  If not, there were not enough declines to prompt an invitation.

Please contact the 21st Century Academies Office with questions:
21century@olatheschools.org
913-780-8175

21st Century Academies Coordinator: Angela Epps
21century@olatheschools.org
913-780-8175