General Notice
  • Multitudes of opportunities, camps and clinics are available within the district and throughout the community and region. The District supports and encourages activities that promote development for our students. In lieu of paper distributions, all information is provided in this centralized location and accessible to patrons and students for participation at their discretion. The District bears no responsibility as to the accuracy of the information and inclusion does not constitute an endorsement of the activity.
  • Recent Posts

    Parents of Gifted Students posted on March 19th, 2019

    Olathe Quest Connection and Blue Valley Parent Advocates for Gifted Education invite you to an evening of questions and answers, stories and anecdotes, adventures and exploits with a panel of Olathe and Blue Valley parents who are ready to share their home runs and strike outs in raising gifted children.  This is a free event Thursday, April 11, 7-8:30 p.m. at the Hilltop Campus Conference Center, 7700 W. 143rd St. Overland Park. 

    Olathe Police Foundation 704 Blue Run posted on March 8th, 2019

    In January of 2015, the Olathe Police Department’s Officer Michael Kern, radio number 704, passed away from a fatal heart attack while preparing for a Presidential escort.  In his memory the annual 704 Blue Run began and is a tribute to his service and all Olathe officers that have been tragically lost.  This event takes place April 27 on the Indian Creek paved trails and offers a unique distance of 7.04 miles as well as a 5K run/walk.  The 704 Blue Run is a family oriented fun event with the purpose of raising funds to establish college scholarships for Olathe Police Department families. 

    Parent Mental Health Seminar: Suicide the Ripple Effect posted on February 21st, 2019

    Parents and district patrons are invited to attend the district’s final Parent Mental Health Seminar on Tuesday, April 2, 7 p.m. at Prairie Trail Middle School.  This is a free event.  No RSVP is needed.  No child care is provided. 

    Summer Day Camp – Champions Special Ministries posted on February 21st, 2019

    Join us for a fun-filled summer day camp for kids (ages 6+) and adults with intellectual, developmental or physical disabilities.  July 8-12, Community Covenant Church, Lenexa. 

    My Free Taxes – United Way of Greater Kansas City posted on February 19th, 2019

    United way of Greater Kansas City is partnering with H&R Block to offer My Free Taxes, an income tax e-filing system free for households that make $66,000 or less.  The IRS-certified and secure service offers free filing for federal and up to three state returns. 

    Summer Art Camp 2019 – Northwest Ravens posted on February 19th, 2019

    Elementary (gr. 3-5) and Middle School students (gr. 6-8) are invited to Olathe Northwest’s Summer Art Camp 2019 June 10-13.  Each camper will receive a t-shirt to personalize, daily snack, and an armload of amazing artwork.  Campers will experience different art processes including painting, photography, ceramics and more! 

    Maguire Gilner Angel Day 5K Run/Walk posted on February 6th, 2019

    We invite you to join us for a special event on Saturday, May 4, 2019 at Frontier Park in Olathe.  The 7th Annual Maguire Gilner Angel Day 5K Run/Walk is an event that honors Maguire Gilner and his brother Titus, as well as all babies/children who left this world way too early.  This is a family event with music, food, activities for the kids, shopping, a Tot Trot, bake sale, silent auction, and much more.  Proceeds from the day benefit the Maguire Davis Gilner Foundation, which helps local families purchase headstones for babies and children. 

    2019 Summer Youth Enrichment Program – JCCC posted on February 5th, 2019

    Students entering grades 6-12 can choose from a wide ranging selection of enrichment opportunities this summer at Johnson County Community College. 

    Jadon’s Hope Foundation Bug Run 2019 posted on January 29th, 2019

    The 7th Annual Jadon’s Hope Bug Run/Walk is on a quest to find a cure for Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA).  Jadon, a 4th grade student at Rolling Ridge Elementary, has lived with SMA since birth.  Jadon’s HOPE Foundation strives to promote educational awareness and fund research for Spinal Muscular Atrophy, the #1 genetic killer of infants under the age of two.  The Foundation also provides support for families affected by terminal childhood diseases.  This year’s 5K/10K and Bitty Bug Dash is March 30.  

    Camp Wood YMCA 2019 posted on January 24th, 2019

    Camp Wood YMCA offers day and residential summer camps, year-round outdoor education, and event hosting.  Programs are guided by a commitment to youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility.  Choose your adventure… traditional camp, mini-camp, horse camp, top camp chef, drama, skateboard, paintball, and construction.  Additional choices for teens include Teen Camp, Paddle and Climb Trip, Inside Out (leadership camp), LIT (Leaders-In-Training), CIT (Counselor-In-Training), and WIT (Wrangler-In-Training).  Beyond summer camp opportunities include Family Camp, overnight stays for school groups, retreats and reunions.  Discounts and scholarships are available for military families.