KC SuperStar 2017 Auditions posted on March 27th, 2017
Kansas City’s own version of “The Voice” – KC SuperStar – will hold preliminary auditions this Wednesday, March 29, 4-8:30 and Sunday, April 2 (1-5 p.m.) in the search to find our town’s top high school singer. Auditions are at the Jewish Community Campus, 5801 W. 115th St. in Overland Park. The competition is open to any area high school singer. The top prize is a $10,000 scholarship with additional prizes for other finalists.
Youth Tech – Summer 2017 posted on March 24th, 2017
Easter Egg Hunt posted on March 23rd, 2017
2017 OE Hawks Summer Camps posted on March 22nd, 2017
Students who attend Olathe East feeder schools are invited to attend a wide variety of summer sports camps hosted at Olathe East. For boys: baseball, basketball, distance, football, soccer, tennis track & field/speed, and wrestling. For girls: basketball, distance, gymnastics, soccer, softball, track & field/speed, and volleyball.
2017 Garmin Munchkin Marathon and Family Run posted on March 20th, 2017
The Olathe Chamber of Commerce is hosting the 2017 Garmin Marathon Munchkin Marathon & Family Run Saturday, April 22. Children Kindergarten – 8th grade may compete in their own mini-marathon for FREE. Kids will “train” by logging 25 miles of walking or running independently in the months leading up to the race, then run the final 1.2 miles on race day. Each registered Munchkin receives a race number, t-shirt, goodies bag and a medal.
TOPSoccer – Spring 2017 posted on March 20th, 2017
704 Blue Run posted on March 14th, 2017
The Olathe Police Foundation is organizing a 7.04 miles/5K run in memory of Officer Michael Kern Saturday, May 20 at the College Church of the Nazarene. 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.
Clay and Art Classes for Children – Summer 2017 posted on March 14th, 2017
School Grants for Healthy Kids – Grant opportunity posted on March 9th, 2017
Are you looking for funding to support school physical activity projects and nutrition initiatives for this school year? Action for Healthy Kids is now accepting School Grants for Healthy Kids applications from state schools with active parents and PTAs for the 2017-18 school year. Funding can be used to support initiatives such as: recess, play space/gymnasium refurbishing, physical education equipment, classroom physical activity breaks, nutrition education, school gardens, healthy celebrations and more! Deadline: April 7, 2017
- Grant goal is to fund PTA or other parent groups
- Schools must have a physical activity and nutrition component.
- Here is a copy of the grant application: Game On grant paper application.
- Additional details are available here: http://www.actionforhealthykids.org/tools-for-schools/apply-for-grants and the online school grant portal for submission is here:https://afhkschoolportal.force.com/
- $1000 per school, Goal: Fund 5+ KS schools
- Target areas: Olathe, KS (but we’ll fund schools outside of this area statewide in KS as well)
Contact Stephanie Ekoniak at email@example.com with questions or for more information.
Got Talent – Lee’s Summit CARES posted on February 28th, 2017
Summer Youth Enrichment Program 2017 – JCCC posted on February 23rd, 2017
Growing Up Gifted-Meeting Our Kids Social-Emotional Needs at Home and School posted on February 6th, 2017
Heartland Camps 2017 posted on February 2nd, 2017
Coach Rocky Lamar’s Fundamentally Driven Basketball Camp 2017 posted on January 30th, 2017
Camp Wood YMCA 2017 posted on January 25th, 2017
Experience a summer like no other… a myriad of camp experiences are in store at Camp Wood YMCA, Elmdale KS. Choose your camp adventure… Traditional, Mini-camp, Horse camp, Top Chef camp, Discoveries of the Mind, Ropes and Rocks, Drama, Skateboard, Campers VS Wild, Paintball, and Construction. Options for teens include… Teen Camp, Paddle and Climb Trip Camp, Inside Out (leadership camp), LIT (leaders in training), CIT (counselor in training), WIT (wrangler in training) or volunteers. In addition, families can schedule a weekend camp and Camp Wood YMCA offers a beautiful setting for group gatherings.
Noah’s Crown Town 5K posted on January 19th, 2017
The 2nd Annual Noah’s Crown Town 5K is Saturday, April 29 at Corporate Woods in Overland Park. Agape Montessori School and the family of Noah Wilson, an Olathe student who passed away from his struggle with cancer, are partnering to organize this annual event. Members of the Kansas City Royals will be present.