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South group takes stand against bullying, suicide

Everyone has a bad day once in a while. Sometimes those negative emotions surface in an argument with a friend, classmate or relative. On occasion a bad day leads to bullying others as a way to feel important. 432 more words

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ADHD topic for March 12 parent seminar

The Olathe Public Schools Special Services Site Council will host a free seminar for parents of students with special education needs. “ADHD and Executive Function: Being Successful in the Classroom” is the topic of the March 12 meeting which begins at 6:30 p.m. 78 more words

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March 5 school board meeting preview

The Olathe Board of Education will hear two presentations during its regular meeting starting at 6 p.m. Thursday, March 5 in the Education Center, 14160 Black Bob Road, Olathe. 195 more words

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Message from the fire department

Roughly two-thirds of home fire deaths occur in homes with no smoke alarms or no working smoke alarms, according to the National Fire Protection Association. A properly maintained smoke alarm significantly increases your chances of surviving a deadly home fire. 111 more words

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Olathe news briefs for the week of March 2

City Council
The Olathe City Council will meet Tuesday, March 3, at 7 p.m. in the Council Chamber at City Hall for a regular session. Regular sessions are broadcast live on  846 more words

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Is there nowhere that renewable power can't make an impact for the good?

You can imagine that when some brave soul first made the suggestion that they could put wind turbines on the Eiffel Tower it would have been greeted with either stony silence or total uproar. 274 more words

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It is counterproductive to make Afaan Oromo federal working language without political power

I have written and have pushed, and recently also read some articles written by Dr. Birhanemeskel​ Segni, to pressure the Ethiopian government to respect the socioeconomic and cultural rights of almost half of the Ethiopian population to get services in a language they understand. 760 more words

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