Voters approve Olathe bond election

Olathe School District patrons have approved a $244.8 million mail-in bond election by 77 percent of the vote, according to Johnson County Election Office officials.

To view the election results, click here.

The bond proposal will touch every school in the district. Major projects of this bond election include:

  • The building of a fifth high school;
  • The building of a 36th elementary;
  • Various safety and security projects;
  • ncreased student access to technology; and
  • Vital improvements to the district’s facilities.

“We are very pleased that the needs of our students, for quality learning spaces, will be addressed for many years to come,” Superintendent Marlin Berry said. “A special thanks to all those who played a role on the Bond Task Force, our school board members, staff and patrons who visited with friends and neighbors, and took the time to become informed on the issues and participate in the election process.”

“We feel very fortunate to partner with a community that is so supportive of its schools and plays such a significant role in preparing students for their future,” Olathe School Board President Amy Martin said.

Additional information, including a project list, can be found by going to: www.olatheschools.com/bond2013.

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