Posted on December 20, 2016 by Chuck Kurtz
Olathe East Singers Win Radio Station Contest
The Olathe East High School Madrigal Singers won $5,000 in the recent 99.7 The Point Christmas Choir Competition.
Director of Choral Activities Susan Scheibler recorded her singers performing the Pentatonix version of “Mary, Did You Know?” and submitted it to the radio station’s contest in November. A panel of judges reviewed all of the entries and chose the top eight recordings to play on the air for a week. Listeners and supporters of those schools texted in their votes, which were combined with the judges’ votes. Continue reading
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Posted on April 30, 2015 by Chuck Kurtz
Olathe North High School Senior Earns Scholarship
Olathe North High School senior Rigel Bales-Woods received the Congress-Bundestag Vocational Youth Exchange Scholarship.
He is one of 25 high school graduates from across the United States who will be going to Germany for a gap year to participate in a vocational study program. The Congress-Bundestag Vocational Scholarship provides an opportunity for U.S. high school graduates who have undertaken vocational training to spend a year abroad pursuing their vocational interests. Continue reading
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