The Spring Hill Faculty District will open its fifth elementary university this drop.
Darcy Sly, a former elementary teacher of the 12 months in Spring Hill, is the principal of the new Dayton Creek Elementary College at 21120 W. 188th Terrace in Spring Hill. Sly has taught 1st through fourth grades and has been an assistant principal at three Spring Hill universities.
The school was financed by way of a 2018 bond challenge permitted by voters. A dedication and open household is scheduled for 6 p.m. July 28 at Dayton Creek, which will provide learners in kindergarten by means of fifth quality. Purple and navy are the faculty colours, and the Cavalier is the mascot.
Also on the horizon for Spring Hill is the district’s 3rd middle faculty, which will open in the tumble of 2023 in the vicinity of 191st Street and Ridgeview Road up coming to Wolf Creek Elementary College. In addition to the Spring Hill space, the district serves component of south Olathe and a modest portion of Overland Park.
Evening construction on I-35
Motorists have to have to be careful on Interstate 35 for the duration of the evening and right away hrs as crews restore the pavement on approximately 11 miles of the freeway from 95th Road in Johnson County to the Missouri condition line.
Be expecting nightly lane and ramp closures right up until late August at various spots. Construction hrs for the $1.2 million task are from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. Sundays by Fridays.
Olathe theater college student shines
Justin Cooley, a 2021 graduate of Olathe East Substantial Faculty, has gained a $3,000 scholarship from the Jimmy Awards, a national musical theater competitiveness hosted by the Broadway League.
Cooley was among the top rated four finalists for very best efficiency by an actor.
Liberty North Superior Faculty senior Ava Wolesky also won a $3,000 scholarship by inserting in the prime four for ideal overall performance by an actress.
Both capable for the Jimmy Awards soon after Starlight Theatre chose them as remarkable actor and actress in a lead job in Starlight’s Blue Star award method. In general, 72 nominees from across the place participated in the Jimmy Awards.
Cost-free admission days at arboretum
Aug. 3 is the subsequent free of charge admission day at the Overland Park Arboretum & Botanical Gardens, 8909 W. 179th St. off U.S. 69.
Other no cost admission days for the rest of 2021 are Sept. 7, Oct. 5, Oct. 9-10, Nov. 2 and Dec. 7.
Bookmark style and design contest
By means of Sept. 10, the Pals of Johnson County Library is accepting submissions for the organization’s once-a-year bookmark design and style contest. Entries can be submitted on the net or dropped at any of the 14 library branches.
Discover an entry kind and other facts at friendsofjcl.org. Artists contend by age group, and the 2021 winners will be announced in Oct.