each comment to let us know of abusive posts. Be Nice. We'd love to hear eyewitness The site was so poorly cited that the institute removed the index within days, though it is still available through archive.org. Get an email notification whenever someone contributes to the discussion. Elementary students are already back in their classrooms on a full-time basis. Olathe middle school and high school students returned to the classroom in a hybrid format on Monday. The last vote, held two weeks ago, was surrounded by plenty of contention. According to a source who asked to remain anonymous for fear of retribution from the school district, teachers thought they were volunteering to attend a January 7 seminar on helping students deal with “fake news.” "Obviously the constitution here isn't just public health," Areola said. High school students, however, will follow a morning/afternoon hybrid schedule. At a meeting last week, Olathe’s school board voted to continue following the Johnson County health department’s new gating criteria, which was recently updated. The district announced Tuesday they will start older students on a hybrid schedule, effective Oct. 19. Threats of harming another racist or sexually-oriented language. The presentation was put together by two senior coordinators of the learning services divisions for the school, including the head of the district’s Library Media Services. Now the district has announced the new criteria, plus current COVID-19 data, puts Olathe schools in the “Yellow Zone,” making a hybrid schedule OK for secondary students. Be Proactive. -- President Trump and his campaign filed legal challenges in Michigan, Pennsylvania and Georgia a day after the election. 14160 Black Bob Road P.O. The district made the decision earlier this month with the support of the Johnson County Health Department. Share with Us. There are some big differences in the hybrid schedules for middle school and high school students. Group B will attend Tuesday/Thursday in week one and Monday/Wednesday/Friday in week two. According to a source who asked to remain anonymous for fear of retribution from the school district, teachers thought they were volunteering to attend a January 7 seminar on helping students deal with “fake news.” Instead, teachers were subjected to a presentation that was rife with political bias. In a letter to staff and families, the school district stated this does not affect students who chose learn remotely. The district didn’t respond to other questions, including: The following slide was taken from a Meet the Press show on NBC, accusing Fox News and others of intentionally distributing bad information. Olathe West High School is 1 of 5 high schools in the Olathe. or anything. Keep it Clean. Some Olathe students head back to class Monday full in-person, Price Chopper Tailgate Recipe of the Week, CAMPAIGN 2020 // Check Kansas and Missouri Election Results, Middle, high school Olathe students set to return to school with hybrid learning schedule, KCTV5 News Evening Update: November 4, 2020, Super Bowl MVP Patrick Mahomes, Kansas City Chiefs split cost to use Arrowhead Stadium as Election Day voting site, Baby, teen taken from KCK residence found safe in Missouri, Leavenworth County deputy killed in crash with bus, Eighth grader in Washington, Missouri dies from COVID-19, Man hospitalized after being shot on I-35 in Lenexa, Teacher asked students to post underwear pics online for homework, Missouri man brutally beat, held woman hostage after she complained about loud music, police say, Police: 1 dead, 2 injured after Sunday morning crash, Johnson County, Kansas voters choose to remove antiquated liquor law, WWI Museum defaced with anti-voting vandalism. In response to COVID-19, our district is offering two learning options for the 2020-2021 school year: in-person learning or remote learning. Board of Education Meeting, 8:00 AM Olathe Public Schools will bring back older kids with a hybrid learning schedule. The slide accurately notes that hate speech is protected, but what’s the message behind their statement that ‘freedom of speech is not a license to abuse.’  That can easily have a chilling effect on free speech. Yet, even the revered journalism institute stumbled in early 2019 with the release of an index of unreliable news sites. person will not be tolerated. each comment to let us know of abusive posts. Threats of harming another The website was sold to the Poynter Institute in 2018. The presenter was an Olathe school district employee according to Cody Kennedy, the communications and media manager for the Olathe School District.