Category Archives: CHILDREN AND YOUTH

Voiceless Inmates Find Healing through Writing

Johnson County Library Program Gives a Voice to Incarcerated Writers

Kansas City Star   March 12, 2018

‘Voiceless’ Inmates Find Healing Through Poetry Program

U.S. News and World Report, March 16, 2018


Rube Goldberg Machines Pour on the Cereal and Fun

Rube Goldberg’s Machines and Humor Live On in Student Competition

March 10, 2018

Cameron Jones: National Prudential Award Winner

Olathe Northwest Tragedy Sparks High School Student’s to Prevent Suicide

March 8, 2018

Emma’s Place: A Place for Those with Special Needs

Emma’s Place, Special Needs Daycare, Opens

March 3, 2018

Pageant Winner Has Eyes on Serving Others

Avery Beavers, Miss Missouri Teen, Has a Heart for Service

February 22, 2018

Youth Volunteers Win National Awards

Prudential Volunteer Awards Recognize Local Youth

February 22, 2018

Lowrider Club Builds More than Bikes

Olathe North’s Knights of the Lowriders

March 1, 2018

Good Neighbors, Stronger Communities

Ray-Pec and Belton Come Together to Make Their Communities Stronger and Better


Martial Arts: Come One, Come All!

Martial Arts Brightens the Lives of Special Needs Students

February 13, 2018

Dogs Rock at Local High Schools

Therapy Dogs Make the World Go Round at Local High Schools