Olathe School District shares update on new alert system

OLATHE, Kan. — The Olathe Public Schools board will get an update on its CrisisAlert system Thursday that was implemented last year after a shootin...

January 15, 2023
5:26 AM

OLATHE, Kan. — The Olathe Public Schools board will get an update on its CrisisAlert system Thursday that was implemented last year after a shooting at Olathe East High School. New badges that all employees wear, along with their ID badge, allow them to report problems like a possible active shooter or behavior issues. Olathe was the first district to implement CrisisAlert in the Kansas City area. 'There certainly was a learning curve for some buildings in terms of what constitutes a crisis or classroom disruption,' Assistant Superintendent of Middle School Education Dr.

Tia Johnson