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Three Students Get Perfect Scores at Kansas Thespian Festival
Three Students Get Perfect Scores at Kansas Thespian Festival
Caleb Chacon, Zach Darby, Stella Brown, and Addison Smith January 20, 2023

From Jan. 5-7, 43 students from the theatre department traveled to Wichita to participate in the Kansas Thespian Festival, which included workshops, live shows, college showcases, and the thespian competition. Of these students,...

World Cup Bracket Made by Students From West
World Cup Bracket Made by Students From West
Bryce Mallory and Annie Self December 14, 2022

With the globally recognized World Cup matches underway, brackets with a variety of different predicted tournament outcomes have been made and posted by the AP Spanish and Heritage Speakers class.  The FIFA World Cup...

NHS Holds Yearly Induction of New Students
NHS Holds Yearly Induction of New Students
Corinne Zieg and Caleb Chacon December 12, 2022

On Nov. 30, the National Honors Society held their annual induction ceremony for new members. The students who joined pledged to honor their service to both academics and their community. NHS works to both honor students...

Girls Cross Country Finishes Second at Regionals and Heads to Nationals
Girls Cross Country Finishes Second at Regionals and Heads to Nationals
Gracie Brown and Zach Darby November 18, 2022

The girls Cross Country team went to Heartland Regionals in South Dakota and placed second on Nov. 3. This team is the first Kansas girls team to qualify for Nike Cross Nationals in Portland. The girls will be heading to...

Theatre Prepares for First Musical of the Year, Freaky Friday
Theatre Prepares for First Musical of the Year, "Freaky Friday"
Zach Darby, Miranda Elgin, and Logan Kraft October 9, 2022

A disastrous wedding, a wild scavenger hunt, body swaps, and a magic hourglass; all of this and more...

Good Samaritans Fix Tire
Good Samaritans Fix Tire
Gracie Brown, Caleb Chacon, and Annie Self October 3, 2022

On Sept. 20, after watching an OW vs.ONW volleyball game, Rick Lees and his wife Linda encountered an...

Titus Deilmann came to Olathe West from Emsing, Germany as a foreign exchange student.
4,822 Miles From Home: Titus Deilmann’s Transfer to America
Bryce Mallory and Addison Smith September 23, 2022

Traveling 4,882 miles from Germany to the U.S. is a big change for a high school student which is something...

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Boys Swim and Dive is Ready to Take on Their Season
Boys Swim and Dive is Ready to Take on Their Season
Gracie Brown and Zach Darby December 7, 2022

Winter sports are starting up, and boys JV/Varsity swim and dive is starting their season. The team is...

Football Season Concludes; Players Reflect
Football Season Concludes; Players Reflect
Addison Smith and Miranda Elgin December 2, 2022

Football season ended Nov. 11 against Olathe Northwest, wrapping up the fall sports season. Even though...

Senior Spotlight: Fall Sports
Senior Spotlight: Fall Sports
Bryce Mallory and Annie Self November 14, 2022

Senior athletes share their personal experiences with their sports as they finish their final fall season...

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Netflixs New Show “Kaleidoscope” Allows For a Whole New Viewing Experience
Netflix's New Show “Kaleidoscope” Allows For a Whole New Viewing Experience
Gracie Brown, Writer • January 20, 2023

Have you ever wanted to control your viewing experience of a show or movie? Netflix's new show “Kaleidoscope”...

Holidays From Around The World
Holidays From Around The World
Miranda Elgin, Writer • December 22, 2022
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Tips and Tricks to Learn a New language
Tips and Tricks to Learn a New language
Miranda Elgin, Writer • January 20, 2023

As the world continues to become more connected, it’s starting to be more and more beneficial for someone to know more than one language. Though, learning a new language...

U.S. Service Academies
U.S. Service Academies
Bryce Mallory, Writer • January 20, 2023
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