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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...

An american flag flaps in the wind on a flagpole. Original public domain image from Wikimedia Commons
Rho Kappa Attends Veteran’s Luncheon
Addison Smith and Miranda Elgin November 18, 2022

Rho Kappa, the Social Studies National Honors Society, attended the American Legion veteran's luncheon on Friday to thank the veterans for their service. Rho Kappa usually hosts the veterans day panel, but this year they...

The Blood Drive Returns to Olathe West
The Blood Drive Returns to Olathe West
Annie Self and Bryce Mallory November 4, 2022

After two years of absence due to COVID-19, the blood drive returned to Olathe West on Wednesday. Each donation helps at least three people and can go towards anything needed by medical staff.  Senior StuCo Sohpie Struck...

Photo taken by Kayleigh Thompsons mother as the hurricane moved through their neighborhood.
Former Owls Brave Their First Hurricane As Hurricane Ian Reaches Florida
Addison Smith, Corinne Zieg, and Stella Brown October 20, 2022

Hurricane Ian, the infamous hurricane many have tracked since it hit Cuba and began a path to Florida, made landfall on Sept. 28 on the west coast of Florida. The storm was watched closely by many in preparation as it...

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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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...

Triple Threat: Girls Cross Country Wins Third State Championship
Triple Threat: Girls Cross Country Wins Third State Championship
Corinne Zieg and Caleb Chacon November 5, 2022

On Oct. 29, the girls Cross Country team made history yet again. Competing at Rim Rock Farm, they placed...

Lacrosse Season Begins in Olathe
Lacrosse Season Begins in Olathe
Addison Smith, Writer • April 5, 2022

Lacrosse is one of many unique sports, a competitive game consisting of long handled lacrosse sticks...

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Shop Small This Holiday Season
Shop Small This Holiday Season
Annie Self, Writer • November 18, 2022

With Black Friday coming up, everyone is aware of the big sales available. TVs on sale $50 off, and all...

Seven Things To Do During Thanksgiving Break
Seven Things To Do During Thanksgiving Break
Riley Cornell, Editor-in-Chief • November 8, 2022
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Coach Brad Ball, seen here in a huddle with the 2021-2022 varsity boys basketball team, is known for his compassionate coaching style.
Coaching Matters
Corinne Zieg, Writer • November 28, 2022

Recently, in the fall print issue, I talked about how student athletes deal with certain amounts of stress and pressure from their sports, which can be made worse by over-demanding...

Opinion: The Future of Classics
Opinion: The Future of Classics
Bryce Mallory, Writer • November 22, 2022
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