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Olathe Public Schools Changes Graduation Requirements
Olathe Public Schools Changes Graduation Requirements
Avery Mathieu, Writer • February 20, 2024

Recently, the Olathe School District changed the graduation requirements for the incoming freshmen. Starting in the fall of the 2024-25 school year, freshmen will have different requirements for classes they must take to...

Chiefs Return to the  2024 Super Bowl
Chiefs Return to the 2024 Super Bowl
Maya Gee, Writer • February 13, 2024

After winning the Super Bowl on Sunday to make for back-to-back wins and the third win in five years, excitement is high for Kansas City Chiefs fans.  The Chiefs played against the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday in Las...

Librarian Esther Myers sings and plays Breakaway on the guitar by Kelly Clarkson.
School Library Holds “Cafe Owle” Event With Live Performances
Addison Smith, Online Editor • February 9, 2024

  The Olathe West Library held their annual "Cafe Owle" event Feb. 5 that featured live entertainment by several students, as well as staff members.  “I just love that coffee shop feel where people could just...

Olathe West theater students take a bus together for the drive to Wichita for the Kansas Thespian Festival.
Olathe West Theatre Returns to the Annual Kansas Thespian Festival
Bryce Mallory, Editor-in-Chief • January 17, 2024

A group of Olathe West theater students attended the annual Kansas Thespian Festival, or KTF, held January 4-6 at the Hyatt Regency Wichita and Century II Performing Arts and Convention Center. The Kansas Thespian Festival...

Aubrey May performs on stage at Spinning Tree theatre. (Nicole McCroskey)
Disabled, Not Unable
Addison Smith, Online Editor • January 17, 2024

  The stage is a place for people to shine, to perform and showcase talent. But it’s also one...

Senior Theodore Borge from Norway, comes to Kansas to explore life in America.
Goodbye Norway, Hallo America
Logan Kraft, Writer • November 27, 2023

  The opportunities of living abroad are never-ending. Joining a new family, learning a new language,...

German foreign exchange students visit Mahaffie Farmstead accompanied by Mayor of Olathe, John Bacon.
From Germany to America
Bryce Mallory, Editor-in-Chief • November 9, 2023

Studying abroad, no matter where you go, provides a unique learning experience for many people involved....

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Sports rivalries bring lots of energy as well as emotion especially against our next basketball game against Olathe North West.
The Significance of Sports Rivalries
Logan Kraft, Writer • January 17, 2024

The rivalry basketball game against Olathe Northwest on Friday, Jan. 12 begs the question, how important...

Sisters Hannah and Lexi Cooley have the opportunity this year to spend their Olathe West basketball season together.
Sisters on the Court
Reece Young, Writer • December 11, 2023

This girls varsity basketball season, two sisters, senior Hannah Cooley and sophomore Lexi Cooley, are...

Sophomore Connor Tracy during the wrestling meet against Basehor-Linwood on November 29.
A Preview of Winter Sports
Avery Mathieu, Writer • December 7, 2023

Girls Basketball Sophomore Lexi Cooley played both JV and varsity basketball last year, and said that...

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Archers Voice has captivated readers, and it is no surprise why.
“Archer's Voice”: A Beautiful Love Story
Bryce Mallory, Editor-in-Chief • February 13, 2024

“Archer’s Voice” by Mia Sheridan was one of the most soul gripping romances I have ever had the...

Highlights From Golden Globes 2024
Highlights From Golden Globes 2024
Reece Young, Writer • February 12, 2024
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Olathe school start times are changing for the 2024-2025 school season. This could potentially cause problems for kids sleep schedule and being to school on time.
Start Time Changes Cause More Problems Than They Solve
Maya Gee, Writer • February 22, 2024

The Olathe school district has officially changed school start and end times for all schools, which will begin next school year. The changes are a result of adapting to a...

Christmas is the perfect time to make some delicious and festive holiday treats.
The Top 10 Best Christmas Treats
Maya Gee, Writer • December 17, 2023
Illustration of three of Colleen Hoovers most popular books, Verity, Ugly Love, and It Ends With Us.
Colleen Hoover is Overrated
Avery Mathieu, Writer • December 15, 2023
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