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The Student News Site of Olathe West High School

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The Student News Site of Olathe West High School

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AP teachers give students work to prepare for their exams.
AP Exams Have Started
Avery Mathieu, Writer • May 13, 2024

Exams for students in AP classes have begun, starting on Monday, May 6 and taking place through May 17. AP exams are an optional test for any students in an AP class. In the fall, students in AP classes can choose to...

TSA heads to nationals in Florida on June 26-30.
Tech Students Set to Advance to Nationals
Logan Kraft, Writer • April 23, 2024

TSA, a national organization that allows students to grow themselves through leadership, business and technology skills, recently competed at State in Salina from March 27-29. Kevin Hulsen, the TSA sponsor shares how many...

CBR students pose with their medals after the Job Olympics competition.
CBR Students Take Second Place at Job Olympics
Reece Young, Writer • April 22, 2024

The IPS crew traveled to Johnson County Community College to compete in the Job Olympics on March 28 and placed second in this competition, along with many individuals receiving medals. This competition focuses on the employability...

Students taking their oath during the world language honor society induction.
Students Inducted into World Language Honor Societies
Avery Mathieu, Writer • April 4, 2024

On Thursday, March 25, the world languages department had the first annual induction into its honor societies. Last year German teacher Courtney Frets created an honor society, Delta Epsilon Phi, for students in the...

Seniors Liam McKinley and Alex Stone pose next to their presentation on Exhibition Night in Green Tech.
Exhibition Night Returns to Olathe West
Reece Young, Writer • May 13, 2024

Almost every spring, classes around the school gather to present what they have been doing throughout...

Math teacher Jacob Johnson and senior Tristen Carrin share a love of fishing.
Fishing for a Connection
Logan Kraft, Writer • May 9, 2024

The new fishing club meets twice every month during A.I. to talk about tackle, knots, strategies and...

The StuCo 2023-24 staff poses for a group photo in the hallway.
2024-2025 New Stuco Staff
Maya Gee, Writer • May 6, 2024

 After many weeks of campaigning and a student vote on Friday, March 29, a new StuCo executive board...

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The girls basketball team poses for a group photo in the team room.
New Varsity Head Coach For Girls Basketball
Maya Gee, Writer • May 8, 2024

The team room filled with cheers and excitement from the girls basketball team as the announcement of...

Junior Ty Miller pitching during the varsity game against Shawnee Mission-East on April 4.
Baseball is First in State
Avery Mathieu, Writer • May 2, 2024

The baseball team is a couple months into the season and is currently ranked number one in the state...

Freshman Celise Kellepouris, at bat during the varsity Jamboree against Shawnee Mission West.
Softball Season Startup
Avery Mathieu, Writer • March 29, 2024

With the first game on March 22, the softball team has begun their season as the returning state champions. As...

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Baby Reindeer captivates audience with its heartbreaking story.
The Heartbreaking True Story: “Baby Reindeer”
Avery Mathieu, Writer • May 14, 2024

The new Netflix series “Baby Reindeer” made its debut on April 11. The limited series show is one...

Taylor Swift performs Mastermind during night two in Kansas City.
The Eras Tour Is Back… With Changes
Bryce Mallory, Editor-in-Chief • May 13, 2024
Some of the best bookstores in KC are the ones you may not think of.
Buying Books In KC
Bryce Mallory, Editor-in-Chief • March 25, 2024
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Trends dont define you -- you get to define your own style.
Now Trending: Be You
Avery Mathieu, Writer • April 18, 2024

Summer 2024 has been declared as the “Tankini Girl Summer.”  The tankini girl summer is a trend where some girls on TikTok have decided to wear tankinis this summer...

Assassins is a game played by upperclassmen during the spring semester where students have targets to eliminate using water guns.
Assassins: A Fun Game or Insane?
Addison Smith, Online Editor • March 4, 2024
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