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Fortnite Is Taking Over

Fortnite Is Taking Over

Peyton Carley

May 4, 2018


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I have no doubt that if you ask any person in America what the biggest craze of 2018 is, 9 out of 10 people will say it is Fortnite Battle Royale. Kids across America and even the world are obsessed with this game. Fortnite is free to download on PS4, X Box One, personal computers, and a few IOS devices....

Out With The Old, In With The New

Out With The Old, In With The New

Hannah Snakenberg and Dahlia Vang

April 23, 2018


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Video games have evolved for the past 66 years since the creation of the first video game: OXO, which was developed by British professor by the name of Alexander Sandy Douglas. It was released in 1952. Since the 1950’s, games have improved in quality and content. We noticed the sudden change in ga...

The Making of a Play

The Making of a Play

Jack Miller and Jacob Keenan

March 5, 2018


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The first winter play "Almost, Maine" was performed in the Flex Theater from Feb. 16-18. The play was two acts that featured multiple comedic love stories. There were many different people and roles that go into making a play a reality. One of those people was sophomore Peyton Falen who was a student ...

Behind-The-Scenes Look: The Dance Team Prepares for Competition

Behind-The-Scenes Look: The Dance Team Prepares for Competition

Dahlia Vang and Hannah Snakenberg

January 30, 2018


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The Olathe West Dance Team attended the Lee’s Summit North Dance Invitational last Saturday, Jan. 20. It was their second, and final competition of the year. Just over a month earlier, the dance team attended the Kansas City Classic at Liberty High School. At both competitions, they placed fourth...

Behind-The-Scenes Look: Olathe West’s First Musical, Cinderella

Behind-The-Scenes Look: Olathe West’s First Musical, Cinderella

Dahlia Vang, Staff Writer

November 7, 2017


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Olathe West’s first musical, Cinderella had its first showing on Nov. 10 and 11. Cinderella was chosen as the first musical for Olathe West because of its classic, family, friendly piece.  “I knew I wanted to do a classic, family, friendly piece. To get the whole community involved. I didn...

First Band Concert Brings Excitement and Supports Environment

First Band Concert Brings Excitement and Supports Environment

Dahlia Vang and Jacob Keenan

October 29, 2017


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Olathe West Band performed their first fall concert on Oct. 24. With weeks of preparation put into the concert, the outcome of the concert was phenomenal. Concert, jazz, symphonic, and marching band performed many different pieces of music.  The concert started at 7:00 pm and was held in the auditorium. "It’s a beautiful space, and it sounds wonderfu...

The Fall Orchestra Concert

Jack Miller and Hannah Snakenberg

October 28, 2017


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The Fall Orchestra Concert was on Thursday, October 26. There were performances by the freshman, concert, and chamber orchestra. Students practiced in and out of class to prepare for the concert.  "We do in-class rehearsals every single day and then you take your instrument home whenever and practice by yourself," said sophomore Oli...

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