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Top 10 Christmas Wish List

Top 10 Christmas Wish List

Riley Keiter and Abi Cantu

December 23, 2018


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  Over the course of about a month, interviews of 100 people were taken at Olathe West. There were 25 randomly selected individuals each grade who each gave answers to the following question: “If you could have anything, anything, for Christmas, what would it be?”. The answers were writte...

Social Media Cleanse

Social Media Cleanse

December 21, 2018


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The whole point of Social Media used to be to share parts of our lives and stay more connected with one another. But lately, it has morphed into something uglier. Studies have shown that it decreases your self-confidence and makes you envious of other peoples lives. Social Media is also really good at ...

How to Start Winter Break off on the Right Foot

How to Start Winter Break off on the Right Foot

December 19, 2018


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We all know and love finals. The most stressful week of our semester. After so many hours studying and preparing for finals we are definitely ready for winter break. Winter break is time to hang out with your friends and family, especially after that stressful few days of finals. Here are five things...

Top 10 Places to Buy Your Next Homecoming Dress

Top 10 Places to Buy Your Next Homecoming Dress

Caché Goracke, Writer

October 7, 2018


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As you know, Homecoming is now in the past, and all the work and effort people put into getting ready is over. Now, the pictures of girls in their elegant dresses are all over Instagram and you’ve probably seen more than a few. That’s why 100 people were asked where they chose to buy their perfect...

Hit or Miss: Students React to Spring Formal

Hit or Miss: Students React to Spring Formal

Hannah Snakenberg and Dahlia Vang

May 7, 2018


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Spring Formal was held on April 21 and all grade levels were invited to attend the dance. The theme for the formal was Garden Gala. The Junior Committee and Student Council members coordinated and decorated the dance. Many students had varying opinions on Spring Formal.   “I really liked how it was set up--the fl...

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...

Finding the Job for You

Finding the Job for You

Jack Miller and Jacob Keenan

April 10, 2018


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With the end of the year quickly approaching many students will decide to get a job over the summer but deciding where to work can be a tough decision. Since there are so many options available it is important to weigh the pros and cons and make an informed decision about what job would be the best fi...

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...

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