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Editorial: Gun Violence Sparks Concerns at School

Editorial: Gun Violence Sparks Concerns at School

Jacob Keenan and Jack Miller

March 27, 2018


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All students are taught that a school is a safe place for them to learn. Yet many students feel unsafe and even scared to go to class. As students of Olathe West, we are taught that we have nothing to worry about regarding safety. In the case of an active shooter, we are taught to follow...

Editorial: What’s the best way to be nice?

Editorial: What’s the best way to be nice?

Jacob Keenan, Staff Writer

November 29, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Many times, we say to ourselves that we are nice to everyone and are altogether a nice person. However, we rarely look inside to see how every single action affects other people. I tested myself and the Internet to see what people consider nice.  To do this, I used the website wikiHow and read...

Editorial: No Trash Challenge

Editorial: No Trash Challenge

Hannah Snakenberg and Jack Miller

November 16, 2017


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Have you ever thought about how much trash you throw away in a week? It’s a lot. According to the Environmental Protection Agency, the average American throws away 4.4 pounds of trash a day. We decided to do a week-long challenge where we don’t throw away any trash. We could only use things...

Editorial: Parking Problems?

Editorial: Parking Problems?

Jacob Keenan, Staff Writer

October 15, 2017


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Olathe West has a unique parking lot in that it considers the safety of many and was designed to run smoothly. However, there is one safety issue that I think may have been overlooked when designing the lot. There are students exiting from the south exit in lot B putting students leaving...

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