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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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Theatre Prepares for First Musical of the Year, Freaky Friday

Theatre Prepares for First Musical of the Year, “Freaky Friday”

Zach Darby, Miranda Elgin, and Logan Kraft October 9, 2022

A disastrous wedding, a wild scavenger hunt, body swaps, and a magic hourglass; all of this and more will be featured in theatre's next musical performance, “Freaky Friday.” With a cast of over...

Female Leadership Speaks on West’s Supportive Environment

Female Leadership Speaks on West’s Supportive Environment

Riley Keiter , Writer May 15, 2021

High school is one the first opportunities to take on serious leadership positions. For decades, many of these positions were held by the male students, especially on sports teams or in clubs like Student...

Cast of the New Works Festival lines up at the end of the show to take bows and point ovation to technical crew.

Students Reflect on The New Works Festival

Caché Goracke May 9, 2019

A series of student written and directed plays that made up The New Works Festival  was performed Friday and Saturday in the Flex Theatre. The New Works festival was designed by Alisha Morris, a Performing...

Kalista Brown Takes the Stage

Kalista Brown Takes the Stage

Riley Keiter December 10, 2018

Voices and laughs intermingle in the excitement-filled choir room. It’s the first day of rehearsals for The Wizard of Oz, and cast and crew alike line the risers. Lorelei Frazee is leading the crowd...

The Making of a Play

The Making of a Play

Jack Miller and Jacob Keenan March 5, 2018

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...

Cast members rehearse their lines before showing day.

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

Dahlia Vang, Staff Writer November 7, 2017

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...

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