Archive for 2011

  • Black Friday is here

    Black Friday is here

     Black Friday is the day after Thanksgiving that marks the beginning of the Christmas shopping season. Black Friday started in 1966. The name Black Friday originated in Philadelphia. The Philadelphia Police Department called it Black Friday because of the massive traffic jams and over-crowded sidewalks that occurred because of the shopping madness. […]

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  • Cauley up for the Otis Taylor Award

    The Ravens 6’11 wide receiver was nominated for another award. Cauley is up for the Otis Taylor Award, which recognizes the most outstanding wide receiver/tight end in the Kansas City metropolitan area. Winners will be announced, Tuesday, December 6.

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  • Run, Lucas, Run!

    Senior Lucas Demott was a state runner for the cross country team this year. He and his team all have different rituals and superstition.

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  • College biology students visit K-State Olathe

    College biology students visit K-State Olathe

    On Thursday, the College Biology students traveled on foot to the Kansas State campus of Olathe, otherwise known as the Kansas Bioscience Park where research takes place. One of the main reasons for this campus is to teach students, but also is a place for professionals to come to continue […]

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  • Mickey Mouse- 83 and still soaring

    Mickey Mouse- 83 and still soaring

    Throughout time things comes and go, but some stick around to be cherished by all. One of these legends has a birthday this month. November 18, 1928, was the birth of a character to stick around for generations. At the old age of 83, “Mickey Mouse” is still bringing smiles […]

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  • Scarves for a cause

    Scarves for a cause

    The 2010 Haiti earthquake was a catastrophic magnitude 7.0 earthquake that left thousands dead and millions homeless. Over the course of the years millions upon millions of dollars in aid have been put forward to help rebuild the shattered infrastructure of the small country.  Realizing the urgency of the situation, […]

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  • A resting Raven

    A resting Raven

    In high school, when sports teams are traveling to a different school to play a sport they are driven by a bus driver. Our bus driver for Olathe Northwest was Mr. Kelley. Like Mr. Kelley, they arrive early to pick us up at the school and get out to help […]

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  • Football’s honorary coaches

    At the home game against Olathe North, Collin Couch and Jack Weafer got a chance like no other – to watch the “hometown” rival game from the sidelines, as a honorary coach. Collin, a freshman here at Northwest, got to stand at the sidelines as a “coach” and said his […]

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  • A safer environment for all

    A safer environment for all

    Ms. Koehne, an English teacher here at Olathe Northwest, is helping to enable a safer school environment for all. She was the previous co-sponsor for SASH (Students Achieving Social Harmony), a group that raises awareness about social issues and celebrates different kinds of people. Its main goal is to create […]

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  • Make your Thanksgiving more memorable than ever

    Make your Thanksgiving more memorable than ever

      November is here, and we all know what that means. Thanksgiving is just around the corner. It’s the time of year when we celebrate thanks, friends and family. It’s a time to cherish the moments and become closer to one another. Since Thanksgiving is a time of thanks it […]

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