Articles by: Connor Bickford

  • Playing a different note

    Playing a different note

    Playing an instrument to many seems to be a simple task. However, this talent is much more complex than believed to be. The cognitive neuroscience behind producing music is only part of the elaborate system that is the human brain. Joe Henshaw, a junior at Olathe Northwest, is able to […]

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  • FIRST tech challenge rolls into state competition

    FIRST tech challenge rolls into state competition

    The FIRST Tech team at Olathe Northwest hosted a scrimmage to showcase the program to middle schools and underclassmen. The showcase also gave teams who qualified for state competition a chance to practice and work out any mishaps that may occur with their robots. Congratulations to teams 9105 and 9107, […]

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  • Plungin’ into sub-zero temperatures

    Plungin’ into sub-zero temperatures

    The annual Polar Plunge and Strut event in the Kansas City area is coming up this Saturday, February 7th, 2015. The event is a plunge into Shawnee Mission Lake, followed by a 5k race in Shawnee Mission park. The event raises money for Special Olympics of Kansas, which many kids […]

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  • TSA team competes at regionals

    TSA team competes at regionals

    For more information regarding Technology Student Association and the Aerospace & Engineering Program, click below: The Olathe Northwest TSA squad recently traveled to Johnson Country Community College in Overland Park, KS to compete in the regional rounds of competition. Following regionals, TSA will form a state squad and travel […]

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