Beyond ONW

  • Smashing the stress away

    Smashing the stress away

    On Wednesday, November 8th, Heartland Community Church opened their facilty up to teens who needed a break from the stress of school. To end the fall season, they provided 1,000 pumpkins for kids and teens to smash. This was a great way for students to find a place to release […]

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  • Your Vote Makes a Difference

    Your Vote Makes a Difference

    By Nicole Warner November 6th, 2018 was the day for everyone across the nation to come and vote in the midterm election. The midterm election is where people can elect their representatives while the president is still in office. This midterm will not only change the government but the nation […]

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  • How Social Media Affects Teenagers

    How Social Media Affects Teenagers

    By Tressa McIff Walking through the crowded hallways of almost any high school, it is a rare sight to see teenagers looking around at their surroundings or talking to friends rather than staring down at their phone. Even the few that aren’t focused on their phone in the hallway pull […]

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  • Selling Pumpkins To Raise Awareness

    Selling Pumpkins To Raise Awareness

      On October 20th, 2018, Several families from across the county gathered at the Sunflower House in Shawnee for several fall festivites. This event allowed kids to participate in games, face painting, a balloon artist, and trunk or treat. By hosting this event, The Sunflower house was able to give […]

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  • Tropical Smoothie Cafe Review

    Tropical Smoothie Cafe Review

    Addison Smith and Sarah Miguel head to the tropical smoothie cafe for the second addition of the Raven Review.

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  • BIG Search KC Ends in Success

    BIG Search KC Ends in Success

    By Tressa McIff On October 18-20, dozens of volunteers from across the KC metro area joined together in the search for missing children and teenagers. By the end of the search, two missing teenagers were found safe, and search teams got 52 leads, 32 of which are considered “actionable”. Volunteers […]

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  • Raven Unity

    Raven Unity

    Addison Smith and Sarah Miguel ask students what it means to be a Raven.  

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  • Local business brings people together with a click of a button

    Local business brings people together with a click of a button

    Here at Park Place in Leawood Kansas lies the heart of all photographers. The selfie Boutique is a place where photagraphers and instagramers can come together under all the lights and amazing backgrounds. This boutique consists of 7 different backgrounds with special lighting and colors. For $15.00, People can take […]

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  • Grand Opening of Halloween Express

    Grand Opening of Halloween Express

    For the past eleven years, Olathe, Kansas has had their local halloween shop- Halloween Express. This year will be no different with the grand opening for 2018 on this Friday, September 7th. It’s been in four locations over 12 years, all concentrated around 119st and Strang Line. The store sells […]

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  • An Inside Look at the Kansas City Irish Fest

    An Inside Look at the Kansas City Irish Fest

    By Tressa McIff Last weekend, the annual Kansas City Irish Fest took place at Crown Center. Like always, it was filled with music, food, and lots of fun (plus a bunch of drunk people). The Irish Fest has been an amazing annual event for the last 15 years. According to […]

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