ONW News

  • Anna Sarol Benefit Talent Show

    Anna Sarol Benefit Talent Show

    Last month, ONW Junior Anna Sarol held a benefit talent show in hopes of raising money to help her buy a modified vehicle after she suffered a horrible gymnastics injury leaving her paralyzed.  With a modified vehicle costing around $30,000 Sarol has been saving up for many years.  There were […]

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  • Teachers face off against students in annual charity dodgeball tournament

    Teachers face off against students in annual charity dodgeball tournament

      During the week of giving, H.Y.P.E. held its annual dodgeball tournament at Olathe Northwest. Teachers faced off against the best student dodgeball team in the school, team GB. The purpose of the tournament was to raise cans for Olathe North West. As a result of this event, the school […]

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  • Guys and Dolls: Makenzie Dir’s Journey to the Top

    Guys and Dolls: Makenzie Dir’s Journey to the Top

    Makenzie Dir has been acting since she was in middle school, starting with small roles. When she came to Olathe Northwest and participated in her first big musical, The Wizard of Oz, her love for theater flourished. For the next two years, she worked hard in the musicals but never got […]

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  • Trunk or Treat

    Trunk or Treat

    This past Sunday, Olathe Northwest students held their annual Trunk-n’-Treat, giving children the opportunity to get candy in a safe environment. Organizations of all types participated, decorating trunks in themes such as Disney, country, Monsters’ Inc., and more.  Check out this video for more details on this special event.

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  • Mole Day is a smash hit

    Mole Day is a smash hit

    In science, a mole is the name for Avogadro’s number: 6.02 X 10^23rd. On October 23, ONW celebrated Mole Day by holding a Mole Day celebration in the Flex Theater. Chemistry students spent their class period being entertained by visuals of exciting chemistry in real life with fun demonstrations from […]

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  • Suicide Prevention

    Suicide Prevention

      Olathe Northwest has found a new way to get students involved in suicide prevention week. The student services has come together to create a poster contest, which will allow students to show their unique and creative sides. The winner’s poster design will be printed off and hung around the […]

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  • Drastic Drop in Football Numbers

    Drastic Drop in Football Numbers

      Olathe Northwest’s freshman football team showed a decrease in players this season and ended up with a 22 person team. There are many reasons for this decrease in numbers and some include the increase of concussion awareness along with the opening of the new Olathe West high school. “Numbers […]

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  • Students caught in disbelief, eclipse ruined

    Students caught in disbelief, eclipse ruined

    Students at Olathe Northwest High School had the opportunity to witness the Solar Eclipse on August 28th, 2017, as the Eclipse crossed paths with the midwest, giving Olathe a 99.4% totality view for the community. The Solar Eclipse is a rare event that occurs every so often that shows the […]

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  • Seniors gather for the last of their first’s

    Seniors gather for the last of their first’s

    Olathe Northwest Seniors host the first annual “Senior Sunrise” Wednesday, August 23rd. Rylee Kramer and Emma Phillips started the tradition to kick off the year watching the sunrise as a class and then at the end of the year they will watch the sunset to recap senior year. “It’s an […]

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  • Japanese exchange student experience American life at ONW

    Japanese exchange student experience American life at ONW

    Starting last month, ONW hosted several students from Maebashi, a town in central Japan. For 10 days, the exchange students got to experience American school, entertainment, food, and more.  Story by Luke Voelker.

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