Best of SNO

#86
2019-2020
Distinguished Sites Rank for
Olathe West High School
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Published Stories for
Olathe West High School
in 2019-2020
#72
2019-2020
Best of SNO Rank for
Olathe West High School
Stories from Olathe West High School
Roid Rage
Sports

Brendan Ulmer | October 14, 2019

For any given high school sport, practices are daily and are expected to go two or more hours after school. This might seem like enough of an opportunity to improve strength and performance, but there…

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Carrying the Colors
Features

Caché Goracke | October 10, 2019

When Athletic Director Pat Butler, approached Detective Brent Groves about getting a group of students together to present the flags at the boys state tennis conference last spring, Groves decided to take…

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West Welcomes Kansas Decision to Make Girls Wrestling an Official Sport
Sports

Caché Goracke | September 23, 2019

Kansas joined the club.

On April 26, Kansas voted girls wrestling to be the 23rd official high school sport in Kansas, joining only about 15 other states.

High school girls have wrestled boys across…

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Opinion: Pornography is the Pedestal on which Rape Culture Stands
Opinions

Caché Goracke | April 22, 2019

Beaten, tied up, and viciously raped, consistently for nine months, Elizabeth Smart told CNN and many other news sites “pornography made [her] life a living hell.”  Her captor would come to her excited…

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Out With the New, In With the Old
Features

Peyton Carley | April 14, 2019

The first iPhone ever made was released on June 29, 2007. Since then, the world has seen 10 more generations of iPhones, the most recent being the iPhone X. These smartphones have been in our lives for…

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Katie O’Keefe: A Helping Hand in Horticulture
News

Caché Goracke | April 11, 2019

On a Wednesday in January, the students in Mr. Oberhelman’s horticulture class sat in their usual seats and brainstormed for a way their class could include the CBR kids, or the special education students,…

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Sexism in the Student Section?
Showcase

Cache Goracke | April 2, 2019

In 1972, Title IX was established in schools to make certain that girls sports would receive the same government funding as boys. According to www.womensfoundation.org before Title IX, one in 27 girls…

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Adventure to the United States
Features

Caché Goracke | December 28, 2018

Karen Fukami, Monica Almagro, Maged Wadi, and Sarah Mari Nielsen, are from different cities in different countries. They have different backgrounds, stories, ideas, experiences and eat very different things…

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The Odd Life of Timothy Oberhelman
Features

Cache Goracke | November 28, 2018

Timothy Allen Christopher Oberhelman grew up with a Mexican mother and a German father and was “just your typical Mexican-American-German family.”

What did that look like? According to him, it…

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