A pristine education setting

Savannah Cox, Staff Writer

December 9, 2016

The Olathe school district is opening a new high school next fall. The high school will be named Olathe West to add to the directions of the other schools. West will be home to the 21st century programs public safety and green...

Supreme Court takes bathroom case

Jaclyn Adamson, Editor-in-chief

November 3, 2016

Even though the Supreme Court lost judge Antonin Scalia last year and has yet to replace him, the Supreme Court has decided to take up a case that is very relevant to the 2016 era. Before now, the Supreme Court was trying to sta...

District receives academic honors

Jaqui Carey

October 5, 2016

U.S. Secretary of Education, John B. King, Jr, announced that Wheatridge Middle School has been chosen as a National Blue Ribbon School on Sept. 28. Only four of 329 school nominated were from Kansas. The National Blue Ribbon...

SME student sexually assaulted

Jaqui Carey

October 5, 2016

On Sept. 20, a 14-year-old female student at Shawnee Mission East was sexually assaulted by another student in the boys’ bathroom. According to Fox4, the incident started out as horseplay between the female student and two...

Presidential candidates square off in their first one on one debate

Jaqui Carey

October 5, 2016

Presidential candidates Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton participated their first head to head debate Tuesday, Sept. 26. According to NBC news, 52 percent of people who watched or followed the debate on social media said that...

GEHS welcomes new athletic trainer

Brooke Boyer, Editor -in-Chief

September 7, 2016

The  school year has brought forth many new faces to the district including teachers, students and administration. The athletic department welcomes athletic trainer Donnie Jamison to their staff. Jamison received his Bachelor i...

More U.S. troops being sent to Iraq

Ryan Shirley, Staff Writer

April 4, 2016

Friday, General Joseph Dunford said that he and Secretary of Defense, Ash Carter, think that “there will be an increase to the U.S. forces in Iraq in the coming weeks.” Therefore no final decision on  troop deployments had bee...

Judge Antonin Scalia passes away

Jaclyn Adamson, Staff Writer

February 17, 2016

Supreme Court judge Antonin Scalia died of natural causes on Saturday, February 13th. Scalia, 79, was visiting a resort in West Texas when he died in his sleep of apparent heart failure. Despite a flurry of conspiracy theories...

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