Art Beat 2017

Sami Jansen, Assistant Editor

March 11, 2017

National Art Honor Society hosted Art Beat last Thursday. Art Beat is an annual gallery show for students from West's feeder elementary schools and Westridge Middle School.  The event is confined to the art hall where elementa...

Resources to Further Learning

Sami Jansen, Writer

April 19, 2016

The Johnson County Central Resource Library, which houses 20 percent of Johnson County’s materials, continues to evolve into a more diverse and reliable place of knowledge. First opened at the Overland Park location in 1994,...

Kansas Core

Lexi Hart and Sami Jansen

February 25, 2016

Bill HB 2676 is one of the many bills that was sent to the Kansas State Legislature last week. If passed, new regulations would affect all schools in Kansas currently working under common core standards. However, this bill is of partic...

Trays of assorted toys at The Moon Marble Company. Photo by Jenna Wilson.

It’s Marble-ous!

January 28, 2016

The student news site of Shawnee Mission West High School