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Teens need better ways to spend Halloween

Khadija Ceesay, Ass. Feature Editor

October 27, 2017

Filed under Opinion

City counselors in the New Brunswick province of Canada have issued a new law that has gone into effect as of Oct. 3. The law will ban teens over the age of 16 from trick-or-treating this year. Also, the law includes a curfew...

Schools must prioritize tolerance and respect

Lauri Hoedl, Opinion Editor

October 27, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Tolerance, support and inclusion are all necessary to create a positive school environment. Olathe South celebrated Ally Week, Oct. 9-13, by many activities, such as putting Post-It notes on lockers with positive phrases about...

New advisory intended to provide support

Kali Ray, Reporter & photo mentor

October 26, 2017

Filed under Opinion

A new district-wide initiative, called advisory, has been a hot topic among students. Many wonder why the school has implemented the program now, or why it’s necessary. Advisory, also referred to as homeroom in some schools,...

Schools must prioritize tolerance and respect

Lauri Hoedl, Reporter

October 25, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Tolerance, support and inclusion are all necessary to create a positive school environment. Olathe South celebrated Ally Week, Oct. 9-13, by many activities, such as putting Post-It notes on lockers with positive phrases about...

Teens need better ways to spend Halloween

Khadija Ceesay, Reporter

October 25, 2017

Filed under Opinion

City counselors in the New Brunswick province of Canada have issued a new law that has gone into effect as of Oct. 3. The law will ban teens over the age of 16 from trick-or-treating this year. Also, the law includes a curfew...

Staff sees dress code as unequal

Lauri Hoedl, Reporter

October 25, 2017

Filed under Staff editorial

Out of the 27 Eyrie staff members asked, 24 of them believe the school’s dress code is unequal between female and male students. The staff’s biggest concern is that “if a girl wears a tank top, she gets dress coded, but...

Is the war on marijuana usage worth fighting?

Lauri Hoedl, Opinion Editor

September 28, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Legalizing marijuana is a necessary step to take because government money is being wasted because of the cost of incarceration and it is not thought to be any more harmful than alcohol or tobacco. Marijuana is currently legal...

Staff members deem Falcon 50 a success

September 28, 2017

Filed under Staff editorial

This year, Olathe South is trying out Falcon 50, a fifty-minute lunch period where teachers are available to help students. So far the staff has mostly positive feelings towards the change. During Falcon 50, students can...

Kansas City area plagued with rising crime

Madison Bonner, Reporter

September 28, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Robbery, drugs, murder and riots have polluted the news and cautioned communities all over the Kansas City area and left people with the question, what is going on in our city and what is going to happen next? Some would say...

Trump lacks proper Charlottesville response

Lauri Hoedl, Opinion Editor

August 18, 2017

Filed under Opinion

White nationalists came together on Aug. 11-12 in Charlottesville, Va., to march in a “Unite the Right” protest, resulting in violence, deaths, and chaos. Neo-Nazis, KKK members, ALT-rights, white supremacists, and other extremist...

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