The Eyrie

Teens lose sight of privacy and protection

Laiken Yerby, Co-editor

March 5, 2015

This generation lives online and is being corrupted online, losing their identities.  Any one of us could be next. Young people think that they are invincible, that hackers will never be able to acquire anything from them....

School security guards more beneficial than not

Alex Marra, Reporter

January 22, 2015

At 2,100 students, our school has the population of a small city packed into a single building for five days out of every week. The security guards that we see patrolling the hallways act as peacekeepers among this mass of...

Single organ donation helps save eight lives

Rachel Pierson, Reporter

January 22, 2015

Eight lives can be saved by an organ donation. Regardless of age, people should become organ donors to have the chance to save someone’s life. Currently, a little more than 123,000 are people waiting for an organ in the United...

Eyrie excited about A.L.I.C.E.

January 22, 2015

A.L.I.C.E seems to be a positive change for Olathe South. The school board put A.L.I.C.E in place to replace the old “Code Red” when handling situations where an intruder enters the school. Most staff favor the aspect of...

Ethics conference to be applauded

January 15, 2015

Unless you were one of the 130 Olathe South students who attended the Olathe Ethics Conference on Friday, Nov. 7, you probably don’t know what a good thing you missed. It was held by the school’s Professional Careers Academ...

Sexual assault on the rise within the military

Jordan Lewis, Reporter

January 14, 2015

The U.S. military has a serious problem: sexual assault. It is a problem that many politicians and military personnel refuse to acknowledge, but it now very clear that that must change. People must begin to take this issue...

‘Death with Dignity’ generates controversy

Laiken Yerby, Editor

January 14, 2015

Six months to live, terminally ill, suffering with discomfort day in and day out. If given the choice to have pills in your possession that would allow you to take your own life instead of suffering, would you use them? Until...

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