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  • Bye, Bye Beattie

    Bye, Bye Beattie

    Porter Kamerath, Writer

    April 20, 2017

    If you’ve been around OHS then you know who Bill Beattie is. For twenty-two years he has been the head coach here at Olympia and has been loved, and appreciated for all those years. He’s made a huge impact on this school in many more ways than one but sadly all good things must come to an end. Coach...

  • The Snow Stops OHS

    The Snow Stops OHS

    Madelinn Kranz, Writer

    April 20, 2017

    There’s no doubt that the snow has been both a burden and a blessing. We got the most snow that we’ve gotten since the “great snowstorm of 2012” this winter. Compared to other places we don’t have a right to complain but hey, we’re Americans; let us feel sorry for ourselves. There’s quite...

  • Wa State Sues Trump

    Wa State Sues Trump

    Julia Jensen, Writer

    April 20, 2017

    President Donald J. Trump’s immigration ban has caused uproar throughout the country. Protests are sprouting up everywhere and in response to detention of immigrants in airports; there have been protests at airports around the country. Lawsuits over the Executive order, which restricts immigration...

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  • Code 420: High School Drug Testing

    Code 420: High School Drug Testing

    Elle Forsberg, Writer

    April 20, 2017

    With a certain date in April that starts with a 2 and ends with a 0 nearing close, the idea of random drug tests being conducted on students can be a hot topic in the halls of a high school. While currently less than 5% of high schools in the U.S. perform random drug tests on their students, the federal...

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  • Vaping at OHS?

    Vaping at OHS?

    Elle Forsberg, Writer

    April 20, 2017

    There are many special and sacred high school traditions: friday night football games, prom, the school play, choir concerts. But what about that age-old tradition that always flies under the radar, and usually gets a bad rap? Everyone knows it’s there, there’s no denying it but it’s not something...

The Oscars

Molly Ith, Writer

  Justin Timberlake opened the night with a stunning performance of “Can’t Stop The Feeling”, followed by host Jimmy Kimmel “ruining” the Oscars. He even...

June 7, 2017

Shortened Summer

Shortened Summer

Summer break is probably the one thing that both students and teachers look forward to besides winter and Thanksgiving break. But recent events...

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Drama Fest

Drama Fest

Caleb Wertz, Writer

As we entered the season of birth and saw the first glimpses of sunshine, the Olympia Dramafest kicked spring into gear. The student directed plays ran from March 10-11, and...

April 14, 2017

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Page School

Page School

Maleah Upah, Writer

Politics are affecting our lives every day and it is amazing to witness the legislative process and watch little bills that could make a huge difference be passed. Just to...

April 20, 2017

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School Survival Guide

School Survival Guide

Payton Johnson, Editor

Ferris Bueller's day off, Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide, we have all seen the shows but today I will teach you how to make your dreams of missing school become...

November 16, 2016

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Boys Track

Boys Track

Porter Kamerath, Writer

Track is one of the most played sports here at OHS. It has about 140 participants this year. Boys dominate with 80 participants over girls who have 60. What are the reasons...

April 20, 2017

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What Happens When You Get Suspended?

What Happens When You Get Suspended?

Madelinn Kranz, Writer

Most people have considered what happens to the kids that get caught with paraphernalia and a few have probably wondered what would happen to them if they got caught, but...

April 20, 2017

Job Struggles

Job Struggles

Test anxiety

Test anxiety

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Student news of Olympia High School
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