The Student News Site of Olathe East High School

The Hawk's Eye

The Student News Site of Olathe East High School

The Hawk's Eye

The Student News Site of Olathe East High School

The Hawk's Eye

Olathe Board voted in the  November meeting to drop mask requirements at high schools and alter COVID mitigation across the district.
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COVID guidelines change
Madeline King, Staff Writer • November 12, 2021

The Olathe School Board voted to implement new masking guidelines and Covid-19 precautions on November 4. These changes, including the Test to Stay Program that began on November 8 and the mask optional policy for high schools...

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Juniors Monica Diaz, Emerson Emmy Glenn, Kennadee Brown hold up a sign at the counter protest. Photo courtsey of Natalie Ren.
Olathe East Gathers to Show Support of LGBTQ+ Community
Natalie Ren, Staff Writer • November 11, 2021

In the early morning hours on Thursday, November 4th, students of Olathe East high school gathered at the front of the school in support of LGBTQ+ rights.  The gathering was organized to combat the Westboro Baptist Church,...

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The Choice Is Now Yours
Simone Collins, Assistant Editor • November 11, 2021

The Board of Education declares the termination of maks come the following weeks after fall break. The decision was made on November 4, 2021. It only extends to the high school level. The only exception: quarantine among...

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Leaving A Legacy
Brett Gamber, Staff Writer • September 17, 2021

The Olathe East family experienced devastation when an honorable coach passed away due to Covid-19. Chris “Cheese” Burnett was a coach on...

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The Origins of Thanksgiving
Hannah Polonskiy, Copy Editor • November 19, 2021

Thanksgiving has been a holiday celebrated in America since 1621. It carries several traditions, such as large family gatherings that turn into large family arguments, a beautifully laid out feast that...

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Why Golf is the Most Underappreciated Sport
Mason McKenna, Editor-In-Chief • October 25, 2021

There are two types of people in this world. Those who appreciate the game of golf and those who are too naive to appreciate it. These people...

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Thanks & Giving: A Satirical Poem About America's Most "Blessed" Day
Nate Lundgren, Staff Writer • November 25, 2021

Thanksgiving, a time to get together with all your favorite and least favorite relatives. While navigating through the verbal labyrinth that is Thanksgiving conversations, here are some topics to avoid. The...

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