What does Student Council do?
“We, the students of Olathe West High School, establish this student government based on the principles of citizenship, leadership and integrity. The Olathe West Student Council (StuCo) shall promote school pride, spirit and traditions, cohesiveness, and involvement. It is the responsibility of StuCo to develop harmonious relations among the students, faculty, administration, community and other schools. StuCo shall be the official body to recommend student policy to the administrative team and shall be the liaison between the two. The Student Council shall plan, develop, and administer student activities shall at Olathe West High School to achieve these goals.”
(Olathe West Student Council Constitution)
Student Council Advisor
Degrees and Certifications:
Bachelor's degree from the University of Kansas; completing a master's degree from Emporia State University
Abby Crane joined the Olathe West staff after teaching language arts for three years at Olathe Northwest High School. During that time she worked as a class sponsor and was nominated for the Kansas Horizon Award. She holds a secondary English Education degree from the University of Kansas and is currently completing her masters of curriculum leadership through Emporia State University.