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My Experience at Westland High School

How an honor-roll student can lose heart and drop out
Posted on Oct 19, 2002 | Last Updated Oct 26, 2011

An overview of Shawn Olson's experience at Westland High School.

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westland high school, student teacher conflict, smart kid, honor roll, drop out, dropout

July 24, 2004

Posted on Jul 27, 2004 | Last Updated Nov 7, 2011

July 24, 2004 Newsletter with a comment about testing new programs and my new interest in the ambush bug.

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july 24, 2004

Rock Music IS Folk Art.

Posted on Dec 7, 2003 | Last Updated Nov 2, 2011

Essay tracing path of folk music to modern rock.

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music, folk, rock

Empty is as full as it gets

Posted on Oct 19, 2002 | Last Updated Oct 26, 2011

Humorous piece by Shawn Olson about cars, originally printed in the Columbus Messenger.

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cars gasoline, gas bill, gas tank, empty gas

April 14, 2005 Newsletter

Posted on Apr 13, 2005 | Last Updated Nov 8, 2011

April 14, 2005 Newsletter. Global Artistic Network Launches.

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April 14, 2005 Newsletter, artistic network

My failed faith

Posted on Oct 19, 2002 | Last Updated Oct 30, 2011

The evolution of Shawn Olson's views on faith, religion and ethics.

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apostasy of shawn olson, ethics, morality, debate

Educational Drop-Outs

Posted on Feb 9, 2003 | Last Updated Oct 31, 2011

Observations on high school drop-outs and society.

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education, high school drop-outs,

Pencil & Ink Sketches

Posted on Dec 3, 2002 | Last Updated Oct 30, 2011

Sketches and drawings by Shawn Olson.

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pencil ink sketches, dragon drawing, fantasy art, old lady

What are Meta Tags Anyway?

Posted on Aug 12, 2007 | Last Updated Nov 11, 2011

Discussion on meta tags, including their legitimate usage, abuse and misunderstanding.

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meta tags, keywords, description, internet, seo, search engine optimization

Winners on Wheels

Posted on Jan 7, 2003 | Last Updated Oct 30, 2011

A feature about disabled students involved with sports. Originally from the Westside Messenger.

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wheelchair basketball, handicap, sports
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