My Experience at Westland High School
How an honor-roll student can lose heart and drop out
An overview of Shawn Olson's experience at Westland High School.
One 7 One Photos
One 7 One opened for Cringe at the Tavern at the Mill on June 21, 2003.
Jack Buckingham Retires after 31 Years in SWCS
Jack Buckingham was one of my teachers at Westland High School. This is a short feature on Buck.
Smart Kids in Distress
Advice for young artists and free thinkers struggling in high school.
Observations on high school drop-outs and society.
Mabi Ponce de Leon, Artist and Teacher
Bexley High School art teacher Mabi Ponce de Leon report was Olson's last article for the Columbus Messenger Newspapers.
Return to Norton Middle School
Short essay recounting a day I spent at Norton Middle School with Gary Sigrist.
Discipline in School
A strict look at the need for strong discipline in the classroom.