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A trifecta of events

A trifecta of events

Ryan Jones, Writer
April 8, 2017
Filed under Activities, FEATURES, Top Stories

The ACT, Solo and Ensemble Festival and BVNW prom are all set to occur on Apr. 8 causing some students to attend more than one event that day. Some students have chosen to participate in multiple or all three events. Junior Chloe Ching said she will be participating in all three. “I’m a little...

Band and choir travel to Los Angeles over Spring Break

Band and choir travel to Los Angeles over Spring Break

Anna Cowden, Writer
March 21, 2017
Filed under Activities, FEATURES, Top Stories

A total of 86 members of Wind Ensemble, Chorale and Chambers were scheduled to depart for Los Angeles on March 16. They competed in competitions and attended workshops until their return on March 19. Choir director Beth Richey-Sullivan said the band and choir group performed Thursday with Hoover High Scho...

Teachers and administrators shadow students’ schedules

Teachers and administrators shadow students’ schedules

Brandon Fagen, Writer
March 7, 2017
Filed under Activities, FEATURES, NEWS, Top Stories

For the next week, BVNW students may notice teachers and administrators sitting in on their classes, and maybe even turning in homework. Principal Amy Murphy said these staff members are trying to get an inside look into the everyday lives of students by following students schedules for a full day. M...

Diversity Assembly: Just Be.

Diversity Assembly: Just Be.

Emma Bruce, Editor-in-Chief
March 1, 2017
Filed under Activities, FEATURES, NEWS, Top Stories

Following an annual BVNW tradition, the Diversity Assembly will take place Mar. 3. This year’s theme is Just Be. Diversity Club president Gavin Mullin said the theme was inspired by a Calvin Klein advertisement. “We thought it would be cool because it’s very simple, but it’s very effective...

Two of a kind

Two of a kind

Lauren Fischer, Features Editor
February 9, 2017
Filed under Activities, ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, FEATURES, Top Stories

The school musical “Aida” will be presented in the Performing Arts Center at BVNW on Feb. 9, 10 and 11. Though audience members will hear the same songs and story at all four performances, the double casting of the musical will allow the audience to see two different interpretations of the show. Se...

A positive event

A positive event

Ryan Jones, Writer
January 18, 2017
Filed under Activities, FEATURES, Students, Top Stories

After being diagnosed with an autoimmune disease in 2015, Junior Allison Policky said she fought it off with corticosteroids, chemotherapy and blood transfusions. Policky said blood transfusions require donated blood and thus blood drives are a necessity. On Jan. 18, the annual blood drive through Comm...

BVNW America Decides holds mock election Nov. 8

BVNW America Decides holds mock election Nov. 8

Gia Shipman, Writer
November 8, 2016
Filed under Activities, FEATURES, NEWS, Top Stories

Today BVNW students will have the chance to vote for a presidential candidate and state representative in a mock election. Students can vote during their social studies class or in the library. The mock election is being held by America Decides classes, which teaches students about the various can...

Going gold for a cause

Going gold for a cause

Anna Cowden and Xiqing Wang
September 30, 2016
Filed under Activities, FEATURES, NEWS, Students, Top Stories

Robbie Harding, senior Lauren Harding’s mom, said Lauren was diagnosed with Leukemia on July 30, 2010. She said Lauren also has Down Syndrome, and because of that, Lauren had a much higher risk of developing Leukemia than the average population. “I had known since she was an infant that she was at risk, but...

Showcasing their singing

Showcasing their singing

Lauren Fischer, Staff Writer
May 6, 2016
Filed under Activities, FEATURES

After debuting the first night of Husky Showcase yesterday, students reveal what went into preparing for the show.

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Students participate in Art EKL

Students participate in Art EKL

Madison Graves, Business Manager
April 19, 2016
Filed under Activities, FEATURES, Top Stories

BVNW took third place overall at Art EKL yesterday. At Art EKL, each Blue Valley school brings 10 students to compete in several challenges throughout the day including drawing, painting and makeup art. The BVNW art department also brings in 30 pieces of art from the whole department to be judged and ranked by local professional artists.

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