BVNW reacts to Ferguson jury decision

BVNW reacts to Ferguson jury decision

Olivia Baird, Claudia Chen, Cameron Hamm, Sarah Hirsch, and Natasha Vyhovsky
November 25, 2014
Filed under NEWS, Top Stories

At 8:30 p.m. on Monday, the St. Louis County grand jury announced that Darren Wilson would not be charged with the fatal shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown that occurred on Aug. 9. In response to the decision not to indict Wilson, who had been an officer of the Ferguson Police Department at the time... Read more »

Fall Athletic Signing Ceremony

Fall Athletic Signing Ceremony

Greyson Woerpel, Sports Editor
November 12, 2014
Filed under SPORTS, Sports Stories, Top Stories

The following student athletes signed to play in college today in the P.A.C.: Brett White - tennis, Washburn University Hannah Holbert- cross country, Lipscomb University Kaleigh Ashen- golf, Northwest Missouri State Alyvia Simmons-... Read more »

Traveling to inspire youth

Traveling to inspire youth

Flammy Huo, Writer
November 11, 2014
Filed under Featured Students, FEATURES, Top Stories

Senior Ian Roozrokh has his luggage packed even on school days because he has committed himself heavily in North American Federation of Temple Youth (NFTY), an organization that aims to reform Jewish teens and elevate their leadership skills. Participating in NFTY since seventh grade, Roozrokh is... Read more »

Dalton Schoen named national finalist of the Wendy’s High School Heisman Award

Dalton Schoen named national finalist of the Wendy’s High School Heisman Award

Sarah Hirsch, Hope Lancaster, and Greyson Woerpel
November 10, 2014
Filed under SPORTS, Sports Stories, Top Stories, Video News

Senior Dalton Schoen was named one of the 12 national finalists for the 2014 Wendy’s High School Heisman Award. Schoen was rewarded for his achievements with a $100 Wendy’s gift card and a $2,000 donation to BVNW. Schoen will travel to New York City next month to receive his award in person from... Read more »

Boys varsity soccer takes third at state

Boys varsity soccer takes third at state

Jenna Bellar, Writer
November 8, 2014
Filed under Fall Sports, Game Briefs, SPORTS, Top Stories

The boys varsity soccer team defeated Wichita East, taking third place overall at state.

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Boys varsity soccer defeated by Washburn Rural in state semifinal

Boys varsity soccer defeated by Washburn Rural in state semifinal

Morgan Lewis, Writer
November 8, 2014
Filed under Fall Sports, Game Briefs, SPORTS, Top Stories

In a hard-fought match against Washburn Rural, the BVNW boys varsity soccer team was defeated in the state semifinal game. The first half was uneventful with no goals scored, but many attempts. With only 13:23 left in the second half, Washburn scored. After that goal, BVNW pushed even harder to make... Read more »

Boys varsity soccer advances to state finals

Boys varsity soccer advances to state finals

Morgan Lewis, Writer
November 5, 2014
Filed under Fall Sports, Game Briefs, SPORTS, Top Stories

After battling against the Olathe South Falcons in the quarter finals, the BVNW boys varsity soccer team came out with a victory of 4-2 and a trip to state in Topeka. A rough goal against BVNW started out the first half, followed later by another goal scored by junior Andrew Binder. The second half... Read more »

Varsity football ends season with 12-20 defeat by BVH

Varsity football ends season with 12-20 defeat by BVH

Claudia Chen, Social Media Manager
November 1, 2014
Filed under Fall Sports, Game Briefs, Multimedia, PHOTO GALLERIES, SPORTS, Top Stories

The varsity football team was defeated by Blue Valley High 12-20 this Thursday at the DAC. The game marked the end of the 2014 football season for BVNW, and BVH became the 2014 District Football Champions. BVNW ended the 2014 football season with a winning record of 5-4. BVNW took an early lead of... Read more »

Varsity volleyball takes third at state

Varsity volleyball takes third at state

Sarah Hirsch, Editor-in-Chief
November 1, 2014
Filed under Fall Sports, Multimedia, PHOTO GALLERIES, SPORTS, Top Stories

The varsity volleyball team competed in the state semifinals today at the Kansas Expocentre in Topeka, Kan. In the first round of semifinals, they lost to Olathe Northwest. They came back with a win over Washburn Rural to place third overall. "I am very pleased with how much of an impact the young... Read more »

Photo Gallery: Boys soccer regionals

Photo Gallery: Boys soccer regionals

Greyson Woerpel, Sports Editor
October 30, 2014
Filed under Fall Sports, Multimedia, PHOTO GALLERIES, SPORTS, Top Stories

The boys varsity soccer team defeated Shawnee Mission East 4-1 today.

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Q&A: Trick or Treating

Q&A: Trick or Treating

Greyson Woerpel, Sports Editor
October 30, 2014
Filed under FEATURES, Q&A, Top Stories

Two students share why they still go trick or treating on Halloween.

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REbeL reflects on shift in structure

REbeL reflects on shift in structure

Olivia Baird, Opinion editor
October 27, 2014
Filed under Activities, FEATURES, NEWS, Top Stories

BVNW’s REbeL has begun the first year with a significant change in its structure. Sponsor Carolyn Potter said the new setup has two main groups; a peer educator group, which is a smaller group that meets once a week, and an activist group, which is larger in comparison and meets one to two times each... Read more »