Photo Gallery: Girls basketball vs. Shawnee Mission South

Photo Gallery: Girls basketball vs. Shawnee Mission South

Morgan Lewis, Writer
December 13, 2014
Filed under Multimedia, PHOTO GALLERIES, SPORTS, Top Stories, Winter Sports

The girls varsity basketball team defeated Shawnee Mission South 54-34 yesterday.

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Photo Gallery: Boys basketball vs. Bishop Miege

Photo Gallery: Boys basketball vs. Bishop Miege

Greyson Woerpel, Sports Editor
December 10, 2014
Filed under Multimedia, PHOTO GALLERIES, SPORTS, Top Stories, Winter Sports

The boys basketball team was defeated by Bishop Miege last night 51-55.

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A friend with a shell

A friend with a shell

Morgan Lewis, Writer
December 9, 2014
Filed under Featured Students, FEATURES, Top Stories

Tortoises are creatures similar to turtles that are commonly found in much of central Asia. One of these intriguing animals can be found in senior Priya Jain’s home. She has a six-month-old Russian tortoise named Poseidon that is about six inches long, but will continue to grow to up to ten inches. Jain... Read more »

Photo Gallery: Girls basketball vs. Bishop Miege

Photo Gallery: Girls basketball vs. Bishop Miege

Ayesha Vishnani, Writer
December 9, 2014
Filed under Multimedia, PHOTO GALLERIES, SPORTS, Top Stories, Winter Sports

The girls varsity basketball team was defeated by Bishop Miege 34-65 last night.

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Photo Gallery: Girls basketball vs. BVSW

Photo Gallery: Girls basketball vs. BVSW

Avery Mojica, Puzzle Editor
December 8, 2014
Filed under Multimedia, PHOTO GALLERIES, SPORTS, Top Stories, Winter Sports

The girls basketball team lost to BVSW 48-51 in their game on Thursday.

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Bridging the gap

Bridging the gap

Flammy Huo, Writer
November 30, 2014
Filed under Featured Students, FEATURES, Top Stories

With candles lit, turkey cooked and decorations set up, BVNW families gear up for the holidays. However, some families are missing members during the holiday season. Senior Camille Abdel faced the uncertainty of the reunion with her older sister, Sarah Abdel, a former BVNW student who serves in the Navy. According... Read more »

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 »