Photo Gallery: Boys soccer vs. Lee’s Summit West

Photo Gallery: Boys soccer vs. Lee’s Summit West

Sarah Hirsch, Editor-in-Chief
September 2, 2014
Filed under Fall Sports, Multimedia, PHOTO GALLERIES, SPORTS, Top Stories

The BVNW varsity soccer team beat Lee’s Summit West 3-1 in the first round of the 2014 Fat Cat Tournament this afternoon.

Photo Gallery: Husky Night 2014

Photo Gallery: Husky Night 2014

Sarah Hirsch, Editor-in-Chief
August 30, 2014
Filed under Multimedia, PHOTO GALLERIES, Top Stories

Various activities were showcased at the DAC yesterday during the annual Husky Night.

Varsity boys soccer defeated by BVN

Varsity boys soccer defeated by BVN

Cameron Hamm, Writer
August 30, 2014
Filed under Fall Sports, Game Briefs, SPORTS, Top Stories

A night of intense soccer culminated in the BVNW varsity team losing to BVN 0-1 yesterday. Throughout the first half neither teams could gain an advantage over each other, with BVNW taking numerous shots on goal but unable to finish. The tide of the game turned when BVN junior Max Montini scored... Read more »

Administrative assistant Dorothy Long is set to retire Friday

Administrative assistant Dorothy Long is set to retire Friday

Olivia Baird, Opinion Editor
August 27, 2014
Filed under NEWS, Top Stories

Administrative assistant Dorothy Long will retire after 20 years at BVNW, with her last day being Friday. Long said the decision of retiring had been suggested to her for a while by her husband, which led her to consider it. “My husband was kind of anxious for me to retire so that we would have... Read more »

New teachers at BVNW

New teachers at BVNW

Cameron Hamm, Flammy Huo, and Hope Lancaster
August 23, 2014
Filed under Featured Teachers, FEATURES, Q&A, Top Stories

Who are the new staff members, and what are their stories? Enjoy the Q&A below with 11 new teachers and staff members at BVNW. ... Read more »

No days off

No days off

Laney Breidenthal and Hope Lancaster
August 14, 2014
Filed under Activities, FEATURES, Top Stories

Some students’ alarm clocks still go off in the early hours of the morning on a daily basis during the summer. For football players doing summer conditioning, student athletes must power through early mornings, hot afternoons and hours of training every weekday during the summer to prepare for the... Read more »

Got Goats?

Got Goats?

Flammy Huo and Natasha Vyhovsky
August 14, 2014
Filed under Featured Students, FEATURES, Top Stories

Junior Peter Hartman and senior Kate Messer spent their summer days in the hot sun at Deanna Rose Farmstead, surrounded by goats, geese and prairie dogs. Their jobs ranged from scooping ice cream to grooming ponies. Hartman said he began his adventures at Deanna Rose two years ago as a volunteer,... Read more »

Culture shock

Culture shock

Ayesha Vishnani and Madison Graves
August 14, 2014
Filed under Activities, FEATURES, Top Stories

From June 8 to June 18, art teacher Melanie Mikel took nine BVNW art students to Europe on the Artists of France and Spain trip to view different works of art in other countries, arranged by the Educational Tours. The group went to three cities, spending the first part of the trip in Paris, France, then... Read more »

Photo Gallery: Freshmen Orientation

Photo Gallery: Freshmen Orientation

Sarah Hirsch, Editor-in-Chief
August 13, 2014
Filed under Multimedia, PHOTO GALLERIES, Top Stories

The incoming freshmen went through their schedules, watched performances from various BVNW activities and tested out their lockers today.

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Students attend first annual Leadership Summit

Students attend first annual Leadership Summit

Sarah Hirsch, Editor-in-Chief
August 11, 2014
Filed under NEWS, Top Stories

The first annual Student Leadership Summit was held today, providing around 50 selected student leaders a chance to interact with administration and seek advice. Assistant principal Katie Bonnema designed the various activities and said they seemed to work out well with the students. "It's hard to... Read more »

Photo Gallery: Band Camp

Photo Gallery: Band Camp

Sarah Hirsch, Editor-in-Chief
August 7, 2014
Filed under Multimedia, PHOTO GALLERIES, Top Stories

The 2014-2015 Band attended their annual band camp Aug. 4-7 in order to prepare for the upcoming school year.

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Graduate Kara Priest selected to All Regional Team

Graduate Kara Priest selected to All Regional Team

Natasha Vyhovsky, Writer
July 8, 2014
Filed under SPORTS, Spring Sports, Top Stories

On Thursday, it was announced that 2014 graduate Kara Priest was selected to the United States All Regional Team by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America. In addition, on June 17, the BVNW girls soccer team placed fourth in the region, with only two losses the entire season. “It’s... Read more »