Community participates in anti-protest gathering and candlelight vigil walk in honor of shooting victims

Community participates in anti-protest gathering and candlelight vigil walk in honor of shooting victims

Claudia Chen and Delaney La Fon, Writer & Editor-in-chief
April 19, 2014
Filed under NEWS, Top Stories

At the scene of over 1000 people dressed in white with signs painted with messages of love in hand, BVNW students joined members of the community in a positive anti-protest gathering preceding BVHS freshman Reat Underwood’s funeral at Church of the Resurrection Friday afternoon. The gathering was an... Read more »

REbeL members to be featured on NBC’s Today Show

REbeL members to be featured on NBC’s Today Show

Delaney La Fon, Editor-in-chief
April 16, 2014
Filed under NEWS, Student Life, Top Stories

From the hallways of BVNW to the streets of Kansas City, REbeL members spread their message of optimistic body image and self-confidence and promote their commitment to living healthy and sensibly. REbeL's message has not only captured the attention of the BVNW community, but the interest of a national... Read more »

Girls soccer program nationally ranked

Girls soccer program nationally ranked

Liz Kuhlmann, Sports Editor
April 16, 2014
Filed under SPORTS, Sports Stories, Spring Sports, Top Stories

After an exceptional performance at the St. Louis Classic this past weekend, where the girls soccer team went 3-0 to win the championship in their bracket, the program has been ranked 21st nationally according to Girls... Read more »

Baseball sweeps the Stangs

Baseball sweeps the Stangs

Brooklynn Langham, Reporter
April 16, 2014
Filed under Game Briefs, HUSKY HEADLINES, SPORTS, Sports Stories, Spring Sports, Top Stories, Video Sports

The boys baseball team continued their win streak after blowing out Blue Valley North (BVN), 12-2, last night.Due to the mercy rule, the game ended at the sixth inning since the Huskies had earned 10 runs within the first five innings. Head coach Corby Lange said that although the game ended with... Read more »

Three dead in Jewish Community Center shooting, students react

Three dead in Jewish Community Center shooting, students react

Cara Brashears, Ankit Kadakia, Claudia Chen , and Liz Kuhlmann
April 13, 2014
Filed under HUSKY HEADLINES, NEWS, Top Stories, Video Sports

Three victims were confirmed dead after shots were fired at the Jewish Community Center and Village Shalom around 1 p.m. today. The shooter was taken into police custody at Valley Park Elementary near 123rd and Nall, heard yelling antisemetic remarks. Both areas went into lockdown. The suspect is... Read more »

Softball celebrates first ever Pink Out games

Softball celebrates first ever Pink Out games

Liz Kuhlmann, Sports Editor
April 10, 2014
Filed under Game Briefs, HUSKY HEADLINES, NEWS, SPORTS, Sports Stories, Spring Sports, Top Stories, Video Sports

A sea of pink littered the DAC earlier this afternoon as the Husky and Mustang softball program's kicked off their first ever Pink Out Games in support of breast cancer. The players donned pink warm-up shirts and socks, donations were taken, cancer survivors were invited to attend and both teams signed... Read more »

BVNW band members advance to state

BVNW band members advance to state

Madeline Maloney , Copy Editor
April 9, 2014
Filed under NEWS, Top Stories

On Saturday, members of the BVNW band participated in the Kansas High School Activities Association Regional Solo and Small Ensemble festival at Blue Valley HS. There were 12 soloists and three small ensembles that will be going to Emporia on April 26 to compete at the state level. “We have students... Read more »

New science course requirements for KS Regents colleges

New science course requirements for KS Regents colleges

Natasha Vyhovsky, Writer
April 9, 2014
Filed under NEWS, Top Stories

The science course requirements to get into any one of the state universities in Kansas have recently changed, now requiring all students except for current seniors to take either Chemistry or Physics in order to be eligible for admission. Counselor Bob Thesman explained that the science course requirements... Read more »

Annual Walk to REbeL approaches

Annual Walk to REbeL approaches

Natasha Vyhovsky, Writer
April 8, 2014
Filed under NEWS, Top Stories

REbeL will hold its fourth annual “Walk to REbeL” Saturday, May 10 at BVNW. The walk is scheduled to begin at 9 a.m. and will feature a three-mile course, as well as food and drink, face painting, photo booths, REbeL’s signature whiteboard pictures and other activities available for... Read more »

Teachers with tattoos

Teachers with tattoos

Claudia Chen, Writer
April 8, 2014
Filed under Featured Teachers, FEATURES, Top Stories

Chris LaValley: Tattoos are often viewed as a form of art, and this is especially true for art teacher Chris LaValley whose tattoos combine her personal beliefs as well as her own artwork. LaValley has designed and drawn three out of her five tattoos. “I... Read more »

BVNW track competes at the 2014 Spring Classic

BVNW track competes at the 2014 Spring Classic

Claudia Chen, Writer
April 8, 2014
Filed under Game Briefs, SPORTS, Sports Stories, Spring Sports, Top Stories

On Friday night, BVNW athletes participated in the 2014 Spring Classic track meet at the DAC. This meet was the second track meet of the season and 14 BVNW students placed top 20 in their events. Freshman Daeron Robinson placed 17th in Boys 200 Meter Dash, with a time of 24.35. Sophomore... Read more »

Girls soccer places third in the MO-KAN Challenge tournament

Girls soccer places third in the MO-KAN Challenge tournament

Olivia Baird, Reporter
April 6, 2014
Filed under Game Briefs, SPORTS, Sports Stories, Spring Sports, Top Stories

The girls soccer team brought home a third place title at the MO-KAN Challenge tournament with a win against Lee’s Summit North. Neither team was able to score during the first half despite the Huskies attempting... Read more »