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Students protest gun violence with school walkout

Students protest gun violence with school walkout

Gabe Swartz, Editor-in-chief

April 20, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Top Stories

Students at Blue Valley Northwest exited their third hour classes as part of the National School Walkout against gun violence Friday. After making their way to the flagpole in front of the main entrance, an estimated 400 students walked to the outdoor classroom. As the students walked to the outside ...

Trio of math teachers receive Blue Valley Innovator Educator Award

Trio of math teachers receive Blue Valley Innovator Educator Award

Ryan Jones, Online Editor

April 1, 2018


Filed under Husky Headlines, NEWS, News Videos, Top Stories

Math teachers Laura Deffer, Michele Ratigan and Michelle Williams received the Blue Valley Innovative Educator Award, presented Friday in Ratigan's Honors Algebra II class. The award goes to one elementary school teacher and one secondary teacher in the district each year. However, this year was the...

Three BVNW grads featured in South Region Elite Eight

Three BVNW grads featured in South Region Elite Eight

Gabe Swartz, Editor-in-chief

March 24, 2018


Filed under Alumni, FEATURES, NEWS, SPORTS, Winter Sports

When the South Regional final between No. 9 Kansas State and No. 11 Loyola Chicago tips off Saturday night in Atlanta, there will be three BVNW graduates on the court. Loyola Chicago’s Clayton Custer and Ben Richardson will go up against Kansas State which includes senior walk-on Mason Schoen. Custe...

District announces revised finals schedule to fulfill senior hour requirements

District announces revised finals schedule to fulfill senior hour requirements

Gabe Swartz, Editor-in-chief

March 20, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Top Stories

Blue Valley School District announced a revised senior finals schedule for the week of May 7-11. The new schedule comes in response to three inclement weather days during this school year. Principal Amy Murphy said high schools in the district will eliminate the staggered schedule method which has...

LIVE: No. 1 Blue Valley Northwest vs. No. 2 Free State

LIVE: No. 1 Blue Valley Northwest vs. No. 2 Free State

Gabe Swartz and Ben Brown

March 5, 2018


Filed under NEWS, SPORTS, Top Stories, Winter Sports

Head girls varsity basketball coach Brian Bubalo announced his retirement during a meeting with the program today. Bubalo informed players that he is retiring from his role as head coach at a meeting in his classroom during Husky Halftime. While addressing members of the program during the meeting, Buba...

Students maintain spring break trips to Mexico despite travel advisory

Students maintain spring break trips to Mexico despite travel advisory

Walker Johnson, Staff Writer

March 5, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Top Stories

The U.S. Department of State implemented a Mexican travel advisory on Jan. 11, due to increased levels of crime throughout the country. This advisory includes Quintana Roo, the state in which multiple students, including a group of more than 60 BVNW seniors are traveling to over spring break. Altho...

2014 graduates win conference awards at Loyola Chicago

2014 graduates win conference awards at Loyola Chicago

Gabe Swartz, Editor-in-chief

February 28, 2018


Filed under Alumni, FEATURES, NEWS, SPORTS, Top Stories, Winter Sports

2014 Blue Valley Northwest graduate Clayton Custer was named the 2018 Missouri Valley Conference Larry Bird Player of the Year Tuesday. Custer, a redshirt junior at Loyola University Chicago, has led the Ramblers to a 25-5 record overall this year, going 15-3 in conference play. “It’s a super coo...

Overland Park police shooting of BVNW student ruled justified

Overland Park police shooting of BVNW student ruled justified

Gabe Swartz and Anna Cowden

February 20, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Top Stories

Johnson County District Attorney Steve Howe and Overland Park Police Chief Frank Donchez announced today that the shooting of Blue Valley Northwest junior John Albers on Jan. 20 was justified. The announcement was made during a morning press conference. No criminal charges will be brought against the off...

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