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Beach takes first at 6A State; Gawlick and Henry round out Huskies’ performance

Beach takes first at 6A State; Gawlick and Henry round out Huskies’ performance

Ben Brown, Sports Editor

October 28, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Game Briefs, NEWS, SPORTS, Top Stories

LAWRENCE- In the first race of the morning, freshman Riley Beach approached the starting line with fellow runner Katie Henry at her side. Beach would end her cross country season running at Rim Rock Farms for 6A State. Just one week prior to this, Beach qualified for 6A State by placing first at regio...

BVNW to implement new hat policy

BVNW to implement new hat policy

Gabe Swartz, Editor-in-Chief

October 12, 2017


Filed under NEWS, Top Stories

The hat policy at BVNW will be changing. Principal Amy Murphy said after hearing from students for multiple years about the hat policy, and deliberating with Student Government, the administration decided to amend the policy beginning Monday. “We’ve talked about the hat policy for the last two years, i...

Former math teacher Megan Geenens fills new interventionist position

Former math teacher Megan Geenens fills new interventionist position

Dan Edmonds, Writer

October 3, 2017


Filed under Alumni, NEWS, Teachers, Top Stories

After working at BVNW as a math and AVID teacher for several years, Megan Geenens accepted a position as the school interventionist for the 2017-2018 school year. Geenens said the district worked on a solution to help students who are struggling academically in areas a traditional counselor may n...

BVNW football to play in second game of doubleheader at DAC

BVNW football to play in second game of doubleheader at DAC

Ben Brown, Sports Editor

September 14, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, NEWS, SPORTS, Top Stories

Back-to-back football games on Friday, including BVNW against Blue Valley West, could cause chaos at the DAC due to the number of people attending the games. Blue Valley North is scheduled to host Blue Valley at 5 p.m. and BVNW is scheduled to play at 8:15 p.m. BVNW Athletic Director Kevin Ger...

BVNW graduates studying in Florida update conditions of Hurricane Irma

BVNW graduates studying in Florida update conditions of Hurricane Irma

Gia Shipman, Copy Editor-at-large

September 9, 2017


Filed under NEWS, Top Stories

Two BVNW alumni share their first hand experience of the preparation for Hurricane Irma heading towards Florida. Carly Robinette, a 2017 graduate attends Florida State University. Also graduating in 2017, Addie Hulet lives in Florida attending Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. Wednesday Sept. 6...

DECA blackout week raises money for Children’s Mercy

DECA blackout week raises money for Children’s Mercy

August 28, 2017


Filed under NEWS, Top Stories

After last year's goldout week in support of St. Jude's cancer research leading up to the Blue Valley Northwest-Blue Valley North football game, the DECA marketing club is making a change this year. For the entirety of the week of Aug. 28 through Sept. 1, DECA will be raising money in support of Children's...

A celestial celebration

A celestial celebration

Anna Cowden, Online Copyeditor

August 21, 2017


Filed under NEWS, Top Stories

Scattered among the DAC around 1:00 P.M, students and teachers tilted their heads and gawked at the partial eclipse with protective sunglasses on. For about two minutes and thirty seconds, the sky dulled and the temperature dropped. The moon shielded the sun giving the United States its first viewing o...

Assistant Principal of Curriculum and Instruction Katie Bonnema accepts position at BVW

Assistant Principal of Curriculum and Instruction Katie Bonnema accepts position at BVW

Lauren Fischer, Features Editor

May 18, 2017


Filed under NEWS, Top Stories

After working at BVNW for six years, Assistant Principal of Curriculum and Instruction Katie Bonnema announced Tuesday she has accepted a new position at Blue Valley West. Bonnema said this is the same position she holds at BVNW, but it will offer her a new challenge of working with a different school...

Review: Chicago Science March

Review: Chicago Science March

Anna Levine, Writer

April 23, 2017


Filed under NEWS, Top Stories

On this Earth Day 2017, numerous cities around the world held marches for science. The turnouts for each march were quite impressive, especially the Chicago Science March, which was estimated to have around 40,000 people, according to the Chicago Tribune. The Chicago Science March had a few speakers...

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