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Catching them All

Catching them All

Eden Kurr, Managing Editor

August 2, 2016


Filed under FEATURES, Top Stories

This summer, Niantic, Inc unleashed a new game for mobile devices, “Pokemon Go”. Players create virtual avatars that follow their real bodies on a map of the area. When a player finds a Pokemon - a mythical creature with supernatural abilities - it pops up on their screen, and the player throws P...

Alumni write and direct new TBS show “Wrecked”

Alumni write and direct new TBS show “Wrecked”

Ryan Jones and Brandon Fagen

June 13, 2016


Filed under Alumni, FEATURES, NEWS, Top Stories

On June 14 at 9 p.m. central time, the TV show “Wrecked”, by brothers Jordan and Justin Shipley, will air on the TBS network. Jordan and Justin, aside from being writers and directors of the show, are also graduates of Blue Valley Northwest. Jordan and Justin credit their time at Blue Valley North...

Woods program receives donation from Ryobi company

Woods program receives donation from Ryobi company

Gabe Swartz, Sports Editor

May 18, 2016


Filed under FEATURES, Students, Top Stories

After creating a mechanical clock as part of a SkillsUSA competition during her junior year, 2016 graduate Alexa Summers made it her goal to get the woods program at BVNW a scroll saw. Despite constant pandering by Summers with wood teach teacher Don Gustafson and Darren Masten, a scroll saw was never ...

University updates

Emma Bruce, Editor in chief

May 13, 2016


Filed under FEATURES, Students, Top Stories

After applying to Harvard, Stanford and KU, senior Benji Hawkins will attend the KU Honors Program next fall. "Well I didn’t get into [Harvard or Stanford] and I only applied to three schools, and those were the three, so I’m going to KU,” Hawkins said. Hawkins said when he initially made...

Facing feminism through multiple lenses

Facing feminism through multiple lenses

Ayesha Vishnani, Opinion Editor

May 10, 2016


Filed under FEATURES, Top Stories

With the players for the U.S. women's national soccer team filing a wage-discrimination complaint last month, concerns regarding gender inequality have resurfaced. BVNW students and staff shed light on how feminism and societal gender roles shape the process of understanding inherent gender differences.

Looking back, moving ahead

Looking back, moving ahead

Kaitlyn Noon, Staff Writer

May 9, 2016


Filed under FEATURES, Students, Top Stories

Seniors in the halls discuss favorite memories and things they will miss after graduation.

Showcasing their singing

Showcasing their singing

Lauren Fischer, Staff Writer

May 6, 2016


Filed under Activities, FEATURES

After debuting the first night of Husky Showcase yesterday, students reveal what went into preparing for the show.

Cheering their way to the top

Cheering their way to the top

Lauren Fischer, Staff Writer

May 4, 2016


Filed under FEATURES, Students

Junior Gracie Ross and sophomore Lauren Cullen both participate in competitive cheer and their teams competed in the worlds competition this year.

Trending: The rise of “finstas”

Trending: The rise of “finstas”

Gabe Swartz, Staff Writer

May 2, 2016


Filed under FEATURES, Students, Top Stories

A recent trend of fake Instagrams, or “finstas,” has swept throughout the BVNW community. Three students talk about their finstas, how they use them and what they have seen from other students with finstas.

Gadget guys

Gadget guys

Avery Mojica, Puzzle Editor

April 26, 2016


Filed under FEATURES, Students

Seniors James and Jonathan Lowe have spent the last three years designing machines and gadgets entirely from their own programming and designs.

Lined up to compete

Lined up to compete

Brandon Fagen, Staff Writer

April 25, 2016


Filed under FEATURES, Students, Top Stories

Three BVNW students take advantage of the spring weather by participating in fishing competitions.

Students participate in Art EKL

Students participate in Art EKL

Madison Graves, Business Manager

April 19, 2016


Filed under Activities, FEATURES, Top Stories

BVNW took third place overall at Art EKL yesterday. At Art EKL, each Blue Valley school brings 10 students to compete in several challenges throughout the day including drawing, painting and makeup art. The BVNW art department also brings in 30 pieces of art from the whole department to be judged and ranked by local professional artists.

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