Acai Bowl Madness

An acai bowl from Costco  topped with banana chips and blueberries is placed on a table.

Jack Bensing, Writer

November 30, 2019

Robeks: 8154 W 135th St. Rating: 3/5 Wedged between a T-mobile store and a dentistry, Robeks is a place that sells mainly smoothies and acai bowls. Less than a mile away from BVNW, it is the closest location that was reviewed.  Walking up to the store, it seemed deserted with not very ...

Quiz: What Thanksgiving food are you?

Quiz: What Thanksgiving food are you?

Maddie Clark and Rachel Sarff

November 27, 2019

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“Frozen II” freezes under the spotlight

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Natalie Policky and Tessa Regan

November 24, 2019

It has been six years since the release of “Frozen,” which captivated the hearts of children all across the world. It is hard to say the same for “Frozen II,” starring Kristen Bell and Josh Gad, just to name a few of the big named actors in this underwhelming film.  The original 2013 film focused on two Prince...

Music album review: “What You See is What You Get”

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Maddie Oliver, Writer

November 18, 2019

Country Singer Luke Combs rose to stardom with his single “Hurricane” in 2017, debuting No. 46 on the country charts. The release of Combs’ first album, “This One’s For You” detailed a roadtrip worth of songs conveying versatile topics that anyone could relate to. However, Combs’ new album...

2019 Glow Show Recap

Junior Amy Winkler plays the flute during the Glow Show on Nov. 2 at the DAC.

Natalie Policky, Writer

November 2, 2019

The Howlin' Husky marching band’s annual Glow Show was held on Nov 2. The theme for the Glow Show was “Metallic,” including the songs “Thunderstruck” by ACDC, “Titanium” by David Guerra, and “The Song Remains the Same” by Led Zeppelin, followed by the BVNW’s fight song. The Glo...

The Blue Valley School District takes legal action against JUUL

The Blue Valley School District joined a lawsuit against JUUL on Oct. 14.

Megan Yates, Writer

November 1, 2019

Joining the Olathe, DeSoto, Goddard, Concordia and Shawnee Mission school districts, Blue Valley has decided to sue JUUL.  The Blue Valley school district is being represented by the Goza & Honnold law firm, located in Overland Park, Kan.  Addressing Blue Valley staff members in an email,...

Shaking up Nutrition

‘The Mermaid’ tea, ‘Birthday Cake’ nutrition shake, and an aloe
shot from 913 Nutrition are shown in front of the colorful wall
full of customer signatures.

Megan Yates, Writer

October 30, 2019

Energizing Mission: 5813 Johnson Drive, Mission, Kan. 66202 Rating: 3/5 stars  Thirty minutes away from BVNW, Energizing Mission one of the three locations providing healthy shakes and teas to consumers. In addition to the commute, there is limited parking available and their store is som...

Quiz: Which BVNW boys varsity soccer player are you most like?

Senior Jackson Million dribbles a ball in a game against St. Louis University, on Sept. 28.

Megan Yates, Writer

October 29, 2019

From Beets to Burgers

The sriracha Chix burger, original and beet burger from Pirates Bone Burgers sit on a tray along with guacamole and original french fries.

Natalie Policky, Writer

October 22, 2019

Pirates Bone Burgers is a newly opened restaurant solely cooking food made out of 100% plants. This eatery’s menu is completely vegan and includes gluten-free substitutions.   Because Pirates Bone Burgers is located in downtown Kansas City, parking is an issue, as the restaurant has no apparent pa...

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