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Changing the playing field

Changing the playing field

Madison Graves and Eden Kurr

August 14, 2015


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The marching band experienced multiple changes in multiple different forms at the beginning of this season. Despite the many adjustments being made to the band, those affected by the changes said they are excited for the coming season and believe the changes will be beneficial to the band, flag team and the ...

United we stand

United we stand

Brandon Fagen, Writer

April 15, 2015


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The judges walk into the room and the students introduce themselves. A carefully written paper is read, and the judges start asking questions. The students answer to the best of their ability, despite their nervousness. The judges, highly esteemed government officials and professors of law, are assessing...

Consistency in the library

Consistency in the library

Flammy Huo, Writer

April 10, 2015


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As technology becomes increasingly mainstream in daily life, libraries are adapting to the technological advances and changing the format and services they offer. While the traditional idea of a library is becoming more obsolete, students, staff and librarians agree libraries will continue to be helpful,...

Tutoring through a different tongue

Tutoring through a different tongue

Emma Bruce and Madison Graves

February 11, 2015


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At BVNW, according to school records, nearly 10 percent of students speak a language other than English in their home. The English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) program has been at BVNW since the school opened in 1993. The program tutors students who struggle with English on varying levels,...

Slam Poetry Club provides an outlet

Slam Poetry Club provides an outlet

Madison Graves, Business Manager

January 22, 2015


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Slam poetry is a competition in which poets share their work and present their opinions in a creative way. While slam poetry as a medium has spread worldwide, it only recently made its way to BVNW. President senior Chandler Kime came up with the idea to form the club after she watched “Louder Than...

REbeL reflects on shift in structure

REbeL reflects on shift in structure

Olivia Baird, Opinion editor

October 27, 2014


Filed under Activities, FEATURES, NEWS, Top Stories

BVNW’s REbeL has begun the first year with a significant change in its structure. Sponsor Carolyn Potter said the new setup has two main groups; a peer educator group, which is a smaller group that meets once a week, and an activist group, which is larger in comparison and meets one to two times each...

No days off

No days off

Laney Breidenthal and Hope Lancaster

August 14, 2014


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Some students’ alarm clocks still go off in the early hours of the morning on a daily basis during the summer. For football players doing summer conditioning, student athletes must power through early mornings, hot afternoons and hours of training every weekday during the summer to prepare for the...

Culture shock

Culture shock

Ayesha Vishnani and Madison Graves

August 14, 2014


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From June 8 to June 18, art teacher Melanie Mikel took nine BVNW art students to Europe on the Artists of France and Spain trip to view different works of art in other countries, arranged by the Educational Tours. The group went to three cities, spending the first part of the trip in Paris, France, then...

Walk to REbeL a success

Walk to REbeL a success

Natasha Vyhovsky, Writer

May 10, 2014


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The fourth annual Walk to REbeL took place at 9 a.m. this morning around BVNW with a course that followed Switzer and returned to the school after three miles. With around 750 participants this year, REbeL sponsor Carolyn Potter said the event was a tremendous success compared to the previous years. ...

Baseball defeated by Jaguars

Baseball defeated by Jaguars

Greyson Woerpel, Reporter

April 8, 2014


Filed under Activities, Husky Headlines, Sports Videos, Springs Sports, Students

Despite a late in the game rally by the Huskies, the BVNW baseball team fell just short of continuing their win streak against BVW tonight, and lost 5-4. At the top of the first inning the Huskies battle as the Jaguar's leading pitcher, who has signed to a D1 school throws an array of balls and stri...

Woodshop Two builds for Toys for Tots

Woodshop Two builds for Toys for Tots

Brooklynn Langham, Writer

November 21, 2013


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For the past three years, the Woodshop Two class has been making and giving away wooden car toys through Toys for Tots, an organization geared towards helping underprivileged children. Woodshop teacher Darren Masten got the idea to start participating in Toys for Tots from an old friend who was doing it...

REbeL Be Thankful Week

REbeL Be Thankful Week

Madison Graves, Writer

November 20, 2013


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This week, with Thanksgiving just around the corner, BVNW’s REbeL is hosting Be Thankful Week. Each day represents a different way to show appreciation for the things students have and the people in their life. “Be Thankful Week is a week that we do at Northwest to spread REbeL’s message to th...

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