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Syria divided: One student’s story about fleeing the civil war

Syria divided: One student’s story about fleeing the civil war

Ayesha Vishnani, Opinion Editor

October 8, 2015


Filed under FEATURES, Students, Top Stories

With the ongoing armed conflict in Syria, junior Rama Bakir left her homeland with her family to escape the dangerous conditions caused by the civil war.

En Garde on the dance floor

En Garde on the dance floor

Gabe Swartz, Staff Writer

October 8, 2015


Filed under FEATURES, Students, Top Stories

Senior Alexa Summers recently began participating in classes for fencing and swing dancing.

An asset to applications

An asset to applications

Lauren Fischer, Staff Writer

October 2, 2015


Filed under FEATURES, Teachers

With college application deadlines approach, seniors turn to counselors for assistance in the process of applying to different colleges and financial aid.

A new Muse

A new Muse

Madison Graves, Business Manager

September 30, 2015


Filed under Activities, FEATURES

With the return of the Muse magazine, senior Payton Pierce and English teacher Kimberly Hillstock currently run both the literary magazine and the Slam Poetry club, with meetings for each held on alternating Thursdays.

Teachers comment on memorable quotes

Teachers comment on memorable quotes

Avery Mojica, Puzzle Editor

September 29, 2015


Filed under FEATURES, Q&A, Teachers

Read about the reasoning behind memorable sayings from teachers Kyle Farrington, Matt Christensen and Bill Smithyman.

’90s trends at BVNW

’90s trends at BVNW

Kaitlyn Noon, Staff Writer

September 26, 2015


Filed under FEATURES, Students

BVNW students who sport '90s trends on a regular basis discuss why and how they wear what they wear.

Putts for pets

Putts for pets

Gabe Swartz, Staff Writer

September 6, 2015


Filed under Activities, FEATURES, Top Stories

This fall, BVNW introduces a mini golf club with the hope of benefitting Wayside Waifs.

Coding in California

Coding in California

Claudia Chen and Zac Johnson

August 20, 2015


Filed under FEATURES, Students, Top Stories

Type, compile, error, repeat. Junior Lily Sha spent seven weeks this summer in San Francisco at Twitter headquarters learning how to code, as a part of the Girls Who Code Summer Immersion Program.

Changing the playing field

Changing the playing field

Madison Graves and Eden Kurr

August 14, 2015


Filed under Activities, FEATURES, Top Stories

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 ...

Summer in a map

Summer in a map

Brandon Fagen, Morgan Lewis, Avery Mojica, and Gabe Swartz

August 12, 2015


Filed under FEATURES, Students, Top Stories

For a more detailed description of these students' trips, read below. To jump to a particular student's trip, click on their name. Katie Laxson Anna Chalupa Emile Batrouney Sarah Callahan Sophie Levine Jensen Panegasser Trisha Xue Katie Laxson: Austin, Texas After five days of driving, ...

Photography on display

Photography on display

Morgan Lewis, Writer

April 29, 2015


Filed under FEATURES, Students, Top Stories

Seniors Marie Nabors and Courtney Long have been accepted into an exhibit at the Nelson Atkins Museum of Art to display their work to spectators.

United we stand

United we stand

Brandon Fagen, Writer

April 15, 2015


Filed under Activities, FEATURES, Top Stories

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...

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