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Loving her blog to bits

Loving her blog to bits

Emma Bruce, Writer

April 13, 2015


Filed under FEATURES, Students, Top Stories

After numerous college visits and submitting 12 applications, senior Lauren Baumert has decided to share her experiences and advice on her blog, Love Her to Bits. Although the intended purpose of the blog was to keep people informed on her life at college next year, she also uses it to share what sh...

Consistency in the library

Consistency in the library

Flammy Huo, Writer

April 10, 2015


Filed under Activities, FEATURES, Top Stories

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,...

Q&A: pop duo Kalin and Myles

Q&A: pop duo Kalin and Myles

Zac Johnson, Entertainment Editor

April 3, 2015


Filed under FEATURES, Q&A, Top Stories

Kalin and Myles are a pop duo from California. Right now they are on their Dedication Tour and have been gaining traction and airplay across the country. Myles' answers will be denoted with an M and Kalin's answers will be denoted with a K. Q: What would you guys really consider your genre to be? ...

Q&A: BV Board of Education candidates

Q&A: BV Board of Education candidates

Natasha Vyhovsky, News Editor

April 2, 2015


Filed under FEATURES, Q&A, Top Stories

The BV Board of Education election is April 7. Each of the candidates for the current BV Board of Education elections were given the opportunity to answer the same set of questions about themselves, their thoughts and their plans. Some candidates spoke about additional things, but displayed below are...

Q&A with the co-creator of the Trio app

Q&A with the co-creator of the Trio app

Zac Johnson, Entertainment Editor

March 27, 2015


Filed under FEATURES, Q&A, Top Stories

A new social media app is on the way called Trio. It is an app that allows users to take different forms of media and create ‘mashups’ that they can show their friends. Because other sources of media can be used, users do not have to solely use what is theirs. The Express had an opportunity to interview...

Basketball buddies

Basketball buddies

Olivia Baird, Opinion Editor

March 2, 2015


Filed under FEATURES, SPORTS, Students, Top Stories

Many BVNW students participate in recreational (rec) basketball leagues due to their relaxed and pressure-free environment, as well as the time they allow for friends to be together.

Schmidt is it

Schmidt is it

Avery Mojica, Puzzle Editor

February 11, 2015


Filed under FEATURES, Students, Top Stories

As his fingers glide across the guitar strings, freshman Kyle Schmidt brainstorms how he can make the chord he has just made into a verse. This verse will be the beginning of a full-scale song, which he produces on his own. Schmidt said he has been producing music since elementary school, with his...

Tutoring through a different tongue

Tutoring through a different tongue

Emma Bruce and Madison Graves

February 11, 2015


Filed under Activities, FEATURES, Top Stories

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,...

Speaking volumes

Speaking volumes

Laney Breidenthal, Feature Editor

February 5, 2015


Filed under FEATURES, Students, Top Stories

This feature can also be found in the Feb. issue of The Express. Listen to a sample of senior Austin Klein here.

Bath bombs: a look into the trend

Bath bombs: a look into the trend

Emma Bruce, Writer

February 5, 2015


Filed under FEATURES, Students, Top Stories

The bath bomb bubbles and fizzes as it is dropped into the water. Pink and blue burst out of the spot the bath bomb was placed and gradually spread throughout the water in the tub. Underneath the colorful foam, the bath has turned a dark purple.

Slam Poetry Club provides an outlet

Slam Poetry Club provides an outlet

Madison Graves, Business Manager

January 22, 2015


Filed under Activities, FEATURES, Top Stories

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...

A friend with a shell

A friend with a shell

Morgan Lewis, Writer

December 9, 2014


Filed under FEATURES, Students, Top Stories

Tortoises are creatures similar to turtles that are commonly found in much of central Asia. One of these intriguing animals can be found in senior Priya Jain’s home. She has a six-month-old Russian tortoise named Poseidon that is about six inches long, but will continue to grow to up to ten inches. Jain...

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