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Cast members meet over zoom to rehearse for their roles.

Taking the Screen

Katelyn Gau and Abbie Kratofil December 2, 2020

BVNWs theater program produced a virtual play with the purpose of giving actors a way to perform while keeping everyone safe. The play is titled “Brothers Grimm Spectaculathon.” The play will be offered...

Black friday shopping during COVID-19: Do’s and Don’ts

Black friday shopping during COVID-19: Do’s and Don’ts

Maddie Oliver, Chief Writer November 26, 2020

As COVID-19 cases increase and the holidays draw near, people having to get creative with certain holiday traditions, one being Black Friday shopping. Shopping outlets in the Kansas City area, including...

Jeremy, Paul, Laura, Lisa, and Lily Bredemeier pose outside their house after they had finished putting up decorations for their Super Bowl party. Feb. 2.

A love like no other

Jonny Isaacson, Sports Editor November 23, 2020

Having been season ticket holders for 26 years, senior Jeremy Bredemeier’s family has developed a love for the Kansas City Chiefs unlike many others. Whether a home or away game, the Bredemeiers...

Senior Mallary Schwarz represents students overwhelmed with school work without
the daily accountability and structure of in-person learning.

The mental mixup

Emily Moser, Writer November 19, 2020

Vincent takes notes for her Anatomy class, Sept. 23. Vincent wants to
have a career in art and the medical field.

Art of the body

Liz LaHood and Katelyn Gau November 17, 2020

Years of honing her art skills and studying different science disciplines has allowed senior Lucy Vincent to pursue medical illustration, a career that requires the application of two of her uniquely...

Senior Will Vancrum passes the ball away from Blue Valley North in the varsity game, Oct. 2.

Vancrum takes Midfielder of the Year, Pollack takes Coach of the Year for the EKL

Jonny Isaacson and Jack Nitz November 11, 2020

When the EKL awards were announced, the Huskies were well represented. Senior Will Vancrum won Midfielder of the Year and head coach Brian Pollack took Coach of the Year. Apart from Vancrum who also made...

Senior George LaHood shoots and rehearses for his film, “The Man Who Missed, Sept. 24. “I would block a scene, which [meant telling] the actor where to go [and] what to do,” LaHood said.

A wild-western work

Anna Bailey and Maddie Oliver November 9, 2020

During quarantine, senior George LaHood wrote, directed and filmed a Western short film titled "The Man Who Missed." The film takes place in 1889 and is about a cowboy seeking revenge on the people...

 In an effort to be more inclusive and representative of the entire senior class, BVNW Student Government created an alternative way to honor as many seniors as possible.

Student Government announces new plan to honor seniors in place of traditional homecoming court

Emily Moser, Writer November 6, 2020

Because of the COVID-19 restrictions in place this school year, BVNW did not have a homecoming dance or court as they traditionally do each fall. In the past, the senior class nominates their peers to...

Caroline Diederich and Albers at a party in May of 2017.

One local election’s impact on the BVNW community

Emma Johnson, Editor-In-Chief November 1, 2020

Coming home from their respective colleges to vote together, a group of BVNW class of 2019 graduates gather at the polls. Not only would it be this group's first chance to vote, but the election for Johnson...

With the Blue Valley school district’s decision to implement online learning, participating in academic dishonesty during online classes has become easier than ever before.

Cheating through the screen

Raabia Qureshi, Writer October 30, 2020

Writing information on sticky notes and sticking them to the computer screen. FaceTiming friends while taking a test. Copying and pasting the question into an online calculator. The methods of cheating...

Clubs through COVID-19

Clubs through COVID-19

Reagan King and Lizzie Lively October 26, 2020

COVID-19 has imposed restrictions on clubs requiring them to adjust accordingly to keep their members and sponsors safe. Some clubs have chosen to not have meetings at all until they can meet in-person....

Matt Shulman, social studies teacher at BVNW, spends his Sunday mornings preparing meals for his small catering company.

Teacher odd jobs

Rachel Hostetler, Writer October 13, 2020

BVNW teachers have been working in an array of settings over the summer. Some found summer jobs to make some supplement money, while others wanted to take their hobbies and interests to a new level.

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