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Funny business

Funny business

March 23, 2017

Band and choir travel to Los Angeles over Spring Break

Band and choir travel to Los Angeles over Spring Break

Anna Cowden, Writer

March 21, 2017

A total of 86 members of Wind Ensemble, Chorale and Chambers were scheduled to depart for Los Angeles on March 16. They competed in competitions and attended workshops until their return on March 19. Choir director Beth Richey-Sullivan said the band and choir group performed Thursday with Hoover High Scho...

Sculpting from the heart

Sculpting from the heart

Anna Levine, Writer

March 9, 2017

In the BVNW gallery, a pearly white figure of a female body, constructed of alabaster, sits on display. When the natural light hits it perfectly, this small piece becomes the focal point of the entire room. This piece is senior Kailey Jamison’s sculpture, for which she won third place in the state ar...

Teachers and administrators shadow students’ schedules

Teachers and administrators shadow students’ schedules

Brandon Fagen, Writer

March 7, 2017

For the next week, BVNW students may notice teachers and administrators sitting in on their classes, and maybe even turning in homework. Principal Amy Murphy said these staff members are trying to get an inside look into the everyday lives of students by following students schedules for a full day. M...

Diversity Assembly: Just Be.

Diversity Assembly: Just Be.

Emma Bruce, Editor-in-Chief

March 1, 2017

Following an annual BVNW tradition, the Diversity Assembly will take place Mar. 3. This year’s theme is Just Be. Diversity Club president Gavin Mullin said the theme was inspired by a Calvin Klein advertisement. “We thought it would be cool because it’s very simple, but it’s very effective...

Senior Sarah Holder goes viral on Twitter

Senior Sarah Holder goes viral on Twitter

Walker Johnson, Writer

February 13, 2017

295 thousand likes and counting. On Saturday, Feb 11, Blue Valley Northwest senior Sarah Holder turned a text and a taquito into social media fame. Her Twitter post about a neighbor mistaking her taquito for a cigar as she was driving through her neighborhood can be found posted on social media accounts...

Two of a kind

Two of a kind

Lauren Fischer, Features Editor

February 9, 2017

The school musical “Aida” will be presented in the Performing Arts Center at BVNW on Feb. 9, 10 and 11. Though audience members will hear the same songs and story at all four performances, the double casting of the musical will allow the audience to see two different interpretations of the show. Se...

Mad for music

Mad for music

Anna Cowden, Writer

January 27, 2017

Battle of the Bands, an annual parent band competition, will be held at Kanza Hall on Saturday Jan. 28 at 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. The event is centered around 4 parent bands representing different Blue Valley schools. The winning band will receive a $250 grant to give to their Blue Valley school of choice. Mad L...

A positive event

A positive event

Ryan Jones, Writer

January 18, 2017

After being diagnosed with an autoimmune disease in 2015, Junior Allison Policky said she fought it off with corticosteroids, chemotherapy and blood transfusions. Policky said blood transfusions require donated blood and thus blood drives are a necessity. On Jan. 18, the annual blood drive through Comm...

Ringing in the New Year

Ringing in the New Year

Sara Rooney, Writer

January 12, 2017

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