Broader perspectives

Broader perspectives

Grace Miller, Writer February 26, 2019

After spending over two years living in Düsseldorf, Germany, Aakanksha Hiremath has returned to the Blue Valley School District for her junior year. She was previously a student at Harmony Middle School,...

Logo of new band Radar State, formed in 2017.

Return to the spotlight

Bella Rinne, Writer February 17, 2019

After graduating in 1996, musician Josh Berwanger has performed across the world with three different bands. He attributes his passion for music to his exposure of playing the guitar at Blue Valley...

Dynamic duo

Jenna Weyforth, Writer February 5, 2019

After playing piano together for fun as children, junior Randy Yeh and his older sister, senior Elaine Yeh, began playing piano together competitively in 2014, and won the annual Kansas Music Teachers...

Senior Aissata Haidara poses in a shirt that says

Listen and learn

Naomi James and Danya Radhi February 5, 2019

Former Dazzler and 2018 graduate Camille Sturdivant is suing the Blue Valley School District, principal Amy Pressly, former Dazzler coach Carley Fine and district elementary teacher and Dazzler mother...

2007 BVNW graduate Kelly Lynch during weightlifting competition, March 2007.

Worldwide weightlifter

Maddie Oliver, Writer January 31, 2019

Only weightlifting for five years, Kelly Lynch broke 13 national weightlifting records and was considered the 23rd best weightlifter in the country at the age of 15, according to her parents Kevin...

Freshman STUGO representative Jaclynn Pickens.

Breaking the boundaries

Kathryn Case, Writer December 13, 2018

Freshman Jaclynn Pickens is the first StuGo member representing students with special education needs. According to IR teacher Robin Hodges, Pickens is very thoughtful and careful with her work and...

Junior Lauren Jindrich's photo of junior Avery Anderson was featured on Vogue's website.

Don’t lose focus

Katie Rodriguez, Writer October 9, 2018

Junior Lauren Jindrich got more than she bargained for when a last-second photo, snapped on a cold day last fall, was featured on Vogue Italia’s website this summer. Jindrich said a penchant for photography...

Weinstein puts the plane back after a flight.

Aiming for new heights

Aidan Knauth and Erin Reece August 28, 2018

The plane zipping through the air at 150 horsepower is flown by senior private pilot Brock Weinstein, who flies a Cessna 172 at the Kansas City Aviation Center in Overland Park, Kan. According to Weinstein,...

Beemer rides with her parents during the 2017 edition of the Ragbrai.

Senior Morgan Beemer rode 428 miles across Iowa

Emma Gau and Grace Miller August 17, 2018

In her second year of participating in the Ragbrai ride, senior Morgan Beemer rode across 428 miles of Iowa countryside with her family. Beemer said her family was originally introduced to the Ragbrai...

Kadisyn Kircher talks with the host before she performs

2018 Graduate Kadisyn Kircher competes in KC Superstar Semifinals

Olivia Dowell June 5, 2018

2018 BVNW graduate Kadisyn Kircher participated in the semifinals for the KC Superstar Competition, an annual singing competition held at the Jewish Community Center. The competition is structured similarly...

Information from the Dungeons and Dragons official site.

Defying the decades

Ethan Knauth, Staff Writer May 1, 2018

After finding the time to enjoy a timeless tabletop game, some students indulge in Dungeons and Dragons, or D&D for short. Created by Gary Gygax and Dave Arneson, the first edition of D&D was released...

Custer talks to Rosalyn Gold-Anwude of TNT after his game-winner against Tennessee in the second round.

From Ames to the Alamo: How Clayton Custer reunited with his best friend and brought Loyola Chicago to the Final Four

Gabe Swartz, Editor-in-chief March 30, 2018

It wasn’t an unusual sight to find Clayton Custer in the gym during the early hours of the morning, or the latest hours of the night. Everybody has their own Clayton Custer story, there are plenty of...

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