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Travels cut short due to Covid-19

Travels cut short due to Covid-19

Tessa Regan and Raabia Qureshi

March 23, 2020

When Junior Allison Korte left early for Spain before Spring Break began, Europe had witnessed only a few cases, she said, leading them to believe their vacation would carry out as planned. However, after hearing about President Trump’s Europe travel ban a week into their stay, Korte and her famil...

Always protect your king

Always protect your king

Jonny Isaacson, Sports Editor

March 19, 2020

It can take four moves to win or lose a chess game. Four simple moves, or a game could go on for hours. This complexity is what has drawn players in and kept them playing their game. A main reason people are interested in chess is because there’s no way to beat the game, leading to infinite possibiliti...

Hood’s Future

Hood’s Future

Megan Yates, Writer

March 13, 2020

Committing to Link Year Prep at the beginning of January, senior Markell Hood said he is looking forward to taking a year to mature as a basketball player and young adult.  “[Going to Link Year Prep will help] me mature as a young man and as a young adult and [help] me just get stronger and bet...

What’s Under the Ink

What’s Under the Ink

Kathryn Case, Writer

February 25, 2020

As an 18th birthday present from his parents, senior Watchman Whitworth said he got two tattoos that allow him to remind himself who he is and feel closer to his family.  Whitworth said he got “I love you” in sign language on his left tricep since his sister and mother both have the same ta...

Creating ties with the third world

Creating ties with the third world

Natalie Policky, Writer

February 19, 2020

Attempting to make a difference with their advanced art skills, Blue Valley Northwest Students involved with the National Art Honors Society are making a difference between first world and third world countries, called the Memory Project. NAHS students participating in the Memory Project receive pictur...

New tardy system causes frustration for several students

New tardy system causes frustration for several students

Tessa Regan, Writer

January 30, 2020

After going all first semester with no system in place for tracking student tardies and HHT assignments, Blue Valley Northwest introduced Student Conductor to the student body at the start of the second semester. BVNW’s old system, Tardy Tracker, had stopped working at the end of the last school year ...

STICKing to business

STICKing to business

Natalie Policky, Writer

January 27, 2020

After taking on the concept of business and following in the footsteps of her family, a freshman has kickstarted their own sticker selling business.

Traveling pack

Traveling pack

Megan Yates, Writer

January 21, 2020

Self-proclaimed as “The Hype Squad,” a friend group made up of sophomore boys have attended their class’s basketball games since freshman year, making sure to bring with them the same fan atmosphere and energy found at the varsity level.  Although new members are continuously added, the original group ...

Huskies after hours

Huskies after hours

Natalie Policky, Writer

January 9, 2020

Greekin’ Out

Greekin’ Out

Jack Nitz, Writer

January 3, 2020

Pulling up to the drive-thru at Pita Blu, sophomore Eliana Klathis will likely be seen working hard, receiving orders inside her family owned Greek restaurant.  Klathis’ father, Yiannis, immigrated to the United States when he was 28 and noticed a lack of traditional Greek food. Years later, h...

A dream to design

A dream to design

Maddie Oliver, Writer

December 29, 2019

Being interested in drawing ever since she could hold a pencil, junior Alina Malhi said she takes three art classes during the school day in hopes of  accomplishing her dream of having a design career.  Upon her reflection, Malhi said being raised with art influenced her decisions of pursuing that t...

Policing the 913

Policing the 913

Matthew Lemke, Writer

December 18, 2019

Offering a behind-the-scenes look, BVNW SRO Richard Spandle said Overland Park Explorers provides residents ages 14 through 20 a different perspective on law enforcement from what they see on TV or in the news. Sergeant Gary Mason, supervisor of the OP Explorers, said the Explorers program is run by f...

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