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Qureshi selected to serve as Area One KAY President

Qureshi selected to serve as Area One KAY President

Ethan Knauth, Editor in Chief

November 20, 2019

After deciding to run only a few days before the election, junior Raabia Qureshi was selected over two other candidates to serve as the 2019-20 Area One Kay Club President. As part of her duties as president, Qureshi will be required to attend a training meeting in Topeka, write up to three newsletter...

Games Galore

Games Galore

Matthew Lemke, Writer

November 12, 2019

Working for your parents is not something many students get the privilege of, however that is the case for sophomore Olivia Ryan. Monte Cook Games is a roleplaying game business run by Ryan’s family. RPG is a genre where players assume the roles of characters in the game in a fictional setting, ac...

Paws for a cause

Paws for a cause

Natalie Policky, Writer

November 8, 2019

The feeling of coming home to many of her foster puppies is one of the best moments of freshman Carly Worden’s day. Especially after a long day of school, Worden enjoys opening the door to see the puppies full of energy, ready to spend time with her. The organization K-911 is a foster-based res...

2019 Glow Show Recap

2019 Glow Show Recap

Natalie Policky, Writer

November 2, 2019

The Howlin' Husky marching band’s annual Glow Show was held on Nov 2. The theme for the Glow Show was “Metallic,” including the songs “Thunderstruck” by ACDC, “Titanium” by David Guerra, and “The Song Remains the Same” by Led Zeppelin, followed by the BVNW’s fight song. The Glo...

Triple Threat

Triple Threat

Jack Nitz, Writer

October 28, 2019

Having played three sports since kindergarten, sophomore Mikey Pauley is now a varsity athlete for football, basketball and baseball. Pauley said that his brother, Jack, is the main reason he plays all three sports.  “My older brother also played three sports and I just followed after him,” Pau...

Hogs and kisses

Hogs and kisses

Jenna Weyforth, Chief Writer

October 23, 2019

During her Veterinary Medicine class at CAPS, 2018 graduate Olivia Rigdon said she was told not to get too attached to the baby piglets at the farm where they were working. The pigs were to be slaughtered for food. Instead, Olivia said she formed a special connection with a small piglet with a black spo...

Shniderson qualifies for 6A state tournament for third year in a row

Shniderson qualifies for 6A state tournament for third year in a row

Jonny Isaacson, Sports Editor

October 20, 2019

For the third straight year, senior Beth Shniderson will be making an appearance at the girl’s golf 6A state tournament. After qualifying the past two years, head coach Kathleen Gilbreath said she wasn’t surprised when learning Shniderson qualified. “I was very excited, but I do have to admi...

Playing his story

Playing his story

Matthew Lemke, Writer

October 17, 2019

Whether playing the piano or strumming his guitar, aspiring musician senior Watchman Whitworth can normally be found doing something music related. Toni Whitworth, Whitworth’s mother, echoed how Whitworth needs to be occupied to satisfy his musical craving. “Like just watching TV, he’s got a guita...

Ten seconds of fame

Ten seconds of fame

Kathryn Case, Writer

October 14, 2019

With 1.2 billion downloads, TikTok is the fastest growing social media platform right now according to 60 Second Marketer and has taken Blue Valley Northwest by storm, with multiple students getting over one million views across their posts.  TikTok is a free app used for creating, sharing and discov...

Chamber Symphony plays its way into orchestra lineup

Chamber Symphony plays its way into orchestra lineup

Megan Yates, Writer

September 19, 2019

The BVNW Orchestra added a Chamber Symphony to their program. This audition-only class is composed of 39 students; 20 play the violin, nine play the cello, seven play the viola and three play the bass.  There are three different levels of orchestra currently offered: Concert Orchestra, Symphonic Or...

Reaching out and rebuilding

Reaching out and rebuilding

Olivia Dowell, Print Editor

July 19, 2019

During her second visit to San Lucas Tolíman, Guatemala for a mission trip, junior CJ Lyon saw the work of a kitchen she built the summer before. While revisiting the site, CJ said it was rewarding to see her work in full effect.  “I remember last year, my first time we built a kitchen for someone because...

Lending a helping hand

Lending a helping hand

Jenna Weyforth, Chief Writer

May 23, 2019

As an ESOL tutor for students whose second language is English, junior Emily Lanning helps two students, Leisha Williams and Chenrui Li in history class each day. ESOL teacher Alyssa Schlumpf said the ESOL program helps students who aren’t completely proficient in reading, speaking, writing, list...

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