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A love like no other

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.
For the past 26 years, one BVNW family developed a special bond with the Kansas City Chiefs.
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...

Art of the body

Vincent takes notes for her Anatomy class, Sept. 23. Vincent wants to
have a career in art and the medical field.
Senior Lucy Vincent plans to incorporate her love for art into a medical career.
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...

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

Senior Will Vancrum passes the ball away from Blue Valley North in the varsity game, Oct. 2.
The EKL awards for soccer featured nine Huskies, including senior Will Vancrum who won Midfielder of the Year and head coach Brian Pollack who won Coach of the Year.
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...

A wild-western work

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.
As a form of entertainment, senior George LaHood and a few of his peers created a Western short film over quarantine.
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...

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

 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.
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.
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...

Cheating through the screen

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.
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.
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
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....

Virtual Wellness

Virtual Wellness
After seeing a increase in mental health issues, a group of girls created a new app, A’OIA, to help manage and improve a user’s mental health.
May 10, 2020

Seeking to enter into Technovation, a worldwide competition in which girls solve real-world problems in their community using technology, junior Ana Cecilia Gutierrec said finding the right team to create...

Game on

Nathan Harris (Right) substitutes for another player who had a broken hand. “I was friends with two
members of the team at the time so they reached out without practicing with them at all. I drove to play
with them in Tulsa,” Harris said.
After playing video games for a majority of his childhood, a senior made the decision to play “League of Legends” competitively.
May 5, 2020

After years of progressing through the esports community and meeting new people, senior Nathan Harris began playing “League of Legends” competitively in an effort to improve his abilities in the game...

A Different Kind of Team

 BVNW students raise money for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.
BVNW students raise money for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.
May 3, 2020

Juniors Nikhitha Muthineni, Sneha Jacobs and Raabia Qureshi teamed up raising money for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society(LLS). Working together, these friends created Team Aasha. Beginning their planning...

Resting in reverse

Students discuss how their sleep schedules have been changing due to COVID-19 and online learning.
Students discuss how continuous learning and the rise of COVID-19 have impacted their sleep schedules.
May 1, 2020

With the onset of quarantine, some students said they have noticed drastic differences both positive and negative in their sleep schedules. On the bright side, fewer hours of school work and the ability...

Let’s talk terrors

Crowell said she fears being forgotten and fading into the
background. To cope with this, she said she has developed
strategies to combat her negative ideas. “When those
thoughts come to my head, I think happy thoughts,” Crowell
said.
Detailing fears of their own, students discuss their phobias.
April 27, 2020

How it works Whether it be heights, butterflies, or the ocean, it is not uncommon that people tend to avoid a particular thing altogether. According to psychology teacher Tenny Dewey, a “phobia” is...

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