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Senior Mary Breau said that it became extremely hard to manage work between classes due to the stress and unique pressure of this school year.

Stressful Semester

Rachel Hostetler, Writer June 24, 2021

Three and a half years ago, current senior Mary Breau watched the now-graduated seniors sit in the senior section, and thought about her own senior year-- her prom, senior skits and assemblies. However,...

Junior Lillian Lee became an ambassador for KCJDI in 2016, the first year it was open.

Drawn into dance

Reagan Kauth, Writer May 12, 2021

Many people’s everyday choices are heavily influenced by what they see on social media which two BVNW students have used to their advantage to promote a passion of theirs. Senior, Abbey Griffin, is...

Beginning second semester, members of Spanish Honors Society began writing to high school orphans in the Domincan Republic.

Spanish Honors Society begins pen pal program to the Dominican Republic

Maddie Oliver, Chief Writer May 4, 2021

Wanting new ways to practice spanish skills and learn about a new culture, Spanish teacher Heather Martens said that the idea of writing pen pal letters to orphans in the Dominican Republic came through...

Senior Cameron Quick was recently accepted into the UMKC School of Medicine’s B.A./M.D. program, which is a six year program that allows students to earn both a Bachelor of the Arts degree and a Doctor of Medicine degree.

First pick program

Anna Bailey , Writer April 30, 2021

Senior Cameron Quick was recently accepted into the UMKC School of Medicine’s B.A./M.D. program. This program is for individuals who are interested in pursuing a career in the medical field. The UMKC...

Sophomore Maddie Passett plays the ukulele  and sings in her year.

A universal love

Kathryn Case, Writer April 19, 2021

Being involved in choir and band, senior Declan Franey said that music is a very important piece of his everyday life and is something he is extremely passionate about.  “I love the performances...

During COVID, having any kind of ties to the entertainment industry was difficult but two senior Josh Robinson and sophomore Scott Wyatt were still able to begin their own band, Holes in Socks.

Performing in a pandemic

Regan Kauth , Writer April 14, 2021

During COVID-19, having any kind of ties to the entertainment industry was difficult but senior Josh Robinson and sophomore Scott Wyatt were still able to begin their own band, Holes in Socks. Wyatt and...

Sophomore Caroline Lubbe works with KU volunteer mentor Darene Essa during a femineer meeting.

Engineering Program accustoms to new normal

Elizabeth Caine, Writer April 8, 2021

The Femineer Program, a national program for engineering that is held at Blue Valley Northwest, had to make changes to their program this year due to COVID-19. The three year program empowers K-12 female...

The NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball tournament, which began on March 18 and lasts until April 5, provides college basketball fans with 19 days of games filled with upsets, buzzer beaters and crazy moments.

March mania

Jack Nitz, Sports Editor April 2, 2021

The NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball tournament, which began on March 18 and lasts until April 5, provides college basketball fans with 19 days of games filled with upsets, buzzer beaters and crazy moments....

New program provides seniors with a unique experience

New program provides seniors with a unique experience

Tessa Regan , Assistant Executive Editor March 2, 2021

As part of a larger senior celebration committee, the “Adopt a Senior” program allows for the BVNW community to get involved in supporting this year's seniors. The committee is made up of 47 parents,...

Junior Lexi Liess practices trap shooting with her father, Rich Liess.

Trap challenger?

Matthew Lemke , Writer March 1, 2021

Junior Lexi Liess competes in a not so ordinary sport. Trapshooting has been a passion of hers since she was 13. Starting with her dad shooting when he was younger, Liess said that he was her motivation...

Setting up for success

Kathryn Case and Megan Yates February 21, 2021

Despite the lack of teacher-to-student connection Junior Sam Stubenhofer said he is experiencing from school, he has found ways to enjoy his hybrid schooling experience, particularly through his workspace...

Junior Braden Bartalos shows off his true style with his past self Pgazing toward his current self, illustrating how his style has evolved.

The meaning of masculinity

Reagan Kauth and Liz LaHood February 3, 2021

People’s opinions it means to be “manly” are widely debated in today’s society. This subject goes hand in hand with the topic of toxic masculinity, and how stereotypes...

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