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Behind the lens

Behind the lens

September 22, 2016


Filed under FEATURES, Students, Top Stories

Fighting for the Olympics

Fighting for the Olympics

Xiqing Wang, Chief Writer

September 15, 2016


Filed under FEATURES, SPORTS, Students, Top Stories

Freshman Olivia Baxter said she has been practicing taekwondo, a Korean martial art, at Ko’s Black Belt Academy since she was seven years old. Baxter said she started the sport for fun in the first grade, influenced by a friend’s attendance in taekwondo classes. Head coach and Owner of Ko’s Black Belt Ac...

Manning on music

Manning on music

Ryan Jones, Writer

September 7, 2016


Filed under FEATURES, Students, Top Stories

Senior Maggie Manning competed in the finals of the KC Superstar competition at the Kauffman Center on Aug. 28. Sponsored by the Jewish Community Center, the competition looks for talented singers in the Kansas City area that are seniors or younger during the past school year. At BVNW, Maggie Mannin...

Woods program receives donation from Ryobi company

Woods program receives donation from Ryobi company

Gabe Swartz, Sports Editor

May 18, 2016


Filed under FEATURES, Students, Top Stories

After creating a mechanical clock as part of a SkillsUSA competition during her junior year, 2016 graduate Alexa Summers made it her goal to get the woods program at BVNW a scroll saw. Despite constant pandering by Summers with wood teach teacher Don Gustafson and Darren Masten, a scroll saw was never ...

University updates

Emma Bruce, Editor in chief

May 13, 2016


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After applying to Harvard, Stanford and KU, senior Benji Hawkins will attend the KU Honors Program next fall. "Well I didn’t get into [Harvard or Stanford] and I only applied to three schools, and those were the three, so I’m going to KU,” Hawkins said. Hawkins said when he initially made...

Looking back, moving ahead

Looking back, moving ahead

Kaitlyn Noon, Staff Writer

May 9, 2016


Filed under FEATURES, Students, Top Stories

Seniors in the halls discuss favorite memories and things they will miss after graduation.

Cheering their way to the top

Cheering their way to the top

Lauren Fischer, Staff Writer

May 4, 2016


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Junior Gracie Ross and sophomore Lauren Cullen both participate in competitive cheer and their teams competed in the worlds competition this year.

Trending: The rise of “finstas”

Trending: The rise of “finstas”

Gabe Swartz, Staff Writer

May 2, 2016


Filed under FEATURES, Students, Top Stories

A recent trend of fake Instagrams, or “finstas,” has swept throughout the BVNW community. Three students talk about their finstas, how they use them and what they have seen from other students with finstas.

Gadget guys

Gadget guys

Avery Mojica, Puzzle Editor

April 26, 2016


Filed under FEATURES, Students

Seniors James and Jonathan Lowe have spent the last three years designing machines and gadgets entirely from their own programming and designs.

Lined up to compete

Lined up to compete

Brandon Fagen, Staff Writer

April 25, 2016


Filed under FEATURES, Students, Top Stories

Three BVNW students take advantage of the spring weather by participating in fishing competitions.

The perfect match

The perfect match

Emma Bruce, Features Editor

April 7, 2016


Filed under FEATURES, Students

BVNW seniors and graduates explain their methods for finding college roommates along with the advantages and disadvantages that go with each.

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