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Summer in a map

Summer in a map

Brandon Fagen, Morgan Lewis, Avery Mojica, and Gabe Swartz

August 12, 2015


Filed under FEATURES, Students, Top Stories

For a more detailed description of these students' trips, read below. To jump to a particular student's trip, click on their name. Katie Laxson Anna Chalupa Emile Batrouney Sarah Callahan Sophie Levine Jensen Panegasser Trisha Xue Katie Laxson: Austin, Texas After five days of driving, ...

Photography on display

Photography on display

Morgan Lewis, Writer

April 29, 2015


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Seniors Marie Nabors and Courtney Long have been accepted into an exhibit at the Nelson Atkins Museum of Art to display their work to spectators.

Loving her blog to bits

Loving her blog to bits

Emma Bruce, Writer

April 13, 2015


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After numerous college visits and submitting 12 applications, senior Lauren Baumert has decided to share her experiences and advice on her blog, Love Her to Bits. Although the intended purpose of the blog was to keep people informed on her life at college next year, she also uses it to share what sh...

Basketball buddies

Basketball buddies

Olivia Baird, Opinion Editor

March 2, 2015


Filed under FEATURES, SPORTS, Students, Top Stories

Many BVNW students participate in recreational (rec) basketball leagues due to their relaxed and pressure-free environment, as well as the time they allow for friends to be together.

Schmidt is it

Schmidt is it

Avery Mojica, Puzzle Editor

February 11, 2015


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As his fingers glide across the guitar strings, freshman Kyle Schmidt brainstorms how he can make the chord he has just made into a verse. This verse will be the beginning of a full-scale song, which he produces on his own. Schmidt said he has been producing music since elementary school, with his...

Speaking volumes

Speaking volumes

Laney Breidenthal, Feature Editor

February 5, 2015


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This feature can also be found in the Feb. issue of The Express. Listen to a sample of senior Austin Klein here.

Bath bombs: a look into the trend

Bath bombs: a look into the trend

Emma Bruce, Writer

February 5, 2015


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The bath bomb bubbles and fizzes as it is dropped into the water. Pink and blue burst out of the spot the bath bomb was placed and gradually spread throughout the water in the tub. Underneath the colorful foam, the bath has turned a dark purple.

A friend with a shell

A friend with a shell

Morgan Lewis, Writer

December 9, 2014


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Tortoises are creatures similar to turtles that are commonly found in much of central Asia. One of these intriguing animals can be found in senior Priya Jain’s home. She has a six-month-old Russian tortoise named Poseidon that is about six inches long, but will continue to grow to up to ten inches. Jain...

Bridging the gap

Bridging the gap

Flammy Huo, Writer

November 30, 2014


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With candles lit, turkey cooked and decorations set up, BVNW families gear up for the holidays. However, some families are missing members during the holiday season. Senior Camille Abdel faced the uncertainty of the reunion with her older sister, Sarah Abdel, a former BVNW student who serves in the Navy. According...

Traveling to inspire youth

Traveling to inspire youth

Flammy Huo, Writer

November 11, 2014


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Senior Ian Roozrokh has his luggage packed even on school days because he has committed himself heavily in North American Federation of Temple Youth (NFTY), an organization that aims to reform Jewish teens and elevate their leadership skills. Participating in NFTY since seventh grade, Roozrokh is...

Emotion in Motion

Emotion in Motion

Avery Mojica, Puzzle Editor

October 21, 2014


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A blank piece of paper sits in front of junior Gavin Wylie. He picks up his colored pencils and pens and begins to sketch out the shape of a face. This drawing is the beginning of what will become a cartoon-like character, and possibly an animation. Wylie began to notice his artistic talents at about...

Got Goats?

Got Goats?

Flammy Huo and Natasha Vyhovsky

August 14, 2014


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Junior Peter Hartman and senior Kate Messer spent their summer days in the hot sun at Deanna Rose Farmstead, surrounded by goats, geese and prairie dogs. Their jobs ranged from scooping ice cream to grooming ponies. Hartman said he began his adventures at Deanna Rose two years ago as a volunteer,...

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