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Linking Languages

Linking Languages

Brandon Fagen, Writer

September 30, 2014


Filed under FEATURES, Teachers, Top Stories

Student teacher Manuel Novas teaches his native language and Spanish culture in the BVNW foreign languages department.

New teachers at BVNW

New teachers at BVNW

Cameron Hamm, Flammy Huo, and Hope Lancaster

August 23, 2014


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Who are the new staff members, and what are their stories? Enjoy the Q&A below with 11 new teachers and staff members at BVNW. Who: Megan Geenens (BVNW alumnus) What: Algebra I and Math Strategies How do you feel about coming back and teaching as an alumnus? "It's good to see all the staff members that were there when I was in high school. Staff me...

Pursuing her “‘A’ game”

Pursuing her “‘A’ game”

Sidney Hallak, Writer

May 13, 2014


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After 15 years of grading papers, reading books and influencing young minds, junior ELA teacher Kathy Duggan has decided to retire. “I’m retiring just because I think it’s going to be a new adventure,” Duggan said. “I turned 65 and I’m trying to decide what I’m going to do when I grow...

Teachers with tattoos

Teachers with tattoos

Claudia Chen, Writer

April 8, 2014


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Chris LaValley: Tattoos are often viewed as a form of art, and this is especially true for art teacher Chris LaValley whose tattoos combine her personal beliefs as well as her own artwork. LaValley has designed and drawn three out of her five tattoos. “I have [a tattoo] on my ankle that is just a d...

Life without meat

Life without meat

Avery Mojica, Writer

October 30, 2013


Filed under FEATURES, Students, Teachers, Top Stories

Imagine picking food in a grocery store, but nothing contained animal products. There would be no meat, eggs or even honey. English Language Arts teacher Kyle Farrington and senior Sabrina White reflect on their experiences with a vegan diet. _________________ A Vegan Teacher English Language Arts ...

Creatures in the classroom

Creatures in the classroom

Zac Johnson, Writer

October 15, 2013


Filed under Teachers, Top Stories

A typical classroom at Northwest might consist of books, boards and backpacks; but science teachers Kim Gibney and Jeremy Mohn both incorporate live animals into everyday learning. Gibney keeps chinchillas in her room, and Mohn keeps snakes. “I have had my chinchillas since 1997,” Gibney said. “The r...

Northwest’s new faces

Northwest’s new faces

Ankit Kadakia, Madison Graves, and Zac Johnson

August 23, 2013


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Who are the new staff members, and what's their story? Check back each weekday for three new profiles of the rookie Husky leaders. Who: Lauren Simpson (BVNW alumnus) What: Accounting, Web Design and Computer Applications Hobbies & Interests: Computers, camping, sports, friends and family What ...

Meet Chris Legleiter, new administrator

Meet Chris Legleiter, new administrator

Madison Graves, Writer

August 19, 2013


Filed under FEATURES, Teachers

This year, BVNW welcomes many new staff members to the team. One of these staff members is Chris Legleiter. Legleiter will be taking over as the administrator for the graduating class of 2017, as well as the assistant principal for activities. According to Legleiter, he had seen the school within the district while ...

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