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One-to-one laptop initiative to be implemented late 2018-19 school year

One-to-one laptop initiative to be implemented late 2018-19 school year

Anna Cowden and Ethan Knauth

June 28, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Top Stories

Blue Valley Board of Education members unanimously (5-0) voted to implement a one-to-one laptop recommendation made by Blue Valley Director of Blended Learning Brad Moser and Blue Valley Chief Information Officer Brian Daley. The recommendation recommends each BV high school student receive an App...

Art students and teachers travel to France and Spain

Art students and teachers travel to France and Spain

Ethan Knauth and Lola Shipman

June 21, 2018


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With the goal of viewing many of the famous artworks Europe has to offer, teachers Chris LaValley and Melanie Mikel took a group of 15 students from the art department to Spain and France, from June 5 to June 15. The group stopped in Paris, Provence and Barcelona to tour museums and sightsee. Simila...

Head varsity baseball coach Corby Lange resigns

Head varsity baseball coach Corby Lange resigns

Olivia Dowell, Writer

May 17, 2018


Filed under NEWS, SPORTS, Springs Sports, Top Stories

Wanting to spend more time with his family, head varsity baseball coach Corby Lange announced his resignation after coaching for 15 years at BVNW during a meeting with his team on Wednesday. “I’m going to be more involved with coaching my older son’s team and trying to spend more time around them,”...

Head varsity soccer coach Rick Pribyl announces retirement

Head varsity soccer coach Rick Pribyl announces retirement

Anna Cowden and Ethan Knauth

May 17, 2018


Filed under NEWS, SPORTS, Springs Sports, Top Stories

Head varsity soccer coach and ELA teacher Rick Pribyl informed the soccer program of his retirement during Husky Halftime in the Little Theatre today. With a 2-1 loss in the regional final to Shawnee Mission Northwest today, Pribyl and assistant head coach Brian Murphy coached their last game as Husk...

Matt Shulman named head girls varsity basketball coach

Matt Shulman named head girls varsity basketball coach

Gabe Swartz, Editor-in-chief

May 10, 2018


Filed under NEWS, SPORTS, Top Stories, Winter Sports

Athletic Director Kevin Gerke announced today in a meeting with the girls basketball program in the Performing Arts Center that Matt Shulman will be the next varsity girls basketball head coach at Blue Valley Northwest. During the meeting in the PAC, Gerke told players "I think we’ve got a match ma...

Camille Sturdivant makes Golden Girls dance team at Mizzou

Camille Sturdivant makes Golden Girls dance team at Mizzou

Olivia Dowell, Staff Writer

May 7, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Top Stories

In her first dance recital, senior Camille Sturdivant said she was scared to perform and cried when her teacher brought her out on the stage. In the fall, Sturdivant will dance for the Golden Girls men’s squad, the highest level dance squad at the University of Missouri.   “I wanted to keep danci...

Students protest gun violence with school walkout

Students protest gun violence with school walkout

Gabe Swartz, Editor-in-chief

April 20, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Top Stories

Students at Blue Valley Northwest exited their third hour classes as part of the National School Walkout against gun violence Friday. After making their way to the flagpole in front of the main entrance, an estimated 400 students walked to the outdoor classroom. As the students walked to the outside ...

Trio of math teachers receive Blue Valley Innovator Educator Award

Trio of math teachers receive Blue Valley Innovator Educator Award

Ryan Jones, Online Editor

April 1, 2018


Filed under Husky Headlines, NEWS, News Videos, Top Stories

Math teachers Laura Deffer, Michele Ratigan and Michelle Williams received the Blue Valley Innovative Educator Award, presented Friday in Ratigan's Honors Algebra II class. The award goes to one elementary school teacher and one secondary teacher in the district each year. However, this year was the...

Three BVNW grads featured in South Region Elite Eight

Three BVNW grads featured in South Region Elite Eight

Gabe Swartz, Editor-in-chief

March 24, 2018


Filed under Alumni, FEATURES, NEWS, SPORTS, Winter Sports

When the South Regional final between No. 9 Kansas State and No. 11 Loyola Chicago tips off Saturday night in Atlanta, there will be three BVNW graduates on the court. Loyola Chicago’s Clayton Custer and Ben Richardson will go up against Kansas State which includes senior walk-on Mason Schoen. Custe...

District announces revised finals schedule to fulfill senior hour requirements

District announces revised finals schedule to fulfill senior hour requirements

Gabe Swartz, Editor-in-chief

March 20, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Top Stories

Blue Valley School District announced a revised senior finals schedule for the week of May 7-11. The new schedule comes in response to three inclement weather days during this school year. Principal Amy Murphy said high schools in the district will eliminate the staggered schedule method which has...

LIVE: No. 1 Blue Valley Northwest vs. No. 2 Free State

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