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Diversity Assembly: Just Be.

Diversity Assembly: Just Be.

Emma Bruce, Editor-in-Chief

March 1, 2017


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Following an annual BVNW tradition, the Diversity Assembly will take place Mar. 3. This year’s theme is Just Be. Diversity Club president Gavin Mullin said the theme was inspired by a Calvin Klein advertisement. “We thought it would be cool because it’s very simple, but it’s very effective...

John Butcher announced as one of seven Kansas Master Teacher award winners

John Butcher announced as one of seven Kansas Master Teacher award winners

Gabe Swartz, Sports Editor

February 28, 2017


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Update Feb. 28: Art teacher John Butcher was announced as one of seven winners of the Kansas Master Teacher award, from the Teachers College at Emporia State University. Butcher said he was informed that he had won on a phone call from Emporia State during the afternoon on Monday Feb. 27. "My immediate re...

Northwest community members discuss the impact of unreliable news

Northwest community members discuss the impact of unreliable news

Anna Levine, Writer

January 21, 2017


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

As the election process unfolded throughout late 2016, the role of fake news and biased media coverage impacted discussions in classes at BVNW according to Northwest history and America Decides teacher Brian Murphy. Murphy said he thought fake news within the media played a significant role in the recen...

BVNW students react to Trump inauguration

BVNW students react to Trump inauguration

Xiqing Wang, Chief Writer

January 20, 2017


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Blue Valley School District students perform well on OECD exam

Blue Valley School District students perform well on OECD exam

Walker Johnson and Xiqing Wang

December 23, 2016


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Scores from an international exam taken by a total of approximately 540,000 high school students during the 2015-16 school year were released Dec. 6. Those scores revealed that Blue Valley students exceeded not only the United States’ national average but also nearly every educational system in the...

Campus Officer Anthony Garcia joins BVNW staff

Campus Officer Anthony Garcia joins BVNW staff

Lauren Fischer, Features Editor

December 16, 2016


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Campus officer Anthony Garcia began his career at BVNW on Dec. 12. Garcia has been a campus officer for nine years, and worked in three school districts prior to joining the BVNW staff.   “In the beginning I’m going to shadow [SRO Richard Spandle] and what I’m really learning is more of the po...

First semester finals to be split over a weekend

First semester finals to be split over a weekend

Dan Edmonds, Writer

December 5, 2016


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As the end of the semester approaches, some teachers have already begun handing out final reviews and preparing their students for the final exams. This year, District Office has changed the calendar so finals are over a weekend rather than having them three days in a row. District policy states ...

The Trump divide

The Trump divide

Gabe Swartz and Anna Levine

November 29, 2016


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Three days. This is how long it took math teacher C.J. Armenta to comprehend the results of the latest presidential election. “Wow. Was my first reaction, it really was,” Armenta said. “It took me about three days to really just grasp what had happened, and my first thought was ‘why?’.” Armenta said it was o...

Observing the supermoon

Observing the supermoon

Xiqing Wang, Chief Writer

November 14, 2016


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While the moon is always going to be located an average of approximately 299,000 kilometers away from the Earth, there are times when the moon is closer to the Earth, called perigee, and there are times when the moon is farther away from the Earth, called apogee, according to teacher Sarah Derks. She sai...

Students react to the election

Students react to the election

Ben Brown, Writer

November 9, 2016


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