The official student media of Blue Valley Northwest High School

BVNWnews

The official student media of Blue Valley Northwest High School

BVNWnews

The official student media of Blue Valley Northwest High School

BVNWnews

College board to offer at home free-response AP exams

College board to offer at home free-response AP exams

Emma Johnson, Managing Editor March 20, 2020

College Board has adapted how testing will be administered for the 2019-2020 school year due to the unforeseen circumstances the coronavirus presents. Traditional face-to-face exams will be replaced with...

COVID-19 Hotline and Resources

COVID-19 Hotline and Resources

March 20, 2020

If you have specific questions about COVID-19, call the Johnson County COVID-19 hotline below. (913) 715-2819 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday -¬†Friday Johnson County COVID-19 updates: https://www.jocogov.org/coronavirus-covid-19-update   For...

The superintendent, Todd White, speaks at the press conference held after the special board meeting at District Office on Feb 16, 2016.

Superintendent White updates BV families on status of continued student learning

Ethan Knauth, Editor in Chief March 18, 2020

After the decision was made by Governor Laura Kelly to cancel in-person schooling, Superintendent Todd White sent out an email earlier today detailing the five step process the Blue Valley School District...

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Regional CORE 4 partners order temporary closings for some businesses; ban public gatherings of more than 10 people

March 16, 2020

Today the CORE 4 partners of Jackson County, Missouri; Johnson County, Kansas; Kansas City, Missouri, and the Unified Government of Wyandotte County/Kansas City, Kansas met and agreed to implement measures...

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Johnson County schools closed through April 5; Joint news conference is planned for tomorrow

March 16, 2020

Tonight, Johnson County Government is announcing that Johnson County public health officer Dr. Joseph LeMaster has signed an order to close all schools in Johnson County through April 5 to help prevent...

Johnson County superintendents release joint statement following KSDE recommendation

Johnson County superintendents release joint statement following KSDE recommendation

March 15, 2020

The Kansas State Department of Education issued the following statement on Sunday, March 15: As of Sun., March 15, Kansas Education Commissioner Dr. Randy Watson strongly recommends that those schools...

Colleges take precautions due to COVID-19

Colleges take precautions due to COVID-19

Jenna Weyforth, Chief Writer March 15, 2020

Many universities throughout the US have cancelled classes in favor of online courses for at least a week in addition to spring break due to coronavirus (COVID-19). Additionally, many universities are...

Senior guard Markell Hood (25) drives into the paint. He would finish the game with 10 points.

2020 KSHSAA state basketball tournament canceled following quarterfinal round

Jonny Isaacson, Sports Editor March 13, 2020

Amid the coronavirus pandemic, KSHSAA has decided to cancel their 2020 state basketball tournaments. Here is what KSHSAA said in a tweet released. "Given the escalating concerns regarding COVID-19,...

Students cancel spring break plans due to COVID-19

Students cancel spring break plans due to COVID-19

Megan Yates, Writer March 12, 2020

In addition to the choir program canceling their trip to perform in Ireland during spring break, other members of the BVNW population weigh in on how the coronavirus (COVID-19) has impacted their vacation...

The We the People national competition and the Choir trip to Ireland were canceled due to growing concerns of the coronavirus

The We the People national competition and the Choir trip to Ireland were canceled due to growing concerns of the coronavirus

Raabia Qureshi and Ethan Knauth March 10, 2020

The We the People team will be unable to attend the 2020 National Finals due to the competition's cancelation, according to an email sent out by Principal Amy Pressly on March 11. The national...

Having school-issued Macbooks for a year, students and staff react to the change.

The verdict is still out

Ethan Knauth, Editor in Chief February 27, 2020

Staying on course with the changing tide in education, the Blue Valley School District pivoted in the summer of 2018 to provide all students, sixth grade and above, with their own laptop. Each high school...

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