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

Social media is a scam

Social media is a scam

Julia Moser, Managing Editor October 8, 2021

Remember when you were little and you would play with your favorite Barbie doll? What was her body type? She was skinny. We viewed her as the ideal girl. We saw her as perfect, so we wanted to be her....

The price is not right

The price is not right

Lindsey Farthing, Photo Editor October 8, 2021

Dear out-of-state colleges, My name is Lindsey Farthing, and I have a bone to pick with you. As a senior in high school, I am starting to apply to colleges. During this process, I have learned...

Husky Halftime is not just a fun privilege. It is important for our students.

Husky Halftime is not just a fun privilege. It is important for our students.

Thomas Rose, Writer September 22, 2021

Husky Halftime was a cornerstone of our school’s academic success for a long time, but ever since the COVID crisis of March 2020, it has fallen on hard times. It was simply nonexistent during half of...

Is America really free?

Is America really free?

Elizabeth Caine, Print Chief Writer July 4, 2021

“I can say what I want. It’s a free country!” This commonly used phrase is often tossed around casually in conversation. Recently, I have heard people use this phrase to explain why they are not...

Disney keeps failing

Disney keeps failing

Bella Rinne, Executive Editor April 22, 2021

I remember the first time I was subject to the now-infamous remake series of Disney animated classics. I was babysitting in March 2017, and in a regretful attempt to keep my six and eight year olds at...

Is there an athletic advantage to being transgender?

Is there an athletic advantage to being transgender?

Reagan Kauth, Writer April 12, 2021

President Joe Biden signed an executive order in January that will allow transgender athletes to compete based on the gender they identify as rather than their biological gender. While this is an amazing...

Guest Opinion: A Decade of Dominance

Guest Opinion: A Decade of Dominance

Andrew Lind February 1, 2021

Editor’s Note: The author of this article, Andrew Lind, is a 2018 graduate of Blue Valley Northwest High School. Andrew is also a former player of head basketball coach Ed Fritz and a teammate to several...

Our upcoming February Issue of The Express is devoted to telling Black student’s stories and recognizing the inequities within our district and our school.

White privilege is breaking into the United States Capitol unscathed

Emma Johnson, Editor-In-Chief January 10, 2021

Wednesday I found myself, at 17 years old, living through another major historical event. Sitting in front of my TV for nearly seven hours I took in the events of the day, watching Trump supporters, armed...

Redefining summer

Redefining summer

Raabia Qureshi, Writer December 3, 2020

Take a second to recall every transformative moment from this summer. The thousands of comments about student experiences with racism on Blue Valley’s Instagram post. The peaceful Black Lives Matter...

It is imperative for us to take a second look at practices we’ve been doing out of mundane routine after the progressions toward racial equality that transpired this summer. The Pledge is outdated, misleading, and should not be included within the school day of young, impressionable children.

America the blind

Courtney Krebs , Graphics Editor November 10, 2020

At one time or another, many students have placed their hand over their heart, memorized the lines to the Pledge of Allegiance, and recited them in sync with their classroom peers. It is imperative...

Guest Opinion: Thoughts on the Protests

Guest Opinion: Thoughts on the Protests

MaKenzie Iszard , Class of 2020 senior June 9, 2020

I would first like to start by saying black lives matter.  We have always mattered and we will always matter. If you believe my statement is controversial then you are a part of the problem.  This...

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