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

The Hotspot Cafe used to serve as a secondary cafeteria for students. Ever since Covid, it has sat idle.

Hotspot Thoughts

Lucy Halverson, Editor-in-Chief May 20, 2022

Things at school were much different before Covid. We had Husky Halftime, an absence of E-Hallpasses and the Hotspot Cafe was open. As school has gone back to what was considered normal, all three of those...

The crystal craze

The crystal craze

Quinn Brown, Writer April 3, 2022

Recently, there has been a huge trend involving crystals, in addition to essential oils, rose water, pendulums and other products. I constantly see people carrying crystals for a variety of reasons, such...

Stripped of motivation

Stripped of motivation

Hannah Rakolta, Writer February 23, 2022

Before we went to online learning last year, I enjoyed coming to school and being a good student. However, ever since the pandemic started, it has been an immense struggle to find the motivation to go...

Recycling clothes and shopping sustainably are both ways to buy clothing without contributing to fast fashion.

Consider the cost

Anna Bailey, Writer February 15, 2022

Popular brands like Shein, Forever 21, Nike, H&M, Urban Outfitters, Zaful and others are all contributors to the fast fashion industry. The term “fast fashion” is defined by the Oxford dictionary...

Behind bars

Behind bars

Alyssa Gagnon, Writer November 7, 2021

Imagine living in a cage your whole life, doing the same thing everyday over and over again. Your sole purpose in life is to look interesting for people who are paying to see you.  No, you are not...

Stay in your lane

Stay in your lane

Liz LaHood, Online Editor November 7, 2021

“Call this number and Jesus will save you.” That was the message on a billboard I noticed while driving across I-70 to St. Louis several weeks ago. The sheer number of different signs I saw that all...

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...

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