Staff Editorial: Deadly addiction

The Blue Valley School District joined a lawsuit against JUUL on Oct. 14.
November 18, 2019

The latest reports of vape-related deaths and health issues have exposed the risk e-cigarette users are taking. It’s more important than ever to put an end to this trend. A little bit of fun is not worth...

Teen’s latest obsession: themselves

The rise of social media has lead to a huge and inherently harmful increase in teen narcissism.
November 11, 2019

In a world of selfies and Tik Tok fame at one’s fingertips, it’s no surprise that the ever-growing presence of social media has contributed to the impression that teens are more narcissistic than ever.  Think...

Why So Silent?

Junior Raabia Qureshi was selected to serve as the Area One KAY President on Nov. 12.
November 7, 2019

A few weeks ago, Travis Scott and Kylie Jenner called it quits--and now that I’ve grabbed your attention, there are much more pressing matters to discuss.  Almost 80 years ago, the world said “Never...

Why the Blue Valley Northwest football team will win again

Senior Evan Ranallo scores the winning touchdown against Harrisonville on Friday, Sept. 13. BVNW defeated Harrisonville, 34-28.
September 27, 2019

For 714 days the varsity football team went winless. A couple of close bouts against Lawrence in 2017 and Harrisonville in 2018 threatened to end the losing streak, but neither prevailed. Yet, in the...

The boys basketball team is going to make school history and win their third straight state championship.

Senior Christian Braun drives in the game against Blue Valley West on Friday Feb. 8 at BVW. BVNW defeated BVW, 57-49.
February 27, 2019

Northwest has been known for its boys basketball program for years. This current team can help solidify BVNW’s reputation. For the first time in school history, the boys basketball team has a chance...

The balancing act

The balancing act
February 6, 2019

Some high school students seem to be capable of doing it all. They’re constantly locked in a balancing act, filling their schedules to the absolute brim with athletics, extracurriculars, advanced classes,...

The extrovert expectation

The extrovert expectation
February 4, 2019

In the past, I’ve struggled with determining where I lie on the scale of introversion. Although I enjoy talking to people, I find it exhausting and sometimes meaningless to make shallow small...

The future is now

The future is now
December 13, 2018

Let’s face it: our older generations have screwed us over. While our generation isn’t the main contributor to climate change, it’s up to us to fix it. Despite how daunting solving our changing climate...

Project-based learning isn’t the answer

Project-based learning isn’t the answer
December 13, 2018

Project-based learning is the biggest craze in education right now, sweeping the nation with its promises of positive collaboration, real-world experience and creative exploration. However, the benefits...

Students with an A should be excused from finals

Students with an A should be excused from finals
December 13, 2018

As the end of the semester approaches, so does the inescapable burden of finals. Cue the last minute studying, desperately trying to remember information learned back in August. Slowly the fear approaches...

Despite 2018 woes, varsity football has a bright future

Junior Evan Ranallo runs with the ball in the game against Harrisonville on Sept. 7 at the DAC. The Huskies dropped the game to the Wildcats, 29-24.
November 9, 2018

After the loss in the opening round of sub-state against No. 1 Gardner Edgerton, the Husky football team finished the season with an 0-9 record. However, the potential of the young core of players in the...

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