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

Project-based learning isn’t the answer

Project-based learning isn’t the answer

Naomi James, Writer 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

Emma Johnson, Photographer 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...

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.

Despite 2018 woes, varsity football has a bright future

Blank Report, Ryan Blank 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...

Controversy in classrooms

Controversy in classrooms

Raabia Qureshi, Staff writer November 5, 2018

When controversial issues are brought up in schools, we shift in our desks, become rigid in our chairs and go completely silent. Any sort of hot-topic issue makes us shut down in order to avoid offending...

The Huskies run onto the field in the game against Harrisonville on Sept. 7 at the DAC. The Huskies were defeated by the Wildcats, 29-24. (Photo by Emily Farthing).

The benefit sports provide

Ben Hobbs, Staff Writer November 5, 2018

As a high school athlete who participates in football and wrestling, playing sports and being part of team environments makes me a better person as a whole. While many factors come into playing sports,...

We are not the enemy

September 19, 2018

Throughout his campaign and presidency, President Trump has called the media “fake news” and invited his followers to do the same. On a visit to KC this past summer, he pointed to reporters and called...

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.

Hey NFL, take a page out of high school’s playbook.

Blank Report, Ryan Blank September 11, 2018

NFL, it’s actually time to start caring about your players’ safety and making some real changes through the coaches, instead of making drastic rules that are failing to work and frustrating players....

Staying stress-free

Staying stress-free

Jenna Weyforth, Writer August 23, 2018

As our stress levels soar at the start of a new school year, it is necessary as students to be able to identify ways to relieve stress. High school is only four years of our lives, and while many of...

The winningest pitcher in school history is senior Max Abramovich, who takes the mound Friday against Derby.

Ten reasons why Blue Valley Northwest can win the 2018 state championship

Gabe Swartz, Editor-in-chief May 25, 2018

After a program-best third place finish at the 2017 state tournament, the Blue Valley Northwest Huskies are back in the state semifinals for the second consecutive year after a 9-3 win over Washburn Rural...

Letter from the editor

Letter from the editor

Lauren Fischer, Print Editor May 21, 2018

I wrote my first story when I was six years old. It was about a leprechaun who lost his hat in the wind, only to find it later at the end of a rainbow. Cheesy, I know. But despite all its corniness, that...

If you really want to make a change, adjusting your diet is just as important as creating a great sign.

Marching isn’t enough. Go vegan.

Anna Cowden, Online Copyeditor April 14, 2018

Your perfectly crafted “anti-Trump, but pro-environment” pun you pasted on your poster board is not enough. It will garner support from other supporters, and it might even receive a laugh or two if...

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