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

More teens are choosing to hook up with one another rather than dating in the traditional sense.

The hookup hype

Ashley Adams, Alex Cowdrey and Reagan King, Writers February 18, 2022

Julia Masterson, 2020 graduate, said she experienced how hookup culture captivates teenagers. “I had some friends that fully transformed. They went from wanting to save themselves until marriage and...

Senior Kimberly Gibson discusses how having ADHD has affected her outside of the learning environment. “It also affects your self confidence too,” Gibson said. “Because you cant really control how hyper you are.”

Neurodivergent

Lindsay Maresh and Elizabeth Caine February 18, 2022

Although she was diagnosed in November, senior Kimberly Gibson said she always knew she had attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) as she said she was always more talkative and hyperactive than...

Junior Landon Braun discusses what it’s like to attend school after his brothers have graduated and the influence they have had on him. “My brothers are the reason I love [basketball]. If it wasn’t for their dedication, I wouldn’t have ever become a student of the game,” Braun said.

Sibling shadows

Lucy Halverson and Reagan Kauth February 18, 2022

While junior Landon Braun never played high school basketball at the same time as his older brothers, he explained the effect their high school athletic careers have had on him. Christian and Parker Braun...

Sophomore Harper Latta poses with her parents and siblings Waverly and Everett Latta, Oct. 11. “I’ve known them my whole life, so yeah they’re my parents there’s nothing different about it,” Latta said.

Bonded by more than blood

Reagan King and Alyssa Gagnon November 6, 2021

Senior Jennifer Clarkson was three years old when she was adopted from China.  As a single mother in her forties, Clarkson’s mom, Jan Clarkson, started looking into adoption after a divorce. She...

Juniors Elijah Henderson and Hudson Henzlik, along with seniors Ainsley Aadland and Regan Poppen, spend time together in Connections class.

(Dis)ability

Lucy Halverson and Lindsay Maresh November 5, 2021

Under the Friday night lights, senior Ainsley Aadland dances for the roaring crowd, alongside the BVNW dance team, The Pack.  Aadland is involved in a variety of school activities including Special...

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...

Opinion: A letter for the underclassmen

Opinion: A letter for the underclassmen

Maddie Beischel, Photo Editor May 7, 2020

Dear Northwest students, “Highschool goes by in a blink of an eye.” When I heard that phrase my freshman year, I rolled my eyes, thinking “these idiots, four years sounds like an eternity.” But...

Podcast Review

Podcast Review

Jenna Weyforth, Chief Writer April 15, 2020

True Crime-- “My Favorite Murder”  "My Favorite Murder" is a comedy-murder podcast, which might seem oxymoronish but it’s true, just look at the title. Recorded by best friends and murder enthusiasts...

Opinion: Buying in bulk

Opinion: Buying in bulk

Maddie Clark, Photog April 13, 2020

As Coronavirus panic and hysteria set in, social media is flooded with images of empty shelves and overpriced hand sanitizer. Buying products in bulk may seem like an efficient way to regain control during...

Pixar’s “Onward” is the perfect quarantine distraction

Pixar’s “Onward” is the perfect quarantine distraction

Tessa Regan , Writer April 8, 2020

Directed by Dan Scanlon, this heartfelt and loving story takes the audience on a magical adventure during these uncertain times. Starring Tom Holland and Chris Pratt, Pixar’s “Onward” was released...

Breaking a sweat in quarantine

Breaking a sweat in quarantine

Izze Lentfer, A&E Editor April 1, 2020

Yoga “Yoga by Adriene”  https://www.youtube.com/user/yogawithadriene “Yoga by Adriene” is a YouTube channel with yoga class options for all skill levels. Adriene has hundreds of videos...

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