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

Digital illustration of a dinner table filled with traditional Thanksgiving dishes.

Untraditional traditions

Quinn Brown, Writer November 28, 2022

Considered an annual holiday in both the United States and Canada, Thanksgiving is a time meant to celebrate gratefulness whilst enjoying a feast of foods like mashed potatoes, cranberry sauce and stuffing....

Digital illustration depicting a pair of Thanksgiving turkeys pulling Santas sleigh.

Where is Thanksgiving?

Anna Bailey, Print Editor November 24, 2022

Halloween is not celebrated in September, Valentine's day is not celebrated in January and a birthday is not celebrated an entire month prior, yet the Christmas season gets an entire two months in the...

Senior Alayna Pearson hits the ball in the sub-state tournament, Oct 23. The Huskies would go on to beat Olathe North High School 2-0, but later loose to Mill Valley High School 2-1. (Photo by Julie Dean)

Senior Alayna Pearson wins Metro Sports KC Defensive Player of the Year

Alyssa Gagnon, Sports Editor November 23, 2022

Every year, Metro Sports KC hosts an all-star volleyball game with players they believe stood out throughout the previous high school season. These athletes are not only chosen to play in the game, they...

Members of the Unified Bowling team celebrate following their top six scoring.

Unified Bowling team places sixth at 6A state tournament

Jeny Jithesh, Writer November 20, 2022

The BVNW Unified Bowling team took sixth at the state competition last Monday, Nov. 14. A total of 14 teams across Kansas participated in the state tournament, with Northwest’s team consisting of senior...

Senior Emily Natanova sits in the library while working on assignments for one of her online classes, Oct. 27.

Experiencing online classes

Nafsiya Hafiz, Writer November 14, 2022

Students at Blue Valley Northwest attend classes every day, traveling from classroom to classroom and navigating the crowded hallways. However, the Coronavirus-induced quarantine led to the implementation...

During lunch, some students choose not to purchase a full meal to save money.

The Universal School Meals Program has expired

Nafsiya Hafiz, Writer November 11, 2022

For a majority of students, lunch is often the only meal they have during school, making it an important source of energy to get them through the day. When COVID-19 first began, it became increasingly...

Senior Grant Stubblefield (2) scores one of his three touchdowns of the night, in the regional championship game against Gardner Edgerton, Nov. 4.

Huskies’ season comes to a close in regional championship

Alyssa Gagnon, Sports Editor November 5, 2022

After last week’s victory against Olathe East, the Huskies found themselves moving on to the regional championship against Gardner Edgerton.  Going into the game, Gardner had a 6-3 record just like...

Senior Regan Cavin leads the band at halftime during the football game, Sep. 9.

Drum major demands

Quinn Brown, Writer November 1, 2022

Last year, there were three drum majors conducting the marching band. This year, only two were selected: seniors Cameron Lynn and Regan Cavin, who are first and second year drum majors, respectively. Being...

Digital illustration of a group of young children trick-or-treating.

Why can’t I trick or treat?     

Regan Simeon, Social Media Editor October 29, 2022

When I was in elementary school, October meant one thing: trick-or-treating on Halloween night. I would spend months nagging my mom for the perfect costume to wear out with my friends, my biggest concern...

Senior running back Grant Stubblefield (2) runs the ball down the field, Oct. 27.

Huskies defeat Hawks 42-21 in first playoff game of the season

Alyssa Gagnon, Sports Editor October 28, 2022

Going into their first playoff game, the Huskies had a 5-3 record, along with being last year's state champions. Despite their opponent, the OEHS Hawks, having a 2-6 record, head coach Clint Rider said...

Digital illustration of the Dawn of the Dead (2004) movie poster.

Top five zombie flicks for the Halloween season

Thomas Rose October 27, 2022

Halloween has always thrived on its characters. Without the lore of classic monsters like Frankenstein, Dracula, and werewolves, the holiday would have never seen the same amount of success. Each fall,...

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