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“Aladdin” Review

“Aladdin” Review

Jenna Weyforth and Maggie McCready

May 26, 2019

Even with the same plot line, this live action rendition of the Disney classic takes the original story to a whole new level with a fresh soundtrack, humor and action making this movie certainly enjoyable for all ages. Disney’s live action "Aladdin" is a contemporary take on the classic story of d...

Overland Park Fire Department announces new fire station on Blue Valley Southwest campus and accompanying fire science CAPS program

Overland Park Fire Department announces new fire station on Blue Valley Southwest campus and accompanying fire science CAPS program

Bella Rinne, Opinions Editor

May 24, 2019

The Overland Park Fire Department announced there will be a new fire station built on the Blue Valley Southwest campus designed to serve the southern portion of Overland Park, according to Fire Chief Bryan Dehner at a public safety committee meeting on April 10. He said in an interview with BVNWnews t...

New coach Hendricks ready to head up Purple Pride

New coach Hendricks ready to head up Purple Pride

Jenna Weyfoth, Chief Writer

May 24, 2019

After the BVNW dance team was disbanded earlier this year, the dance team, now called Purple Pride, is being reconstituted with head coach Caitlin Hendricks and assistant Emily Young at the helm. Throughout the semester, BVNW Principal Amy Pressly said with help from the district, they came up with a plan...

Lending a helping hand

Lending a helping hand

Jenna Weyforth, Chief Writer

May 23, 2019

As an ESOL tutor for students whose second language is English, junior Emily Lanning helps two students, Leisha Williams and Chenrui Li in history class each day. ESOL teacher Alyssa Schlumpf said the ESOL program helps students who aren’t completely proficient in reading, speaking, writing, list...

No. 6 Huskies to play No. 3 Jr. Blues in 6A state quarterfinal game

No. 6 Huskies to play No. 3 Jr. Blues in 6A state quarterfinal game

May 23, 2019

The No. 6 Blue Valley Northwest Huskies will play the No. 3 Washburn Rural Junior Blues in the 6A state quarterfinal game today at 5:45 p.m. at Hoglund Stadium in Lawrence on the University of Kansas campus. The Huskies reached the quarterfinals by defeating the Blue Valley Tigers in their regional final ...

McQuinn’s walk off pushes No. 3 Huskies past No. 6 Tigers, win 7-6

McQuinn’s walk off pushes No. 3 Huskies past No. 6 Tigers, win 7-6

Ethan Knauth, Online Copy Editor

May 15, 2019

Trailing by one with two strikes, two outs, no one on base and senior Ryan Freiermuth at the plate, the Huskies found themselves with their backs against the wall and their season on the line. Freiermuth had hit well up until that point compared to his other BVNW counterparts, going 2 for 3 with an RBI and a...

Caitlin Hendricks announced as new coach of Purple Pride

Caitlin Hendricks announced as new coach of Purple Pride

Jenna Weyforth, Writer

May 15, 2019

Caitlin Hendricks will be head coach of the BVNW Purple Pride dance team for the upcoming 2019-2020 school year, according to Principal Amy Pressly. Hendricks attended Texas Tech University to receive her Texas Teacher Certification in Dance and Bachelor’s of Art degree. She has experience as the forme...

No.1 Jaguars eliminate No. 8 Huskies in regional final, 14-6

No.1 Jaguars eliminate No. 8 Huskies in regional final, 14-6

Jonny Isaacson, Writer

May 15, 2019

Walking up to home plate, knowing it could be her last career game for the Huskies, senior pitcher Abigail Bishop said she wanted to make it one to remember. Trailing Mill Valley, 4-9, Bishop knew the team needed a spark and that’s exactly what she gave them when she hit a solo home run. “I ju...

Senior Show 2019

Senior Show 2019

Ben Johnson, Executive Producer

May 9, 2019

Movie Review: ‘Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile’

Movie Review: ‘Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile’

Katie Rodriguez, Writer

May 7, 2019

Why tell a story that has already been told a million times? Director Joe Berlinger argues that what sets "Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile" apart from the many other narrations mimicking the reign of terror of one of the most infamous serial killers in modern history, Ted Bundy, is perspective. ...

“Father of the Bride” has Vampire Weekend striving further than before

“Father of the Bride” has Vampire Weekend striving further than before

Ben Hobbs, Writer

May 7, 2019

Vampire Weekend has remained a household name in the indie/alt-rock community for years. Their debut, self-titled album rocked the world with hits like “A-Punk” and “Cape Cod Kwassa Kwassa.” The success of their first three albums launched the band into the stratosphere of alternative fame, garnering ...

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