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The official student media of Blue Valley Northwest High School

BVNWnews

The official student media of Blue Valley Northwest High School

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Photo from the girls varsity basketball game against Blue Valley North, Feb. 16.   The Huskies won, 45-40.

Huskies defeat Mustangs on senior night

Alyssa Gagnon, Writer February 20, 2024

Before the girl's varsity basketball game against the BVN Mustangs, seniors Ella Burvee, Tamia Davis, Elise Grosdidier, Josie Grosdidier and Lainie Douglas were recognized for the Huskies’ senior...

Digital illustration of a graduation cap and diploma.

New graduation requirements beginning with the class of 2028

Sydney Barnett, Chief Writer February 15, 2024

The Blue Valley School District has defined new graduation requirements beginning with current eighth graders, or the graduating class of 2028.  According to Kelly Ott, Blue Valley Executive Director...

Confetti falls in front of the stage at the Chiefs celebration at Union Station minutes before shots were fired, killing at least one person and injuring numerous others.

Shooting at Chiefs’ celebration

Hannah Rakolta, Copy Editor February 14, 2024

​​Shots were fired today near the stage at the Kansas City Chiefs Super Bowl Parade at Union Station. One fatality was confirmed by Kansas City, Mo. Police. Reports of 15-20 gunshots were heard at...

Digital illustration of a scene from The Princess Diaries.

Best rom-coms of the 2000s

Addie Aadland, Writer February 13, 2024

New principal Leah Vomhof (center) with previous principal David Sharp (right) and Blue Valley Executive Director of School Administration Shelly Nielsen (left).

Leah Vomhof named new principal

Hannah Rakolta, Copy Editor February 12, 2024

Associate principal for curriculum and instruction Leah Vomhof has been named the new principal of Blue Valley Northwest for the 2024-2025 school year.  Vomhof said her first reaction to the announcement...

Technology has allowed me to really explore different aspects of design that Im interested in, especially on platforms like Adobe Photoshop, senior Prajwal Adhikari said.

Digital discoveries: finding passions through technology

Madison Kraft and Jeny Jithesh February 8, 2024

For senior Prajwal Adhikari, if he did not have access to design programs like Adobe Studios and Procreate on his laptop and iPad, he would not even consider going into art as a career. Adhikari said...

Photo courtesy Nathan Hoffmann

Super Bowl LVIII is closer to home than you think

Jeny Jithesh, Online Editor February 7, 2024

More than 15 years ago, former Northwest student and cello player Nathan Hoffmann and his orchestra quartet chose a unique song for their assigned class performance; "Yeah!" by Usher. Now, a snippet of...

Senior Hade Henry as Gomez Addams in the Blue Valley Northwest production of “The Addams Family.”

Behind the curtain

Reagan Wald and Blen Belachew February 4, 2024

The Blue Valley Northwest Theatre performed “The Addams Family” from Feb. 1 through Feb. 3. Rehearsals for the production began in October and occurred from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. every weekday. Senior Hade...

Photo of Sweetheart Court winners, Harper Latta and Nick Westerhaus, being recognized at halftime of the boys varsity basketball game, Feb. 2.

Gallery: Sweetheart Court crowning

Jeny Jithesh, Online Editor February 3, 2024

Photo from the Sweetheart Spirit Assembly, Feb. 2.

Gallery: Sweetheart spirit assembely

Jeny Jithesh, Online Editor February 3, 2024

Senior Ben Deardorff swimming at one of his last meets as a senior, Jan. 23.

Lone senior dives into his last few meets with the team

Avery Sigg, Design Editor February 2, 2024

The boys' swim senior night meet was against Mill Valley High School, De Soto High School and a combined team of Paola, Springhill, Louisburg and Osawatomie High Schools. After the diving portion and 50-meter...

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