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“The Lion King” remake prevails with detailed visuals

“The Lion King” remake prevails with detailed visuals

Maggie McCready, Online Editor

July 20, 2019

Disney’s 2019 remake of the classic movie “The Lion King” follows the same plotline as its predecessor, but its fresh spin on the original soundtrack and crisp, clear visuals makes this film one for the books.  Although heavily animated, this film was created to appear “live action” as if the audience w...

Reaching out and rebuilding

Reaching out and rebuilding

Olivia Dowell, Print Editor

July 19, 2019

During her second visit to San Lucas Tolíman, Guatemala for a mission trip, junior CJ Lyon saw the work of a kitchen she built the summer before. While revisiting the site, CJ said it was rewarding to see her work in full effect.  “I remember last year, my first time we built a kitchen for someone because...

QUIZ: What breed of dog are you?

Maggie McCready, Online Editor

July 14, 2019

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Hendricks resigns after one month in charge of dance team, former dance coaches Pearson and Smith brought in to fill vacancy

Hendricks resigns after one month in charge of dance team, former dance coaches Pearson and Smith brought in to fill vacancy

Ethan Knauth, Editor in Chief

July 10, 2019

One month into her term as coach of the Purple Pride Dancers, Caitlin Hendricks resigned due to her significant other accepting a promotion in another state, according to principal Amy Pressly. At this stage in their lives, Pressly said, they couldn't pass up on the opportunity.  “She came in and was very upset, cried and...

The 135th Street chicken challenge

The 135th Street chicken challenge

Ethan Knauth, Editor in Chief

June 29, 2019

“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...

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