New Teacher Profiles


23 new staff members joined the BV West community in August. The group represents the full gamut of life travels, teaching experience and backgrounds. English teacher,...  Read More »

  • Paws Production February 19, 2016
  • Picking Themes for Dances February 19, 2016
  • A Night at Hogwarts January 31, 2016

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10 Ways to Make BV West an ‘80s High School Movie

Grace Lamar, Managing Editor

    Define and separate cliques at BV West. How could the popular athlete take the nerdy girl to prom if it is near impossible to pinpoint which clique they belo...  Read More »

  • Book Review: “Station Eleven” by Emily St. John Mandel December 15, 2015
  • Why To Join Newspaper December 15, 2015
  • Walmart: $ Savvy…not trashy September 30, 2015

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Baseball Team Takes the K

Sabrina Cline, Photographer

The boys baseball team played Blue Valley at Kauffman Stadium on Saturday, May 1. For many boys, playing where the professionals play, was a dream come true. Their Twitter...  Read More »

  • Cheer Competition a Big Success November 14, 2015
  • Dig Pink 2015 October 20, 2015
  • Hoops for Hope Helping Children with Cancer October 16, 2015

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New Permanent Traffic Solution

Mikaela Schmitt, Managing Editor

The BV West parking lot and traffic flow has changed many times in the last two years to improve efficiency. Parents experienced traffic jams at drop-off and student drivers...  Read More »

  • Senior Picnic-A Sunny Tradition May 10, 2016
  • Strong Pasta May 2, 2016
  • A Trip to the Zoo May 2, 2016

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Arts & Entertainment

Miss Kansas Visits BV West

Rachel Zimmerli, Reporter

     Johnson County native and BV West alum, Kendall Schoenekase, was crowned Miss Kansas on June 11, 2016. She plans to take the stage at the Miss America 2017 - and ...  Read More »

  • A Trip to the Zoo May 2, 2016
  • Upcoming Auditions for the Spring Play February 23, 2016
  • The Benefits of Playing an Instrument February 14, 2016

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