Class of 2017-Final Report

Class of 2017-Final Report

Staff
July 1, 2017
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The Class of 2017 graduated from Blue Valley West High School on Sunday, May 14 at Municipal Auditorium in Kansas City, Mo. Ceremonies for the seniors began with Class Day at the school on Friday, May 12. The group were a part of several State Championships in athletics, garnered more than $3 million...

Concerts to Keep an Eye on

Concerts to Keep an Eye on

June 24, 2017
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Whether during the heat of summer or the bustle of a school year, Kansas City is known to host a variety of concerts featuring some of the most popular artists throughout the year. Each event is made unique through different venues, atmospheres and performers, making it possible for the city to appeal...

Allegations of Sexism Divide Debate Community

Rachel Pickett, Contributor
June 20, 2017
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Debate is a cornerstone of pride at BV West with impressive accolades and a reputation for excellence. The team, led by coach Arianne Fortune, includes an eclectic collection of some of the brightest minds in the school. It is hard to imagine that the team struggles to define “sexism” as a group....

Beyond the Streets of Downtown Lawrence

Beyond the Streets of Downtown Lawrence

Hannah Holladay, Web Editor
June 14, 2017
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While college towns often have a cheery, bustling atmosphere, it is far too easy for a town to fade into the background as the campus, student life and education take the forefront. Lawrence, KS fits the description of a charismatic college town, but its distinctive charm makes it nearly impossible to...

Class Day 2017 Photo Gallery

Class Day 2017 Photo Gallery

Bailey Ellis, Sophia Catenacci, Anna Parry, Lexi Symonds, Molly Schwabauer, Photographers
May 12, 2017
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The Class of 2017 Class Day. (May 12, 2017) Story will be expanded on May 15. ...

Senior Picnic 2017

Senior Picnic 2017

Lindsi Banker, Lauren Levine, Hannah Smith, Anna Parry, Audrey Glander, Photographers
May 11, 2017
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The Class of 2017 started a week-long series of rituals with the Senior Picnic on Friday, May 5 at Black Bob Park in Olathe. Updates to the event included a later start time of 10:30 a.m., snow cones from Cool Off Shaved Ice and lunch. The tradition of distributing yearbooks as the cornerstone of the...

Athletes Sign to Continue Sports in College

Athletes Sign to Continue Sports in College

Hannah Fisher, Photographer
April 18, 2017
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Five Jaguars signed Letters of Intent to continue participating in soccer, gymnastics, tennis and baseball in the BV West gymnasium today at 1:30 p.m. Some will remain close to home while others will travel thousands of miles to pursue the sport they love. Senior Evan Carlile plans to play soccer...

Wigs and Waves

Wigs and Waves

Staff, Anna Parry, Mariana Pulido, Audrey Glander, Molly Schwabauer, and Lauren Levine
April 14, 2017
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"Wigs and Waves had a huge turnout today with 72 girls and 366 inches of hair." senior Elizabeth Mulholland said. Senior Jessica Baker and Mulholland happened upon the project that allowed donors to give hair to help create wigs for pediatric cancer patients or  help soak up oil spills in...

How to Navigate the New BVW Website

How to Navigate the New BVW Website

Jonah Park, Contributor
March 27, 2017
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The school homepage recently got a makeover. It looks much nicer than the previous layout, but many students are having trouble navigating it. This is a general guide to finding your way around the new design. The homepage features a dominant photo, a horizontal bar with dropdown menus, many useful...

Ruby Winter Guard wins MGI Winter Guard Competition

Ruby Winter Guard wins MGI Winter Guard Competition

Mikaela Schmitt, Managing Editor
February 19, 2017
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Saturday, Feb. 18, BV West hosted the MGI Winter Guard Competition. Run by parent and student volunteers from band, winter guard and honors societies, the competition was a success. 31 teams participated in the competition, including middle school teams and teams from around the midwest. This is the...

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