November 24, 2014

Filed under Features, News

Finals are quickly approaching as first semester comes to an end. With finals comes stress for many students as they try to survive the last few days before winter break. The last test of a semester can help or hurt grades depending... Read more »


Danielle Jacobson, Webmaster

December 6, 2012

Filed under News, Web Exclusives

Dec. 1 was the kickoff date for 1 For All's, "Free to Tweet," contest. The contest is a celebration of the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. Basically, it's asking people over the age of 14 to send out tweets pertaining... Read more »

Weekend Preview

September 15, 2012

Filed under News

Look for these stories on BVW next week: -Dot to Dot update: how much money was raised? Where did it go? -Find out more about the protesting in the Middle East from Derrick Bullis. -Jason Mraz and Christina Perri... Read more »

Activities and Sports Interactive Website

Abby Krstulic, Online Editor in Chief

September 12, 2012

Filed under News

To highlight the variety of extra or co-curricular activities at BV West, Spotlight has created an interactive website for students and staff members to learn about all of the activities and find out how to get involved.... Read more »

Smith Takes Second

Smith Takes Second

August 28, 2012

BV School District Buys First Family Church

Emily Binshtok, Section Editor

April 30, 2012

Filed under News

The First Family Church held its last service in Sept. 2011. The foreclosed building has stood vacant, but it won’t be empty for long. In early April 2012, the Blue Valley school district purchased the property for use as a... Read more »

Day of Silence, 2012.

Danielle Jacobson, Reporter

April 20, 2012

Filed under News, Web Exclusives

Today, April 20th, 2012, is the annual Day of Silence (DOS). For those of you that don't quite know what the DOS is all about, of don't know exists at all; basically, the DOS is a day dedicated to shining a spotlight on the bullying,... Read more »

Titanic: The Artifact Exhibit

Lauren Pino, Reporter

April 18, 2012

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On April 4, 2012, the 3D version of the tragic romance film, Titanic, was released. It was released now to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the actual Titanic’s sinking in the early morning hours of April... Read more »

Band Heads to Winter Park Music Festival

Meghan Ketcham, Section Editor

March 28, 2012

Filed under News

While most students will be falling asleep or struggling to finish homework tonight, the BV West Jaguar Band will be departing for Winter Park, Co. at midnight. They will travel all night and will reach Aurora, Co. around 10 a.m.... Read more »

BV West Spotlight Staff Takes Regional Titles

Morgan Cormack, Web Master and Danielle Jacobson, Reporter

March 21, 2012

Filed under News, Web Exclusives

On February 24th, the BV West Spotlight Staff went to Emporia for KSPA (Kansas Scholastic Press Association) Regionals. Results were posted just this week. Several of our staff members placed and even won in categories such as... Read more »