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Mentors Kaitlin Meinheit and Kiley Peterson hold up the "W" for west side.
Best of West 20/21
Cassidy Davis

Sources of Strength
Sources of Strength
Caroline Erickson, Reporter

 Mental health is all about getting people the support they need and deserve to help them when they are struggling the most. Sources of Strength is a mental health awareness...

Helicopter or Hands Off
Helicopter or Hands Off
Kolbie Christensen and Natalie Lindmark

At a time in high schoolers lives where discovering oneself and approaching the real world is in front view mirror, parents can sometimes slam on the brakes for them. Parents...

The Varsity Football team excitedly sprints through their senior night banner on Oct. 23 vs. BVNW.
BLUE VALLEY WEST SPORTS

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Shayna Mishra, Jordyn Anderson and Brooke Leiker walking back to the locker room after defeating the timberwolves
Female Athletics

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The girls getting ready to receive a serve.
Girls volleyball 2020
Baleigh Thompson

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Exceeded Excellence
Lucy Call and Kolbie Christensen

Is it possible to live up to a goal of exceeding excellence? This school year may have been an anomaly, but what hasn’t changed is the dedication of the staff. As the school...

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The Real Epidemic
The Real Epidemic
Aminah Syed, Managing Editor

The COVID-19 virus has impacted the lives of all Americans. After news broke that a deadly virus was spreading through China then swept throughout the world and into the United...

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To Get a Shot, Or Not?
Kiley Peterson and Lucy Call

Throughout the last couple of months, the COVID-19 vaccine has been a hot topic. As the vaccine is becoming more available, people are struggling with the question of “should...

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Hey Siri, Define "Patriotism"
Hey Siri, Define "Patriotism"
Aminah Syed, Managing Editor

Monday morning, 7:45 a.m., the last bell rings. “I pledge allegiance, to the flag, of the United States of America,” Most of us remember standing at our seats in elementary...

To Get a Shot, Or Not?
Kiley Peterson and Lucy Call

Throughout the last couple of months, the COVID-19 vaccine has been a hot topic. As the vaccine is becoming more available, people are struggling with the question of “should...

The Left
The Left
Aminah Syed, Managing Editor

The upcoming election is five days away and is, perhaps, one of the most contested in the history of our nation. The top two candidates are polarized; supporters on both sides...

Dana Shamir jumps high for the perfect picture of a jump.
Ava Speropoulos Photo Gallery

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Crocheting With Delaney
Crocheting With Delaney
Kiley Peterson, Editor in Chief

What is your hobby? Reading? Painting? Drawing? Gaming? Playing an instrument or sport? A hobby is an activity done in one’s free time, and it’s usually something that...

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Theater director, Reed Uthe, leads students through improvisation activities during class on Nov. 20.
Performing Arts Live Event Moratorium Evokes Calls of Double-Standard
Lillie Barr, Guest Writer

“All the world’s a stage.” William Shakespeare. At BV West, the stage is only half lit. Without live performances and concerts to prepare for, the Performing...

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