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Clips from the Eclipse

Clips from the Eclipse

Spotlight and Illumination Staff

On Monday, Aug. 21, people all across the country stepped outside to witness a rare total solar eclipse. Even though school was in session during the eclipse, which lasted...

  • New Faces at BV West August 14, 2017
  • Allegations of Sexism Divide Debate Community June 20, 2017
  • Linking Social Media Use to Depression May 12, 2017

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The Stories of Thirteen Reasons Why

Lanie Render, Contributor

The Netflix series of Thirteen Reasons Why has generated an intense debate surrounding the controversial message of suicide. Individuals who have seen the series are familiar...

  • What Now? Album Review May 16, 2017
  • Donating Life: Organ Donation and the Meaning it Holds January 31, 2017
  • Animals: The Solution to Stress? December 19, 2016

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Red Cross Club Returns for a Second Year

Red Cross Club Returns for a Second Year

Lauren Prehn, Reporter

From honor societies and community service organizations to leisure clubs like Disc Golf and Gaming, there is something for every student at BV West to get involved with. A...

  • Monkey Business September 14, 2017
  • New Latin-Based System of Recognition September 4, 2017
  • Welcome to the Jungle Photo Gallery August 3, 2017

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How to Ask Someone to Homecoming

Rae Zimmerli, Reporter

  The school year has begun, and with that comes the Homecoming season. Nervous young boys and maybe some girls will be taking that final step to ask their crushes...

  • Band Camp Photo Gallery August 8, 2017
  • West’s Declassified Finals Survival Guide May 10, 2017
  • Ruby Winter Guard wins MGI Winter Guard Competition February 19, 2017

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Athletes Sign to Continue Sports in College

Athletes Sign to Continue Sports in College

Hannah Fisher, Photographer

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...

  • Sophomore leads swim team to 8th place State finish February 19, 2017
  • College Signings Photo Gallery February 8, 2017
  • Junior Hannah Holladay Performs at United States Figure Skating National Championships January 20, 2017

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