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Kim Possible Live-Action Movie is Underway

Kim Possible Live-Action Movie is Underway

Natalie Fiorella, Reporter

April 26, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Kim Possible, an animated TV show that ended over 10 years ag0, has continued to be a fan favorite with today's generation, with people often saying that it is a part of the 'old Disney' group that is praised for being one of the best Disney shows. While the show itself is not coming back, the beloved ...

A Breath of Fresh Heir

A Breath of Fresh Heir

Chelsea Park, Reporter

April 25, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

British Royalty has gained a new family member. On Monday, April 23, the Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton, gave birth to her third child, a baby boy. Just several hours after the new prince’s birth, his parents, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge presented him to the public outside the Lind...

Junior wins design contest

Junior wins design contest

Staff

April 20, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Make a ripple, change the world. The motto for the SEVENDAYS organization emphasized that small positive actions could make a big difference. April 10-16 the group worked to emphasize Love, Discovery, Others, Connections, Individuals, Going out to make change and moving Onward.  The group sponsored...

Winter Guard performs in MCCGA Championships

Winter Guard performs in MCCGA Championships

Maria Kershaw and Diane Kershaw

April 15, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Photo Galleries

April 7 The Blue Valley West Winter Guard traveled to Springfield, Missouri to attend the Mid-Continent Color Guard Association (MCCGA) championship contest. The Ruby Guard competed at Ozark High School. They performed their show, Pursuit, to the music of Cirque De Soleil's, KA. They placed f...

Jaguar Percussion Group Hosts Festival

Jaguar Percussion Group Hosts Festival

Diane Kershaw, Photographer

April 2, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Photo Galleries

 March 30 The Jaguar Percussion Groups worked together to host an area percussion festival. The one-of-a-kind event drew musicians from Topeka, Lawrence, Olathe, Shawnee Mission and the Blue Valley high schools.  Clinicians from the University of Kansas, Michael Compitello, the Kansas City...

Fortnite Launches on Mobile

Jonah Park, Managing Editor

March 24, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Last week, Epic Games expanded on Fortnite’s already impressive accessibility, releasing the game on mobile platforms. According to an app store intelligence firm, the mobile version earned over $1.5 million in its first three days of launch, even though the app is free to download. In-app purchases f...

Love, Simon: A Necessary Film for Young Generations

Hannah Cole, Reporter

March 24, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Opinion

"Love, Simon" is a groundbreaking, important movie that is providing the LGTBQ community with a chance to shine in pop culture. The film, directed by Greg Berlanti, showcases a closeted teen in high school. Simon, played by Nick Robinson, secretly voices his difficulties in having to hide such a large...

Beloved Cast Member in the Marvel Universe Will Be Leaving After Avengers 4

Natalie Fiorella, Reporter

March 22, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

With the highly anticipated movie 'Avengers: Infinity War' approaching us, one of the stars who's been in eight movies has announced that he will not be returning after the unnamed sequel to Infinity War. Steve Rogers, also known as Captain America, has been a long time character in the Marvel Universe...

2018 Oscars Breakdown

2018 Oscars Breakdown

Rachel Pickett, Editor-in-Chief

February 28, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Top Stories

Another year of film has come and gone, and with that brings the annual Academy Awards, or Oscars as they are often called. Before the prestigious show began and the golden trophies were handed out, I sought to watch all 9 Best Picture nominees. While my knowledge of film is extremely limited compared...

2018 Winter Olympics Recap

Natalie Fiorella, Reporter

February 25, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The 2018 Winter Olympics are coming to an end tonight when the Closing Ceremony airs on primetime and Norway came out on top of the final medal count. Norway was predicted to win the most since the beginning, with 39 total medals and 14 gold medals in sports like cross-country skiing. Germany came in...