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Just “In Time”

Cedric Houle, Section Editor

November 2, 2011


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Web Exclusives

"In Time" is a fast-paced, action-packed sci-fi thriller similar to movies such as “Source Code” or “Limitless.” The setting for the movie takes place in a dystopian society sometime in the future. In this world, humans have been scientifically engineered to stop aging at age 25. However,...

A Fable of “Fools”

Abby Krstulic, Section Editor

October 31, 2011


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

On Nov. 11 and 12, the BV West theatre department will be performing “Fools,” a comedy written by Neil Simon. The school previously performed it in 2005. “Fools” is about a Russian town hit with a curse of stupidity. The show focuses on Leon Tolchihnsky, a school teacher who has a passion for kno...

Students Participate in Art Show For Joplin

Morgan Cormack, Section Editor

September 30, 2011


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

On Sunday, May 22, 2011, the community of Joplin, Mo. was forever changed by one of the most destructive natural disasters in American history.  The EF5 tornado that hit the town at 5:34 P.M. killed 160 innocent people and impacted the lives thousands more. Even 4 months later, the town is still de...

Improv Troupe

Emily Binshtok, Reporter

April 30, 2011


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Whether it’s a reparatory show or a main stage show, hundreds of hours go into the production of a theater play. The script is written, the set is painted, and the actors memorize their lines. But not all acting is structured and rehearsed. The BV West Improv Troupe is a student-run organization that...

BV West Annual Arts Show

April 21, 2011


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Students are busy around the clock down in the art department at BV West. As they take photos, paint or draw, they are able to express themselves and let their inner artist shine. While BV West showcases artwork year-round, there is one showcase that praises the exceptional work of a select group of...

BV West Theater Spring Show

Meghan Ketcham, Reporter

March 24, 2011


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

On Friday April 8th and Saturday April 9th, the BV West theater department is putting on “Inherit the Wind”, a play based upon the Scopes Trial. It will be performed in the Performing Arts Center and will be $7 at the door. The plot is about a small town of Hillsboro that is in the center of a...

Dr. Seuss Comes to BV West

Sonali Patro, Reporter

February 11, 2011


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The Theater Department is performing “Seussical: The Musical” on February 17, 18, and the 19 in the PAC. The tickets will be $7 at the door. “Seussical: The Musical” is broken up into two acts and parallels the plot of “Horton Hears a Who!”. The first act begins when a boy meets the Cat ...

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