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A Trip to the Zoo

A Trip to the Zoo

Ryan Barrett, Photographer

May 2, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, News

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Upcoming Auditions for the Spring Play

Upcoming Auditions for the Spring Play

Mikaela Schmitt, Contributor

February 23, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

BVW Theatre's department just finished a successful run of West Side Story on February 18th, 19th, and 20th. However there is no rest for those strongly involved in the department; auditions for the spring play are this Wednesday and Thursday, the 24th and 25th, with callbacks on Friday, the 26th. ...

The Benefits of Playing an Instrument

Jonah Park

February 14, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Playing an instrument can come with more benefits other than fame and money. It provides many people a way to immerse themselves in thought and concentration, and often brings a very trance-like state of consciousness. Many students here at Blue Valley West possess the ability to play an instrument (...

Mulan: The Woman Who Saved China

Dana Nasr, Contributor

December 17, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

             As winter rolls around Disney movies along with holiday movies become a big focal point to movie watchers. One Disney movie that catches much attention for its diverse and unique roots is Mulan. In the movie, Mulan is the female protagonist of the film who masks her identity wh...

20 Things to do During Winter Break that AREN’T Netflix

Shaye Herman, Editorial Board

December 14, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Anyone can see it: that our generation is utterly infatuated with Netflix. It’s easy to understand why- it’s convenient, addictive, and brought TV shows back into relevance from a period when no one really watched TV. However, like in most cases with things that get popular, people are going overboard....

Fall Music Concerts

Fall Music Concerts

November 14, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Top Stories, Web Exclusives

The BV West Music Department has completed their first round of concerts much to the delight of packed audiences for each of them. The first choir concert featured performances by each of the choir classes. Their program included classical performances in Renaissance costumes, Western music complete...

Dying from anticipation

Dying from anticipation

Melissa Franano, contributor

October 19, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Web Exclusives

As we begin to realize October is just around the corner there is a large range of reactions. Some people wish it was still summer, some are excited for the weather, but then there are the people who have been anticipating the beloved day of the 31st. I don’t know about you but as we get older most...

Hometown Attractions

Liz Hernandez, Guest Contributor

September 30, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, News

Many people claim there is nothing to do in Kansas. In actuality there is plenty of stuff to do. There are so many places to go to in Kansas, more specifically Kansas City. If you’re one of those people that think Kansas is just a bunch of flat land, think again! One of Kansas City’s crown ...

Netflix: The Internet Equivalent of a Library

Brittany Reid and Sophia Schmidt

May 21, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Opinion

Netflix, everyone’s new love. Who isn’t addicted and obsessed with the 21st century time waster? Many people have recently gotten hooked on Netflix within the past two years and it has only gotten bigger. More and more students at Blue Valley West are getting in on the obsession with Netflix. ...

A Harmonious Team

Michael Rehkop and Tucker Robinson

May 21, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Top Stories

Choir at Blue Valley West is a very unique and different department from any other in the Blue Valley West school. The choir is one big family. The choir spends countless hours preparing and performing their music. Most would say that the choir performs very well but most don’t know all their...