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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...

Lights, camera, action!

Lights, camera, action!

Ryan Barrett, Photographer

April 27, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Web Exclusives

BV West students experienced a professional movie production for the motion picture, Tipping Point both in front of and behind the camera.  Photos by sophomore Ryan Barrett. Director Thomas Gale looks through the view finder during filming.  Gale came to BV West to recruit students and teachers for his film.  He knew theater teacher Laurie Vanderpol and she suggested he c...

Sophomore drops new EP

Sophomore drops new EP

Mikaela Schmitt, Reporter

April 8, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Top Stories

For many, singing and performing is just an interest, but a talented sophomore has turned that interest into a passion. Sophomore Kate Cosentino released her second EP on Friday, Jan. 30.   An event to celebrate the release was held at RC’s Backdoor in Martin City, at 7 pm. Cosentino played...

La Fiesta Musica!

La Fiesta Musica!

January 26, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Top Stories, Web Exclusives

The Commons was transformed into a festive Mexican restaurant with members of the BV West Chorale serving as singing waiters.  Food was provided by MiRanchito Cocina & Cantina Mexican Restaurant on Monday, Jan. 26.  Desserts were auctioned off and all money raised went toward sending the choir to the Worldstrides Heritag...

Caught in The Net Censorship

Jourdan Gish, Reporter

December 4, 2012


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

This last weekend, BV West’s Repertory Theatre class had their production of “Caught in The Net.” The show was full of crude British humor. Students may have been surprised at the content in the play, since it was something the department hadn’t really done before.  What most students don’t...

Pottermore Opening

Jourdan Gish, Reporter

May 9, 2012


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Web Exclusives

Back in October, I wrote a story about Pottermore opening that month. One week later after that story came out, I was checking the insider blogs for information on the release. During my search, I saw that they had pushed the release to April. After having a moment of rage for them not releasing this...

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