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War Torn: Leaving Ukraine, Coming To Kansas

Lucy Call , Editor (2021-22) May 20, 2022

Blue Valley West junior Kate Syniavska’s world got turned upside-down in just a few months. Kate was born and raised in Varash, in northwest Ukraine, and lived with her mother. She came to America to...

Congrats Class of 2022

Congrats Class of 2022

Aminah Syed, Editor-In-Chief (2021-22) May 15, 2022

Do you know what has been said about us, the Blue Valley West class of 2022? “You are the right age, the right class, the right generation to make a difference.” And if you know our Mr. Baxter,...

Shanzay Qalbani and Sabeen Ahmad looking beautiful wearing Shalwar Kameez.

Diversity Assembly

Morgan Magee, Aditi Mehra, Mason Seaberg, Photographers April 30, 2022

Photo by Selma Khokher

Blue Valley West Hosts Its First Fashion Show

Aminah Syed, Editor-In-Chief (2021-22) April 15, 2022

On April 15, Blue Valley West is holding its first Fashion Show. It is hosted by BV West Fashion Club, one of West’s many new clubs created this year. Junior Mira Becker is the current president and...

Behind the Bookshelves: Running the Library

Behind the Bookshelves: Running the Library

Lucy Call, Editor (2021-22) March 7, 2022

The library media center has been a major component of the high school since its opening in 2001. This library isn’t full of just books—it’s a modern establishment including a collection of devices...

Photos by Zach Spencer

Mamma Mia, Here [We] Go Again!

Lucy Call, Editor (2021-22) February 9, 2022

To see the performance of "Mamma Mia!", buy your tickets here. My, my, how could you resist a performance like this? This winter, BV West’s theater department has been hard at work on the musical...

Tune Into Dawn FM

Tune Into Dawn FM

Lucy Call, Editor (2021-22) January 23, 2022

Singer-songwriter Abel Tesfaye, known creatively as The Weeknd, first came into the spotlight in 2015 as a pop artist. Tracks off his album, “Beauty Behind the Madness,” became featured in movies such...

Behind the Screen: BV West Instagrams

Behind the Screen: BV West Instagrams

Aminah Syed, Editor-In-Chief (2021-22) January 11, 2022

     Sleeping in class has become a tricky task to accomplish, so has parking poorly and having bad posture. Within the last semester, Instagram accounts created by BV West students showcasing...

Rehearsal of Macbeth on Nov 13. Photo creds: Lucy Call

Presenting M*cbeth

Lucy Call, Editor (2021-22) November 17, 2021

The 2021 to 2022 school year has provided many more opportunities for students to return to doing the things they love after the obstacles posed by the COVID-19 pandemic. The theater department especially...

Travis Scott performing on stage on Nov 5. Photo provided by Skylar Ritter.

Travis Scott Houston Concert: First-Hand Experience from an Attendee

Aminah Syed, Editor-In-Chief (2021-22) November 10, 2021

On Friday, Nov 5, in Houston, Texas, rapper Travis Scott hosted his “Astroworld” concert. The event was sold out with more than 50,000 attendees. Junior Skylar Ritter and her friend were among the...

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