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Listen to Me, As a Student

Listen to Me, As a Student

Aminah Syed, Editor-In-Chief (2021-22) January 24, 2022

Dear Blue Valley School Board, As a student who witnesses BV West High School’s crowded classrooms and halls daily, I beg you; temporarily close the schools. The now infamous omicron variant has...

Tune Into Dawn FM

Tune Into Dawn FM

Lucy Call 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

*All interviews were conducted anonymously via Instagram DM Sleeping in class has become a tricky task to accomplish, so has poorly parking and having bad posture. Within the last semester, Instagram...

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

Presenting M*cbeth

Lucy Call 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...

2021 Top Halloween Candy Picks

2021 Top Halloween Candy Picks

Hanna Lee Willeford, Guest Writer October 28, 2021

If you are anything like me, you love Halloween because you LOVE candy. Halloween is not only known as a scary fun day to dress up to be anything at all, but also a day where parents let kids stuff their...

First Outdoor Assembly

First Outdoor Assembly

October 27, 2021

Without assemblies in the 2020-2021 school year, students were hype to cheer as one. Students sat with their grades, enjoyed contests and games, learned about the Homecoming themes, engaged in a chant...

9/11... 20 Years Later

9/11… 20 Years Later

Aminah Syed and Lucy Call October 1, 2021

When the World Trade Towers went down on Sept. 11, 2001, the United States changed forever. American lifestyles changed, liberty has never recovered. Each year Americans remember the date and hear the...

Katie Bonnema Joins Staff as New Principal

Katie Bonnema Joins Staff as New Principal

Ethan Yuwono, Madyson Starkey, Guest Writers October 1, 2021

Within the past month, there have been a number of exciting changes happening a BV West. Students are coming back to school, a new wave of freshmen are arriving. Older students are returning while others...

The Return of Clubs

The Return of Clubs

Maya Sabapathy, Reporter September 27, 2021

Clubs represent a tremendous part of the BV West community, especially of the four cornerstones. It was difficult to run clubs last year because of the COVID-19 pandemic. With school being fully in-person...

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