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Students Remember 9/11 a Decade Later

Emily Moore, Reporter

September 19, 2011


Filed under Features

Almost everyone in America had a T.V. or radio on and was watching to see what had happened. Parents were watching, hugging their young toddlers and calling to check on their husbands. Kids were getting herded together into one room, confused and unaware. Teachers had their televisions on and were watching...

Summer Mission Trips

Meghan Ketcham, Reporter

April 30, 2011


Filed under Features

While many are chilling at the pool, taking on a summer job, or going on vacation, a few students at BV West are planning to make the most of their summer by helping others around the country and around the world. During the summer, mission trips are offered to students in the community who want to help...

Jobs Among Students

Abby Krstulic, Reporter

April 21, 2011


Filed under Features

Throughout the school year, students’ lives are filled with the hustle and bustle of schoolwork and extra curricular activities. Yet another responsibility is added to the mix when students get to high school: finding a job. While the thought of getting a job does not cross the mind of some students,...

Viral Videos Take Over

Molly Brown, Reporter

April 1, 2011


Filed under Features

“Charlie Bit Me”, “The Evolution of Dance”, and “Charlie the Unicorn” are some “YouTube” videos that have been “viral” in the past. Viral is a word used to describe videos that become a popular very quickly. After a few days, everybody is talking about them. With all of the socia...

To Skin A Cat

Emily BInshtok, Reporter

April 1, 2011


Filed under Features

There’s more than one way to skin a cat. This is just a saying, but the BV West science department is taking it literally. In the past few weeks, students in the Anatomy& Physiology class have been dissecting cats. Jennifer Legrotte’s class is currently doing the dissections, but Greg Sc...

Getting To Work: Students Take on Jobs for Numerous Reasons

Abby Krstulic, Reporter

March 31, 2011


Filed under Features

Throughout the school year, students’ lives are filled with the hustle and bustle of schoolwork and extra curricular activities. Yet another responsibility is added to the mix when students get to high school: finding a job. While the thought of getting a job does not cross the mind of some students,...

Graduation Rate Rumors are Uncovered

Lauren Pino, Reporter

March 2, 2011


Filed under Features, Web Exclusives

Recently, you may have heard the rumors about BV West’s falling rate of alumni graduating from college in four to six years. When I heard that, I was a bit surprised and immediately looked into it, but as I learned more about the situation, I luckily found the rumors to be mostly false. According...

New Technology Arises

Carly Jones, Reporter

February 11, 2011


Filed under Features

Teenagers and technology go hand-in-hand.  There is a constant competition among young adults about the latest gadgets- who has the coolest phone, newest iPod, or most efficient computer.  Apple has been making technology for as long as most can remember and the names of their utilities are familiar to tech...