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BV West Music Department Represents at KMEA

BV West Music Department Represents at KMEA

Chelsea Park, Reporter

February 28, 2018

Most students got three days off of school due to icy roads and bad weather last week. However, the BV West Symphonic Wind Ensemble, Jazz Ensemble 1 and Chamber headed to Wichita instead. These three music ensembles were selected to perform for the Kansas Music Educators Association (KMEA) this year...

Highlighting History

Lauren Prehn, Reporter

February 20, 2018

At BV West, students have a variety of clubs they can choose to join. Sponsored by social studies teacher, Paul Stuewe, history club provides unique experiences to its members not often provided during history class. History club hosts guest speakers, goes on field trips, runs Constitution day trivia...

Uniting for Diversity

Uniting for Diversity

Hannah Holladay, Web Editor

February 10, 2018

The goal is simple—to promote awareness of diversity. Diversity Leadership Council (DLC) meets frequently to discuss important topics about diversity and its implications, but once a year, their efforts in increasing appreciation are on display for all to see. On Jan. 26, DLC led BV West’s annual...

A Ground(hog) Breaking Day

Natalie Lindmark, Reporter

February 3, 2018

Calling all spring cleaners, Groundhog Day is here! Groundhog Day is an American tradition that falls on Feb. 2 of every year. The name “Groundhog Day" comes from the tradition of the groundhog predicting the spring season's emergence. The tradition first began in 1887 in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania. ...

New Courses Being Offered to Students

New Courses Being Offered to Students

Jonah Park, Managing Editor

January 17, 2018

As the enrollment deadline is only a few days away, students may consider taking one of the courses that was previously unavailable for BV West students. These new courses include AP Seminar, AP Research, AP Environmental Science and Honors Chemistry. AP Capstone Seminar and AP Research are among...

Time’s Up for Woody Allen

Hannah Cole, Reporter

January 16, 2018

The Time’s Up initiative has been sweeping the nation. Celebrities, activists and ordinary people are coming together to support women who have been sexually harassed or assaulted in the workplace. Last week during the Golden Globes, the prominence of this movement was clear. Almost every single celebrity...

Flu Invades BV West

Flu Invades BV West

Jacob Braun, Reporter

January 14, 2018

It starts with a sore throat, then it progresses to a fever, followed by a headache and body aches, finally leading to an overall feeling of congestion and soreness. Influenza, commonly known as “the flu”, is an annual burden that often affects much of the country. This winter season seems to...

Depart for a Headstart

Chelsea Park, Reporter

December 19, 2017

Most students go into high school planning to attend all four years. However, there are a few seniors who depart the hallways of BV West before their four years are up in exchange for a head start into college. Chloe Hayne and Layne Nudson have decided to leave high school early for headstarts towards...

Winter in KC

Winter in KC

Lauren Prehn, Reporter

December 18, 2017

Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday

Lauren Prehn, Reporter

December 2, 2017

For many Americans the days after Thanksgiving are devoted to bargain shopping before the holidays. Black Friday deals attract millions of shoppers each year and millions more buy items online on Cyber Monday. Following the shopping spree weekend there is Giving Tuesday, a day when people are encour...

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