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Fake Twitters

Emily Moore, Managing Editor

December 1, 2012


Filed under Opinion, Web Exclusives

Twitter is slowly dominating the web. More often than not, people can get quick information off of Twitter, and it has replaced Facebook in a lot of ways. That being said, part of the entertainment in Twitter, are the anonymous and fake accounts. In the last couple years, there have been multiple teachers...

Too Soon to Ask?

Emily Moore, Managing Editor

September 3, 2012


Filed under Opinion

The carnival, the bonfire, and the hoards of kids dressed to impress by showing off their school spirit; these are all things to expect when homecoming week rolls around. It can get pretty hectic at times. Just to add to the chaos, there are all of the kids who have procrastinated asking that one person...

Food Group Fiasco

Cheyenne Jones, reporter

August 29, 2012


Filed under Opinion

With the new school year starting, BV West students return to eating the typical cafeteria food. Students prepare to numbly meander through the cafeteria selecting their favorite main course, sides, and drink. However, as we were sitting in class, most likely daydreaming, the announcements rudely stirred...

Handcuffing a Kindergartener

Lauren Pino, Reporter

May 9, 2012


Filed under Opinion, Web Exclusives

When you were in kindergarten, most of you were already passed the violent tantrums of the “Terrible Twos/Threes” and were more considerate of others. However, not all children have fully grown out of hysterical outbursts by age six. Recently, this was demonstrated by a six-year-old kindergartener,...

No-Nonesense?: Annual Dodgeball Tournament Cancelled

Lauren Pino, Reporter

April 30, 2012


Filed under Opinion

I had been in Spanish classes since second grade, so I never got a chance to yell “Battez-vous, le français!” or “Deutsche gewinnen!” during the much anticipated dodge ball tournament between the French and German classes. I always thought that the tournament was a cool way to get students e...

Easy Like Monday Morning

Jack Rogoz, Reporter

April 30, 2012


Filed under Opinion, Web Exclusives

I am sure that most students would agree with me when I say that Monday mornings are the worst. They are the days when students struggle the most to stay awake, wiping the tired from their eyes as they make a futile effort to stay focused and attentive. It is those kind of days that make me ponder, why...

Online Videos Leave Young Girls Vunerable

Lauren Kassien, Editor in Chief

March 27, 2012


Filed under Opinion

In the past several months, a new video sensation struck YouTube. It is a phenomenon that parents and psychologists alike are calling ‘horrendous.’ Across America, thousands of teenage girls are sitting in front of the camera and asking the world, with small, tentative voices, the one question burn...

Seniors: The Homestretch to Graduation

Seniors: The Homestretch to Graduation

Scott Bagley, Reporter

March 22, 2012


Filed under Opinion, Web Exclusives

This is it, the final quarter of high school for us. For most it is a time of partying and excitement for finishing the rest of the treacherous school years and the graduation to start of in the world of the college. While it is a time to rejoice it is also a time to crack down on studies and work....

Prom: Classy, not Tacky

Maddy Wilson, Section Editor

March 21, 2012


Filed under Opinion

With prom approaching, many girls are stressing out to find the perfect dress, shoes, and jewelry. People rarely think about their hair and makeup, though, until roughly the last few days before prom. With the anticipated dance roughly a month away, girls should think about how they can look glamorous...

4 Day School Week

Megan Hansel, Guest Writer

February 18, 2012


Filed under Opinion, Web Exclusives

Many students are BVWest have been arguing about the amount of school they attend each week. Most students would argue that we should have to only go to school four days a week, as opposed to the regulatory five. I happen to agree with every one of the students that support this. Only going to school...

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