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Clips from the Eclipse

Clips from the Eclipse

Spotlight and Illumination Staff

August 21, 2017


Filed under Features, Photo Galleries, Top Stories

On Monday, Aug. 21, people all across the country stepped outside to witness a rare total solar eclipse. Even though school was in session during the eclipse, which lasted from 11:48 a.m. until 2:46 p.m. , students and staff did not miss out on the opportunity to take part in the one of a kind experience....

Freshman Orientation Photo Gallery

Freshman Orientation Photo Gallery

Mikaela Schmitt and Rachel Pickett

August 18, 2017


Filed under Photo Galleries, Top Stories

On Aug 15th, JAG Mentors, JPCo, Cheer and Band gathered to make the Class of 2021's first day at West a memorable one. They were welcomed by lines of cheering mentors to kick off their first day. They first heard from Dr. Potts and Mr. Brutto, as well as STUCo executive members. After walking through...

Band Camp Photo Gallery

Band Camp Photo Gallery

Hannah Holladay and Rachel Pickett

August 8, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Photo Galleries, Top Stories, Uncategorized

While summer is usually associated with rest and relaxation, this isn't true for everyone. BV West Band and Color Guard have been working tirelessly during the past couple of weeks to get ready for their fall season. Although to some, spending hours at school during the summer would be horrendous, not...

Class Day 2017 Photo Gallery

Class Day 2017 Photo Gallery

Bailey Ellis, Sophia Catenacci, Anna Parry, Lexi Symonds, Molly Schwabauer, Photographers

May 12, 2017


Filed under News, Photo Galleries, Top Stories

The Class of 2017 Class Day. (May 12, 2017) Story will be expanded on May 15. ...

Wigs and Waves

Wigs and Waves

Staff, Anna Parry, Mariana Pulido, Audrey Glander, Molly Schwabauer, and Lauren Levine

April 14, 2017


Filed under Features, Photo Galleries, Top Stories

"Wigs and Waves had a huge turnout today with 72 girls and 366 inches of hair." senior Elizabeth Mulholland said. Senior Jessica Baker and Mulholland happened upon the project that allowed donors to give hair to help create wigs for pediatric cancer patients or  help soak up oil spills in...

All Shook Up Photo Gallery

All Shook Up Photo Gallery

Jolie Barnhart, Lindsey Poland, Photographers

February 8, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Photo Galleries, Top Stories

Feb 2, 3 and 4 the BV West Theater Department produced their annual winter musical. This year their performance was All Shook Up, based on Shakespeare's A Twelfth Night, with music by Elvis Presley. Directed by theater teacher Laurie VanderPol, and vocally directed and choreographed by choir teacher...

College Signings Photo Gallery

College Signings Photo Gallery

Emily Haas, Photographer

February 8, 2017


Filed under Photo Galleries, Sports, Top Stories

Several BV West seniors signed to play their National Letters of Intent last week. The athletic department held a ceremony during JAG on Feb. 7. The athletes gave speeches thanking their coaches, families and friends. All in attendance were treated to refreshments afterward. The following students were...

Crucible-Photo Gallery

Crucible-Photo Gallery

Jolie Barnhart, Linsey Poland, Faith Mayhew, Yearbook Photographers

November 18, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Photo Galleries, Web Exclusives

The BV West Theater Department staged The Crucible by Arthur Miller on Nov. 11 and 12. Seniors Emily Sulentic and Coley Sullivan and juniors Mia Hodges and Aamina Mariam were the leads in the show. The photo gallery records the final dress rehearsal including the tasks of applying stage make-up and wearing...

BV West Color Run

BV West Color Run

Morgan Caviar, Contributor

October 18, 2016


Filed under Features, Photo Galleries, Top Stories

  Photo gallery by Olivia Barker, Grace Glander, Mercedes Porter and Sydney Rasmussen. Members of the Jaguar Pride Coalition and other volunteers created BV West’s very own color run. The run was held the mo...

August Gallery

August Gallery

Staff, Photo Editor

September 6, 2016


Filed under Photo Galleries, Top Stories

Jaguars started school on August 11 and publications photographers started taking pictures. They have titled this gallery "Awesome August" because of how many exciting activities took place giving them so many opportunities for great pictures. The photos in this gallery are of volleyball, assemblies,...