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Student journalist records outrage over death of George Floyd by Minneapolis, Min. police

A young woman holds a Black Lives Matter sign with the names of black men and women killed by police officers in the United States. She was participating in a March for Justice on May 31 in Kansas City's Country Club Plaza. The demonstration began peacefully but escalated to violence and looting. Police attempted to disperse the crowd with pepper spray, rubber bullets and tear gas.
Senior Carly Liggett attended the demonstration at Kansas City's Country Club Plaza on May 31.
June 3, 2020

     Demonstrations rocked most major cities in the United States following the death of George Floyd on May 25, 2020 after Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin pressed his knee on Floyd's...

Life During a Pandemic

The Coveted! It isn’t everyday you see a tower of toilet paper in the storage room of a house, but this what the world is like in March 2020. As more people are self quarantining, more people are rushing to stores to stash up on necessities, especially toilet paper.  Despite a shortage on toilet paper, there are no shortage of toilet paper memes!
Sophomore tells his story while at home during COVID-19 pandemic
April 7, 2020

Sophomore Tyler Tomlen was given an assignment in his 21C Journalism class to take a series of photos. His photos were to tell a story of interest to students at Blue Valley West. He decided to put it...

11 athletes sign National Letters of Intent

Fall 2019 Signees
Soccer, baseball, softball players and a swimmer pursue their sport at the college level
November 18, 2019

Representing four sports and countless hours of dedication, 11 seniors signed their National Letters of Intent in front of a packed gym on Nov. 14 at BV West. Athletic director, Cindy Roach served as the...

National Honor Society holds annual induction ceremony Nov. 7

New inductees into NHS hold lit candles to represent the impact of knowledge at the induction ceremony on Nov. 7.
Qualified juniors and seniors recognized at evening event
November 16, 2019

Fall 2019 Choir Concert

Freshman concert choir students perform in the Fall Concert on Oct. 10.
Photo Gallery of Oct. 10 Concert
October 28, 2019

Choir students in all performance groups performed a variety of music. All grades had soloists and featured ensembles.           ...

Senior Send Off

With the junior class and the pep band in the background, senior Jacob Stenslie runs around the gym as a part of the JAG FLAG crew.
April 23 assembly last for Class of 2019
April 24, 2019

 

April 23 Assembly

Signaling his love to fellow seniors, Tommy Sulentic gives a gesture of peace. Sulentic and Mahoney brought the
Senior's last assembly filled with enthusiasm and goodbyes
April 24, 2019

       

ONE WORLD

MESMERIZED. Many band students are possessed by the lead of the flag team.
The competitive marching band and color guard perform their competitive show at the District Marching Band Showcase on Sept. 24.
November 7, 2018

One world, one team, one family, that is the theme of this year’s show for Competitive Marching Band. The team, consisting of the marching band and the color guard, performs at competitions across...

Crimson Cat’s Summer Show

Senior Kia Warren reaching for the stars in her solo performance at the Spring Show at Blue Valley West on May 11 in the PAC. Friends and family gathered together to watch the outstanding solo performance. Kia's heart and dedication really came out as she performed her last time for a solo.
The dance team took over the PAC and performed several numbers in a 90 minute show
September 10, 2018

AVID and Faculty Families Come Together

SWING. Mrs. Dunns daughter swings around at Davids day out on April 20.
AVID 11 hosts teacher's children
September 10, 2018

 

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