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BVNW junior to be an honorary coin toss ambassador for the Chiefs home game against the Raiders
Sports

Megan Yates | November 25, 2019

Sophie Shaw was told three weeks ago that she would be a coin toss ambassador for the Chiefs game on Dec. 1. Ever since, Shaw said she has been excited for the day to arrive.

“I am super excited and…

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Games Galore
Features

Matthew Lemke | November 20, 2019

Working for your parents is not something many students get the privilege of, however that is the case for sophomore Olivia Ryan. Monte Cook Games is a roleplaying game business run by Ryan’s family….

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Why So Silent?
Opinions

Raabia Qureshi | November 7, 2019

A few weeks ago, Travis Scott and Kylie Jenner called it quits–and now that I’ve grabbed your attention, there are much more pressing matters to discuss. 

Almost 80 years ago, the world said “Never…

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This mom rocks
Features

Jenna Weyforth | November 7, 2019

Cheers are heard as red smoke explodes into the dirty blonde hair of the lead singer and BVNW parent Jennifer Roswold. As her guitar blasts and the drumsticks slam to the heavy rock beat, Joan Jett and…

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The Blue Valley School District takes legal action against JUUL
Vaping

Megan Yates | November 4, 2019

Joining the Olathe, DeSoto, Goddard, Concordia and Shawnee Mission school districts, Blue Valley has decided to sue JUUL. 

The Blue Valley school district is being represented by the Goza & Honnold…

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Returning to the Pack
Features

Maddie Oliver | October 29, 2019

Diagnosed with autism at the age of four, BVNW alumnus Matthew Maher said that he felt different in his own skin, mentioning he struggled with relating to people. After beginning the Connections class…

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Hogs and kisses
Features

Jenna Weyforth | October 24, 2019

During her Veterinary Medicine class at CAPS, 2018 graduate Olivia Rigdon said she was told not to get too attached to the baby piglets at the farm where they were working. The pigs were to be slaughtered…

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Remembering Souk Khamishong
Features

Megan Yates | October 10, 2019

Souksana “Souk” Khamishong was one of six children and the only son of parents Bounthieng and Khambay Khamsihong. He was born on April 5, 1965 in Champasak, Laos and immigrated to the U.S. in 1981….

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Ransomware the cause of recent network outage, BV District CIO says
News

Ethan Knauth | September 25, 2019

Early in the morning of Aug. 9, Blue Valley Chief Information Officer Brian Daley said he began receiving word from Blue Valley School District personnel saying they were unable to connect to Blue Valley…

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Huskies win first game in two years, defeat Wildcats, 34-28
Sports

Jonny Isaacson | September 25, 2019

Down two scores, 28-14, with under four minutes left to play in regulation, the Huskies were looking for any type of late push that would put them back in the game. Following an unsuccessful fourth and…

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BVNW senior guard Christian Braun commits to the University of Kansas
Sports

Ethan Knauth | November 20, 2018

Near the end of sixth hour in the Auxiliary Gym, senior guard Christian Braun announced his commitment to the University of Kansas on a full-ride scholarship, beginning in the 2019-20 season. In communication…

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