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Science Outreach Club inspires younger students to get involved in science.

April 7, 2010

The faces of the middle school students light up as glow-in-the-dark liquids illuminate the classroom and bright, colorful fires burn. This is the Science Outreach Club.    Science Outreach gives high schoolers the opportunity...

Tiger Mentor application process begins, students to gain beneficial experience

March 10, 2010

It's that time of year again. It’s time for current sophomores and juniors to apply to be Tiger Mentors for the 2010-2011 school year.  Social studies teacher and mentor coordinator Courtney Buffington said that the application...

S.W.I.T.C.H dance

January 26, 2010

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Sisters start above the fray sportsmanship club

January 22, 2010

The referee calls a foul and one of the athletes disagrees. This athlete stomps their feet and shouts at the referee in anger. Suddenly, this turns into chaos with yelling from coaches, parents and other players.  Seniors Kirsten...

Colleges look for key numbers on student transcripts

January 22, 2010

Take the CAPS program. It's a good way to get to know a potential career field. Don't take the CAPS program. It takes up too much time. Take the hardest classes offered. It'll up a weighted GPA. Don't take the most difficult...

Snow White and the Three Languages: Spanish, French, Latin students work together to perform multi-lingual

January 22, 2010

 Hola! Bonjour! Salve! On Friday afternoons Anita Lemons’ Spanish room has been home to more than just Spanish. Spanish, French and Latin students have been rehearsing for the performance of a multi-lingual musical, Snow Wh...

BV celebrates 40 birthday

January 22, 2010

by Stephanie Roche and Emily Brown...

Finding the silver lining: Visually-impaired sophomore faces challenges with fresh perspective

January 22, 2010

  It’s difficult to find a bigger country music fan than sophomore John Hermes.  Name any country song and John can tell you not only who sings it, but the album name, the year it was released, track number on the album and...

From the desk to the teacher's lounge: Students in teacher education course get real-life teaching experience

January 22, 2010

Senior Jen Timmons walks into the classroom full of kindergartners at Sunrise Point Elementary. She can’t help but smile as the children yell out “Miss Jen.”   It makes her feel like she belongs in the classroom and sh...

Ali Kemp fashion show proves to be successful

January 20, 2010

Part of the crew from Blue Valley that participated in the show. Photo by Callie Ronan. Ali's Runway, the fashion show sponsored by the TAKE Foundation, was Jan. 17 at the Overland Park Trade Center. The TAKE Foundation was created in honor of Ali Kemp. This yearly event began...

Learning in the real world: Students excel in the CAPS program by working hands-on with professionals in various fields

September 18, 2009

As she carefully finishes taping another student’s ankle, senior Brooke McNerlin steps back to admire her work. Today’s class taught the proper way to wrap an injured foot. Tomorrow, McNerlin will begin forming her own physical...

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