BV Tiger News

Small parking lot poses problems for former BVW student

Ben Grove, Staff Writer

September 26, 2010

It’s a really long walk from behind the baseball fields all the way to the doors of the school. I’m sure the parking lot size is a concern for a lot of the students who drive to school. At 7 in the morning the last thing...

Changes at BV put school morale in question

Sara Naatz, Managing Editor

September 26, 2010

Every morning I pull into the parking lot at Blue Valley, swerving to avoid hitting the red van parked a few spots down from me. I walk past the lunch room, resist my urge to get a bagel, head to my first hour down the 400 hall,...

Students should pay attention to choices in cafeteria

September 26, 2010

Staff editorial: Every day at lunch students are faced with some pretty easy choices. Whole grain pasta or fried chicken? Chicken. Salad or chips? Chips. Apple or cookie? Probably the cookie. Looking at the eating habit...

Website offers students additional school coverage

Caitlin Holland, Editor-in-chief

August 25, 2010

Hello everyone, Welcome to the new BV Tiger News website! I'm Caitlin Holland, editor of the Blue Valley High School Tiger Print. I'll be blogging about various topics that affect BV students at school and in the community right he...

Apple faux pas: iPad doesn’t live up to hype of iTouch or MacBook

Chris Roche, Staff writer

May 7, 2010

Apple claims the iPad is a magical, revolutionary experience starting at $499. Being the nerd I am, I was excited to see the latest technology Apple could bring to the world.  The iPad is a tablet computer which the user can...

Staffer experiences Final Four games from the sidelines

Sam Brennan, Staff writer

May 7, 2010

Sitting on the hard wooden floor, in clothes designed to fit a man, I’m mopping up the sweat that’s pooling off the players. Doesn’t sound like the most glamorous job, right? Well it is. Sitting on the court for all the...

Frustration of not making team inspires continued pursuit of goals

Matthew Gruber, Staff writer

May 7, 2010

Bitterness, heartache, shame and despair all accompanied me on that burdensome evening in early March.   I sat alone on a Friday night thinking to myself, “How am I going to handle this? What can I do now? I’ve lost everything...

Staff Editorial: Recession causes further budget cuts, BV must make adjustments

January 22, 2010

The Johnson County bubble has done a nice job of sheltering a majority of the Blue Valley District community. “An economic recession? Not in our school.” However, because of recent budget cuts, just like the rest of the...

My Voice: Junior year can provide lessons, enhance learning capability

January 22, 2010

My junior year has not gone as planned. I’ll be honest; it’s been the most challenging year of my life.  My grades aren’t where I expected.  I’ve worked harder than I ever have before, and to this point there aren’t...

My Voice: Ringing in the New year: Senior encourages self-evaluation, setting goals for 2010, decade

January 22, 2010

A new year, a new you.  Who should I be this year? Persona one: Strut, strut, strut. The hallway is my runway.  Spectators are all around, with their eyes glued on me.  The glamorous lighting is nothing short of spectacular. Show...

Tiger Wood's personal life doesn't affect his athleticism

December 11, 2009

So. He's the best golfer we're likely to ever see. He's provided some of the most exhilarating sports moments with those long-range putts followed by those signature fist pumps. Within the past few weeks he's crashed his car into...

My Voice: Royals fan thrilled with Greinke's AL Cy Young

November 18, 2009

Tuesday was a highlight for Kansas City Royals fans, who proudly stand behind Zack Grienke as the AL Cy Young recipient. While it may seem like we're light years away from winning a World Series, or even a pennant for that matter,...

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