Five Facts about the Top Five Halloween Candies

Lauren Urschel, Online Editor

October 19, 2018

Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups: They were invented by Harry Burnett (H.B.) Reese H.B. was inspired to make Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups by his job at a Hershey’s dairy farm At first H.B. made chocolate treats in his ...

Phone Dilemma: Students and staff discuss the school’s current phone policy

Ashlyn Wakefield and Emma Olinger

September 21, 2018

Texting, Snapchatting, scrolling through Instagram and playing games; things students say they can’t live without. They enjoy the adrenaline rush when they get a response or a like. Phones are constantly on in classrooms, hallways...

the school spirit shift: freshman and seniors compare their high school experiences

Isaiah Tarwater, Staff Designer

September 21, 2018

The rumble of 300 shouting, stomping students is heard from the commons. Fifty feet away these 300 students all chant in unison, hoping to win the competition over their peers. Helping lead this crowd is senior Blake Steele....

Students describe how tracking features on apps impact their daily lives

Jenna Hope, Staff Writer

September 17, 2018

The speed limit is 45. You’re cruising in the car blasting your favorite music when an alert bings on your phone. You’ve been caught speeding. Only going five over, the alert has already been sent to your parents. Life360...

Q and A with the school’s newest teachers

Lauren Urschel, Online Editor

September 17, 2018

 Q: What made you decide to be a teacher?  A: A lot of things, but I decided that the Division I level wasn’t for me at this time for a lot of reasons. Basically when I graduated college, I got my masters, my bac...

Perception on the Blue Valley Academy analyzed

Summer Lyon and Arielle Singer

March 28, 2018

With 22,787​ students, a 1,848 person certified staff and 91 square miles of property, the Blue Valley Unified School District is rated number one for the best school district in Kansas, according to Among these 22,787 ...

Rappers on the rise: local SoundCloud artists share their experiences on the app

Justin Wingerter, Staff Writer

February 28, 2018

SoundCloud has produced many of today’s top rappers such as  Lil Pump, Chance The Rapper, Lil Yachty and Lil Uzi Vert. The music streaming industry is on the rise as well. Every year, SoundCloud accounts for many of hip-hop...

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