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Bellevue born entrepreneur speaks to business classes

Nathan Hawkins, Sports/Managing Editor
November 16, 2018

It’s not everyday that high school students get the chance to hear a man who has made billions of dollars speak. But on Wednesday, Nov. 14, Bellevue West business students got to do just that. Flying in from Pennsylvania, former Bellevue High School graduate and entrepreneur Barclay Knapp spoke at both Bellevue East and Bellevue West High Schools. The event was made possible by District Facilitators...

Forensic team members grow close while developing life skills

Emma Gage, Reporter
November 14, 2018

Walking into a forensics practice at Bellevue West consisted of just what you would expect from a speech class: talking, and lots of it. Among the buzz of conversation, students practiced energized speeches with friends, recited formal presentations into a mirror, checking themselves for necessary body language, or discussed topics with peers in the back. A forensics class at Bellevue West...

West High Singers participates in annual Choral Collaborative

LeAnne Bugay, Editor-in-Chief
November 10, 2018

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5DGrhzU6bo8 In 1996, Maestro Ernest Richardson of the Omaha Symphony met with Bellevue West choir director Don Reimer to find a way to connect young singers with the symphony. By the time their meeting ended in Reimer’s office, the two had created a mixed concert, called the Choral Collaborative, between West High Singers and the Omaha Symphony that would be held...

FBLA Chicago National Fall Leadership Conference Photo Essay

Leah Larson, Layout Editor
November 6, 2018

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Project Playground Leaders share vision with community and PenFed Executives
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Athletes sign collegiate letters of intent

An update on sports broadcasts

November 9, 2018

Bellevue West football closes out against Elkhorn South, advances to semifinals

Bellevue West football closes out against Elkhorn South, advances to semifinals

November 5, 2018

Bellevue West Football vs. Kearney Playoff Game 10/26/18

Bellevue West Football vs. Kearney Playoff Game 10/26/18

October 29, 2018

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Self checkout technology makes teenage job search difficult
Opinion: Journalists need access to hold government accountable

Opinion: Journalists need access to hold government accountable

November 10, 2018

Lowering voting age benefits everyone

Lowering voting age benefits everyone

November 2, 2018

Versus: Dreamworks Vs. Pixar Part 1

Versus: Dreamworks Vs. Pixar Part 1

November 2, 2018

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The Student News Site of Bellevue West Senior High School