Jaguar Journal

November 24, 2020

Here is your weekly update from the JUNGLE!

ALL SCHOOL NEWS

November 2020 Hybrid & Remote Calendar

Remote Learning begins Monday, November 30th.
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December 2020 Remote Calendar

Remote Learning begins Monday, November 30th.


New - College Application Deadline to add material to Naviance is December 11, 2020.

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ACTIVITY NEWS

National Art Honor Society

If you enjoy art and are looking for a way to be involved in an honor society, apply to join NAHS where we use community service to make our area a more beautiful place. NAHS service includes creating murals for school dances, pairing up with the BVW LIFT program and grade schools to organize a variety of art activities, Toys for Tots, School Carnival, Cards for hospitals and much more. The requirement is that you have taken two or more visual art classes with a GPA of 3.5 in those classes. 3.0 overall GPA. Fill out this google form if you are interested. Please direct any questions to Mrs. Carla Roberts. croberts@bluevalleyk12.org .

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Support BVW Crimson Cats Dance Team!

Join us for a fundraiser to support Blue Valley West Dance Team. Come in to the Chipotle at 8301 W 151st St in Overland Park on Wednesday, December 9th between 4:00pm and 8:00pm. Bring in this flyer, show it on your smartphone or tell the cashier you’re supporting the cause to make sure that 33% of the proceeds will be donated to Blue Valley West Dance Team.
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Debate Shout Outs!

Debate Results: Bishop Miege. Team ties for 1st place!

  • Nathan/Shishir—2nd place, UNDEFEATED! (JV)
  • Mackenzie/Corinne—4th place, 3:1 (JV)
  • Joey/Aiden—5th place, 3:1 (Novice)
  • George/Saumil—7th place, 2:2 (Open)
  • Supta/Zakariya—6th place, 2:2 (Open)
  • Madeline/Rudrani—3:1 (Novice)
  • Cheryl/Rebecca—2:2 (Novice)

The Mu Alpha Theta Honor Society is accepting applications!

Mu Alpha Theta members must meet the following requirements:

  • Completed Algebra 2 OR currently enrolled in Algebra 2 or higher

  • Have a 3.5 minimum weighted GPA in their math courses

To apply, fill out this form. All applications are due on Saturday, November 28th by 11:59 pm. you have any questions, please email mathbvw@gmail.com or TNWarnes@bluevalleyk12.org.

Senior Checklist

Here is your Senior Checklist Class of 2021! Please read this checklist weekly as it is continuously being updated as information becomes available.


NEW - College Application material submission deadline is Dec. 11th

Attention Seniors! This is a busy time of year when it comes to college applications. Please pay close attention to your materials submission deadlines. This includes requests for transcripts and recommendation letters. The Counseling Department is asking that you have ALL requests for December and January materials entered into Naviance by December 11th. This will allow us time to get your materials submitted prior to winter break.

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BVW Ornaments for the Holidays

Commemorate a most unique year for your high school with a special ornament this holiday! Ornaments are $12 each tax included. Orders will be accepted through December 15th. Your order will be processed as soon as the payment has been received and you will be notified by email for pick up location/times. All proceeds from the ornaments will go to the BVW Band Program. Thank you! Click here to order.

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COUNSELING NEWS

College Application Deadlines

Attention Seniors! This is a busy time of year when it comes to college applications. Please pay close attention to your materials submission deadlines. This includes requests for transcripts and recommendation letters. The Counseling Department is asking that you have ALL requests for December and January materials entered into Naviance by December 11th. This will allow us time to get your materials submitted prior to winter break.

BVW PTO

BVW PTO UPDATES

Jaguar Stadium Blankets

Get ready for Cyber Monday!! BVW Jaguar Stadium Blankets will be marked down to $30!! Original price is $50. Blankets will be on sale beginning Monday, November 30th until Friday December 4th or until we sell out. You can pay an extra $5 for delivery to your porch (for BVW attendance area) or there will be designated pick-up dates/times emailed to you after purchase (week of Dec. 14th). Purchase the blankets through the PTO website. These blankets make a great holiday gift and support BVW!


Donate to Blue Valley West High School PTO on Black Friday, at no cost to you!

Black Friday is just around the corner on November 27. You can make an impact while you shop for Black Friday deals. Simply shop at smile.amazon.com/ch/48-1246215 and AmazonSmile will donate to Blue Valley West High School PTO, at no cost to you.


Upcoming Fundraisers

Tuesday, December 1st from 4pm-9pm at Jose Peppers 14373 Metcalf, Overland Park, KS 66223. Dine-in, Curbside, and Pick-up are available. 20% will go to BVW.


Invest in West by becoming a PTO member or single contributor!

Follow BVW PTO on twitter

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