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Special services department hosts annual MV Cafe

Special services department hosts annual MV Cafe

Anika Roy, JagWire sports editor
April 24, 2017
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After much preparation, the special services department hosted their MV Cafe event for staff members this past Friday, April 21. Held during all four lunches, the event was intended to give special service students the opportunity to practice and develop their work skills by serving a fried chick...

Students place second at annual Job Olympics

Students place second at annual Job Olympics

Sydney Parker, JAG Sports Editor
April 16, 2017
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Students who competed at the Job Olympics received second place overall at JCCC on Thursday, April 13. The Job Olympics is an annual competition for students involved in the special education department to show off their employment skills by competing in events such as sorting mail, stocking i...

Student Council holds open mic night to benefit Noah’s Bandage Project

Student Council holds open mic night to benefit Noah’s Bandage Project

Ally Nguyen, JagWire opinions editor
April 16, 2017
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Junior Student Council members Durga Jambunathan and Simon Vongxay hosted an open mic night in the Senior Cafe on Wednesday, April 12. Audience members could attend at no cost but were encouraged to bring a box of bandages or a monetary donation of two dollars to support Noah’s Bandage Project. ...

NHS holds unsuccessful coin drive

NHS holds unsuccessful coin drive

Claire Kaifes, JAG reporter
April 11, 2017
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NHS held a fundraiser to make blankets for kids with cancer throughout the week of April 3. The fundraiser was a coin drive that raised about $20 and all the money raised was donated to help make children more comfortable in the hospital. Project Linus is a foundation that looks to provide fun and c...

Students compete in regional solo and ensemble competition

Students compete in regional solo and ensemble competition

Tricia Drumm, JagWire features editor
April 11, 2017
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Choir and band students traveled to De Soto High School on Saturday, April 8 to compete in the regional solo and ensemble competition. From Mill Valley, five instrument soloists, two instrument ensembles, 11 vocal soloists and four vocal ensembles qualified for state. To prepare vocal soloists for...

Drafting and CAD class creates chess sets and skeleton keys

Drafting and CAD class creates chess sets and skeleton keys

Michael Sandri, Mill Valley News reporter and photographer
April 9, 2017
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This week, the Drafting and CAD students made chess sets and skeleton keys using CAD software. Skeleton keys are the artistically designed keys that would unlock every room in Victorian houses. Architecture teacher Helga Brown came up with the idea when she decided she wanted a more creative assignment....

Country Club Cafe undergoes changes with new owner

Country Club Cafe undergoes changes with new owner

Joe McClain, Mill Valley News reporter and photographer
April 7, 2017
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Bethany Vogel’s dream since college was to one day own a coffee shop of her own.  Now, she has the opportunity to do just that as the new co-owner and manager of the Country Club Cafe. “When I was in college, I ran a coffee shop,” Vogel said.  “I’ve worked at a few different  jobs, but ...

Plans introduced to address lack of public education funding incite discussion, negotiation

Plans introduced to address lack of public education funding incite discussion, negotiation

Abby Layton and Nora Lucas
April 7, 2017
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With the recent ruling by the state Supreme Court that unanimously declared the lack of funding towards public education unconstitutional, teachers and administrators alike are discussing the best way to solve the funding issue. Several plans have been recently introduced to address this issue, including a...

Relay for Life of Jaguar Nation event total surpasses $75,000 in support of pediatric cancer research

Relay for Life of Jaguar Nation event total surpasses $75,000 in support of pediatric cancer research

Claire Kaifes, JAG reporter
April 2, 2017
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The Jaguar Nation community raised over $75,000 for Relay for Life and the American Cancer Society on Friday, March 31 into the morning of Saturday, April 1. This event, the second of its kind, lasted 12 hours and had 52 individual teams participate on campus fundraising, which included face painting,...

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