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Mill Valley News

2016-2017 Staff

James Ball

JagWire reporter

James Ball is undertaking his first year of newspaper as a reporter for the Mill Valley JagWire. At Mill Valley, James participates in both the fall musical and spring play, cross country, the Mill Valley Band, and swimming. Outside of school he enjoys pla...

Claire Boone

JagWire A&E editor

This is junior Claire Boone’s second year on the JagWire staff and first year as the A&E editor. Outside of journalism, Claire participates on the track and field team, is a member of NHS, NAHS, Club 121, is a Student Ambassador, and is in the music...

Alison Booth

Mill Valley News Online editor-in-chief

Junior Alison Booth is undergoing her second year on the JagWire staff as both Mill Valley News Online editor-in-chief and JagWire copy editor. Along with newspaper, Alison choreographs the school musical and is a member of forensics, StuCo, Student Am...

Kaitlyn Buisch

JAG sports editor

Junior Kaitlyn Buisch is in her second year as a photographer and undergoing her first year as a sports editor on the yearbook staff. Buisch participates in managing the wrestling team. Also she enjoys hanging out with friends, watching Netflix for h...

Abby Doughty

JAG photographer

Sophomore Abby Doughty is a photographer for the JAG yearbook. This is her first year on staff. During her free time, she enjoys sleeping, playing with her wiener dog Mabel, and watching movies with family and friends.

Tricia Drumm

JagWire features editor

This is junior Tricia Drumm’s second year on the JagWire staff. She is the features editor this year. Outside of newspaper, she’s a member of the Jag Chorale choir. When she isn’t in the journalism room, she enjoys writing creatively, singing, ha...

Madison Ferguson

JagWire editor-in-chief

This is senior Madison Ferguson’s third year on the JagWire staff. This year she is a JagWire co-editor-in-chief and a photographer. When Madison is not in the journalism room, she spends her time running NAHS as a second year president. She also spends...

Lexi Flipse

Mill Valley News social media editor

This is junior Lexi Flipse’s first year as a JagWire staff member and Mill Valley News social media editor. She is involved in student ambassadors and enjoys helping new students learn the ropes at Mill Valley. Outside of school, she enjoys hammockin...

Kendall Gaignat

JAG reporter/photographer

This is Kendall Gaignat’s first year on staff. She is a photographer and reporter for the JAG yearbook. She participated in throwing the javelin for the school’s track and field team for the last two years and plans to this year. In her free time,...

Kristen Garrett

JAG photographer

Junior Kristen Garrett is in her second year on staff. She is a photographer for the JAG yearbook. In her free time, she enjoys taking photos, drawing, listening to music, and hanging out with her cat Mittens.

Katya Gillig

JagWire news editor

This is sophomore Katya Gillig’s first year on the JagWire staff. This year she is JagWire news co-editor and a reporter. Katya is involved in cross country and track. Outside of school, she enjoys spending time with her friends and family, reading...

Morgan Gurwell

JagWire managing editor

This is junior Morgan Gurwell’s second year on the JagWire staff and will take on the position of managing editor. Other than working on the newspaper, Morgan participates in soccer, tennis, student ambassadors and is a member of NHS. She is a coffe...

Ben Hoepner

JAG student life editor

Senior Ben Hoepner is a photographer and student life section co-editor on the JAG yearbook staff along with Jessi Mitchell. This is his second year on staff. Outside of yearbook, Ben participates in Make-A-Wish, MV Outreach, Relay for Life, and NHS. Though...

Claire Kaifes

JAG reporter

Sophomore Claire Kaifes is in her first year on the JAG yearbook staff as a reporter. She plays basketball for the school and also plays for outside of school. During her free time Claire enjoys spending time with her family and friends, and also attending...

Carter Lawson

JagWire reporter/photographer

This is junior Carter Lawson’s first year on JagWire staff. This year he will be a reporter and photographer. Carter is also involved in soccer, swim, lacrosse, and taekwondo. In his free time, Carter enjoys watching netflix, and spending time with...

Abby Layton

Mill Valley News social media editor

Abby Layton is a sophomore, and this is her first year on the JagWire staff. Abby is a social media editor and a reporter. Along with newspaper, Abby plays on the soccer team. Outside of school, she enjoys hanging out with friends, reading and trave...

Annika Lehan

JAG reporter/photographer

This is sophomore Annika Lehan’s first year on staff. This year she is a reporter and photographer for the yearbook. Besides yearbook, Annika is part of the broadcast staff, MV Outreach, and the fall musical and spring play. In her leisure time, Anni...

Raya Lehan

Mill Valley News editor-in-chief

This is senior Raya Lehan’s third year on the JAG staff. She is a co-editor-in-chief of Mill Valley News Online as well as an academics section editor. Aside from yearbook, Raya is a reporter on MVTV and participates in NHS, SLT, the Thespian Troup...

Grace Lovett

JAG reporter/photographer

This is sophomore Grace Lovett’s first year on the JAG yearbook staff as a reporter.  Grace will also participate in volleyball, softball, Make A Wish, MV Outreach, Jag Pride, and ambassadors here at Mill Valley. In her free time Grace enjoys read...

Nora Lucas

Mill Valley News editor-in-chief

Nora Lucas is a junior this year, and this is her second year on staff. Nora is the Mill Valley News Online co-editor-in-chief as well as the JagWire opinions editor. She plays the flute in both marching and symphonic bands, a mild passion since the fifth...

Joe McClain

JagWire reporter/photographer

This is sophomore Joe McClain’s first year on the JagWire staff.  This year he is a photographer and a reporter. Other than newspaper, Joe runs cross country, plays trombone for the Mill Valley band,  is a student ambassador, and is a sophomore representati...

Margaret Mellott

JagWire editor-in-chief

This is senior Margaret Mellott’s third year on the JagWire staff. This year she is co-editor-in-chief of the JagWire. Outside of newspaper, Margaret is involved in girls basketball as a manager. In her free time, Margaret enjoys designing, history and r...

Erin Miller

JAG reporter/photographer

This is sophomore Erin Miller’s first year on the JAG yearbook staff as a reporter and photographer. She also is a part of the track, soccer and cheer squad here at Mill Valley. Outside of Mill Valley she is on a competitive soccer team and participates in...

Jessi Mitchell

JAG student life editor

This is senior Jessi Mitchell’s third year on the JAG yearbook staff, where she will be working the student life section editor, writer and photographer. She is involved in MV Outreach and NHS. Outside of school, Jessi is an active figure skater. In ...

Sarah Morgan

JAG editor-in-chief

Sarah Morgan is a senior member of the JAG yearbook staff. This year she is a co-editor-in-chief but will continue to take pictures and write along the way. When Sarah is not in C101, she enjoys singing in choir and the musical, volunteering in her co...

Libby Mullican

JAG academics editor

Sophomore Libby Mullican is currently positioned as an academics editor on this year’s staff. This is her first year to be apart of the JAG yearbook team. Libby is involved in student ambassadors and plans to join multiple clubs. In her spare time, she l...

Annie Myers

JagWire news editor

This is sophomore Annie Myers’ first year on the JagWire staff as a news co-editor and a photographer. Outside of journalism, Annie throws javelin on the track and field team, is a member of the Relay For Life committee and StuCo, and is in the musica...

Deanna Newman

JAG reporter/photographer

Sophomore Deanna Newman is a writer and photographer for the JAG yearbook. This is her first year on staff. Deanna is involved in Video Productions and participates in Science Olympiad, Treble Choir, MV Outreach, Make A Wish, the fall musical, and the...

Ally Nguyen

JagWire opinions editor

This is sophomore Ally Nguyen’s first year on the JagWire staff. This year she is opinions co-editor. Ally is also a part of the Make-A-Wish club, JagPRIDE, and Mill Valley Outreach. Outside of school, she enjoys spending time with her family and friend...

Lauren Ocker

JAG organizations editor

Junior Lauren Ocker is a organizations editor and writer for her second year on staff. Besides yearbook, she is involved in the MV Outreach club and Advanced Marketing/DECA. In her free time she enjoys spending time with friends and family, listening t...

Sydney Parker

JAG sports editor

This is junior Sydney Parker’s second year on the JAG yearbook staff and first as sports editor. She is involved in band, Ambassadors, NHS, and softball at Mill Valley. Most of her time outside of school is spent with friends and family or practicin...

Emily Proctor

JAG organizations editor

Emily Proctor is in her first year on JAG yearbook staff as organizations editor. Emily is also involved in volleyball, the girls swim team and is apart of the student ambassadors. The clubs she plans to join are Make a Wish, NHS, NAHS, and Jag Pride....

Hunter Ristau

JagWire ads manager

This is sophomore Hunter Ristau’s first year on JagWire staff. This year, he is ads manager and a photographer. Hunter is a part of the Mill Valley Lacrosse club. Outside of school, Hunter likes to hang out with friends and his family....

Sophie Rosen

JAG photo editor

This is Sophie Rosen’s second year on the JAG yearbook staff and holds the position of photo editor. In addition to yearbook, she is involved in NHS and enjoys helping her community with volunteer work. Outside of school, Sophie spends her free time han...

Anika Roy

JagWire sports editor

This is sophomore Anika Roy’s first year on the JagWire staff. She is very excited about her position as a JagWire sports co-editor and reporter. Besides participating in newspaper, she is a member of the Mill Valley tennis and swim teams and is a...

Michael Sandri

JagWire reporter

This is junior Michael Sandri’s first year on the JagWire staff. He is a reporter. Michael is also a member of the tennis team and helps make the literary magazine. In his free time, Michael enjoys hanging out with friends, playing video games, and playin...

Braden Shaw

JagWire editor-in-chief

This is senior Braden Shaw’s third year on the JagWire staff and his first year as editor-in-chief. Outside of newspaper, Braden is involved in cross country, band, track & field, NHS and his youth group at his church. He also loves movies and hip-ho...

Avery Sheltra

JagWire reporter/illustrator

This is sophomore Avery Sheltra’s first year on the JagWire staff. This year she is an illustrator and a reporter. When not working on the newspaper, Avery spends her time working for Custom Design Engineering. In her free time, Avery likes drawing,...

Marah Shulda

JagWire reporter/photographer

This is sophomore Marah Shulda’s first year on the JagWire staff. She is a reporter and photographer. Marah is involved in band as a drum major for the Mill Valley Marching Jaguars. She also participates in Make-A-Wish and MV Outreach. Outside of sch...

Christopher Sprenger

JagWire reporter/photographer

This is sophomore Christopher Sprenger’s first year on the JagWire staff. He is a JagWire reporter and photographer. Chris is involved with cross country and swimming for at the Valley. In his free time outside of school, Chris enjoys swimming both comp...

Alexis Strauss

JAG editor-in-chief

Alexis Strauss is a senior and it is her third year on the JAG yearbook staff. She is a co-editor-in-chief and contributes her writing and photography skills to the yearbook. Alexis is involved in MV Outreach and during her free time she enjoys being ...

Mia Thomas

JAG reporter/photographer

This is sophomore Mia Thomas’ first year on staff. She is a reporter and photographer for the JAG yearbook. Mia participates in the musical and is a member of the girls swim team, along with being a student ambassador. In her free time, Mia enjoys wa...

Jakob Twigg

JagWire sports editor

Sophomore Jakob Twigg is undergoing his first year as co-sports editor on the JagWire Staff. Jakob runs cross country and track and swims for Mill Valley. He also is on the Student Leadership Team. Outside of school, Jakob likes to read, bike and hang ou...

Laken Wagner

JAG editor-in-chief

This is senior Laken Wagner’s third year on the JAG yearbook staff. She is a co-editor-in-chief of the JAG yearbook staff along with seniors Sarah Morgan and Alexis Strauss. Besides yearbook, Laken is involved in forensics, NHS, the fall musical and sprin...

Bailey Wagoner

JAG people editor

This is Bailey Wagoner’s first year on the JAG yearbook staff and is a people editor and a photographer. In addition to yearbook, she is a member of the girls swim team, NHS, and ambassadors. In her free time Bailey enjoys hanging out with her friends, w...

Allison Winker

JAG people editor

Junior Allison Winker is in her second year on the JAG yearbook staff as a people editor and a reporter. Allison is also involved in debate, NHS, student ambassadors, and Relay for Life committee. Outside of school, Allison dances competitively. She also ...

Victoria Wright

JagWire photo editor

The is junior Victoria Wright’s second year on the JagWire staff and her first as photo editor. She is excited to see what the year brings and for everyone to see the newspaper this year. Wright likes to spend her time hanging out with her brothers, ...

Julia Zinser

JAG reporter/ photographer

This is junior Julia Zinser's first year on the JAG yearbook staff. She is a photographer and reporter for the JAG yearbook. During her free time she watches Netflix for hours and looks at dog photos. She loves being outside, watching football and hanging o...

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