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A Creative Kind of Corner: Quoth the raven, “nevermore”

A Creative Kind of Corner: Quoth the raven, “nevermore”

Avery Sheltra, Illustrator

November 12, 2016


Filed under BLOGS

Honestly, I have no idea why I decided to draw a raven today. I asked around, and got a lot of funny suggestions, and ended up on birds. Then my mind was drawn to Edgar Allen Poe’s “The Raven,” as it always is when birds are mentioned, for whatever reason. I spent awhile pondering whether I was ...

Dog with a Blog: Which breed is best suited for you?

Dog with a Blog: Which breed is best suited for you?

Nora Lucas, Mill Valley News editor-in-chief

November 12, 2016


Filed under BLOGS, DOG WITH A BLOG

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Tubular Thrifting: More than just a flannel

Tubular Thrifting: More than just a flannel

Claire Boone, JagWire A&E editor

November 8, 2016


Filed under BLOGS, TUBULAR THRIFTING

Welcome back to Tubular Thrifting, I hope you have embraced the fact that the fall season is ending and winter is quickly approaching. With the weather getting colder, flannels are becoming more popular for people of all ages, but unfortunately they become more expensive as well. The easiest solution? ...

Letters from the Editors: Getting political

Letters from the Editors: Getting political

Madison Ferguson, Margaret Mellott, Braden Shaw, JagWire editor-in-chiefs

November 8, 2016


Filed under BLOGS, LETTERS FROM THE EDITORS

Welcome back to our blog where we discuss the happenings of the JagWire newspaper. After completing issue one, there was a huge sigh of relief. Issue one is the hardest issue each year because we’re still getting into the swing of how everything should work throughout the production cycle. The new s...

Underrated KC: Black Dog Coffee

Underrated KC: Black Dog Coffee

Katya Gillig, Abby Layton, and Ally Nguyen

November 7, 2016


Filed under BLOGS, UNDERRATED KC

For all coffee fans, Black Dog Coffee is definitely a good place to try. It is located in Lenexa, just off 87th St. They offer a variety of coffee flavors and offer some delicious treats from the bakery next door, Ibis Bakery. Black Dog offers a cute, cozy atmosphere. It is a perfect place to go stu...

“Friday Night Lights,” more like Mill Valley Night Lights

“Friday Night Lights,” more like Mill Valley Night Lights

Kendall Gaignat, JAG photographer and reporter

November 7, 2016


Filed under BLOGS, FLIX FOR YOU

A popular sport for the students all over the country is football. In “Friday Night Lights,” they show how important high school football is and how it can bring a community together. “Friday Night Lights” takes place in a small town in Texas. The show revolves around this high school footb...

Underrated KC: Holiday Mart

Underrated KC: Holiday Mart

Katya Gillig, Ally Nguyen, and Abby Layton

October 30, 2016


Filed under BLOGS, UNDERRATED KC

For this week’s blog we'll be recapping some of our favorite places from Holiday Mart. Holiday Mart is a annual convention in downtown Kansas City, Mo. that features a variety of retailers, ranging from food to clothes to home decor. Shops from around the country come to sell their products. Carly...

In the current: Enough with the emails

In the current: Enough with the emails

Alison Booth, Mill Valley News editor-in-chief

October 30, 2016


Filed under BLOGS, IN THE CURRENT

We all know about the supposed impertinence of Hillary Clinton’s emails in the upcoming election; she made a large mistake, was investigated by the FBI for this large mistake and in September, this investigation was closed without the suggestion of charges for this mistake. Now, however, the FBI plans to ...

Dog with a Blog: Last minute Halloween costumes

Dog with a Blog: Last minute Halloween costumes

Nora Lucas, Mill Valley News editor-in-chief

October 28, 2016


Filed under BLOGS, DOG WITH A BLOG

Halloween is just around the corner, and while you may or not be ready, your dog sure is. Imagine: a whole holiday centered around happy kids, neighborhood gatherings, and of course, free food. Greeting trick-or-treaters is one of my dog’s favorite activities of the year, so we usually dress her u...

Sideline Report: High School football playoffs edition

Sideline Report: High School football playoffs edition

Braden Shaw, JagWire editor-in-chief

October 27, 2016


Filed under BLOGS, SIDELINE REPORT

I knew this season would be interesting. Coming off a 5A state football title, there had to be some drop off. The team graduated 21 seniors and had the best year in school history with a 12-1 record (their only loss coming to Staley). Pair with the league change to the Eastern Kansas League, anythin...

Flix for You: ‘Friends’ is phenomenal

Flix for You: ‘Friends’ is phenomenal

Kendall Gaignat, JAG photographer and reporter

October 27, 2016


Filed under BLOGS, FLIX FOR YOU

As I've noticed from my multiple hours of browsing Netflix, they don't have very many old shows to choose from. There is one that's a real gem, though it started in the 90s and that's “Friends.” I've watched “Friends” for as long as I can remember and it still remains in my top 10 list. It f...

Underrated KC: KC Pumpkin Patch

Underrated KC: KC Pumpkin Patch

Katya Gillig, Ally Nguyen, and Abby Layton

October 22, 2016


Filed under BLOGS, UNDERRATED KC

This week we went to the KC Pumpkin Patch, located west of Olathe. It has a cute farm atmosphere and offers many different activities. Activities include a hayrack ride, a goat feeding station, a bunny village, slide mountain, a big chair for photo ops and many more. There was also a variety of food opti...

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