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Seniors prepare for marriage before heading to college

Seniors prepare for marriage before heading to college

Tricia Drumm, Mill Valley News editor-in-chief

May 23, 2018


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Summer is an extra special time of year. School’s out and the sun’s shining, and senior Preston Cole and Truman High School senior Jessica Curtis have a big summer ahead of them. After five years of dating and eight months of engagement, they’re getting married. Preston and Curtis met in their seventh...

Students and grandparents bond after living together

Students and grandparents bond after living together

Elizabeth Joseph, JagWire reporter

May 21, 2018


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Sitting down for dinner, senior Kendall Gaignat shares highlights of her day with her family, including her grandmother, Ova Gaignat — a nightly occurrence. Due to a multitude of factors, students and their families have taken in grandparents to care for them. While Ova came to live with her in 201...

Class of 2018: where will they go after graduation?

Class of 2018: where will they go after graduation?

May 20, 2018


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Arizona Arizona Culinary Institute Taylor Davidson: Baking & Pastry // Nicholas Brown: Culinary Arts Arizona State University Dante Peterson: Business Management Arkansas John Brown University Sam Phipps: Psychology University of Arkansas Anna Kerstetter: Marketing Management California San Diego State Un...

Local coffee shop gives back to various charities

Local coffee shop gives back to various charities

Katya Gillig, JagWire sports editor

May 14, 2018


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A barista walks in through the back door of the coffee house and gets ready to start her shift. However, she does not clock in. This is because she is working purely as a volunteer, like all of her coworkers. Cause Coffee is a nonprofit that donates 100 percent of its proceeds to various charities. ...

Physics classes create friendship detectors to learn current

Physics classes create friendship detectors to learn current

Elizabeth Joseph, JagWire reporter

April 29, 2018


Filed under FEATURES, Top stories

As wire, cardboard and electrical tape lie haphazardly on table tops, science teacher Chad Brown helps students work on their circuits project. The goal of the project, according to Brown, is to give students “a safe place for them to play around with electricity and not get hurt and still see how...

Senior Dakota Wilson dedicates time after school to working as caregiver for junior Corinne Brown

Senior Dakota Wilson dedicates time after school to working as caregiver for junior Corinne Brown

Alison Booth, JagWire editor-in-chief

April 25, 2018


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After school on a Monday, senior Dakota Wilson heads into junior Corinne Brown’s house where she’s greeted by Corinne’s family, logs in to work on Corinne’s dad’s phone and starts to help Corinne out of her wheelchair. Wilson picks up Corinne, gives her a hug and settles her on the couch, w...

Before the Bell: Students’ lives before school

Before the Bell: Students’ lives before school

Tricia Drumm, Mill Valley News editor-in-chief

April 25, 2018


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Backpack snug on your shoulders, textbooks in hand, you stroll into school with 15 minutes to spare. Fifteen minutes until the five-minute bell pulls you through your schedule. With the time you have left, what will you do? Maybe you’ll get some extra help on your Chemistry homework or lean agai...

Group painting allows creative expression in social setting

Group painting allows creative expression in social setting

Tricia Drumm and Lexi Flipse

April 21, 2018


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Surrounded by various paints, brushes and blank canvases, senior Hailey Stelle and junior Caroline Rutledge sit at Stelle’s kitchen table, brainstorming ideas of what they should paint. While many students are familiar with the idea of painting, several students have put a new twist on the classic art form b...

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