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Tech crew works behind the scenes on school productions

Tech crew works behind the scenes on school productions

John Lehan, Jagwire reporter/photographer

November 15, 2018


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Lights, camera, action. People can gloss over technical work and focus on a performance’s action, but without the tech crew’s efforts, the show can’t go on. The school’s tech crew takes responsibility for the sound and lighting in school productions. According to sophomore spotlight member...

Sophomore Brinna Russell ice skates competitively

Sophomore Brinna Russell ice skates competitively

Sophia Armendariz, JagWire reporter/photographer

November 13, 2018


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Skates glide across ice, it’s 5:30 a.m. and the sun hasn’t even risen yet, but perfecting a move as daunting as the double axel requires determination and perseverance. Sophomore Brinna Russell nails the move, but it’s not quite enough to satisfy her. After all, whenever you’re competing aga...

Black Dog Coffeehouse and IBIS Bakery offer locally-sourced goods

Black Dog Coffeehouse and IBIS Bakery offer locally-sourced goods

Ally Nguyen, JagWire editor-in-chief

November 12, 2018


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By Marah Shulda As you watch the crowded room slip past each other while holding their handcrafted espresso drinks and freshly baked bread to rush to find an empty table, which are scarce, you know you’re in for a treat. The aesthetically-pleasing earthy tones of Black Dog Coffeehouse are a stark contrast to the white wa...

Students paint pumpkins with famous artwork

Students paint pumpkins with famous artwork

November 2, 2018


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The creative nature of the art room draws you in. Theres the smell of drying paint, on freshly painted pumpkins. The feel-good atmosphere of students expressing themselves with acrylics and pastelles. The past week was no exception in art teacher Jodi Ellis’ classroom, as her drawing class started a new...

New table tennis club promotes fun and competitive environment for its members

New table tennis club promotes fun and competitive environment for its members

Sophie Lecuru, JagWire features editor

October 28, 2018


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The rhythmic bouncing of pingpong balls and shouts of victory could be heard from the senior cafe as the table tennis club gathered for its weekly meeting at 3:15 p.m. on Wednesday Oct. 25. A normal meeting for the club includes table tennis matches to 11 or 21 and king of the court. Students of all s...

Foreign exchange students come to Mill Valley for new opportunities

Foreign exchange students come to Mill Valley for new opportunities

Tanner Smith and Elizabeth Joseph

October 21, 2018


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Every year, up to two foreign exchange students can come to the school to pursue different educational opportunities and experience a new culture. The school currently has two foreign exchange students, seniors Gabriela Silva Moura and Francesco Spanakis, who are from Brazil and Italy respectively. ...

Students grow closer after their families combine

Students grow closer after their families combine

Steven Curto, JagWire A&E editor

October 20, 2018


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Waking up in a rush in the morning, senior Alec Schiffman and junior Emma Smith get dressed and hurriedly push past each other as they leave the house to commute to school in separate cars. While many students attend school with their biological siblings, a few students attend the same high school a...

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