Mill Valley News

Red Barn Farm offers fall activities for families

Mackenzie Hampton, reporter

October 25, 2010


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In Weston, Missouri there is a unique farm off the dusty gravel path, tucked away into the countryside. This popular farm has countless activities and one-of-a-kind items. Barnyard animals, pumpkins, fun fall food, and a country store, the Weston Red Barn Farm is a place to visit when in need of a fall...

Moving on proves hard after unexpected loss

Mackenzie Hampton, managing editor

September 24, 2010


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Try imagining life without a mom, dad, sibling, or best friend. It’s hard, isn’t it? Within moments a loved one could unexpectedly depart from a person’s life forever. Having to deal with this can be one of the hardest things for a person to do. For sophomore Annie Deaver, the loss of her sister,...

Foreign exchange students far from home

Jill Applegate and Josh Duden

September 23, 2010


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Along with a new cafeteria, new classrooms and new teachers, the school can add another new thing to its list: exchange students. Having been over capacity the last year, the school has been unable to host students from other countries. However, this year is different. Susanna Donati from Italy and...

Students share culture for Hispanic Heritage Month

Sarah Gonzales, reporter

September 23, 2010


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Hispanics around the country will celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15. It is a month to celebrate the Latin American independence days. It is also a time to get together with family and celebrate being of a different culture. “To me, Hispanic Heritage Month is a t...

Although often unnoticed, depression and suicide are serious issues among teens; the truth may be eye-opening

Jill Applegate, reporter

June 15, 2010


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Falling into serious periods of desolation would be disheartening for anyone. Not being able to control when or how often it happens could only make it more difficult. However, for two million teenagers in the U.S., being diagnosed with depression is a serious reality that warrants knowledge of what...

Local ‘flying machine man’ sees Shawnee with an aerial view

Sarah Darby, news editor

June 15, 2010


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In an expanse of quiet farm fields off K-7, a sort of flying contraption roars down the runway of corn husks, creeping into the air before finally reaching the same level as the clouds and flocks of birds. That guy is flying it. The one whose flying contraption can be seen above Shawnee on fair weather...

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