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Students and staff witness historic solar eclipse

Students and staff witness historic solar eclipse

Allison Winker, JAG editor-in-chief
August 22, 2017
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The staff and student body gathered outside to watch the rare total solar eclipse at 1 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 21. Despite cloudy weather, observers had the opportunity to witness a historic event that has not happened in nearly a century. According to science teacher Chad Brown, a total solar ecli...

Students and staff welcome freshmen at orientation

Students and staff welcome freshmen at orientation

Lauren Ocker, JAG editor-in-chief
August 16, 2017
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StuCo welcomed the new freshman class by hosting their annual freshman orientation day on Wednesday, Aug. 16. Orientation consisted of an opening and closing assembly, mock blue day schedule, lunch and a Q&A session. Unlike most students on their first day of school, freshman Chloe Carson f...

Graduation ceremony honors Class of 2017

Graduation ceremony honors Class of 2017

May 22, 2017
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Live tweets and a photo gallery of images from the ceremony

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StuCo teams up with Noah’s Bandage Project in drive

StuCo teams up with Noah’s Bandage Project in drive

Ally Nguyen, JagWire opinions editor
May 17, 2017
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Noah Wilson was six years old in April of 2014 when he was diagnosed with Ewing sarcoma, a rare cancerous tumor that grows in or around bones. He passed away in June of 2015, but not before starting an organization that would come to help many children in the Kansas City area: Noah’s Bandage Proje...

Mud volleyball tournament concludes Mayhem Week

Mud volleyball tournament concludes Mayhem Week

Tricia Drumm, JagWire features editor
May 16, 2017
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Behind the track on a sunny Saturday, May 13, students muddied up as they competed in the mud volleyball tournament. After approximately three hours of play, the Shaccks team came in first. Senior Vicki Robinson competed with the Mudbloods and took third overall. Despite losing a few games,...

StuCo hosts annual talent show

StuCo hosts annual talent show

Anika Roy, JagWire sports editor
May 16, 2017
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StuCo held its annual Talent Show on Thursday, May 11 as one of many activities Mayhem Week has to offer. With eight talented students performing, junior Lauryn Hurley placed first, junior Elaina Smith placed second and sophomore Lucy Graff placed third. Seniors Kylie Beran, Sam Lopez and Ale...

Seniors head to college undecided about their majors

Seniors head to college undecided about their majors

Alison Booth, JagWire copy editor
May 15, 2017
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 As seniors say their last goodbyes, many look forward to college already knowing what they want to major in. However, 10 percent of seniors are undecided on what they want to major in come college. According to counselor Chris Wallace, some seniors choose to go into college with an undecided major in orde...

Choir members end year with senior showcase

Choir members end year with senior showcase

Laken Wagner, JAG Editor-in-Chief
May 11, 2017
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Applause roared inside the little theater on Friday, May 5 as ten seniors took the stage during the choir department’s annual senior showcase. With songs ranging from “Think of Me” from Phantom of the Opera, sung by senior Lesa Tilden, to “Taylor, the Latte Boy” by Kristin Chenoweth, sung by s...

Students fall to faculty in Mayhem Week basketball game

Students fall to faculty in Mayhem Week basketball game

Michael Sandri, Mill Valley News reporter and photographer
May 10, 2017
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On Tuesday, May 9, a team of Mill Valley seniors took on teachers in the annual student versus staff basketball game. In the end, the teachers were victorious 40-37. Senior Spencer Butterfield was one of the players on the student team. He describes the game as competitive, but said that no one g...

Journalism places second at KSPA state competition

Journalism places second at KSPA state competition

Grace Lovett, JAG reporter
May 9, 2017
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Mill Valley journalism, which includes student journalists from the JagWire newspaper, the JAG yearbook and MVTV, won the title of second place at the KSPA state journalism contest on Saturday, May 6. This is the 15th consecutive year that Mill Valley News has placed in the top three at state. Mill...

Seniors recognized in annual athletic signing ceremony

Seniors recognized in annual athletic signing ceremony

Allison Winker, JAG people editor
May 4, 2017
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The gym filled with students, community members and multicolored balloons as thirty students signed to various schools to continue their athletic careers in college on Tuesday, May 2. These seniors were recognized at the school’s annual athletic signing ceremony by the administration for their ...

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