Mill Valley News

Special services department hosts third annual prom

Special services department hosts third annual prom

Ashlyn Windmiller, JAG reporter

February 13, 2018


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As an upbeat playlist echoed from the speakers, students and staff members from a variety of Kansas high schools gathered in the Mill Valley auxiliary gym for the 2018 prom. A collection of Valentine’s Day themed decorations lined the walls and unique activities such as a movie room and game table were se...

Student Ambassadors hosts annual incoming freshman night

Student Ambassadors hosts annual incoming freshman night

Ashlyn Windmiller, JAG Reporter

February 8, 2018


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The Student Ambassadors hosted incoming freshman night on Wednesday, Feb. 7 to introduce current eighth-graders to clubs and activities available at the school. Tables were set up around the commons and gave current students the opportunity to promote their club’s mission statements and bring more peopl...

Girls physical education class participates in dance unit

Girls physical education class participates in dance unit

Taylir Charest

February 7, 2018


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At the beginning of the second semester each year, the girls physical education class does an aerobic dance unit. They receive four class periods to work on their dance and after they’ve come up with their dance, they teach the rest of the class. Physical education teacher Christine Preston likes this unit bec...

Engineering students attend bridge building competition as an extension to class

Engineering students attend bridge building competition as an extension to class

Abby Layton, JagWire A&E editor

February 6, 2018


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Ten engineering students went to a bridge building competition at the Museum at Prairie Fire on Saturday, Feb. 3. Out of about 140 competitors all ten students made it in the top 100, with one student placing in the top twenty. The competition was a voluntary option for the students in engineering tea...

StuCo to host semi-formal, Saturday night winter homecoming dance

StuCo to host semi-formal, Saturday night winter homecoming dance

Alison Booth and Lexi Flipse

February 5, 2018


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Students will flood into the space-decorated, dimly lit commons and gym on Saturday, Feb. 10 with peers dressed in semi-formal dancewear in preparation for this year’s winter homecoming dance. This scene is a huge contrast to the past six winter homecoming dances, all of which were held as informal,...

Quiz Bowl takes third at regionals

Quiz Bowl takes third at regionals

Sammie Volkamer, JAG reporter

February 2, 2018


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The Quiz Bowl team placed third at regionals on Thursday, Feb. 1 at St. James. Placing in the top four qualified them for state on Saturday, Feb. 10 at DHS. According to senior Landon Butler, preparation since the beginning of the school year improved their performance at regionals. “I w...

Ten DECA members place in top 10 at competition

Ten DECA members place in top 10 at competition

Katya Gillig, JagWire sports editor

February 1, 2018


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DECA competed at the Blue Valley High School Invitational held at Johnson County Community College on Wednesday, Jan 31. Of those who attended the meet, 10 placed in the top 10. Junior Seth Hobson, who placed second in his division, feels good about the team’s performance. “We had a lot of people ...

JagPRIDE holds seminar self-defense class for students

JagPRIDE holds seminar self-defense class for students

Sydney Parker, JAG managing/copy editor

February 1, 2018


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JagPRIDE held a self-defense class for students to participate in during seminar in the main gym on Wednesday, Jan. 31. JagPRIDE wanted to use the self-defense class as a way to promote National Self-Defense Month which takes place in the month of January. Approximately 20 students attended the class ...

Students put on first ever thespian-exclusive show

Students put on first ever thespian-exclusive show

Elizabeth Joseph, Taylir Charest, and Jakob Twigg

January 31, 2018


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Updated on Feb. 2, 2018. For the first time in school history, the drama and theatre department has put together a single-cast, thespian-exclusive production of the musical comedy “She Loves Me” directed, choreographed and put together entirely by a group of senior members of the school’s thespi...

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