Mill Valley News

New additions lead the Catty Shack to an income increase

New additions lead the Catty Shack to an income increase

Sam Hanson and John Lehan

April 22, 2019


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

This year, the Catty Shack has implemented various changes to make purchasing items easier for customers as well as for school store workers.The school store now accepts credit and debit cards using a new system called the “Square,” and the resulting profits have allowed the Catty Shack to create more...

NEHS hosts Open Mic Poetry Night

NEHS hosts Open Mic Poetry Night

Grace McLeod, JAG student life editor

April 19, 2019


Filed under NEWS

Snapping enthusiastically at the end of a performance, students at the Open Mic Poetry Night, hosted by NEHS, appreciated the creativity and meaningfulness of poetry Tuesday, April 16. As the president of NEHS, senior Elizabeth Joseph believes the night was beneficial because it was both educational...

After Prom moves to Topgolf

After Prom moves to Topgolf

Tanner Smith, JagWire reporter/photographer

April 17, 2019


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

To keep up with students’ interests, this year’s After Prom will be held on Saturday, May 4 at Topgolf. In addition to changing the location, the event, which previously ended at 3 a.m., will start at 11:30 p.m. and go until 2 a.m. Tickets for After Prom will be available from Tuesday, April 16 thro...

Symphonic band receives a one rating and concert band receives a two rating at state

Symphonic band receives a one rating and concert band receives a two rating at state

Tatum Elliott, JagWire news editor

April 12, 2019


Filed under NEWS

The band competed in a statewide contest at J.C. Harmon High School on Wednesday, April 10. Performing among schools from across Kansas, the symphonic band received a one rating and concert band received a two rating. According to sophomore Carmen Frieh, who played the clarinet with the symphonic ...

Theatre department holds two separate shows

Theatre department holds two separate shows

Taylir Charest, JAG People Editor

April 11, 2019


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

The department put on the musical “The Boyfriend” and the play “You Can’t Take It With You.” “The Boyfriend” has two casts, while “You Can't Take It With You” has a singular, smaller cast. “The Boyfriend” is performed on Monday, April 8, Tuesday, April 9, Friday, April 12 and ...

Science Olympiad places third at state

Science Olympiad places third at state

Anna Owsley, JagWire reporter/photographer

April 8, 2019


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

Science Olympiad placed third at state in both the large school division and overall on Saturday, April 6 in Wichita. This is the highest place the Jaguars have ever earned at state in school history. Seven teams placed in the top three of their events: freshmen Aiden Burke and Patrick Mack place...

Relay for Life raises over $100,000

Relay for Life raises over $100,000

Katya Gillig and Annika Lehan

April 1, 2019


Filed under NEWS, Relay for Life 2019, Special coverage

Relay for Life raised $111,726.02 for pediatric cancer at the fourth annual event on Friday, March 29 through Saturday, March 30. The money consisted of money raised at Bark for Life, participant fundraisers and on-site fundraisers. According to event chair Abby Hoepner, the initial goal was much low...

Youth For Refugees’ refugee simulation educates students on crises

Youth For Refugees’ refugee simulation educates students on crises

John Lehan, JagWire reporter/photographer

April 1, 2019


Filed under NEWS

During Youth For Refugees’ refugee simulation on Wednesday, March 27, students stepped into the shoes of a refugee by walking through an interactive display. Students grabbed a sheet of paper representing backpacks of different color, then walked between displays representing different countries. ...

Jags take third place in first division at Special Education Job Olympics

Jags take third place in first division at Special Education Job Olympics

Sophie Lecuru, JagWire features editor

April 1, 2019


Filed under NEWS

  The Jaguars placed third in the first division of the Special Education Job Olympics which took place at JCCC on Thursday, March 28. The competitions at the event consisted of basic job skills done in a restaurant or office, for example. Senior Matt Santaularia took part in the h...

Baseball defeats Rockhurst 5-2

Baseball defeats Rockhurst 5-2

Tanner Smith, JagWire reporter/photographer

March 28, 2019


Filed under BASEBALL, NEWS, SPORTS, SPRING, Top stories

The baseball team defeated Rockhurst 5-2 on Tuesday, March 23. The team first scored in the fourth inning but quickly lost the lead to go down 2-1 going into the fifth inning. After going down, the team refocused and was able to get three crucial huts to score four runs in the sixth inning to win...

Soloists perform in spring Jazz Band concert

Soloists perform in spring Jazz Band concert

Sophia Armendariz, JagWire reporter/photographer

March 27, 2019


Filed under NEWS

The Jazz Band held a concert at the school on Tuesday, March 26 that featured multiple Mill Valley students as soloists. Sophomore Audrey Hereth was one such soloists, playing a melody on the piano during the song “A Step From The Edge.” Other soloists include sophomores Jason Kingsbury and Wil...

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