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Part time take away valuable experiences from seniors

Part time take away valuable experiences from seniors

Marah Shulda, Mill Valley News editor-in-chief

February 21, 2019


Filed under OPINION, Opinion columns

In the grand scheme of life, high school is a small blip, and it already feels as though my time at Mill Valley has flown by. I feel myself trying to hold on to all the memories that are passing by and hear myself saying many ‘lasts.’ Why would you want to rush the end and miss out on the last fe...

Daily routines should be actively broken

Daily routines should be actively broken

John Lehan, JagWire reporter/photographer

February 19, 2019


Filed under OPINION, Opinion columns

Monday signifies an upcoming work week, filled with responsibility and early mornings, until the weekend finally gives sweet release. Until the weekend arrives, many people merely try to survive the week. They fall into a pattern, each day the same as the last, just waiting for a small break. While a dail...

STEM is the future, but I’m a history fanatic

STEM is the future, but I’m a history fanatic

Ally Nguyen, JagWire editor-in-chief

February 17, 2019


Filed under OPINION, Opinion columns

I’m the self-proclaimed “golden child” of my family, so imagine the euphoria my parents experienced when a six-year-old me came home and proclaimed I wanted to be a doctor — and their expressions of shock 10 years later when I casually mentioned going into social studies instead. Much to th...

Typing out notes is more effective than handwritten notes

Typing out notes is more effective than handwritten notes

Hannah Chern, JagWire news editor, Mill Valley News social media editor

February 15, 2019


Filed under OPINION

In my AP European History class, there is always a constant flow of important information being discussed. Not only is it important for us to listen carefully and comprehend the information, but it is crucial that we are able to recall certain events. Therefore, like any other class, I take notes. Whil...

Students share how to have a successful Galentine’s Day

Students share how to have a successful Galentine’s Day

Annie Myers, JagWire editor-in-chief

February 12, 2019


Filed under OPINION, Opinion columns

DRESS: Pajamas JagWire: Comfort in a laid-back environment provides for a fuss-free evening. Morgan Blubaugh: PJ's are comfy and cozy, which allows you to relax.   PREP: Select romantic comedies JW recommends: "Sixteen Candles" MB recommends: "To All The Boys I've Loved Before"   PREP: P...

Using social media responsibly is good

Using social media responsibly is good

JagWire staff

February 11, 2019


Filed under Staff editorials

It’s obvious to any student with a cell phone that social media is taking our generation by storm. Students who use YouTube, Instagram, Twitch and other platforms to express themselves demonstrate the beneficial effects of social media, but it is important to be wary of the consequences of overuse ...

Political parties should be eradicated

Political parties should be eradicated

Sam Hanson, reporter/photographer

February 11, 2019


Filed under OPINION

The only reason why the government was shut down for over a month is because neither Republicans nor Democrats were willing to give the other side a political victory. That raises the question of: how efficient would the government be if there were no political parties? During the past few years, political parties...

The NFL has a lot of work that needs to be done during the offseason

The NFL has a lot of work that needs to be done during the offseason

Hunter Ristau, JagWire managing editor and business manager, MVTV assistant producer

February 9, 2019


Filed under OPINION, Opinion columns

    After the ending of Super Bowl 52 on Sunday, Feb. 3, the New England Patriots won the trophy for the sixth time in the past 17 years. After the end of the football season, many things have come up in the spotlight ,one of those being the officiating needs to be called more consistently.     I think that...

Adoption can be a great way to expand a family

Adoption can be a great way to expand a family

Tatum Elliott, JagWire news editor

February 3, 2019


Filed under OPINION, Opinion columns

Discovering what adoption was as a child was one of the most eye-opening experiences of my life. The concept of families not being biologically related was somewhat confusing, but the sentiment behind it struck a chord with me. As I learned more about it, my opinion that most families should at least...

Our school should have vending machines

Our school should have vending machines

Sophie Lecuru, JagWire features editor

February 1, 2019


Filed under OPINION, Opinion columns

Our school’s halls lack one important piece that can be found in most other schools: vending machines. While the seniors at our school experienced the luxury of vending machines their freshman year, they have since been removed. Vending machines should be accessible to students at our school again...

Students should be provided with foreign language instruction at a younger age

Students should be provided with foreign language instruction at a younger age

Anika Roy, JagWire editor-in-chief

January 29, 2019


Filed under OPINION, Opinion columns

As a Spanish V student spending my fourth consecutive semester in the classroom of foreign language teacher Edith Paredes, I’m expected to form at least simple sentences in Spanish regarding my morning, the food I’m having for lunch, etc. each class period. While my classmates can attest to my Ame...

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