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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...

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...

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...

The NFL must fix officiating before it’s too late

The NFL must fix officiating before it’s too late

Ben Wieland, Jagwire opinions editor

January 28, 2019


Filed under OPINION, Opinion columns

On Sunday, Jan. 20, millions tuned in from across America to the NFL Conference Championships. Viewers wanted to see the stars - Todd Gurley, Drew Brees, Tom Brady and Kansas City’s own Patrick Mahomes - play hard and decide the game. Instead, viewers got controversy and a game decided by the offic...

Students are assigned too much homework

Students are assigned too much homework

Taylor Bruce, JagWire reporter/photographer

January 10, 2019


Filed under OPINION, Opinion columns

Everyday, teachers assign their students homework based on the current lesson taught that class period. A majority, if not all teachers, decide to give out homework almost every class and have it due the next time the students are in that class (usually two days later). Whether it be just one homework...

School dress codes need to be altered and enforced

School dress codes need to be altered and enforced

Jenna McDonald, JAG Organizations Editor

December 17, 2018


Filed under OPINION, Opinion columns

As I watch many girls get dress coded for open shoulder tops, I began to wonder why certain rules are implemented in the district. The handbook states that the administration has the right to deem what is appropriate attire for a proper learning environment, but some of the rules have gone too far. Wa...

Sports impacts everybody, not just players

Sports impacts everybody, not just players

Mia Thomas, JAG editor-in-chief

December 14, 2018


Filed under OPINION, Opinion columns

Throughout my long 18 year life span, I have played a whopping total of two sports: soccer and swim. That being said, my soccer career came to an end at the ripe old age of 10 years old, and I have only been a swimmer for three years. Even though I have not had a very long sports career, I can confi...

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