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Silver Stars compete at Nationals for first time in school history

Silver Stars compete at Nationals for first time in school history

Nora Lucas, JagWire editor-in-chief

March 9, 2018


Filed under DANCE, SPORTS

The Silver Stars dance team made school history last week by being the first school team ever to compete at the national level, placing third in jazz and sixth in pom. The competition was hosted by the National Dance Alliance and took place at Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida. Seven other schools ...

Silver Stars perform in NDA Nationals Showcase in preparation for nationals

Silver Stars perform in NDA Nationals Showcase in preparation for nationals

Sydney Parker, JAG managing/copy editor

February 27, 2018


Filed under DANCE, SPORTS, Top stories

  The Silver Stars performed at the National Dance Alliance (NDA) Nationals Showcase at Olathe Northwest on Monday, Feb. 26. The showcase served as a way to send off local dance teams planning on attending the NDA National Championships in Orlando, Florida, which takes place from Friday, M...

Silver Stars place first in pom and jazz at Lee’s Summit North Invitational

Silver Stars place first in pom and jazz at Lee’s Summit North Invitational

January 21, 2018


Filed under DANCE, SPORTS, Top stories

Team placings: Jazz: 1st Pom: 1st Hip Hop: 3rd Solo and ensemble placings: Sophomore ensemble: 1st Senior duet: 15th Sophomore Sydney Ebner: 8th in sophomore division Freshman Kenzie Harris: 10th in freshman division Junior Bella Line: 10th in junior division Senior E...

Silver Stars adjust to addition of class time practice

Silver Stars adjust to addition of class time practice

Nora Lucas, JagWire editor-in-chief

September 16, 2017


Filed under DANCE, SPORTS, Top stories

The members of the Silver Stars Dance Team have a change on their schedule: their Blue One class. As of this year, dance team members have a practice during this block, qualifying them to compete at the national level. While they are still required to attend morning and evening practice, the extra 8...

Silver Stars perform in spring show

Silver Stars perform in spring show

Nora Lucas, Mill Valley News editor-in-chief

March 25, 2017


Filed under DANCE, SPORTS, Top stories

The Silver Stars dance team performed in its annual spring show on Friday, March 24. The show featured team, solo and ensemble dances from throughout the season, as well as performances from the Silver Studs, Silver Star moms and the Shining Stars dance clinic. As it is the last time the team ...

Silver Studs join the Silver Stars dance team for halftime performance

Silver Studs join the Silver Stars dance team for halftime performance

Kat Anglemyer, JAG Reporter

March 5, 2015


Filed under DANCE, SPORTS

Cheering erupted as the Silver Stars and the Silver Studs took to the court for their halftime performance at the boy’s basketball game on Friday, Feb. 27. Sophomore Ross Acree said his first time being on the Silver Studs was everything that he expected. “It was a lot of fun dancing in fro...

Dance team earns honors at final competition of the season

Dance team earns honors at final competition of the season

Maggie Bogart, JAG reporter

January 29, 2015


Filed under DANCE, SPORTS, Top stories

The Silver Stars competed in their last competition of the season the Lee's Summit North Invitational on Friday Jan. 23 and Saturday Jan. 24. This marks the team's first year in the invitational. The team had many practices and hired a choreographer to clean their dance. "We were very well prepared...

Silver Stars Dance Team carhops at Sonic

Regan Jones, reporter

August 29, 2011


Filed under DANCE, SPORTS, Top stories

Being a waitress can be a tough job, with finding the exact change to getting the orders to the correct customers. The Silver Stars got to expierence this job on Saturday, Aug. 27  from 11 a.m.- 5 p.m. All the tips that the costumers gave went toward expenses for the dance team. In the first 30...

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