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Anika Roy

Anika Roy, JagWire editor-in-chief

This is Anika Roy’s third and final year on staff, and she’s incredibly excited for her position as editor-in-chief. While you can find her in the journalism room almost all the time, she also spends free time on the tennis courts, the piano, the swimming pool, or her church. Additionally, she’s an officer of NHS, an executive leadership team member of Relay for Life, and a member of Spanish Honor Society, MV Outfitters, and Student Ambassadors. She’s also always up for filling you in on the latest news in Wisconsin Badger athletics.

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Lunging towards the ball, junior Aidan Thomas prepares for a slice.

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April 27, 2019
 Hitting a volley, junior Charlie Schwartzkopf looks to pop the ball just over the net.

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April 27, 2019
Keeping an eye on the ball, sophomore Keaton Verdict sprints along the baseline.

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April 27, 2019
After a strong return from his opponent, junior Manoj Turaga winds up for a backhand.

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April 27, 2019
In his double match with senior Andrew Lewis, sophomore John Scarpa returns the ball off a serve.

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April 17, 2019
Beginning a new game, junior Srikar Turaga tosses up the ball for his serve.

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April 17, 2019
With the crown placed on his head, junior Mr. Mill Valley Cline Boone shares what he plans to do with his victory.

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March 22, 2019
In the fifth annual event, junior Cline Boone is crowned Mr. Mill Valley.

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March 22, 2019
After making it to the final round of the competition, senior contestants Zach Bossert and Steven Colling anxiously wait for the 2019 Mr. Mill Valley to be revealed.

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March 22, 2019
Hosts junior Annie Bogart and senior Lindsey Edwards build anticipation before the final rose ceremony.

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March 22, 2019
Confessing his love and devotion for judge superintendent Frank Harwood, senior Zach Bosserts shares the poem he wrote.

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March 22, 2019
Walking on stage for the rose ceremony, senior Blake Aerni is greeted by the other contestants.

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March 22, 2019
 In the poetry round of the competition, junior contestant Ben Stove recites “The Victor” by C.W. Longenecker.

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March 22, 2019
Sharing a love poem written for her, junior Cline Boone strokes his cat Megan on stage.

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March 22, 2019
While washing a miniature John Deere vehicle on stage, senior Steven Colling pauses to squeeze water from the sponge onto himself.

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March 22, 2019
Showcasing his talent of catching food in his mouth thrown from far distances, senior Henry Lopez lunges to catch a grape thrown in the air by fellow contestant senior Steven Colling.

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March 22, 2019
Singing “Gary’s Song” from Spongebob Squarepants, senior Zach Bossert showcases his talent while making and eating a peanut butter sandwich.

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March 22, 2019
Also performing a song from Spongebob Squarepants, senior Blake Aerni belts out the lyrics on his knees while accompanied by last year’s contestant senior Noah Smith.

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March 22, 2019
Competing in the talent portion of the show, junior Ben Stove gives a Bob Ross-inspired painting tutorial.

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March 22, 2019
Performing his rendition of “Breaking Free” from High School Musical, junior Cline Boone points to the sky.

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March 22, 2019
While the contestants prepare for the first competition, hosts junior Annie Bogart and senior Lindsey Edwards crack a joke.

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March 22, 2019
Twirling his drumstick and holding a smirk, senior Zach Bossert is introduced to the audience as “Mr. Percussion”.

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March 22, 2019
Introduced as “Mr. Track,” senior Henry Lopez poses for judges assistant principal Marilyn Chrisler, counselor Erin Hayes and superintendent Frank Harwood.

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March 22, 2019
With “It’s Raining Men” by The Weather Girls playing, the Mr. Mill Valley contestants perform their choreographed dance routine.

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March 22, 2019
The show begins with an introduction to “The Bachelor” theme and JJ the Jaguar.

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March 22, 2019
After a foul on Olathe West, junior Ella Shurley scans the court for a player to throw the ball in bounds to.

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March 14, 2019
Dribbling down the court, senior Presley Barton looks for a teammate to pass to.

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March 14, 2019
Reaching to strip the ball, freshman Emree Zars jumps above her opponent.

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March 14, 2019
After a defensive rebound, senior Claire Kaifes races down the court with the ball.

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March 14, 2019
Following a 30 second timeout, the girls break down their huddle.

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March 14, 2019
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March 14, 2019
Looking up at the basket, senior Lexi Ballard strides to make a layup.

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March 14, 2019
As his name is read aloud, senior WOCO candidate Zach Bossert exchanges smiles across the court with his partner, senior Lauren Harris.

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March 1, 2019
Following senior Nolan Spragues announcement as WOCO king, fellow candidates seniors Lydia McDaneld and Joe McClain applaud.

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February 3, 2019
After being pronounced WOCO queen, senior Claire Kaifes receives her crown from senior Bella Line.

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February 3, 2019
Laughing as they try and hook arms, senior WOCO candidates Ashton Rider and Killian OBrien meet at center court.

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February 3, 2019
Receiving a smile from his mother, senior WOCO candidate Killian OBrien walks towards his partner, senior Ashton Rider, as his high school involvement is listed off.

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February 3, 2019
Accompanied by both parents, senior Ethan Koepke makes his way to his partner, senior Claire Kaifes.

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February 3, 2019
Pairing up on the court, senior WOCO candidates Olivia Loftin and Henry Lopez pose for audience members.

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February 3, 2019
Arms linked with her parents, senior WOCO candidate Lauren Harris walks towards center court as her name is called.

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February 3, 2019
In his heat of the 50-yard freestyle, junior Tyler Draper approaches the wall for a flip turn.

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January 29, 2019
Beginning the butterfly 50-yard portion of the 200-meter individual medley race, sophomore Noah Collins emerges out of the water for another stroke.

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January 29, 2019
Breathing between strokes, freshman Walker Lenon finishes up the first 25 yards of his breaststroke in the 200-meter individual medley.

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January 29, 2019
In his high school swimming debut, sophomore Mason Davis flips into his fourth dive.

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January 29, 2019
Just past the flags, freshman Grant Nelson comes up for air on the second lap of his 200-yard freestyle race.

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January 29, 2019
With her meal costsing $7, math teacher Sarah Heffernon hands a $10 bill to junior Nick Pettigrew so he can practice making change.

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December 12, 2018
With help from junior Rylee Fouts, junior Jared Brehaney sets out cups to fill with beverages requested by faculty.

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December 12, 2018
After announcing MV Cafe’s closing, junior Leah Adams thanks teachers for their attendance.

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December 12, 2018
After asking for a refill, business teacher Dianna Heffernon-Meyers is given a cup of water by her server, senior Matt Santaularia.

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December 12, 2018
As part of his job rotation, junior Tyler Draper takes secretary Amy Sanders’ drink order.

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December 12, 2018
Practicing his skills as a server at the annual “MV Cafe” event on Friday, Nov. 30, junior Ethan Males greets teachers and asks their opinion on the meal prepared by students.

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December 12, 2018
Along with gathered family, friends and community members, the girls cross country team celebrates their win together.

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November 15, 2018
With an excited smile, juniors Molly Haymaker and Morgan Koca hold the state championship trophy together.

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November 15, 2018
With the trophy held high, the team exits the bus after their police escort back to the school.

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November 15, 2018
The girls pose for photos following the awards ceremony.

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October 28, 2018
Freshman Katie Schwartzkopf receives the traveling Timmons award after earning the top girls cross country time in the state of Kansas.

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October 28, 2018
 In a hug exchange, sophomore Josie Taylor and junior Morgan Koca congratulate each other on their placement.

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October 28, 2018
Recently receiving her medal, sophomore Molly Ricker smiles at her family.

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October 28, 2018
Circling together, the girls bow their heads for a word of prayer after hearing the news of their state championship.

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October 28, 2018
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October 28, 2018
In her final state appearance, senior Delaney Kemp secures her fourth place finish by keeping just ahead of another runner.

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October 28, 2018
Medaling at state for the second year, sophomore Josie Taylor crosses the finish in 19th.

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October 28, 2018
Giving maximum effort, sophomore Molly Ricker runs through the finish line. Ricker placed 10th individually.

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October 28, 2018
Crossing the finish line with a time of 18:19, freshman Katie Schwartzkopf becomes the 6A state champion.

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October 28, 2018
Crossing the finish line with a time of 19:18, freshman Katie Schwartzkopf becomes the 6A state champion.

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October 28, 2018
Following not far behind, junior Molly Haymaker picks up her pace.

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October 28, 2018
Focused straight ahead, junior Morgan Koca passes the first mile marker.

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October 28, 2018
Following the gunshot signifying the beginning of the race, the girls take a powerful start.

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October 28, 2018
With only minutes until race time, the girls team huddles up to share last words of encouragement.

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October 28, 2018
With his hair blowing in the wind, junior Darius Hightower looks to pass a Shawnee Mission West runner.

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October 28, 2018
Before placing 15th, junior Jack Terry begins an upward stretch of the race.

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October 28, 2018
Passing over the bridge, senior Matthew Turner lengthens his strides. Turner placed 13th individually.

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October 28, 2018
Taking an identical stance, members of the band belt out the last few notes of their performance in “Uprising” by Muse.

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October 9, 2018
Starting off the show, senior Jakob Twigg plays in a line of tubas.

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October 9, 2018
Playing their respective instruments, members of the drumline march onto the field.

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October 9, 2018
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