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Peers in Learning program hosts MV Cafe fundraiser

Peers in Learning program hosts MV Cafe fundraiser

Anika Roy, JagWire copy editor

April 28, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

  Members of the special services department, as well as students enrolled in the Peers in Learning program, held the biannual MV Cafe during all lunch periods on Friday, April 27. Serving fried chicken, asparagus, potato salad, dinner rolls and strawberry shortcake to staff members in attendan...

JagPRIDE holds Halloween-themed stress-relieving seminar

JagPRIDE holds Halloween-themed stress-relieving seminar

Tricia Drumm, JagWire features editor

October 20, 2016


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

Students attended the “Spook Away Your Stress” stress-relieving event during seminar on Wednesday, Oct. 19. At the event, students colored Halloween-themed photos then used the app Quiver to make their drawings come to life. Additionally, they wrapped their friends like a mummy using toilet paper. In p...

The Music Man: Best Coast and Wavves didn’t try to impress on the ‘Summer Is Forever II’ tour, but they still did

The Music Man: Best Coast and Wavves didn’t try to impress on the ‘Summer Is Forever II’ tour, but they still did

Justin Curto, Mill Valley News editor-in-chief

February 27, 2016


Filed under BLOGS

Best Coast and Wavves weren’t trying to prove anything when they played the Arvest Bank Theatre at The Midland, despite it being the largest venue in the area either band has headlined. The band’s sets were casual enough, with members of Best Coast using mic stands that had cupholders, and had a...

The Music Man: The best debuts by ‘American Idol’ alumni

The Music Man: The best debuts by ‘American Idol’ alumni

Justin Curto, Mill Valley News editor-in-chief

February 2, 2016


Filed under BLOGS

I used to really like watching “American Idol.” (I can even name all the winners, in order. Try me.) With its decline in quality in recent years, I haven’t made much time to keep up with the show, but I do know this year marks its final season. I would argue that “American Idol” has been ...

Reel Talk: Male directors are problematic, so what?

Reel Talk: Male directors are problematic, so what?

Jillian Leiby, JagWire managing editor

October 8, 2015


Filed under BLOGS

Sunday, I celebrated my mother’s birthday. Since she has given me the gift of life, I figured I could give her a couple days where she chooses what she wants to do. This apparently means seeing “The Martian” at 11:30 in the morning, when I would much rather be in bed. I had been reluctant t...

Methods of getting news differ between students and teachers

Methods of getting news differ between students and teachers

Nick Booth, Jillian Leiby, Braden Shaw, JagWire news editor, JagWire opinion editor, JagWire reporter

March 12, 2015


Filed under FEATURES

Sitting at her desk before class, sophomore Claire Allen opens up her BBC app and sees a story about Google and Apple creating a “smart car,” or a car that can operate like a smart phone. Using apps created by outlets such as KCTV5, Fox News and BBC, Allen reads news articles like these every day. Al...

Foreign Family

Foreign Family

Mikaela McCabe, JAG writer

April 3, 2013


Filed under FEATURES

As freshman Allen Weinert prepared to talk about his family, he passed around a picture of his 11 siblings. Though most of his siblings began college in Weinert’s youth, he still knew the struggles, along with joy, of living with such a big family. “We’re always playing games together even th...

Cheerleaders celebrate at end of season banquet

Cheerleaders celebrate at end of season banquet

Cassi Benson, JAG Reporter

March 29, 2013


Filed under CHEER, SPORTS

Tears were shed at the cheer banquet as the senior cheerleaders talked to their fellow teammates about all the memories and friends they made on the team. The banquet was held on Wednesday, March 27 and, according to senior Rachel Allen, ending cheer in high school is bittersweet. “It was relieving an...

Cheer squad receives a two at competition

Cheer squad receives a two at competition

Madison LaBarge, JAG Reporter

November 16, 2012


Filed under NEWS

The cheer squad had their first competition of the year on Saturday, Nov. 10 at Blue Valley Southwest. They departed from the school at 8:00 a.m. The cheer squad performed their routine at 11:56 a.m. Senior Rachel Allen’s individual stunt group performed at 1:15 p.m. and sophomore Olivia Midiros...

Cheerleaders earn two rating at competition

Lisa Joerling, briefs editor

December 14, 2011


Filed under CHEER, SPORTS

After adjusting to two new coaches this year, the cheerleaders have spent months preparing for competitions including The MidAmerica Nazarene Cheer festival competition they competed at on Saturday, Dec. 10. The team finished the competition with a two out of a possible three rating. Junior Rachel Allen believes the ...

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