Mill Valley News

JagWire staffers review local restaurant Sutera’s

JagWire staffers review local restaurant Sutera’s

Tanner Smith, JagWire reporter/photographer

December 7, 2018


Filed under OPINION, Reviews

 As many Mill Valley students look for an after school job, Sutera's has become a place where many have found work. The Italian restaurant located on Midland is less than five minutes from the school and is very close to other restaurants, such as Sombrero’s. Sutera's is set up with a large number of se...

JagWire staffers review Rudy’s Tenampa Taqueria

JagWire staffers review Rudy’s Tenampa Taqueria

Sam Hanson, JagWire reporter/photographer

November 11, 2018


Filed under OPINION, Reviews

When Panzon’s Mexican Restaurant closed in April of this year, it was announced Rudy’s Tenampa Taqueria would be taking over the facility and opening their second Kansas City location at the corner of 87th St. and Lackman Rd. Rudy’s has multiple large seating areas, including tables, booths, high chair...

StuCo hosts after-school blood drive

StuCo hosts after-school blood drive

Ben Wieland, JagWire opinions editor

October 25, 2018


Filed under NEWS

StuCo collected 40 units of blood in their biannual blood drive on Wednesday, Oct. 24. The blood donated went to Community Blood Center, a Kansas City-based organization that serves blood to over 70 local hospitals. Junior StuCo representative Tripp Starr, who assisted in organizing the blood drive...

Senior Nolan Sprague recovering from diving accident, met with support from the community

Senior Nolan Sprague recovering from diving accident, met with support from the community

Ally Nguyen and Jakob Twigg

October 18, 2018


Filed under FEATURES, Nolan Sprague, Special coverage, Top stories

HERE’S WHAT HAPPENED After senior Nolan Sprague suffered an injury to his C5 and C6 vertebrae near the top of his spinal cord in a diving accident on the night of Thursday, Aug. 9, he was paralyzed from the neck down. The accident has changed the lives of the Sprague family forever and now the road to recovery begins. ...

Running builds character

Running builds character

Jonathan Atchley, JAG Reporter

October 13, 2018


Filed under OPINION, Opinion columns

To most people, running is a black and white thing, either you love it or you hate it. There is no middle ground. As someone who has been running since seventh grade, my relationship with running has changed greatly throughout my Cross Country and Track career. After all these years, running is no long...

Several new classes are open to students

Several new classes are open to students

September 20, 2018


Filed under NEWS

AP Environmental Science For students passionate about the environment, AP Environmental Science offers a comprehensive look into the field of environmental science. According to AP Environmental Science teacher Julie Roberts, having another AP science class broadens the course selection and teac...

Teachers and students dedicate time to outside businesses

Teachers and students dedicate time to outside businesses

Hannah Chern and Tatum Elliott

September 14, 2018


Filed under FEATURES

The Students Starting a business while in high school may seem daunting, but sophomores Madison Larson and Leigha Torney have found a way to make it happen. Along with her school life, Madison Larson makes and sells jewelry for her online business, Madi + Grae. Though they did not narrow it...

History of new Monticello Library spans 20 years

History of new Monticello Library spans 20 years

Ben Wieland, JagWire opinions editor

August 27, 2018


Filed under 1999 to NOW: A library in the making, Special coverage

  From the sleek, modern design of Monticello Library, it may not be apparent that the library’s roots go back nearly 20 years. From an concept proposed in 1999, the Monticello Library project was placed on hold for over 15 years until construction finally began. However, despite constant fundi...

Board of education announces goals for upcoming school year

Board of education announces goals for upcoming school year

Elizabeth Joseph, Mill Valley News editor-in-chief

August 18, 2018


Filed under NEWS

The Board of Education announced goals for the upcoming school year at a meeting on Monday, Aug. 13. Students may notice new changes implemented at the school and district, such as a focus on technology, safety and mental health. While some changes will not be visible to the community, many directly impac...

Working with athletic trainer Clint McAlister helps students learn about sports medicine, physical therapy

Working with athletic trainer Clint McAlister helps students learn about sports medicine, physical therapy

Justin Curto, Mill Valley News editor-in-chief

May 1, 2016


Filed under FEATURES, Top stories

For students interested in sports medicine or physical therapy, the most applicable knowledge they learn in school might not come from classes like Biology and Human Anatomy and Physiology, or even from time in a classroom. Instead, it could come from spending time in the athletic trainer’s office...

Four DECA team members qualify for nationals

Four DECA team members qualify for nationals

Kate Ocker, JAG student life editor

March 9, 2016


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

DECA took 14 students, 11 of whom placed, to state at the Marriott in Overland Park from Sunday, March 6, through Tuesday, March 8. Out of 800 students competing in the state tournament, seniors Megan Feuerborn, Sid Jambunathan and Nadia Suhail and junior Ethan Hansen qualified for state by placing thir...

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