Mill Valley News

Senior Delaney Kemp leads athletically and religiously

Senior Delaney Kemp leads athletically and religiously

John Lehan, JagWire reporter/photographer

March 8, 2019


Filed under Special coverage

A harsh sting of cold and brutal wind chill drive many people seeking warmth inside for some nice cocoa by the fireplace, but if one glances outside, they may see senior Delaney Kemp streaking by as she leads the girls cross country team on a run through the harsh winter conditions. In addition to lead...

Students play in recreational basketball league

Students play in recreational basketball league

Jakob Twigg and John Lehan

February 6, 2019


Filed under SPORTS

The sounds of cheering and laughter filled the space of Okun Fieldhouse as recreational league basketball teams Brian’s Feet and A.N.D. duked it out in a tense matchup.  As the last two minutes slowly petered away, both teams put up point after point in an effort to close out the game. When the cl...

Boys basketball falls to St. James 65-62

Boys basketball falls to St. James 65-62

Anna Owsley, JagWire reporter/photographer

February 4, 2019


Filed under BOYS BASKETBALL, SPORTS, Winter

The boys basketball team lost to St. James 65-62 on Friday, Feb 1. The team’s record is now 2-13. Head basketball coach Michael Bennett was happy with the game, despite the ending score. “It was just a great high school game. We got down early and it put us in a bad hole. Our kids fought hard, fough...

Longest government shutdown in history affects student body in many aspects of their lives

Longest government shutdown in history affects student body in many aspects of their lives

Ally Nguyen and Ben Wieland

January 29, 2019


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

After 35 days, the longest government shutdown in U.S history ended on Friday, Jan. 25. The reopening is only temporary, though, as the continuing resolution only funds the government for 21 days. According to the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget, the majority of government agencies and programs rely on funding appropriations made by Congress. The shutdown occurred after a budget wasn’t approved due to debates over...

Jagwire staffers review The Big Biscuit

Jagwire staffers review The Big Biscuit

John Lehan, Jagwire reporter/photographer

January 22, 2019


Filed under OPINION, Reviews

A great way to start off your day, The Big Biscuit serves delicious breakfast and lunch food. Located at 12276 Shawnee Mission Parkway about 15 minutes from the school, The Big Biscuit opens at 6:30 a.m. in the morning, leaving plenty of time for those looking to eat before school. The Big Biscuit...

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...

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