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JagWire staffers review El Potro

JagWire staffers review El Potro

John Lehan, JagWire reporter/photographer

May 5, 2019


Filed under OPINION, Reviews

Serving decent food at a reasonable price, El Potro offers a semi-casual dining experience. Located at 13035 Canaan Center Drive in Bonner Springs about 15 minutes from the school, El Potro provides excellent service. Despite arriving to a full parking lot, we were swiftly seated. Our drink orders were i...

College signing ceremony features 34 student athletes

College signing ceremony features 34 student athletes

Sam Hanson and John Lehan

May 3, 2019


Filed under SPORTS, Top stories

The college signing ceremony took place on Wednesday, May 1, featuring 34 student athletes who signed letters of intent to play various sports at the college of their choosing.    For senior golfer Sarah Lawson, the decision to play for Wichita State University came after meeting with the coa...

Jazz band performs in final concert of the year

Jazz band performs in final concert of the year

Tanner Smith, JagWire reporter/photographer

May 2, 2019


Filed under NEWS

The Jazz Band performed in their last concert of the year Tuesday, April 30. The band started their performance with “702 Shuffle” and went on to play “Teaneck”, “Squares be Gone”, “Big Dipper”, “Giants Walk Among Us” and Manteca before ending their performance with “Brass Machi...

JagWire staffers review art at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

JagWire staffers review art at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

Jonathan Atchley, Elizabeth Joseph, and Ben Wieland

March 27, 2019


Filed under OPINION, Reviews

ONCE UPON A TIME We were enthralled by this piece by Ibe Kyoko. This six-fold screen is part of a series of pieces focusing on Japanese culture. The screens are made from “washi” or handmade paper that Kyoko made herself. Additionally, she created the colors using natural materials, like gemstones. Additionally, Kyoko added Japa...

Peers in Learning host fourth annual Special Populations Prom

Peers in Learning host fourth annual Special Populations Prom

Elizabeth Joseph, Mill Valley News editor-in-chief

March 25, 2019


Filed under NEWS

Smiles and laughs echoed throughout the Auxiliary Gym as students from Bonner High School, Lansing High School, Eudora High School and Tonganoxie High School celebrated the 2019 Special Populations Prom on Friday, March 22. Along with the dance, games such as “UNO,” Bowling, “Trashketball,” na...

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...

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