Mill Valley News

Relay for Life committee holds rally to promote spring event

Relay for Life committee holds rally to promote spring event

Elizabeth Joseph, Mill Valley News editor-in-chief

January 13, 2019


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

The Relay for Life committee held a rally on Friday, January 11 during seminar to build excitement for the event, which will take place on Friday, March 29 through Saturday, March 30. The goal of the committee, according to senior committee chair Kate Backes, was to elevate the excitement of those inte...

StuCo and NHS collect donated Trick or Treat so Others Can Eat items from community

StuCo and NHS collect donated Trick or Treat so Others Can Eat items from community

Grace McLeod, JAG Student Life Editor

November 1, 2018


Filed under NEWS

StuCo and NHS members went door-to-door to collect canned food that was donated to the DeSoto Food Pantry on Tuesday, Oct. 30. The food drive started Friday, Oct. 26, when students left fliers on doors in six neighborhoods advertising the event. StuCo sponsor Erica Crist collaborated with Mill ...

First annual Bark for Life hosted by school

First annual Bark for Life hosted by school

Elizabeth Joseph, Mill Valley News editor-in-chief

October 21, 2018


Filed under NEWS

  After six months of planning, Jaguar Nation hosted its first annual Bark for Life event at Garrett Park on Saturday, Oct. 20. Students and members of the community participated in games, heard from different guest speakers and were able to purchase food and dog treats from vendors. B...

Stuco implements prom theme, ‘Dancing Through the Decades,’ into the prom pep assembly

Stuco implements prom theme, ‘Dancing Through the Decades,’ into the prom pep assembly

Sammie Volkamer, JAG reporter

April 15, 2018


Filed under NEWS

Students in the bleachers roar in excitement as the prom candidates perform to songs during the prom pep assembly on Friday, April 13. With the 2017-2018 school year almost finished, StuCo hosted the year’s final pep assembly. For about a month, student body secretary junior Hannah Barnes worked w...

StuCo hosts third annual Mr. Mill Valley and raises $300 for the Shawnee Special Olympics

StuCo hosts third annual Mr. Mill Valley and raises $300 for the Shawnee Special Olympics

Ashlyn Windmiller, JAG reporter

March 29, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

  Students and families entered the Little Theatre on Wednesday, March 28 to watch the annual Mr. Mill Valley competition. The contestants included juniors Jack Matchette, Jack Mahoney, Killian O’Brien and Noah Smith and seniors Conner Ward, Mike Turner, Cody Robertson and Justin Grega. The...

Students and staff witness historic solar eclipse

Students and staff witness historic solar eclipse

Allison Winker, JAG editor-in-chief

August 22, 2017


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

The staff and student body gathered outside to watch the rare total solar eclipse at 1 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 21. Despite cloudy weather, observers had the opportunity to witness a historic event that has not happened in nearly a century. According to science teacher Chad Brown, a total solar ecli...

Relay for Life committee volunteers at Hope Lodge

Relay for Life committee volunteers at Hope Lodge

Allison Winker, JAG people editor

February 28, 2017


Filed under NEWS

Members of the Relay for Life committee served lunch to cancer patients and their families staying at the Hope Lodge on Sunday, Feb. 26. The Hope Lodge gives a place for people receiving cancer treatment to stay if they live out of the area. Senior event co-chair Brady Rolig enjoyed seeing on...

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