Mill Valley News

Students attend an improved Career Fair

Students attend an improved Career Fair

Sammie Volkamer, JAG copy editor and organizations editor

February 22, 2019


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

Students from four high schools, Mill Valley, De Soto, Basehor-Linwood and Eudora, gathered on Tuesday, Feb. 19 to attend the second Career Fair held by USD 232. At the Career Fair, students had the opportunity to experience in-person networking with 67 businesses and attend an interview tips session. Counselor Chri...

Robotics finishes robot for regionals

Robotics finishes robot for regionals

Samantha Volkamer, JAG copy editor and organizations editor

February 21, 2019


Filed under NEWS

The Robotics team finished their robot on Tuesday, Feb. 19, after six weeks of almost daily workdays to prepare for their regional competition. According to senior Tyler Hilk, the robot will perform various activities at the competition. “The robot picks up dodgeballs that are 11-13 inches ...

Junior Isabella Baker enjoys STEM-based classes and activities

Junior Isabella Baker enjoys STEM-based classes and activities

Anna Owsley, JagWire reporter/photographer

December 13, 2018


Filed under FEATURES, GENDER, Special coverage

Scribbling complex mathematical equations across her paper in a classroom dominated by males, junior Isabella Baker finds herself representing the face of modern femininity in the masculine world of STEM.      After a childhood of dreaming about fashion as her future, Baker grew to recognize a uni...

Defining student rights inside and outside the schoolhouse gate

Defining student rights inside and outside the schoolhouse gate

Alison Booth and Elizabeth Joseph

March 16, 2018


Filed under FEATURES, Spotlight, Top stories

With a polarized social and political climate, more and more of us have been challenged to speak up and use their voices. Whether it’s in school or on social media, students have been coming together and rallying for change. However, the responses to these actions from both peers and adults have rang...

Freshman Analiese Wilhauk enjoys the Upper B locker banks

Freshman Analiese Wilhauk enjoys the Upper B locker banks

Ally Nguyen, JagWire opinions editor

January 20, 2017


Filed under 5900 MONTICELLO ROAD, Special coverage

The Upper B locker banks are a popular place for freshman to gather and meet with their friends before school starts. One of these students is freshman Analiese Wilhauk. She originally chose the location because it was close to her locker, but now it has become a gathering place for her and many of her f...

New Chipotle starts fresh with location near the school

New Chipotle starts fresh with location near the school

Jason Chen, JagWire reporter & illustrator

February 9, 2016


Filed under FEATURES

It’s not surprising to find students working part-time jobs in the area, whether it be at the neighborhood Price Chopper or the McDonald’s next door. However, the recent addition of a new Chipotle Mexican Grill on 66th Street has drawn several students into employment — especially juniors. Cur...

Students spend time outside of school producing original music

Students spend time outside of school producing original music

Braden Shaw, Adri Talavera, JagWire reporter, JagWire features/A&E editor

March 11, 2015


Filed under FEATURES

With a medley of  songs playing in the background, senior Aaron Hieb sits at a desk in his fully-equipped bedroom studio. He concentrates on the monitor of his computer, pressing keys and twisting knobs in order to adjust the melody, pitch and bass of a song and transform it into a work of his own....

Q&A with Sophomore Sohail Ibrahimi

Q&A with Sophomore Sohail Ibrahimi

Tyson Baker, guest reporter

April 18, 2014


Filed under FEATURES

When did you first start to become interested in Taekwondo? Back when I was 10 years old.  My dad and I were driving in a car when I pointed out the building on the side of the road.  That’s when I started to become curious. How long have you been doing it? [I’ve been doing Taekwondo for]...

Interchange project affects many students’ daily routines

Katelyn Appleby, reporter

June 1, 2010


Filed under NEWS

The $21. 5 million construction project to renovate the K-7 and Johnson Drive intersection began Monday, March 22. Once the interchange project is completed, Johnson Drive/55th Street will run under K-7. Two roundabouts will be constructed as part of the project, one under the bridge of the interchange...

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