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Seniors Noah Smith and James Ball write and direct “Foster”

Seniors Noah Smith and James Ball write and direct “Foster”

John Lehan, JagWire reporter/photographer

May 18, 2019


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

The Repertory Theatre class performed “Foster,” created and directed by seniors Noah Smith and James Ball, Friday, May 10. Smith originally conceived creating a show after last year’s seniors inspired him, feeling he “could share a message.” He asked Ball for assistance. “[Ball] said he...

Theatre department holds two separate shows

Theatre department holds two separate shows

Taylir Charest, JAG People Editor

April 11, 2019


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

The department put on the musical “The Boyfriend” and the play “You Can’t Take It With You.” “The Boyfriend” has two casts, while “You Can't Take It With You” has a singular, smaller cast. “The Boyfriend” is performed on Monday, April 8, Tuesday, April 9, Friday, April 12 and ...

Repertory Theater class performs first shows in school history

Repertory Theater class performs first shows in school history

Hannah Chern, Mill Valley News social media editor and JagWire news editor

December 9, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

  The new Repertory Theater class set off their inaugural year by performing their first two shows. “Too Much Light Makes the Baby Go Blind” by Greg Allen was performed on Thursday, Dec. 6 and “Harvey” by Mary Chase was performed on Friday, Dec. 7. Repertory Theater is a new addit...

Marching Jaguars receive all one ratings at Central State Marching Festival

Marching Jaguars receive all one ratings at Central State Marching Festival

Elizabeth Joseph, Mill Valley News editor-in-chief

October 9, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

The Marching Jaguars received all one ratings at the Central States Marching Festival, hosted by Kansas State University, on Saturday, Oct. 6. The band was judged based on five criteria: performance, musicality, auxiliaries, repertoire and coordination. They competed against forty other schools and we...

Senior Shayne Howell finds passion in playing professional esports

Senior Shayne Howell finds passion in playing professional esports

Jordan Robinson, JagWire reporter/photographer

October 9, 2017


Filed under FEATURES

Sitting back in his chair, senior Shayne Howell powers on his Playstation 4, waiting to connect to his three teammates who are scattered across the U.S. and Canada. While most students play video games like “Call of Duty” for fun, Howell spends his time practicing for professional competitio...

Violence has no place in protests

Violence has no place in protests

James Ball, Mill Valley News Reporter/Photographer

September 27, 2017


Filed under OPINION, Opinion columns

The First Amendment states “Congress shall make no law … abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble.” The American people need to review these rights due to the chaos of Charlottesville on Saturday, August 12 and the free speech protest in ...

Homecoming week wraps up with a spirit-filled pep assembly

Homecoming week wraps up with a spirit-filled pep assembly

Taylir Charest, JAG reporter

September 8, 2017


Filed under NEWS

  Celebrating the end of homecoming week, students overtook the main gym during seminar on Friday, Sept. 8 for a pep assembly. Senior Caroline Gambill prepared activities for the homecoming assembly during the summer with her fellow StuCo members. “We started to plan some of the games ...

Mud volleyball tournament concludes Mayhem Week

Mud volleyball tournament concludes Mayhem Week

Tricia Drumm, JagWire features editor

May 16, 2017


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

Behind the track on a sunny Saturday, May 13, students muddied up as they competed in the mud volleyball tournament. After approximately three hours of play, the Shaccks team came in first. Senior Vicki Robinson competed with the Mudbloods and took third overall. Despite losing a few games,...

National WWI Museum offers a treasure trove of experiences

National WWI Museum offers a treasure trove of experiences

James Ball, Mill Valley News reporter and photographer

April 16, 2017


Filed under OPINION, Opinion columns

When I walk into the World War I museum, I can smell the history. The walls are lined with glass casings and artifacts. Being a history junkie since I was younger, I loved going to museums. This museum by far is the most unique I have ever been to due to it’s spectacular collection of WWI artifacts and...

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