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Journalism wins seventh state title in 5A state contest

Journalism wins seventh state title in 5A state contest

Alison Booth, JagWire editor-in-chief

May 13, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Spotlight, Top stories

The journalism state team took first in the 5A Sweepstakes at the Kansas Scholastic Press Association state contest on Saturday, May 5, winning its seventh state title in 15 years. Competing against nine other 5A Kansas high schools, Mill Valley took first by three points, defeating 2017 state champion ...

Before the Bell: Students’ lives before school

Before the Bell: Students’ lives before school

Tricia Drumm, Mill Valley News editor-in-chief

April 25, 2018


Filed under FEATURES

Backpack snug on your shoulders, textbooks in hand, you stroll into school with 15 minutes to spare. Fifteen minutes until the five-minute bell pulls you through your schedule. With the time you have left, what will you do? Maybe you’ll get some extra help on your Chemistry homework or lean agai...

Silver Stars perform in NDA Nationals Showcase in preparation for nationals

Silver Stars perform in NDA Nationals Showcase in preparation for nationals

Sydney Parker, JAG managing/copy editor

February 27, 2018


Filed under DANCE, SPORTS, Top stories

  The Silver Stars performed at the National Dance Alliance (NDA) Nationals Showcase at Olathe Northwest on Monday, Feb. 26. The showcase served as a way to send off local dance teams planning on attending the NDA National Championships in Orlando, Florida, which takes place from Friday, M...

Silver Stars place first in pom and jazz at Lee’s Summit North Invitational

Silver Stars place first in pom and jazz at Lee’s Summit North Invitational

January 21, 2018


Filed under DANCE, SPORTS, Top stories

Team placings: Jazz: 1st Pom: 1st Hip Hop: 3rd Solo and ensemble placings: Sophomore ensemble: 1st Senior duet: 15th Sophomore Sydney Ebner: 8th in sophomore division Freshman Kenzie Harris: 10th in freshman division Junior Bella Line: 10th in junior division Senior E...

Advertising company chooses Mill Valley for commercial photo shoot

Advertising company chooses Mill Valley for commercial photo shoot

November 16, 2017


Filed under NEWS

  Interview with producer Maggie McLandsborough by JAG photographer Grace Kauffman and Mill Valley Television producer Emma Barge. Mill Valley News: Please explain what you are doing at Mill Valley. Producer Maggie McLandsborough: We are shooting a production for the food service line ...

Jaguars lose to St. Thomas Aquinas

Jaguars lose to St. Thomas Aquinas

Katya Gillig, JagWire sports editor

September 30, 2017


Filed under FALL, FOOTBALL, SPORTS

The Jaguars lost to the St. Thomas Aquinas Saints 42-21 on Friday, Sept. 29. With this loss the Jaguars record falls to 2-3. The Saints scored a touchdown on their first two drives of the game. They missed the extra point on the first touchdown, but made up for it on the second with a success...

Rising number of freshmen compete as varsity athletes

Rising number of freshmen compete as varsity athletes

Katya Gillig and Drake Brizendine

September 28, 2017


Filed under FALL, SPORTS, Top stories

Silver Stars As students watch the Silver Stars performing during halftime at a football game, they may notice eight new faces among the 18 dancers. According to freshman Lauren Jarvis, the amount of freshmen on the team has come with a major learning curve. “[Having many freshmen] means we have t...

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