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Food and Drug Administration-issued restrictions on e-cigarette companies elicits mixed reactions

Food and Drug Administration-issued restrictions on e-cigarette companies elicits mixed reactions

Elizabeth Joseph, Hannah Chern, and Tanner Smith

November 15, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

As you walk into the bathroom, you’re suddenly hit with the scent of mango. You draw back before realizing that the smell is coming from a stall, and someone is vaping in the middle of the period. It’s an all-too-familiar situation in schools across the nation, leading the Food and Drug Administratio...

Girls tennis competes in quad

Girls tennis competes in quad

Allison Winker, JAG people editor

September 22, 2016


Filed under FALL, GIRLS TENNIS, SPORTS

The girls tennis team competed in singles and doubles at their quad meet at home against De Soto, Immaculata and Lincoln on Tuesday, Sept. 20. Senior doubles partners Grace McGill and Cat Dunwiddie went 2-1 in their matches at the tournament. McGill felt they played their best despite the weather conditio...

Bowling team holds first day of annual bowl-a-thon at Park Lanes

Bowling team holds first day of annual bowl-a-thon at Park Lanes

Sydney Parker, JAG reporter

January 28, 2016


Filed under BOWLING, SPORTS, Winter

The boys and girls bowling teams began their annual bowl-a-thon at Park Lanes on Tuesday, Jan. 26, after it had been snowed out the week before. The bowl-a-thon will be finished at a later date. The bowl-a-thon is a fundraiser that not only supports the bowling team, but also the Shawnee Storm Sp...

Girls swim honors seniors during Turner invitational

Girls swim honors seniors during Turner invitational

Cassi Benson, JAG Reporter

May 8, 2015


Filed under SPORTS

The girls swim team had its senior night during the Turner Invitational on Thursday, April 30, placing third overall. Seniors Olivia Hafer and Michaela Dervin walked through a tunnel of their teammates while being recognized midway through the competition. “[Senior night] was a little awkward becau...

Unified Soccer team has its final scrimmage

Unified Soccer team has its final scrimmage

Cassi Benson, JAG Reporter

April 28, 2015


Filed under NEWS

The Mill Valley Unified Soccer team, comprised of Special Olympians and high school partners, had its last practice of the season on Sunday, April 26. The Unified Soccer team is a division of Special Olympics where middle and high school Special Olympians are paired with Mill Valley partners to play...

School hosts and places in KVL mathlete competition

School hosts and places in KVL mathlete competition

Cassi Benson, JAG Reporter

April 5, 2015


Filed under NEWS

Fifteen students participated in annual Kaw Valley League mathlete competition, hosted at the school for the first time in 13 years on Wednesday, April 1, placing second in Geometry and Calculus, third in both Algebra and Algebra II and not placing in pre-calculus. Teachers chose three students to...

Robotics team competes in Kansas City FIRST competition

Robotics team competes in Kansas City FIRST competition

Cassi Benson, JAG reporter

March 13, 2015


Filed under NEWS

The robotics team began its two day Greater Kansas City Regional FIRST competition on Friday, March. 13 starting off with one match won and one lost. With a day and a half and eight more matches to go, De Soto robot driver junior Rhett Pierce was satisfied with the start of the competition. “This year we were a l...

NAHS hosts annual chili bowl sale

NAHS hosts annual chili bowl sale

Cassi Benson, JAG Reporter

February 23, 2015


Filed under NEWS

NAHS hosted its second annual chili bowl sale on Friday, Feb. 20, selling 32 ceramic bowls and mugs, 85 servings of chili which raised $500 to support NAHS. During the chili sale there was an auction and a display of student artwork from NAHS , sculpture, graphic design, AP studio art, ceramics and...

Robotics team continues building robot

Robotics team continues building robot

Cassi Benson, JAG Reporter

January 30, 2015


Filed under NEWS

The robotics team began building its robot Saturday, Jan. 3 and will continue through the six week build season until Tuesday, Feb. 17. Their Greater Kansas City FIRST Regional competition is from Thursday, March 12 to Saturday, March 14. At the first few meetings, robotics members learned the rules...

Bowling team donates $1,000 to Shawnee Storm Special Olympics

Bowling team donates $1,000 to Shawnee Storm Special Olympics

Margo Wieschhaus, JAG editor-in-chief

January 30, 2015


Filed under SPORTS, Top stories

At the conclusion of its annual bowl-a-thon, the bowling team presented a check for $1,000 on Thursday, Jan. 29 to Shawnee Storm, a Shawnee-based Special Olympics team that includes Mill Valley alumni Brittany Nicholson and Jonathan Zuchowski, among others. Bowling team members collected pledges fo...

Senior Dylan Wall serves as a Jehovah’s Witness within the community

Senior Dylan Wall serves as a Jehovah’s Witness within the community

Cassi Benson, JAG Reporter

January 16, 2015


Filed under Putting family first, Special coverage

Jehovah’s Witness, one of many religions in the world includes followers senior Dylan Wall and his father Matt Wall who believe in devoting time for ministry work, balance, future prospects on Earth, and a life devoted to following Christ. Jehovah’s Witnesses are part of a Christian worldwide...

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