Mill Valley News

Seniors win powderpuff game for the second year in a row

Seniors win powderpuff game for the second year in a row

Samantha Volkamer, JAG copy editor and organizations editor

November 6, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

For the first time in school history, the senior girls won powderpuff for the second year in a row on Monday, Nov. 5. Originally scheduled during homecoming week, the game was postponed due to rain. At the start of the second half, the seniors were up 21-7. Hoping to come back, the juniors sco...

District holds safety and security meeting

District holds safety and security meeting

Elizabeth Joseph, JagWire reporter

May 11, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

After the bond was approved by the community with 72.53 percent of votes in favor on Monday, May 7, the Board of Education decided to host special meetings in which community stakeholders will be able to discuss safety and security concerns and initiatives for the district. The first two meetings were...

Group painting allows creative expression in social setting

Group painting allows creative expression in social setting

Tricia Drumm and Lexi Flipse

April 21, 2018


Filed under FEATURES

Surrounded by various paints, brushes and blank canvases, senior Hailey Stelle and junior Caroline Rutledge sit at Stelle’s kitchen table, brainstorming ideas of what they should paint. While many students are familiar with the idea of painting, several students have put a new twist on the classic art form b...

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...

Third annual Relay For Life event raises $81,248 for the American Cancer Society

Third annual Relay For Life event raises $81,248 for the American Cancer Society

Sammie Volkamer, JAG reporter

March 25, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

A roar of cheers erupts in the main gym as cancer survivors start their lap in the survivor walk, beginning the students’ active night that is Relay for Life. On Friday, March 23, students joined forces to raise money for the American Cancer Society. By the end of the journey, Jaguar Nation raised $81,248, topping the past two years. Open to the public between 6 to 10 p.m., people in the community participated in on-site fundraisers to enjoy good foo...

Seniors recognized in annual athletic signing ceremony

Seniors recognized in annual athletic signing ceremony

Allison Winker, JAG people editor

May 4, 2017


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

The gym filled with students, community members and multicolored balloons as thirty students signed to various schools to continue their athletic careers in college on Tuesday, May 2. These seniors were recognized at the school’s annual athletic signing ceremony by the administration for their ...

Walking Tacos Relay For Life team introduces new way to fundraise

Walking Tacos Relay For Life team introduces new way to fundraise

Abby Layton, Mill Valley News social media editor

March 28, 2017


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

Jose Pepper’s mexican restaurant hosted a fundraiser for the Relay For Life team, Walking Tacos, on Thursday, March 23. For each meal bought by a Mill Valley family or student, 10 percent of the money spent on the meal went to the team. The purpose of the fundraiser was to raise money for this...

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