Mill Valley News

Boys and girls track team place at Shawnee Mission North Relays

Boys and girls track team place at Shawnee Mission North Relays

Jessica Mitchell, JAG reporter

May 11, 2015


Filed under SPORTS, TRACK

The boys track and field team placed third and the girls team placed 13th at Shawnee Mission North on Friday, May 8. According to junior Olivia Barber, the track meet was difficult because of the steep competition. "There were a lot of state-ranked athletes there so the best of the best as far ...

Mudding strengthens car and owner connection, creates recreation

Mudding strengthens car and owner connection, creates recreation

Margo Wieschhaus, Courtney Bohnert, Maridee Weber, JAG editor-in-chief, JAG design editor, MVTV producer

April 27, 2015


Filed under FEATURES, Top stories

Wait for rain. Drive to rugged terrain. Plow car through mud. Examine browned exterior of vehicle. Repeat. Such is the springtime after-school and weekend routine, known as “mudding,” of students who own vehicles built for off-roading -- namely, Jeeps. Existing for the sole purpose of recreation,...

Parking violations cause unnecessary drama

Parking violations cause unnecessary drama

Courtney Bohnert

April 22, 2015


Filed under OPINION, Opinion columns

There I was, sitting in class when the bell rang and the intercom called down about 10 people, primarily seniors. I thought nothing of it until I checked my Twitter news feed and saw multiple angry tweets from my peers posting photos of their newly issued parking violation tickets. Later that week I...

Silver Studs join the Silver Stars dance team for halftime performance

Silver Studs join the Silver Stars dance team for halftime performance

Kat Anglemyer, JAG Reporter

March 5, 2015


Filed under DANCE, SPORTS

Cheering erupted as the Silver Stars and the Silver Studs took to the court for their halftime performance at the boy’s basketball game on Friday, Feb. 27. Sophomore Ross Acree said his first time being on the Silver Studs was everything that he expected. “It was a lot of fun dancing in fro...

Girls basketball defeats Piper 63-50

Girls basketball defeats Piper 63-50

Kat Anglemyer, JAG Reporter

February 23, 2015


Filed under SPORTS

The girls basketball team defeated Piper High School 63-50 on Friday, Feb. 20.  The win increased their record to 15-3. Senior forward Lacie Myers said that winning showed that the team continues to improve. “It felt amazing [to win] because [it was] the first time we only beat them by 13 ...

Courtney’s guide to Netflix

Courtney’s guide to Netflix

Courtney Bohnert, JAG Reporter

January 27, 2015


Filed under OPINION, Opinion columns

As it seems that every other tweet on my Twitter news feed is about Netflix, I thought I would be a help to my fellow peers by creating a “Three Must Watch” (television series edition) list for you. With three sick days and multiple shortened weeks under my belt, I’ve found myself more than caught...

Sophomore Stacia Torson plans to join her brother in the military

Sophomore Stacia Torson plans to join her brother in the military

Jessica Mitchell, JAG Reporter

January 16, 2015


Filed under Putting family first, Special coverage

Speaking over FaceTime, sophomore Stacia Torson said goodbye to her brother Andrew Torson as he left for Kentucky to serve in the National Guard nearly three years ago. In the Torson family, serving in the military is a great privilege and Stacia is proud she is planning on entering once she graduates...

Six-year-old feminist advocates spark uproar

Six-year-old feminist advocates spark uproar

Courtney Bohnert

November 5, 2014


Filed under OPINION, Opinion columns

Due to the recent buzz around the FCKH8 video published advocating for equality towards women, I’ve decided to share my thoughts on what I see to be one of the greatest videos ever made. In brief, this video incorporates a group of young, “potty-mouthed princesses” stating facts about inequali...

Varsity girls tennis places second in triangular

Varsity girls tennis places second in triangular

Jillian Leiby, JagWire opinions editor

October 9, 2014


Filed under SPORTS

The varsity girls tennis team placed second in its triangular on Monday, Oct. 6 against Bonner Springs and Lansing at Mill Valley. The team went 2-2 in singles and 1-3 in doubles. Senior Myesha Kennedy lost 2-8 against Lansing in doubles with senior Courtney Bohnert, but came back to win against Bonn...

Extra curriculars overwhelm students

Extra curriculars overwhelm students

Courtney Bohnert, JAG design editor

October 2, 2014


Filed under OPINION, Opinion columns

While I find myself starting this article at 10:30 the night before it’s due, I merely confirmed my stance that sleep deprivation due to overcrowded schedules is becoming a serious issue for students. These late nights have become frequent due to the fact that since my freshman year, I’ve been...

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