Mill Valley News

District implements new security features as part of safety initiative

District implements new security features as part of safety initiative

Ally Nguyen, Tanner Smith, and John Lehan

November 16, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

The district budgeted over $2 million to implement new security measures after the passing of the USD232 bond. The most recently implemented measures are a door security system and the installation of magnets on every door within the building. Additionally, in compliance with new state standards, schoo...

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...

Proposed bond may fund increased space and facilities

Proposed bond may fund increased space and facilities

Nora Lucas and Elizabeth Joseph

April 12, 2018


Filed under FEATURES, Spotlight, Top stories

USD 232 residents now have the ability to vote on an $85 million bond issue that will address six needs for schools in the district: safety and security, educational technology, career and technology education, early childhood, school facilities and future needs. The bond issue was proposed to allev...

Staff editorial: support the district: vote yes

Staff editorial: support the district: vote yes

JagWire staff

April 6, 2018


Filed under OPINION, Staff editorials

Although the population of Mill Valley is comparable to other high schools in the area, the quality of other facilities tends to be better than ours. The proposed bond would allow the district to allocate funds to facility improvements, educational technology and the construction of a career and technical...

Upcoming bond issue enables district renovation

Upcoming bond issue enables district renovation

Elizabeth Joseph, JagWire reporter

March 13, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

Voters in the community will soon have the opportunity to approve or reject a bond for the De Soto school district. A bond, which provides funding for large capital projects, has the potential to pave the way for renovations on the school, as well as the rest of the district. The bond can also fund a...

Reel Talk: Bond is bad, but can be good

Reel Talk: Bond is bad, but can be good

Jillian Leiby, JagWire managing editor

November 12, 2015


Filed under BLOGS

Daniel Craig’s fourth outing as James Bond,“Spectre,” came out last week. It was enjoyable, as the previous three movies were. It was hard, however, to ignore the blatant sexism in this movie, as with the others. And I don’t think that has to be the case. In “Spectre,” Bond manages to bed a g...

Reel Talk: So October was a disaster

Reel Talk: So October was a disaster

Jillian Leiby, Jagwire managing editor

November 5, 2015


Filed under BLOGS

October was supposed to be the start of three months of great movies destined for the Oscars. When films announce releases in the later months of the year, usually they are highly anticipated, both critically and commercially. Except, no one went to see movies this month. And while I have a few theories...

Juniors bond over Jeeps

Juniors bond over Jeeps

Lizzie Kulcsar, Sarah Myers, Adri Talavera, JagWire reporter, JagWire features/A&E editor, JagWire features/A&E editor

April 14, 2015


Filed under FEATURES

Anyone who has driven by the activities center parking lot this school year has more than likely noticed the long line of Jeep Wranglers parked side by side. Though it may at first seem like this is for looks, the driver’s friendship actually began prior to parking together and has since been strengthened...

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