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jagPRIDE hosts door decorating contest for Red Ribbon Week

jagPRIDE hosts door decorating contest for Red Ribbon Week

Maddie Schaffer and Elizabeth Joseph

October 31, 2018


Filed under NEWS

  In order to help promote healthy lifestyles and behavior, 33 seminar classrooms decorated their doors to promote a healthy lifestyle as a part of Red Ribbon Week. The activities were sponsored by jagPRIDE. The seminars classes of social studies teacher Chris McAfee and art teacher Jodi...

Softball takes two wins against St. James

Softball takes two wins against St. James

Taylir Charest, JAG Reporter

May 2, 2018


Filed under SOFTBALL, SPORTS, SPRING, Top stories

The softball team defeated the St. James Thunder 13-0 and 23-0 in a double header on Tuesday, May 1. The team’s mindset going into the game was key in getting these wins, according to sophomore Jessica Garcia. “Starting out, we focused on playing good defense, hitting low and having fun,...

Girls physical education learns self-defense techniques

Girls physical education learns self-defense techniques

Taylir Charest, JAG Reporter

April 16, 2018


Filed under NEWS

The first ever self-defense class taught in girls physical education occurred on Thursday, April 12 and Friday, April 13. Instructor Steven Kinser led the class using the Bushidokan system.  This is a system that combines Karate, Judo and Jiu-Jitsu and transforms it into a street-ready self defense, ac...

Freshman Belle Bonn takes on new experiences through flying airplanes

Freshman Belle Bonn takes on new experiences through flying airplanes

Sydney Parker, JAG copy/managing editor

January 28, 2018


Filed under FEATURES

Sitting in the cockpit of a single prop plane with a look of concentration on her face, freshman Belle Bonn slowly pulls back on the yoke in order to execute the landing at Johnson County Executive Airport on Sunday, Jan. 21. Unlike most people her age, Bonn has been flying airplanes since she was 11 y...

Softball splits against Blue Valley North Mustangs

Softball splits against Blue Valley North Mustangs

Lexi Flipse, Mill Valley News social media editor

May 14, 2017


Filed under SOFTBALL, SPORTS, SPRING, Top stories

  In its last matchup of the regular season, the softball team split in a doubleheader against the Blue Valley North Mustangs on Wednesday, May 10. After a slow beginning with few runs in the first game, the Jags were able to gain some momentum in the last couple innings, which coach...

Softball defeats Bishop Miege in doubleheader

Softball defeats Bishop Miege in doubleheader

Allison Winker, JAG people editor

April 18, 2017


Filed under SOFTBALL, SPORTS, SPRING, Top stories

The softball team won its doubleheader against Bishop Miege 15-0 and 16-3 at home on Monday, April 17, improving their record for the season to 3-3. Senior pitcher Shelby Bonn says she is happy with the team’s performance at the games, specifically on offense. “I feel like the team did r...

JagPRIDE attends youth leadership conference

JagPRIDE attends youth leadership conference

Allison Winker, JAG people editor

September 3, 2016


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

Members of JagPRIDE kicked off their year by attending a Youth Leadership Summit put on by the Johnson County Mental Health Center on Thursday, Sept. 1. They met with similar organizations at other schools to get new ideas for the upcoming year and give a presentation sharing the events they held in...

Softball defeated by Piper

Softball defeated by Piper

Allison Winker, JAG reporter

April 21, 2016


Filed under SOFTBALL, SPORTS, SPRING

The girls softball team lost both games in their double header against Piper on Tuesday, April 19. Although they lost the games, senior Brittany Ouellette is proud of the way her teammates stayed positive while fighting to the end. “I feel like we did a really good job of keeping each othe...

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