Mill Valley News

Boys tennis wins dual at home against Kansas City Christian School

Molly Smith, JAG senior ads editor

April 7, 2019


Filed under BOYS TENNIS, SPRING

The boys tennis team defeated Kansas City Christian School in their dual at home on Thursday, April 4. Brothers sophomore Joshua Stove and junior Ben Stove competed in a winning doubles match together, as well as playing in a singles match each. According to Joshua, playing alongside his brothe...

FCA hosts guest speaker at their morning meeting

FCA hosts guest speaker at their morning meeting

Taylor Bruce and Elizabeth Joseph

March 4, 2019


Filed under NEWS

FCA hosted Fox 4 reporter Rob Collins to speak to students at its morning meeting on Friday, March 1. Collins led the group in prayer and offered advice to the members.  According freshman Lauren Walker, having a guest speaker offered a different experience from the usual student-led prayer. "The meeting w...

Students attend an improved Career Fair

Students attend an improved Career Fair

Sammie Volkamer, JAG copy editor and organizations editor

February 22, 2019


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

Students from four high schools, Mill Valley, De Soto, Basehor-Linwood and Eudora, gathered on Tuesday, Feb. 19 to attend the second Career Fair held by USD 232. At the Career Fair, students had the opportunity to experience in-person networking with 67 businesses and attend an interview tips session. Counselor Chri...

Students are assigned too much homework

Students are assigned too much homework

Taylor Bruce, JagWire reporter/photographer

January 10, 2019


Filed under OPINION, Opinion columns

Everyday, teachers assign their students homework based on the current lesson taught that class period. A majority, if not all teachers, decide to give out homework almost every class and have it due the next time the students are in that class (usually two days later). Whether it be just one homework...

First annual Bark for Life hosted by school

First annual Bark for Life hosted by school

Elizabeth Joseph, Mill Valley News editor-in-chief

October 21, 2018


Filed under Relay for Life 2019

  After six months of planning, Jaguar Nation hosted its first annual Bark for Life event at Garrett Park on Saturday, Oct. 20. Students and members of the community participated in games, heard from different guest speakers and were able to purchase food and dog treats from vendors. B...

Girls golf team places first at regionals

Girls golf team places first at regionals

Molly Smith, Senior ads editor

October 13, 2018


Filed under GIRLS GOLF, Top stories

With a score of 350, the girls golf team placed first at the Gardner Edgerton regionals tournament. After the tournament was postponed three days due to rain, the tournament took place on Thursday, Oct. 11th at the Olathe-Prairie Highlands Golf Course. The girls competed against 6 other teams, cl...

Charity kickball tournament held to benefit Sprague family

Charity kickball tournament held to benefit Sprague family

Jakob Twigg, JagWire sports editor

September 26, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Nolan Sprague, Top stories

  A charity kickball tournament, put together by several students of MV’s community service class, raised a total of $1780 on Sunday, Sept. 23.The tournament was held in honor of senior Nolan Sprague, who is currently in recovery at Craig Hospital in Englewood, Colorado after a diving ...

Football loses second round of state playoffs

Football loses second round of state playoffs

Alana Flinn, Tori Aerni, JagWire editor-in-chief, JagWire sports editor

November 15, 2013


Filed under SPORTS

The football team lost in the second round of state playoffs to the Blue Valley High School Tigers, 38-0, on Friday, Nov. 15. A physical game caused sophomore quarterback Logan Koch, junior quarterback Ty Bruce and senior tight end Dylan Cole to leave the game with concussions. Senior wide r...

Football team completes first undefeated regular season

Football team completes first undefeated regular season

Tori Aerni, JagWire sports editor

November 4, 2013


Filed under SPORTS, Top stories

The Mill Valley Jaguar football team had a lot to celebrate after its 68-8 beat down over the Lansing High School Lions on Friday, Nov. 1. The win over the Lions completed the first undefeated regular season in Mill Valley football history. Along with an undefeated regular season, the Jaguars ca...

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