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Students demonstrate leadership by directing theatrical productions

Students demonstrate leadership by directing theatrical productions

Tatum Elliott, JagWire news editor

March 14, 2019


Filed under Special coverage

As the lights dim in the Little Theater, spectators anticipate the beginning of a story told on stage by actors, dancers and singers. The audience’s eyes are glued to those under the spotlight, but it is student directors behind the scenes that make the production possible. For junior Chloe Griffin, s...

Scholars Bowl takes third at Maranatha

Scholars Bowl takes third at Maranatha

Tanner Smith, JagWire reporter/photographer

January 18, 2019


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

  The scholars bowl team competed at a tournament held by Maranatha Christian Academy on Thursday, Jan. 17. The team received third place and finished the day 5-2 with a total score of 385 points. Overall, junior Eva Burke felt the team performed very well. “I think we had a good run, we were very close ...

Scholars’ Bowl team hosts invitational

Scholars’ Bowl team hosts invitational

John Lehan, JagWire reporter/photographer

December 9, 2018


Filed under NEWS

The Scholars’ Bowl team hosted the Mill Valley Scholars’ Bowl Invitational on Wednesday, Dec. 5. Scholars’ bowl and NHS members set up rooms for tournament use, timed and moderated rounds, operated buzzers and kept team scores. 18 teams competed, with St. James Academy taking first, Bishop Mi...

Students express themselves through art

Students express themselves through art

Samantha Volkamer, JAG copy editor and organizations editor

December 3, 2018


Filed under Special coverage, VOICES

Spraying her paper at the NAHS meeting on Thursday, Nov. 8, junior Analiese Wilhauk conveys her emotion through her piece. Like Wilhauk, many other students and teachers choose to express themselves visually. According to NAHS sponsor Krystal Strong, art is a medium for conveying thoughts and...

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 NEWS

  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...

Marine Biology club holds their first meeting of the year

Marine Biology club holds their first meeting of the year

Sophia Armendariz, JagWire reporter/photographer

September 14, 2018


Filed under NEWS

The Marine Biology Club held their first meeting of the year on Tuesday, Sept. 11th, explaining plans for the new year and welcoming new members. During seminar, club leaders introduced themselves to new members and explained the goals of the group. According to junior club president Eva Burke, the ...

New library will offer a variety of programs for patrons

New library will offer a variety of programs for patrons

Sophie Lecuru, JagWire features editor

August 27, 2018


Filed under 1999 to NOW: A library in the making, Special coverage

There’s more to the new Monticello Library than the many shelves of books, rows of Mac computers and friendly librarians. The library plans to offer several programs targeting teens that it hopes will generate even more public interest in the future. The library will start offering programs in ...

NEHS hosts its first slam poetry night

NEHS hosts its first slam poetry night

Ally Nguyen, Mill Valley News editor-in-chief

April 23, 2018


Filed under NEWS

NEHS hosted its first slam poetry night on Wednesday, April 18 inside of NEHS sponsor Page Anderson’s room. There, students gathered around in the dim room to enjoy the snacks and beverages provided by NEHS members and listen to each other read either their favorite poems or pieces they’ve writt...

Science Olympiad team finishes third at regional competition

Science Olympiad team finishes third at regional competition

Abby Layton, JagWire A&E editor

February 28, 2018


Filed under NEWS

The Science Olympiad team competed at Johnson County Community College on Saturday, Feb. 24 with a third place finish, guaranteeing them a spot at the state competition. The team competes in three categories of competition: test events, lab events and build events. Students may compete in multiple events from different categories. Sop...

Students put on first ever thespian-exclusive show

Students put on first ever thespian-exclusive show

Elizabeth Joseph, Taylir Charest, and Jakob Twigg

February 2, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

For the first time in school history, the drama and theatre department has put together a single-cast, thespian-exclusive production of the musical comedy “She Loves Me” directed, choreographed and put together entirely by a group of senior members of the school’s thespian troupe. The show runs...

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