Mill Valley News

NAHS hosts Bob Ross painting party

NAHS hosts Bob Ross painting party

Taylir Charest, JAG People Editor

March 11, 2019


Filed under NEWS

NAHS allowed students who aren’t in the club to enjoy following a Bob Ross painting tutorial of a winter scene in honor of the extended winter on Thursday, March 7 after school. According to junior NAHS officer Chloe Griffin, the club wanted to do something new. “We meet usually every Thurs...

Q&A with head custodian Braden Lorenz

Q&A with head custodian Braden Lorenz

Chloe Carson, JAG reporter/photographer

February 20, 2019


Filed under FEATURES

JAG: What is your name? Braden Lorenz JAG: When did you start working at Mill Valley? BL: I started on Nov. 26, 2018 JAG: As the new head custodian, what jobs you are in charge of? BL: I’m in charge of all custodians, building maintenance, building upkeep, and snow removal, on the si...

Students express their political opinions through volunteerism

Students express their political opinions through volunteerism

Taylor Sitzmann, JAG academics editor

December 3, 2018


Filed under Special coverage, VOICES

In the past months, junior Noah Hookstra has worked after school and on weekends in hopes of showcasing Sharice Davids, the new Congressional Third District representative, as well as his political involvement. This fall, Hookstra did everything from handing out flyers, to calling potential voters, in...

One to One pilot programs allows teachers and students to test possible devices for future adoption

One to One pilot programs allows teachers and students to test possible devices for future adoption

Jenna McDonald, JAG organizations editor

October 5, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

A few classrooms at Mill Valley, and many across the district, recently received new technology devices, such as iPads and laptops, as a part of the One to One technology pilot program. The district is having teachers and students test different devices before they determine which ones will be given to stu...

Homecoming week wraps up with a spirit-filled pep assembly

Homecoming week wraps up with a spirit-filled pep assembly

Taylir Charest, JAG reporter

September 8, 2017


Filed under NEWS

  Celebrating the end of homecoming week, students overtook the main gym during seminar on Friday, Sept. 8 for a pep assembly. Senior Caroline Gambill prepared activities for the homecoming assembly during the summer with her fellow StuCo members. “We started to plan some of the games ...

Students and staff welcome freshmen at orientation

Students and staff welcome freshmen at orientation

Lauren Ocker, JAG editor-in-chief

August 16, 2017


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

StuCo welcomed the new freshman class by hosting their annual freshman orientation day on Wednesday, Aug. 16. Orientation consisted of an opening and closing assembly, mock blue day schedule, lunch and a Q&A session. Unlike most students on their first day of school, freshman Chloe Carson f...

Students host Valentines-themed special prom

Students host Valentines-themed special prom

Sydney Parker, JAG Sports Editor

February 13, 2017


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

Students gleamed with excitement in special education teacher Shannon Long’s classroom on Thursday, Feb. 9 as she went over the itinerary for a day most of them had looked forward to for a while: the prom. The prom took place at The Bridge in De Soto, Kansas on Friday, Feb. 10. Prior to the ...

Don’t count out the ‘unelectable’

Don’t count out the ‘unelectable’

Nick Booth, JagWire news editor

December 15, 2015


Filed under OPINION, Opinion columns

Ever since Bernie Sanders entered the race earlier this year, I’ve been an ardent supporter of his campaign. As somebody who considers the influence of big money the most important  issue in politics, I absolutely loved his message, including his own focus on smaller monetary donations. I agreed wi...

Take Trump seriously if you don’t want him to win

Take Trump seriously if you don’t want him to win

Nick Booth, JagWire copy editor

September 21, 2015


Filed under OPINION, Opinion columns

When I first saw Donald Trump’s announcement of his candidacy for president, I thought I was watching a skit on “Saturday Night Live.” From his strange entrance on an escalator to the Neil Young music he played in the background, the entire thing seemed like it belonged on a spoof. Trump’s buf...

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