Mill Valley News

JagPRIDE hosts May Day basket-making seminar

JagPRIDE hosts May Day basket-making seminar

Sydney Parker, JAG managing/copy editor

May 1, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

A crowd of students anxiously stood in line to gather the required materials to assemble their May Day Baskets as part of the stress-free May Day basket-making seminar hosted by jagPRIDE in the Senior Cafe on Tuesday, May 1. The seminar served as the second stress-free seminar of the year after ...

Physics classes create friendship detectors to learn current

Physics classes create friendship detectors to learn current

Elizabeth Joseph, JagWire reporter

April 29, 2018


Filed under FEATURES, Top stories

As wire, cardboard and electrical tape lie haphazardly on table tops, science teacher Chad Brown helps students work on their circuits project. The goal of the project, according to Brown, is to give students “a safe place for them to play around with electricity and not get hurt and still see how...

Walking Tacos Relay For Life team introduces new way to fundraise

Walking Tacos Relay For Life team introduces new way to fundraise

Abby Layton, Mill Valley News social media editor

March 28, 2017


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Jose Pepper’s mexican restaurant hosted a fundraiser for the Relay For Life team, Walking Tacos, on Thursday, March 23. For each meal bought by a Mill Valley family or student, 10 percent of the money spent on the meal went to the team. The purpose of the fundraiser was to raise money for this...

NEHS holds Valentine’s Day carnation sale

NEHS holds Valentine’s Day carnation sale

Allison Winker, JAG people editor

February 15, 2017


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All across the school on Valentine’s Day, buckets of flowers and messages were being handed out to students in their first block classes as a part of NEHS’ carnation sale on Tuesday, Feb. 14. The club held the sale to raise money to pay for NEHS seniors’ graduation cords and made progress towards...

NHS finishes Pennies for Paws drive

NHS finishes Pennies for Paws drive

Grace Lovett, JAG Reporter

September 30, 2016


Filed under NEWS

NHS held its first fundraiser of the year, Pennies for Paws, during the week of Sept. 10. The fundraiser was a coin drive, and the money raised was donated to the Great Plains Society Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, otherwise known as the Great Plains SPCA. In total the Pennies for Paws drive raised...

StuCo members attend regional conference

StuCo members attend regional conference

Sarah Morgan, JAG editor-in-chief

September 22, 2016


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StuCo took a trip to Shawnee Mission West for the annual regional conference on Tuesday, Sept. 20. Students from across the Kansas City area learned leadership skills through a day full of activities from a presentation on StuCo camp to swing dancing. To begin the day students filed into the auditoriu...

Treble Ladies perform premiere of “If Music Be the Food of Love”

Treble Ladies perform premiere of “If Music Be the Food of Love”

Maggie Bogart, JAG reporter

March 12, 2015


Filed under Top stories

Composer Dr. Eugene Butler rose from his seat after the premiere performance of his song “If Music Be the Food of Love”, performed by the Treble Ladies at the choir concert on Tuesday, March 10, then walked to the stage where he embraced music teacher Sheree Stoppel on the stage and posed for a pict...

MV Outreach creates decorations for Children’s Mercy Hospital

MV Outreach creates decorations for Children’s Mercy Hospital

Sam Lopez, JagWire sports editor

January 24, 2015


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

During seminar on Friday, Jan. 23, decorative items and candy filled the tables in the senior cafe, waiting to be put to use by MV Outreach, a new club that branched off Operation Smile lead by sophomore Emma Wilhoit, and other supporters. A large group of students, members and non-members alike, attended ...

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