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Mayhem Week: Students face-off in annual “Mill Valley’s Got Talent”

Mayhem Week: Students face-off in annual “Mill Valley’s Got Talent”

May 4, 2019


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

Students competed in “Mill Valley’s Got Talent” on Thursday May 2 in the Little Theater, with junior Anna Paden taking first, the saxophone quartet “Sax Appeal” featuring seniors Marah Shulda, Tyler Jeanneret and Tommy Tanaka and sophomore John Fraka taking second, and senior Eric Schan...

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...

Boys swim places second at Blue Valley West Invitational

Boys swim places second at Blue Valley West Invitational

Molly Smith, JAG senior ads editor

January 30, 2019


Filed under BOYS SWIM, SPORTS, Winter

  The boys swim team placed second at the Blue Valley West Invitational on Thursday, Jan. 24. Junior Colby Beggs placed 2nd in the 100 freestyle and sophomore Cole McClure placed fourth in the 500 free. A relay team consisting of junior Logan Myers, sophomore Cole McClure, sophomore Noah Colli...

Boys swim places second at Olathe South meet

Boys swim places second at Olathe South meet

Sam Hanson, JagWire reporter/photographer

January 19, 2019


Filed under BOYS SWIM, SPORTS

After scoring 484 points through 12 events, the boys swim team finished second place out of six schools at a meet hosted by Olathe South on Wednesday, Jan. 16. The team won four of the events, including the 200 Yard Medley Relay, the 100 Yard Butterfly, the 200 Yard Freestyle Relay and the 100 Yard Breas...

Fellowship for Christian Athletes brings students together through shared faith

Fellowship for Christian Athletes brings students together through shared faith

Anna Owsley and Ben Wieland

November 18, 2018


Filed under FEATURES

The Fellowship for Christian Athletes, or FCA, was founded by sponsor Matt Best this year for student-athletes to participate in student-led prayer groups. Friday meetings held biweekly at 7:15 a.m. feature an ice breaker and a group prayer. According to junior Morgan Koca, the club brings student-a...

Boys swim finishes third at Blue Valley West Invitational

Boys swim finishes third at Blue Valley West Invitational

Ashlyn Windmiller, JAG reporter

January 29, 2018


Filed under BOYS SWIM, SPORTS, Top stories, Winter

The boys swim team placed third at the Jaguar Invitational meet on Thursday, Jan. 25. Sophomore Colby Beggs finished 0.3 seconds away from qualifying for state in the 200 meter Individual Medley (IM) and several swimmers placed second in individual events. Sophomore Avery Lawson’s preparation...

Boys swim places second at meet hosted by Olathe South

Boys swim places second at meet hosted by Olathe South

Lexi Flipse, Mill Valley News social media editor

January 18, 2018


Filed under BOYS SWIM, SPORTS, Winter

The boys swim team took second at a meet hosted at Chisholm Trail Middle School on Wednesday, Jan. 17. The host school of the meet, Olathe South, placed first and SM Northwest came in third behind the Jaguars. Given the second place finish, head swim coach Dan Dervin is satisfied with the ou...

Boys swim places first overall at Turner invitational

Boys swim places first overall at Turner invitational

Ashlyn Windmiller, JAG reporter

January 9, 2018


Filed under BOYS SWIM, SPORTS, Winter

Jaguars finished in first with junior Chris Sprenger qualifying for state in both the 100-yard fly and 100-yard backstroke. The boys varsity swim team traveled to Turner High School on Monday, Jan. 8 to compete against seven other EKL teams. Although the meet was successful, Sprenger believes ...

Boys swim places fourth in first meet of the season

Boys swim places fourth in first meet of the season

Ally Nguyen, Mill Valley News editor-in-chief

December 3, 2017


Filed under BOYS SWIM, SPORTS, Top stories, Winter

Boys swim kicked off its season at an all-relay meet at Lansing High School on Saturday, Dec. 2. They competed against nine other schools and placed fourth overall. Due to the all-relay meet solely consisting of team races, second-year swimmer sophomore Avery Lawson believes this was a great fir...

Boys swim loses dual to Blue Valley Southwest

Boys swim loses dual to Blue Valley Southwest

Allison Winker, JAG people editor

January 25, 2017


Filed under BOYS SWIM, SPORTS, Top stories, Winter

The pool was much less crowded than usual as the boys swim team competed in a dual against Blue Valley Southwest on Tuesday, Jan. 24. The team lost the dual but had three first-place finishes. Since the meet was a dual instead of a competition against multiple schools like usual, assistant coa...

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