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Debate competes in both Washburn Rural High School and St. James Academy tournaments

Debate competes in both Washburn Rural High School and St. James Academy tournaments

Tricia Drumm, Mill Valley News editor-in-chief

September 19, 2017


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

Debate had its first meet of the season, a two-day tournament on Sept. 15-16. The varsity and one novice team traveled to Washburn, while the remaining novice team went to St. James. Even though varsity didn’t place overall at Washburn, senior Allison Winker and junior Lauren Rothgeb went four...

Band room creates a comfortable space for junior Dakota Wilson

Band room creates a comfortable space for junior Dakota Wilson

Katya Gillig, JagWire news editor

January 17, 2017


Filed under 5900 MONTICELLO ROAD, Special coverage

For the average student, the band room may not seem different than any other, but for junior Dakota Wilson the room has become a special place. Wilson takes Music Theory, Symphonic Band and Jazz Band in the band room. Spending up to three hours of her day there creates a comfortable setting. “It's...

Staff editorial: Relay for Life reflects student generosity

Staff editorial: Relay for Life reflects student generosity

JagWire staff

April 15, 2016


Filed under OPINION, Staff editorials

The school-hosted Relay for Life event was a resounding success, bringing together students and staff with the common cause of ending cancer. The event raised over $48,000 for the American Cancer Society, and demonstrated the impact of our student body’s enthusiasm in a year filled with accomplishme...

Students organize school’s first Relay For Life

Students organize school’s first Relay For Life

Jillian Leiby, JagWire managing editor

March 9, 2016


Filed under FEATURES

The school is hosting its first Relay for Life, a fundraiser event for the American Cancer Society. The overnight event will begin at 6 p.m. on Friday, April 1 and end at 6 a.m. on Saturday, April 2. Event chair Isabel Crain had participated in Relay for Life events at other places with a group of fr...

Bowling teams take first and second place at league meet

Bowling teams take first and second place at league meet

Sam Lopez, JagWire news editor

February 9, 2016


Filed under BOWLING, SPORTS, Winter

The boys and girls bowling teams placed first and second, respectively, at their league meet at Ranch Bowl on Thursday, Feb. 4, as their seasons near the end. With a league title for the boys team and his record best in competition with a series score of 749, senior Cole Griggs still thinks the team c...

Relay for Life rally has high attendance

Relay for Life rally has high attendance

Lauren Ocker, JAG reporter

January 29, 2016


Filed under NEWS

On Wednesday, Jan. 27, students gathered in the theater for an informational meeting about the school’s first-ever Relay for Life event. Relay for Life is a fundraiser by the American Cancer Society, where a community comes together and fights cancer by hosting events to raise money for cancer research....

College application process proves costly for seniors

College application process proves costly for seniors

Alison Booth and Sam Lopez

December 15, 2015


Filed under NEWS

As final deadlines for college applications approach and seniors continue applying to colleges, students have started to endure the financial, timely and emotional strain of the application process. The process of applying to colleges has proven to be expensive. Along with a completed applicatio...

School hosts and places in KVL mathlete competition

School hosts and places in KVL mathlete competition

Cassi Benson, JAG Reporter

April 5, 2015


Filed under NEWS

Fifteen students participated in annual Kaw Valley League mathlete competition, hosted at the school for the first time in 13 years on Wednesday, April 1, placing second in Geometry and Calculus, third in both Algebra and Algebra II and not placing in pre-calculus. Teachers chose three students to...

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