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Third annual Relay For Life event raises $81,248 for the American Cancer Society

Third annual Relay For Life event raises $81,248 for the American Cancer Society

Sammie Volkamer, JAG reporter

March 25, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

A roar of cheers erupts in the main gym as cancer survivors start their lap in the survivor walk, beginning the students’ active night that is Relay for Life. On Friday, March 23, students joined forces to raise money for the American Cancer Society. By the end of the journey, Jaguar Nation raised $81,248, topping the past two years. Open to the public between 6 to 10 p.m., people in the community participated in on-site fundraisers to enjoy good foo...

Senior girls participate in Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s Student of the Year campaign

Senior girls participate in Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s Student of the Year campaign

Anika Roy, JagWire copy editor

February 25, 2018


Filed under FEATURES, Top stories

After articulating their passion for the fight against cancer to another gracious community member, seniors Dani Crispin and Allison Winker collect another $20 from the purchase of a personally designed t-shirt, reading “cure,” placed next to an orange cancer ribbon symbolizing leukemia and lympho...

Blue band presented superior one rating at Central States Marching Festival

Blue band presented superior one rating at Central States Marching Festival

Tricia Drumm, Mill Valley News editor-in-chief

October 9, 2017


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

Blue band took to Manhattan on Saturday, Oct. 7 to compete in the Central States Marching Festival. While there, they went through a clinic with Kansas State University band students in the morning and performed in the late afternoon. At the end of the night, there were one ratings among drum line...

Girls basketball defeats Lansing at home

Girls basketball defeats Lansing at home

Sydney Parker, JAG Sports Editor

January 18, 2017


Filed under GIRLS BASKETBALL, SPORTS, Top stories, Winter

The girls basketball team defeated the Lansing Lions with a final score of 70-42 at home on Tuesday, Jan. 17. The Lady Jags trailed the Lions during the first few minutes of the game, but recovered by leading the Lions by two points at the end of the first quarter. Throughout the rest of the...

Food for Thought: District offers a multitude of healthy food options for students

Food for Thought: District offers a multitude of healthy food options for students

Tricia Drumm and Nora Lucas

November 21, 2016


Filed under FEATURES, Top stories

As a freshman walks into his or her first time through the lunch line, the sheer amount of choices available often leave them taken aback. Alongside hamburgers and pizza, there are vegetarian and, on request, gluten-free options, yet everything follows the strict nutrition guidelines set by the federal g...

Jaguars defeat Gardner Edgerton

Jaguars defeat Gardner Edgerton

Katya Gillig, JagWire news editor

October 22, 2016


Filed under FALL, FOOTBALL, SPORTS, Top stories

In the final regular season game on Friday, Oct. 21 the Jaguars beat the Gardner Edgerton Trailblazers 28-21. This broke a four game losing streak to end the season at 4-4. On the opening kickoff, Gardner fumbled the ball, which lead to a field goal by sophomore Jack Matchette to give the Jags...

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...

Choir learns from Chanticleer singers

Choir learns from Chanticleer singers

Jillian Leiby, JagWire managing editor

February 26, 2016


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

Chanticleer, an ensemble of singers, performed in the theater on Wednesday, Feb. 24. Singers Cortez Mitchell, Marques Jerrell Ruff, Blake Morgan and Darita Seth represented the 12-man group on its day off from its U.S. tour. Choir director Sheree Stoppel orchestrated the event after meeting the singers th...

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