Mill Valley News

StuCo holds second-annual Mr. Mill Valley competition

StuCo holds second-annual Mr. Mill Valley competition

Kat Anglemyer, JAG editor-in-chief

March 31, 2016


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

Junior Tom McClain received the title of Mr. Mill Valley after the second annual StuCo-sponsored pageant on Wednesday, March 30. Three boys from the junior class and three from the senior class participated. The contestants from the junior class were McClain, Spencer Butterfield and Austin Ga...

Former principal Dr. Joseph Novak coordinates and teaches master’s programs at KU

Former principal Dr. Joseph Novak coordinates and teaches master’s programs at KU

Shelby Hudson, JAG editor-in-chief

March 2, 2016


Filed under Special coverage, WHERE ARE THEY NOW?

Although it takes a combined effort to run a school, much of what makes Mill Valley the school that it is, whether it be staff, students or tradition, can be credited to former principal Dr. Joseph Novak, who retired from the district in 2010. Yet teaching and administration was not always Novak’s ori...

Be proud to be a Kansan

Be proud to be a Kansan

Cassidy Doran, JAG photo editor

February 29, 2016


Filed under OPINION, Opinion columns

Since the day I was born, I have lived in Kansas, and I’m proud of that. As I have grown up, I hear people criticize the state of Kansas for being “boring.” What these so-called proud Kansans do not realize is how great of a state we live in and why they should give Kansas a chance. People that...

Choir teacher Sheree Stoppel announces retirement

Choir teacher Sheree Stoppel announces retirement

Raya Lehan, JAG organizations editor

January 29, 2016


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

Choir teacher Sheree Stoppel, who has been teaching since 1980, will retire from her current position at the end of the 2015-16 school year after six years at the school. Now that she has announced her retirement, Stoppel is looking for something do in the future, although she has not yet decided what....

The truth about senior year

The truth about senior year

Cassidy Doran, JAG photo editor

January 29, 2016


Filed under OPINION, Opinion columns

When you're the oldest grade in the building in fifth and eighth grade, it’s amazing to feel like you rule the school. Then, you have special events like the fifth grade farewell and the eighth grade trip to Worlds of Fun, but being head of the school as a senior is unlike anything I have ever experienced...

JagWire newspaper and Mill Valley News online win awards at national convention

JagWire newspaper and Mill Valley News online win awards at national convention

Braden Shaw, JagWire sports editor

November 18, 2015


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

The JagWire newspaper and Mill Valley News online each received awards at the Fall National High School Journalism Convention in Orlando, Florida, on Saturday, Nov. 14. At the convention, the JagWire won its first-ever Pacemaker award for its 2014-15 edition. The Pacemaker award, given by the National Scholastic Press Association and considered the Pulitzer Prize of high school journalism, recognizes high school newspapers, websites...

Professional jazz clinicians help three choirs

Professional jazz clinicians help three choirs

Raya Lehan, JAG organizations editor

November 12, 2015


Filed under NEWS

Students involved in Treble Choir, Jag Chorale and Jaguar Singers choirs welcomed two guests to their classroom: vocal jazz soloist Donna Tucker on Friday, Nov. 6, who came to Treble Choir and Jag Chorale, and vocal ensemble jazz teacher John Stafford, who came to the Jaguar Singers choir on Wednesd...

Boys soccer defeats Turner 3-1 in regional playoffs

Boys soccer defeats Turner 3-1 in regional playoffs

Braden Shaw, JagWire sports editor

October 28, 2015


Filed under BOYS SOCCER, FALL, SPORTS

The boys soccer team defeated Turner 3-1 on Tuesday, Oct. 27 in their first game of regional playoffs. Neither of the teams managed to score until a strike from senior forward Colby Sirivongxay gave the Jaguars a 1-0 lead in the 30th minute. Another goal from senior midfielder Dalton Sieperda ex...

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