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The forensics team has five students place in top ten in Olathe North West and Blue Valley West tournaments

The forensics team has five students place in top ten in Olathe North West and Blue Valley West tournaments

Anna Ricker, JAG photographer

March 5, 2019


Filed under NEWS

The forensics team travelled to Olathe Northwest and Blue Valley West for their tournaments on Friday, March 2 and Saturday, March 3. Although they did not place as a team at either tournament, multiple students placed in individual events. At the ONW tournament, freshman Taylor Doyle and Grac...

Coaches suffer from gender stereotypes

Coaches suffer from gender stereotypes

Ben Wieland and John Lehan

December 11, 2018


Filed under GENDER, Special coverage

In light of the school’s recent girls team state titles, one could easily conclude gender stereotypes in sports have dissipated. Although the imbalance between boys and girls in sports has been decreasing at Mill Valley, gender stereotypes remain an integral piece of history. Boys basketball coa...

Boys soccer defeats Shawnee Mission South 3-2

Boys soccer defeats Shawnee Mission South 3-2

Anna Owsley, JagWire reporter/photographer

October 24, 2018


Filed under BOYS SOCCER, FALL, SPORTS

  Boys soccer beat Shawnee Mission South 3-2 on Tuesday, Oct. 23, earning a spot in the regionals championship game. Eight minutes into the first period, Jake Ashford scored the first goal of the game off a pass by junior Riley Ferguson, giving the Jags a 1-0 lead. “Riley [Ferguso...

Annual Kick Butts volleyball tournament inspires healthy lifestyle

Annual Kick Butts volleyball tournament inspires healthy lifestyle

Tricia Drumm, Mill Valley News editor-in-chief

March 22, 2018


Filed under NEWS

Teams of students and teachers played volleyball against one another in the 13th annual Kick Butts tournament on Wednesday, March 21, the team “Let the Good Times Bowl” taking first place. In order to play, players had to donate a dollar, and the total $50 raised went toward Relay for Life. Accor...

Boys soccer defeats Blue Valley in last game of season

Boys soccer defeats Blue Valley in last game of season

Lexi Flipse, Mill Valley News social media editor

October 20, 2016


Filed under BOYS SOCCER, FALL, SPORTS

  In the last game of the season, the boys soccer team brought home a victory over Blue Valley High School on Tuesday, Oct. 18 at Blue Valley West. In the first half of the game, the team played with high intensity, putting the pressure on the Blue Valley Tigers. This match proved t...

Boys soccer defeats Gardner-Edgerton 3-2

Boys soccer defeats Gardner-Edgerton 3-2

Hunter Ristau, JagWire ads manager

August 27, 2016


Filed under BOYS SOCCER, FALL, SPORTS, Top stories

The boys soccer team won against Gardner Edgerton with a final score of 3-2 on Friday, Aug. 26. In the first half, the boys took ten shots but only scored one by junior Brent Stevenson with 15 minutes left in the first half. Then, Gardner came back with a goal. The score at the end of the half was 1-...

Police investigating student breach of privacy

Police investigating student breach of privacy

Alison Booth, Mill Valley News social media editor

May 11, 2016


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

The Shawnee Police Department is currently investigating the actions of a 17-year-old male student who allegedly took inappropriate cellphone photos and videos of female students without their consent at school. According to an email from principal Tobie Waldeck directed toward students’ parents...

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