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Students express themselves through the art of dance

Students express themselves through the art of dance

Grace McLeod, JAG student life editor

December 20, 2018


Filed under Special coverage, VOICES

Whether it’s leaping across a gym floor at a pep assembly or spinning on a stage at a club competition, students use dance to express themselves, both on club teams and on the school’s Silver Stars Dance Team. According to freshman Ella Lorfing, dancers use their talents to express themselves...

Silver Stars place first in pom and jazz at Lee’s Summit North Invitational

Silver Stars place first in pom and jazz at Lee’s Summit North Invitational

January 21, 2018


Filed under DANCE, SPORTS, Top stories

Team placings: Jazz: 1st Pom: 1st Hip Hop: 3rd Solo and ensemble placings: Sophomore ensemble: 1st Senior duet: 15th Sophomore Sydney Ebner: 8th in sophomore division Freshman Kenzie Harris: 10th in freshman division Junior Bella Line: 10th in junior division Senior E...

Science Olympiad places sixth at recent tournament

Science Olympiad places sixth at recent tournament

Anika Roy, JagWire copy editor

December 4, 2017


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

The Science Olympiad team placed sixth at their second tournament of the season, the ThunderKat Klash, this past Saturday, Dec. 2 at St. James Academy. According to sponsor Chad Brown, because the team co-hosted the tournament with St. James, there was an added stress. “There was a lot of pressure on ...

Students receive real-world experience through mock interviews

Students receive real-world experience through mock interviews

Tricia Drumm, Mill Valley News editor-in-chief

November 30, 2017


Filed under NEWS

As a part of the formative assessment on the unit of job-seeking and interview skills, Career and Life Planning students participated in mock interviews with different community members on Wednesday, Nov. 29. Throughout the unit, FACS teacher Emily Schmidt taught students about resume-building, cove...

Academic letter ceremony moved to halftime of varsity boys basketball game

Academic letter ceremony moved to halftime of varsity boys basketball game

Annika Lehan, JAG organizations editor

November 27, 2017


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

Students, whose grade point average was 3.7 or higher for two consecutive semesters, and their parents were notified on Wednesday, Nov. 1 that they had been invited to this year’s academic letter ceremony. However, instead of the traditional ceremony like the ones held in previous years, the ceremony...

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