Mill Valley News

Seniors recognized in annual athletic signing ceremony

Seniors recognized in annual athletic signing ceremony

Allison Winker, JAG people editor

May 4, 2017


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

The gym filled with students, community members and multicolored balloons as thirty students signed to various schools to continue their athletic careers in college on Tuesday, May 2. These seniors were recognized at the school’s annual athletic signing ceremony by the administration for their ...

Track and field competes in KU relays

Track and field competes in KU relays

Tricia Drumm, JagWire reporter

April 25, 2016


Filed under SPORTS, SPRING, Top stories, TRACK

Track and field traveled to the Rock Chalk Stadium in Lawrence on Saturday, April  23, to participate in the 89th Kansas Relays with other high schools such as Lawrence-Free State, Gardner-Edgerton and De Soto. Junior Gabby Hopkins said her event, shot put, went well. She was enthusiastic to see othe...

Journalism department wins state contest

Journalism department wins state contest

Kathryn Habiger, adviser

May 6, 2013


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

The Mill Valley High School journalism department earned numerous honors at Saturday’s Kansas Scholastic Press Association State Journalism Contest, including the school’s second 5A state journalism title in the last four years. Lead by seniors Kristina Milewski, Austin Gillespie and Jillian Mu...

Journalism staffs earn top honors at JEMKC awards

Journalism staffs earn top honors at JEMKC awards

Mackenzie Eckman, Kathy Habiger, JagWire a&e editor, publications adviser

April 23, 2013


Filed under NEWS

Mill Valley High School journalism students earned top honors in the Journalism Educators of Metropolitan Kansas City annual awards night Tuesday, April 16. Seniors Hanna Torline and Austin Gillespie both won the Michael Dunlap Excellence in Journalism award given annually to the top student journ...

Voyagers program aids academically gifted students

Voyagers program aids academically gifted students

Mackenzie Eckman, Connor Oswald, JagWire social media/a&e editor, JagWire reporter

April 17, 2013


Filed under FEATURES

As the bell rang to signal the start of Silver 4, four students made their way to separate desks in the Voyagers room. Gifted services facilitator Carmen Shelly sat at her desk and began the pullout on creativity and ambiguity by posing the question, “How creative are you?” Voyagers is a service tha...

Prom candidates announced

Prom candidates announced

Mackenzie Eckman, JagWire a&e editor

April 7, 2013


Filed under NEWS

The candidates from prom king and queen were announced Wednesday, April 3. The king candidates are seniors Ryan Bath, Tyler Dubas, Brett Hamilton, Grant Schrepfer and Rafeal Segura-Trujillo The queen candidates are seniors Schylar Burleson, Bailey Crosbie, Kayla Hamner, Abby Ostronic and Grace ...

Varsity softball team starts season with 3-1 record

Varsity softball team starts season with 3-1 record

Mackenzie Eckman, JagWire a&e editor

April 5, 2013


Filed under SPORTS

The varsity girls softball team ends their opening week of the season with a 3-1 record. The team's season began on Tuesday, April 2 with double-header home games against Basehor-Linwood High School. The team won the first game 6-1, but lost the second game 1-5. On Thursday, April 4, the girls...

Winter Storm Q brings two snow days

Winter Storm Q brings two snow days

Mackenzie Eckman, JagWire a&e editor

February 24, 2013


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

Winter Storm Q hit Kansas City on Thursday, Feb. 21 and Friday, Feb. 22, cancelling school for various districts across the metro area. Most of Q’s wrath was felt Thursday morning, as high winds and near whiteout conditions shut down many businesses. Despite the massive snow totals, sophomore Ma...

Students discuss how binge drinking has affected them

Students discuss how binge drinking has affected them

Mackenze Eckman, JagWire a&e editor, Alana Flinn, JagWire sports editor, Ryan Fullerton, JagWire news editor, Jack Lopez, JagWire opinion editor, Callee Linton, JagWire reporter and Amber Nguyen, JagWire reporter

February 7, 2013


Filed under FEATURES, Top stories

From legal troubles to broken relationships, students share how binge drinking has negatively affected their lives. I am recovering When a student who wishes to remain anonymous began binge drinking in seventh grade, having a good time quickly developed into major abuse. “By the end of the y...

Winter dance spirit days and royalty candidates announced

Winter dance spirit days and royalty candidates announced

Mackenzie Eckman, JagWire a&e / social media editor

January 24, 2013


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

The nominees for winter dance king and queen have been announced. The candidates are: King: Kyle Kain Austin Moylan Joey Perkins Nathan Stacy Logan Zavodny Queen: Maddie Bangs Eleanor English Caroline Kain Molly Kelley Tanner Tripp The king and queen will be crowned at halftime du...

Half-day finals plan reaches Board of Education

Half-day finals plan reaches Board of Education

Mackenzie Eckman, JagWire a&e/ social media editor, Connor Oswald, JagWire reporter

December 17, 2012


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

The future of the school’s finals schedule is now in the hands of the Board of Education. The district calendar committee presented a written report on Monday, Dec. 10 regarding the 2013-2014 calendar, which included an option for half-day finals. The committee asked the Board to take action on the...

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