Mill Valley News

Seven snow days affect students and faculty in the district

Seven snow days affect students and faculty in the district

Grace McLeod, JAG student life editor

March 7, 2019


Filed under NEWS

On Nov. 26, hundreds of students woke up with a sigh of relief to a notification explaining school had been canceled due to inclement weather. Four months and seven snow days later, on Monday, March 4, the Board of Education voted to finalize the schedule changes. The last day of school for seniors ...

Bands present their Spring Concert

Bands present their Spring Concert

Maddie Schaffer, JAG reporter and Photographer

March 6, 2019


Filed under NEWS

The band performed in their annual spring concert on Monday, March 4 after facing difficulties with practice time. With snow day after snow day, many high schools near the Johnson County area have been experiencing a significant loss in school days. This directly affected the band’s time to prep...

Peers in Learning students host annual Thanksgiving feast

Peers in Learning students host annual Thanksgiving feast

Grace McLeod, JAG Student Life Editor

November 22, 2018


Filed under NEWS

Enjoying the annual Peers in Learning Thanksgiving feast, students celebrate the upcoming holiday on Tuesday, Nov. 20. According to special services teacher Sara Evans, the feast is a tradition to thank the student volunteers in the program. “It started as a way to say thank you to our peers,”...

Special services department hosts third annual prom

Special services department hosts third annual prom

Ashlyn Windmiller, JAG reporter

February 13, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

As an upbeat playlist echoed from the speakers, students and staff members from a variety of Kansas high schools gathered in the Mill Valley auxiliary gym for the 2018 prom. A collection of Valentine’s Day themed decorations lined the walls and unique activities such as a movie room and game table were se...

New “Captain America” is more clever than the rest

New “Captain America” is more clever than the rest

Jillian Leiby, JagWire features editor

April 8, 2014


Filed under Reviews

Marvel’s movies will never be called unentertaining. Despite this, Marvel’s movies have become more mindless fun than hard-hitting action movies with hints of comedy and drama. This is what sets “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” apart from the illustrious superhero crowd. While Marvel movies...

Blog: My kind of “boy band”

Blog: My kind of “boy band”

Justin Curto, JagWire web editor

March 4, 2014


Filed under BLOGS, OPINION

Over the past few years, boy bands like One Direction have been taking over pop radio and creating fangirls right and left. Although I like a few songs made by these bands, they’re not exactly my musical preferences. Recently though, I found a new faux boy band called The Vamps, and they are amazing. First,...

District ACCESS house grants student opportunity

Jill Applegate, features editor

March 22, 2011


Filed under FEATURES

The dishwasher ran in a spotless kitchen, filling the room with the smell of soap and hot water. Tarah Follmer laid place mats down on the table, walking by a wall covered in a poster of a giant food pyramid covered in pictures of various foods. This kitchen, one of the many rooms at the district...

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