Mill Valley News

New members inducted into National English Honors Society

New members inducted into National English Honors Society

Annika Lehan, JAG editor-in-chief

October 12, 2018


Filed under NEWS

Gathering with their families in the Little Theater on Wednesday, Oct. 10, National English Honors Society inducted incoming members into the society for its third year at the school. The ceremony started off with speeches given by the sponsor, English teacher Page Anderson and senior NEHS president Eliza...

Third annual Relay For Life event raises $81,248 for the American Cancer Society

Third annual Relay For Life event raises $81,248 for the American Cancer Society

Sammie Volkamer, JAG reporter

March 25, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

A roar of cheers erupts in the main gym as cancer survivors start their lap in the survivor walk, beginning the students’ active night that is Relay for Life. On Friday, March 23, students joined forces to raise money for the American Cancer Society. By the end of the journey, Jaguar Nation raised $81,248, topping the past two years. Open to the public between 6 to 10 p.m., people in the community participated in on-site fundraisers to enjoy good foo...

Girls physical education class participates in dance unit

Girls physical education class participates in dance unit

Taylir Charest

February 7, 2018


Filed under NEWS

At the beginning of the second semester each year, the girls physical education class does an aerobic dance unit. They receive four class periods to work on their dance and after they’ve come up with their dance, they teach the rest of the class. Physical education teacher Christine Preston likes this unit bec...

StuCo to host semi-formal, Saturday night winter homecoming dance

StuCo to host semi-formal, Saturday night winter homecoming dance

Alison Booth and Lexi Flipse

February 5, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

Students will flood into the space-decorated, dimly lit commons and gym on Saturday, Feb. 10 with peers dressed in semi-formal dancewear in preparation for this year’s winter homecoming dance. This scene is a huge contrast to the past six winter homecoming dances, all of which were held as informal,...

Staff editorial: Relay for Life reflects student generosity

Staff editorial: Relay for Life reflects student generosity

JagWire staff

April 15, 2016


Filed under OPINION, Staff editorials

The school-hosted Relay for Life event was a resounding success, bringing together students and staff with the common cause of ending cancer. The event raised over $48,000 for the American Cancer Society, and demonstrated the impact of our student body’s enthusiasm in a year filled with accomplishme...

Four DECA team members qualify for nationals

Four DECA team members qualify for nationals

Kate Ocker, JAG student life editor

March 9, 2016


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

DECA took 14 students, 11 of whom placed, to state at the Marriott in Overland Park from Sunday, March 6, through Tuesday, March 8. Out of 800 students competing in the state tournament, seniors Megan Feuerborn, Sid Jambunathan and Nadia Suhail and junior Ethan Hansen qualified for state by placing thir...

Mayor visits school to learn about school resource officer program

Mayor visits school to learn about school resource officer program

Adri Talavera, JagWire opinions editor & business manager

February 20, 2016


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

Mayor Michelle Distler visited the school to take a tour and learn about the school resource officer program on Friday, Feb. 19. She had initially heard about the school resource officer program from school resource officer Mo Loridon, who she is friends with. “I’ve heard about [the school...

Thespians attend state conference

Thespians attend state conference

Allison Winker, JAG reporter

January 13, 2016


Filed under NEWS

High school Thespian troupes from all across the state of Kansas came together in Wichita to participate in workshops, perform, and be with other people that share their passions from Thursday, Jan. 7 to Saturday, Jan. 9 at the Kansas State Thespian Conference. Mill Valley students received four superior...

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