Mill Valley News

Jaguars win in final regular season game

Jaguars win in final regular season game

Katya Gillig, Mill Valley News editor-in-chief

October 21, 2018


Filed under FALL, FOOTBALL, SPORTS

The Jaguars defeated the Blue Valley Southwest Timberwolves 56-7 in their final regular season game on Friday, Oct. 19. Before the game, football seniors were recognized. Head coach Joel Applebee is proud of the seniors and what they mean to the team. “I love them. They work really hard,” A...

Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio campaigns in Overland Park

Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio campaigns in Overland Park

Justin Curto, Mill Valley News editor-in-chief

March 5, 2016


Filed under NEWS

Going to a rally for Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio wasn’t originally about hearing policy points for junior Olivia Jamison. Jamison, who will be able to vote in the upcoming presidential election, attended Rubio’s rally at the Marriott in Overland Park on Friday, March 4, initia...

2010 graduate Garrett McMullin finds self through high school class and friendship with former teacher

2010 graduate Garrett McMullin finds self through high school class and friendship with former teacher

Elizabeth Fleming, assistant Mill Valley News editor in chief

March 3, 2016


Filed under Special coverage, WHERE ARE THEY NOW?

Strutting across the stage in full drag character, 2010 graduate Garrett McMullin pouts and winks at a couple of ladies off the stage, prompting laughs from the audience. Flashback to his high school days, however, and McMullin would never even have the thought to perform in drag. McMullin wa...

Wrestling team places 3rd at state tournament

Wrestling team places 3rd at state tournament

Lauren Ocker, JAG Reporter

February 29, 2016


Filed under SPORTS, Top stories, Winter, WRESTLING

  The wrestling team earned third place at the state tournament at Hartman Arena in Wichita on Friday, Feb. 26 and Saturday, Feb. 27. The team had several individual placings: junior Dylan Gowin placed 3rd, senior Peyton Bendure placed 3rd, sophomore Conner Ward placed 2nd, senior Seth Burnett...

Senior Justin Curto honored with KSPA Student Journalist of the Year award

Senior Justin Curto honored with KSPA Student Journalist of the Year award

Elizabeth Fleming, Mill Valley News assistant editor

February 19, 2016


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

While surrounded by his cheering fellow student journalists and adviser, a surprised senior Justin Curto won the overall KSPA Student Journalist of the Year award from the Kansas Scholastic Press Association, presented by KSPA executive director Eric Thomas on Friday, Feb. 19. The award is given to what a committee of judges deem to be the best high school student journalist based on an online portfol...

Three Kansas City coffee shops prove to be great dives

Three Kansas City coffee shops prove to be great dives

Elizabeth Fleming and Kate Ocker

February 9, 2016


Filed under OPINION, Reviews

With journalism regionals coming up, the JagWire’s very first 32-page spread  and the JAG yearbook’s notorious ‘busy-season,’ coffee has been an essential part in the daily lives of the journalism kids. So, arm-in-arm as a Starbucks barista (Kate) and a Kansas City enthusiast (Liz), we decided...

Senior Keegan Lenkey transitions to living as genderfluid

Senior Keegan Lenkey transitions to living as genderfluid

Elizabeth Fleming, Mill Valley News assistant editor

February 8, 2016


Filed under FEATURES

What does genderfluid mean? It’s kind of hard to explain, but the way I look at it like a box where one corner is boy, one is girl, one is both, one is none and the middle is all. I can be anywhere in that box any day. What do you wish people knew about genderfluid people, or anyone who identi...

Debate teams compete at state tournament

Debate teams compete at state tournament

Lauren Ocker, JAG reporter

January 18, 2016


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

Two debate teams competed at the state tournament on Friday, Jan. 15 and Saturday, Jan. 16. The team of seniors Jack and Nick Booth ended with 3 wins and 3 loses, and the team of senior Rohit Biswas and junior Tom McClain finished with 2 wins and 4 loses. Although Biswas thought the tournament was d...

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