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Peers in Learning program hosts MV Cafe fundraiser

Peers in Learning program hosts MV Cafe fundraiser

Anika Roy, JagWire copy editor

April 28, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

  Members of the special services department, as well as students enrolled in the Peers in Learning program, held the biannual MV Cafe during all lunch periods on Friday, April 27. Serving fried chicken, asparagus, potato salad, dinner rolls and strawberry shortcake to staff members in attendan...

Senior Dakota Wilson dedicates time after school to working as caregiver for junior Corinne Brown

Senior Dakota Wilson dedicates time after school to working as caregiver for junior Corinne Brown

Alison Booth, JagWire editor-in-chief

April 25, 2018


Filed under FEATURES

After school on a Monday, senior Dakota Wilson heads into junior Corinne Brown’s house where she’s greeted by Corinne’s family, logs in to work on Corinne’s dad’s phone and starts to help Corinne out of her wheelchair. Wilson picks up Corinne, gives her a hug and settles her on the couch, w...

Group painting allows creative expression in social setting

Group painting allows creative expression in social setting

Tricia Drumm and Lexi Flipse

April 21, 2018


Filed under FEATURES

Surrounded by various paints, brushes and blank canvases, senior Hailey Stelle and junior Caroline Rutledge sit at Stelle’s kitchen table, brainstorming ideas of what they should paint. While many students are familiar with the idea of painting, several students have put a new twist on the classic art form b...

Swim teams suffer from ventilation issues at practice pool

Swim teams suffer from ventilation issues at practice pool

Nora Lucas and Lexi Flipse

April 21, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, SPRING

Both the boys and girls swim teams have consistently had problems with ventilation at their practice location, Indian Trails Middle School. These problems cause athletes to have trouble breathing, making practice more difficult and decreasing performance. After contact between coaches, athletic dire...

Students find interest in needlework hobbies

Students find interest in needlework hobbies

Anika Roy, JagWire copy editor

March 22, 2018


Filed under FEATURES

After taking notes on a lesson in math class, senior Marissa Olin retrieves two needles and yarn from her backpack. She begins clicking her needles as she works on knitting another pair of mittens to add to her collection. Olin, along with several other students, have found appeal in intricate, need...

Boys basketball falls to Bishop Carroll 58-47 in state semifinals

Boys basketball falls to Bishop Carroll 58-47 in state semifinals

Tricia Drumm and Katya Gillig

March 9, 2018


Filed under BOYS BASKETBALL, SPORTS, Winter

The boys basketball team fell to the Bishop Carroll Golden Eagles 58-47 on Friday, March 9 in the state semifinal game. The Golden Eagles started the game off with three straight field goals to take a 8-0 lead. The Jaguars battled back with a two-pointer from freshman Keeshawn Mason, two free throws ...

Girls basketball beats Blue Valley 49-41 in last regular season game

Girls basketball beats Blue Valley 49-41 in last regular season game

Drake Brizendine, JagWire reporter

February 25, 2018


Filed under GIRLS BASKETBALL, SPORTS, Winter

The girls basketball team defeated Blue Valley High School with a score of 49-41 at home on Friday, Feb. 23. The two teams competed in a close back-and-forth game as the team trailed 13-12 Tigers at the end of the first quarter. To take the lead back, junior Presley Barton made a three point buzzer-...

Girls basketball team plays with unique varsity set up

Girls basketball team plays with unique varsity set up

Abby Layton, JagWire A&E editor

February 13, 2018


Filed under GIRLS BASKETBALL, SPORTS, Winter

A collection of six girls basketball players walk out onto the court in the seconds before the game begins. They take their respective positions eagerly, and wait for the game begin. Since the beginning of the season, these same six girls — seniors Evan Zars, Addie Hinkle and Payton Shurley, and ...

Senior boys enjoy lunch outside despite freezing temperatures

Senior boys enjoy lunch outside despite freezing temperatures

Lexi Flipse, Mill Valley News social media editor

February 12, 2018


Filed under FEATURES

With below freezing temperatures and winds howling around them, a small group of senior boys sit outside huddled around a table, their breath visible and their food steaming. Like many seniors, the group of nine boys began eating lunch outside during the warmer months of the school year, but as the ...

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