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You should always hold the door for people

You should always hold the door for people

Rylee Fouts, JAG reporter/photographer

May 8, 2019


Filed under OPINION, Opinion columns

All throughout my life, my parents have drilled the idea of kindness into my head, telling me that you never know what is going on in someone else’s life. I have always been told not to be the person that makes someone’s difficult life, more difficult. I’ve come to realize that it really is abo...

Boys tennis wins dual at home against Kansas City Christian School

Molly Smith, JAG senior ads editor

April 7, 2019


Filed under BOYS TENNIS, SPRING

The boys tennis team defeated Kansas City Christian School in their dual at home on Thursday, April 4. Brothers sophomore Joshua Stove and junior Ben Stove competed in a winning doubles match together, as well as playing in a singles match each. According to Joshua, playing alongside his brothe...

FCA hosts guest speaker at their morning meeting

FCA hosts guest speaker at their morning meeting

Taylor Bruce and Elizabeth Joseph

March 4, 2019


Filed under NEWS

FCA hosted Fox 4 reporter Rob Collins to speak to students at its morning meeting on Friday, March 1. Collins led the group in prayer and offered advice to the members.  According freshman Lauren Walker, having a guest speaker offered a different experience from the usual student-led prayer. "The meeting w...

Students attend an improved Career Fair

Students attend an improved Career Fair

Sammie Volkamer, JAG copy editor and organizations editor

February 22, 2019


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

Students from four high schools, Mill Valley, De Soto, Basehor-Linwood and Eudora, gathered on Tuesday, Feb. 19 to attend the second Career Fair held by USD 232. At the Career Fair, students had the opportunity to experience in-person networking with 67 businesses and attend an interview tips session. Counselor Chri...

Teenagers should spend more time with their families

Teenagers should spend more time with their families

Rylee Fouts, JAG reporter/photographer

November 5, 2018


Filed under OPINION

All throughout my life, family has always been my first priority. When high school came around, I found that it was much more difficult to manage my time and make sure that I had enough time for my family along with friends and activities. When I started high school, I realized I would have to deal with...

Boys soccer defeats Blue Valley North 2-0 on senior night

Boys soccer defeats Blue Valley North 2-0 on senior night

Samantha Volkamer, JAG copy editor and organizations editor

October 13, 2018


Filed under BOYS SOCCER, SPORTS, Top stories

Boys soccer beat the Blue Valley North Mustangs 2-0 on Thursday, Oct. 11. The group of 8 seniors experienced a win on senior night, the last home game of the regular season. In the first half, senior Jake Ashford scored a memorable goal to make the score 1-0. “I couldn’t have asked fo...

Charity kickball tournament held to benefit Sprague family

Charity kickball tournament held to benefit Sprague family

Jakob Twigg, JagWire sports editor

September 26, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Nolan Sprague, Top stories

  A charity kickball tournament, put together by several students of MV’s community service class, raised a total of $1780 on Sunday, Sept. 23.The tournament was held in honor of senior Nolan Sprague, who is currently in recovery at Craig Hospital in Englewood, Colorado after a diving ...

Students receive real-world experience through mock interviews

Students receive real-world experience through mock interviews

Tricia Drumm, Mill Valley News editor-in-chief

November 30, 2017


Filed under NEWS

As a part of the formative assessment on the unit of job-seeking and interview skills, Career and Life Planning students participated in mock interviews with different community members on Wednesday, Nov. 29. Throughout the unit, FACS teacher Emily Schmidt taught students about resume-building, cove...

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