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Mayhem Week: Students face-off in annual “Mill Valley’s Got Talent”

Mayhem Week: Students face-off in annual “Mill Valley’s Got Talent”

May 4, 2019


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

Students competed in “Mill Valley’s Got Talent” on Thursday May 2 in the Little Theater, with junior Anna Paden taking first, the saxophone quartet “Sax Appeal” featuring seniors Marah Shulda, Tyler Jeanneret and Tommy Tanaka and sophomore John Fraka taking second, and senior Eric Schan...

Mayhem Week: StuCo hosts first ever Mario Kart tournament

Mayhem Week: StuCo hosts first ever Mario Kart tournament

Ben Wieland, Opinions Editor

May 3, 2019


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

Freshman Ryan Biven won a sixteen-student Mario Kart tournament hosted by StuCo Wednesday, May 1. Biven won all eight of his races in the tournament, and crossed the final finish line with a crowd of students chanting his name. However, Biven stayed calm and confident until he crossed the finish lin...

Jazz band performs in final concert of the year

Jazz band performs in final concert of the year

Tanner Smith, JagWire reporter/photographer

May 2, 2019


Filed under NEWS

The Jazz Band performed in their last concert of the year Tuesday, April 30. The band started their performance with “702 Shuffle” and went on to play “Teaneck”, “Squares be Gone”, “Big Dipper”, “Giants Walk Among Us” and Manteca before ending their performance with “Brass Machi...

Science Olympiad places third at state

Science Olympiad places third at state

Anna Owsley, JagWire reporter/photographer

April 8, 2019


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

Science Olympiad placed third at state in both the large school division and overall on Saturday, April 6 in Wichita. This is the highest place the Jaguars have ever earned at state in school history. Seven teams placed in the top three of their events: freshmen Aiden Burke and Patrick Mack place...

Youth For Refugees’ refugee simulation educates students on crises

Youth For Refugees’ refugee simulation educates students on crises

John Lehan, JagWire reporter/photographer

April 1, 2019


Filed under NEWS

During Youth For Refugees’ refugee simulation on Wednesday, March 27, students stepped into the shoes of a refugee by walking through an interactive display. Students grabbed a sheet of paper representing backpacks of different color, then walked between displays representing different countries. ...

Soloists perform in spring Jazz Band concert

Soloists perform in spring Jazz Band concert

Sophia Armendariz, JagWire reporter/photographer

March 27, 2019


Filed under NEWS

The Jazz Band held a concert at the school on Tuesday, March 26 that featured multiple Mill Valley students as soloists. Sophomore Audrey Hereth was one such soloists, playing a melody on the piano during the song “A Step From The Edge.” Other soloists include sophomores Jason Kingsbury and Wil...

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...

Students from each grade level question gender’s role in everyday life

Students from each grade level question gender’s role in everyday life

December 13, 2018


Filed under GENDER, Special coverage

Bella Line: Do guys cry often? And under what circumstances? Ben Stove: I cry a whole lot, I’m just going to say that right now. I’m really emotional.  Cade Clauder: Depends on the guy. I’ll only cry at a funeral or a really sad movie. Avery Altman: How do you deal if your friends...

Blue and Silver bands perform concert at school

Blue and Silver bands perform concert at school

Ben Wieland, JagWire Opinions Editor

December 6, 2018


Filed under NEWS

The band performed a concert on Tuesday, Dec. 4 at the school.  The performance, which featured the songs “Accolade” by William Himes, “American Riversong Suite” by Pierre la Plante, “Whispers from the Heart” by Yuji Nomi, “Sleigh Ride” by The Ronettes, “As Eagles Soar” by James S...

Science Olympiad places fifth in their first home tournament

Science Olympiad places fifth in their first home tournament

Annika Lehan, JAG editor-in-chief

December 2, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

The Science Olympiad team held their first ever home tournament, the Thunderkat Klash, in collaboration with the St. James Academy Science Olympiad team, on Saturday, Dec. 1. The team placed fifth overall. Nine teams placed in the top three of their events: junior A.J. Lee in Astronomy, freshm...

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