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Sexuality education varies amongst student body

Sexuality education varies amongst student body

Ally Nguyen, Elizabeth Joseph, and Anna Owsley

September 20, 2018


Filed under FEATURES, Top stories

 As a freshman, you may hear or may have heard rumors about what the required semester-long sophomore Health class entails. Maybe you heard about the unit focusing on nutrition, or the different lessons about drug usage and healthy behaviors. More likely, you heard about Health as a “sex class” bec...

Wrestling places second at EKL league tournament

Wrestling places second at EKL league tournament

Claire Kaifes, JAG reporter

February 12, 2017


Filed under SPORTS, Top stories, Winter, WRESTLING

The wrestling team finished second in its first EKL league tournament on Saturday, Feb. 11. at St. Thomas Aquinas. Seniors Dylan Gowin, Joey Gray, Jett Bendure and juniors Jarrett Bendure and Conner Ward received first place in their weight class. BVSW finished first overall. Head coach Travis Ke...

Skills USA hosts first meeting

Skills USA hosts first meeting

Michael Sandri, Mill Valley News reporter

October 8, 2016


Filed under NEWS

Skills USA hosted its first official club meeting on Friday, Oct. 7. Throughout the past couple months, potential members and sponsors had been putting energy into gaining the official school club title, which, according to engineering teacher Helga Brown, is no longer a concern. "The state an...

FACS students hold semester-long internships

FACS students hold semester-long internships

Sydney Parker, JAG reporter

December 10, 2015


Filed under NEWS

Students from FACS teacher Ellee Gray’s Career and Community Connections class have been interning at businesses that provide human services since the beginning of the semester. The class is held during silver four and each student is placed in Gray’s seminar, which allows the opportunity to intern...

Students use empathy bellies to replicate the weight of pregnancies

Students use empathy bellies to replicate the weight of pregnancies

Jason Chen, JagWire reporter & illustrator

October 31, 2015


Filed under NEWS

Motherhood arrived early for students in Family Studies when the class simulated the weight of carrying a child through the use of empathy bellies. The empathy bellies, according to Family and Consumer Sciences teacher Ellee Gray, are used to show students the effects of pregnancy. A sack containin...

Eight athletes sign letters of intent at signing ceremony

Eight athletes sign letters of intent at signing ceremony

Tori Aerni, JagWire editor-in-chief

April 30, 2015


Filed under SPORTS, Top stories

Eight student athletes took part in the spring signing ceremony on Wednesday, April 29 in the auxiliary gym, signing letters of intent to play sports at the collegiate level. One of the signees, senior Ben Hadden, looks forward to continuously improving his skills beyond high school as he signed a l...

Bowling team places 12th at state competition

Bowling team places 12th at state competition

Taylor Anderson, JAG reporter

March 9, 2015


Filed under SPORTS, Top stories

The girls bowling team placed 12th in 5A state competition on Thursday, March 5 at Wichita-Northrock Lanes in Wichita, Kan. It was the first trip to the tournament as a team in school history. Senior Maridee Weber placed 42nd individually, the highest individual score for the team. On the boy’s sid...

Boys play soccer in Spain during summer

Boys play soccer in Spain during summer

Jillian Leiby, JagWire opinions editor

September 18, 2014


Filed under FEATURES

When it comes to traveling overseas, it’s best to travel with friends. Such was the case for sophomores Adam Grube, Nick Nelson, Aaron Middaugh and Joey Gray, who were all a part of Real Kansas City, a soccer team that traveled to Spain for 9 days this summer to play friendly games against local teams. “It...

Eight athletes sign letters of intent on Wednesday, April 30

Eight athletes sign letters of intent on Wednesday, April 30

Alana Flinn, JagWire editor-in-chief

May 1, 2014


Filed under SPORTS, Top stories

Eight athletes signed athletic letters of intent at a signing ceremony on Wednesday, April 30 in the auxiliary gym. After three rounds and eight hours of tryouts, senior Brittany Rouse earned a spot as a Classy Cat on the Kansas State University dance team. Rouse enjoyed signing in front of her friends an...

Bowling team fails to qualify for state at regionals

Bowling team fails to qualify for state at regionals

Kate Ocker, JAG reporter

March 13, 2014


Filed under SPORTS

Poor scores at boys and girls regional bowling meet ended the team's season. The boys team scored 2,413, and the girls team scored 1,985 on Friday, Feb. 28 competing against 10 other schools. Senior Caden Combs was the only individual to qualify for state with a score of 647. “I was happ...

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