Mill Valley News

StuCo holds fourth annual Mr. Mill Valley

StuCo holds fourth annual Mr. Mill Valley

Katya Gillig, Mill Valley News editor-in-chief

March 22, 2019


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

StuCo held its fourth annual Mr. Mill Valley fundraiser on Wednesday, March 20. Junior Cline Boone won the competition, while senior Steven Colling came in as runner-up. Seven students competed in the event: juniors Nathan Greenfield, Ben Stove and Boone and seniors Blake Aerni, Zach Bossert,...

Relay for Life committee holds rally to promote spring event

Relay for Life committee holds rally to promote spring event

Elizabeth Joseph, Mill Valley News editor-in-chief

January 13, 2019


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

The Relay for Life committee held a rally on Friday, January 11 during seminar to build excitement for the event, which will take place on Friday, March 29 through Saturday, March 30. The goal of the committee, according to senior committee chair Kate Backes, was to elevate the excitement of those inte...

After moving to the 6A class, girls win first state cross country title in school history

After moving to the 6A class, girls win first state cross country title in school history

Ally Nguyen, JagWire editor-in-chief

October 28, 2018


Filed under CROSS COUNTRY, FALL, SPORTS, Top stories

The girls cross country team won the school's first state title Saturday, Oct. 27 at Rim Rock Farm. Running in 6A for the first time, the team scored  41 points, and freshman Katie Schwartzkopf finished first with a time of over 20 seconds faster than the second place finisher. The boys placed f...

School moves from 5A to 6A classification

School moves from 5A to 6A classification

John Lehan, JagWire reporter/photographer

October 22, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

For the first time in its history, the school has been included in the 6A classification, which expanded from 32 schools to 36 for non-football activities and was announced by KSHSAA on Sept. 26. 5A also increased from 32 schools to 36 for non-football activities, which means classes 4A through 6A w...

Cross country girls place first and boys named runner-ups at EKL tournament

Cross country girls place first and boys named runner-ups at EKL tournament

Jenna McDonald, JAG organizations editor

October 12, 2018


Filed under CROSS COUNTRY, FALL, SPORTS, Top stories

Cross Country competed against 7 different schools in the EKL championship, with girls varsity earning first and boys varsity receiving second. Freshman and second place runner Katie Schwartzkopf felt happy with the team's performance and accomplishments. “We always do really amazing and I am j...

Marching Jaguars receive all one ratings at Central State Marching Festival

Marching Jaguars receive all one ratings at Central State Marching Festival

Elizabeth Joseph, Mill Valley News editor-in-chief

October 9, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

The Marching Jaguars received all one ratings at the Central States Marching Festival, hosted by Kansas State University, on Saturday, Oct. 6. The band was judged based on five criteria: performance, musicality, auxiliaries, repertoire and coordination. They competed against forty other schools and we...

Band places third at Emporia State Marching Festival

Band places third at Emporia State Marching Festival

Ben Wieland, JagWire opinions editor

October 4, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

The band competed at Emporia State University in the Emporia State Marching Festival on Wednesday, Oct. 3, where the band earned a one ranking and placed third against many other local high school bands. The band performed “The Phoenix” by Fall Out Boy, “Viva la Vida” by Coldplay and ...

Band receives a two rating at Bonner Springs competition

Band receives a two rating at Bonner Springs competition

Ben Wieland, JagWire opinions editor

September 21, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

The Mill Valley marching band competed against several other local high school bands on Wednesday, Sep. 19 at Bonner Spring High School. The band earned a two ranking, one point away from a one ranking, and placed second overall at the competition. For the performance, the band performed “...

Cross country team goes on annual summer trip

Cross country team goes on annual summer trip

Sophie Lecuru and Sophia Armendariz

August 22, 2018


Filed under CROSS COUNTRY, FALL, SPORTS

The cross country team traveled to Lyons, Colorado for their annual summer trip. While the first cross country meet may not be until Sept. 1, student athletes have been hard at work preparing for the upcoming season. The team traveled from Estes Park to Boulder, Colorado, running at many different locat...

Engineering students attend bridge building competition as an extension to class

Engineering students attend bridge building competition as an extension to class

Abby Layton, JagWire A&E editor

February 6, 2018


Filed under NEWS

Ten engineering students went to a bridge building competition at the Museum at Prairie Fire on Saturday, Feb. 3. Out of about 140 competitors all ten students made it in the top 100, with one student placing in the top twenty. The competition was a voluntary option for the students in engineering tea...

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