Mill Valley News

StuCo prepares for jungle-themed Homecoming week

StuCo prepares for jungle-themed Homecoming week

Jenna McDonald, JAG organizations editor

August 30, 2018


Filed under Homecoming 2018, NEWS

StuCo members have been working to get ready for this year's Homecoming on Saturday Sept. 8. To prepare for this year’s Homecoming activities, StuCo spent time decorating for this year’s theme: Jurassic Jungle. Homecoming week starts out with tropical wear on Friday, Aug. 31. Tuesday, Sept. ...

StuCo aims to make changes in upcoming school year

StuCo aims to make changes in upcoming school year

John Lehan and Katya Gillig

August 20, 2018


Filed under NEWS

To improve upon last year, StuCo aims to incorporate new ideas to help get the student body more involved. These ideas came in part from a StuCo camp attended by five StuCo members, including junior Ashley Grega. According to Grega, the camp was a good opportunity to share and receive ideas with oth...

StuCo hosts third annual Mr. Mill Valley and raises $300 for the Shawnee Special Olympics

StuCo hosts third annual Mr. Mill Valley and raises $300 for the Shawnee Special Olympics

Ashlyn Windmiller, JAG reporter

March 29, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

  Students and families entered the Little Theatre on Wednesday, March 28 to watch the annual Mr. Mill Valley competition. The contestants included juniors Jack Matchette, Jack Mahoney, Killian O’Brien and Noah Smith and seniors Conner Ward, Mike Turner, Cody Robertson and Justin Grega. The...

Spanish National Honor Society views Picasso exhibit

Spanish National Honor Society views Picasso exhibit

Annika Lehan, JAG organizations editor

March 3, 2018


Filed under NEWS

Traveling to the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art on Friday, March 2, students from Spanish National Honor Society viewed an exhibit focusing on artist Pablo Ruiz y Picasso, "Through the Eyes of Picasso." While there, students participated in a variety activities, some of which included trying to replica...

Students put on first ever thespian-exclusive show

Students put on first ever thespian-exclusive show

Elizabeth Joseph, Taylir Charest, and Jakob Twigg

February 2, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

For the first time in school history, the drama and theatre department has put together a single-cast, thespian-exclusive production of the musical comedy “She Loves Me” directed, choreographed and put together entirely by a group of senior members of the school’s thespian troupe. The show runs...

KC Ice Center offers skating opportunities for beginners and advanced skaters alike

KC Ice Center offers skating opportunities for beginners and advanced skaters alike

Nora Lucas, JagWire editor-in-chief

December 15, 2017


Filed under Special coverage

As the smell of chicken strips fills the main entrance, kids unlace their skates or take off sweaty hockey gear from a session on the ice. The Canadian national anthem, “O Canada,” booms out of the table hockey game in the corner while employees fill out paperwork and organize name tags. Two rin...

Theatre department performs first tap musical since 2009, “42nd Street”

Theatre department performs first tap musical since 2009, “42nd Street”

Tricia Drumm and Michael Sandri

November 9, 2017


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

  While this year’s curtain call dance of the fall musical “42nd Street” featured every cast member tapping for about a third of the song, at the beginning of production in September, over half of the cast had not experience in tap shoes. “42nd Street” is the first tap musical si...

Boys and girls cross country named runner-ups in Kansas State Championships

Boys and girls cross country named runner-ups in Kansas State Championships

Tricia Drumm, Mill Valley News editor-in-chief

October 30, 2017


Filed under CROSS COUNTRY, FALL, SPORTS, Top stories

Both boys and girls cross country were runner-ups in their respective state championship races at Rim Rock Farm on Saturday, Oct. 28. The girls scored 45 points, falling five points behind St. James Academy, and the boys had 72 points, falling 11 points behind St. Thomas Aquinas.   This is the ...

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