Mill Valley News

Boys soccer defeats Shawnee Mission South 3-2

Boys soccer defeats Shawnee Mission South 3-2

Anna Owsley, JagWire reporter/photographer

October 24, 2018


Filed under BOYS SOCCER, FALL, SPORTS

  Boys soccer beat Shawnee Mission South 3-2 on Tuesday, Oct. 23, earning a spot in the regionals championship game. Eight minutes into the first period, Jake Ashford scored the first goal of the game off a pass by junior Riley Ferguson, giving the Jags a 1-0 lead. “Riley [Ferguso...

Students grow closer after their families combine

Students grow closer after their families combine

Steven Curto, JagWire A&E editor

October 20, 2018


Filed under FEATURES

Waking up in a rush in the morning, senior Alec Schiffman and junior Emma Smith get dressed and hurriedly push past each other as they leave the house to commute to school in separate cars. While many students attend school with their biological siblings, a few students attend the same high school a...

Boys soccer triumphs over Blue Valley Northwest in 2-1 victory

Boys soccer triumphs over Blue Valley Northwest in 2-1 victory

Samantha Volkamer, JAG copy editor and organizations editor

September 26, 2018


Filed under BOYS SOCCER, FALL, SPORTS, Top stories

  Boys soccer defeated Blue Valley Northwest with a 2-1 score on Tuesday, Sept. 25. With 11 minutes left in the first half, sophomore Quinten Blair scored the first goal of the game. At the end of the first half the Jaguars were winning 1-0. Being up in the first half gave senior Jake A...

Boys soccer team beats St. Thomas Aquinas

Boys soccer team beats St. Thomas Aquinas

Anna Owsley, JagWire reporter/photographer

September 13, 2018


Filed under BOYS SOCCER, FALL, SPORTS, Top stories

The boys soccer team won against St. Thomas Aquinas with a score of 2-0 on Tuesday, Sept. 11. The slow first half of the game reflected the Jaguars’ poor performance against Aquinas in both season games last year that resulted in losses.  Head coach Arlan Vomhof believed that the Jaguars n...

Students participate in peaceful walkout to recognize victims of school shooting in Florida

Students participate in peaceful walkout to recognize victims of school shooting in Florida

Ashlyn Windmiller, JAG reporter

March 8, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

A student-led walkout on Thursday, March 8 at the front of the school honored the victims of the Parkland High School shooting. Students left their classrooms at 9:55 a.m. and chosen demonstrators read the names of the victims while dropping roses at 10 a.m.. To end the walkout, organizer senior Clai...

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...

District reveals state assessment scores

District reveals state assessment scores

Alison Booth and Nick Booth

November 19, 2015


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

The district revealed its preliminary state assessment scores to the Board of Education on Monday, Nov. 2. On the Mathematics assessment, 88 percent of Mill Valley students were performing at grade level and in English Language Arts, 93 percent were performing at grade level. 46 percent of the school’s...

Crowding at school manifests itself to students and staff

Crowding at school manifests itself to students and staff

Nick Booth, Justin Curto, Jillian Leiby, and Sarah Myers

September 24, 2015


Filed under FEATURES, Top stories

With the constant influx of students coming into the school each year, students and staff are beginning to feel like they have less space. While much of the focus has been on crowding in the parking lot, students and staff can see this crowding other places inside the school. Despite administrative efforts,...

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