Mill Valley News

19 seniors honored at annual signing ceremony

19 seniors honored at annual signing ceremony

Lauren Ocker, JAG Editor-in-Chief

May 5, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

During the annual signing ceremony, 19 seniors signed to continue their academic and athletic careers at various colleges across the country on Wednesday, May 2. The signing ceremony had a unique difference this year; seniors signed one-by-one at a table in the center of the main gym, rather than ...

Track and field teams compete at Kansas Relays

Track and field teams compete at Kansas Relays

April 21, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, SPRING, TRACK

  Results: Adelle Warford, 21st in girls javelin throw Evan Zars, 27th in girls 300-meter hurdles 12th in girls distance medley relay, Delaney Kemp, ninth in girls 800-meter Molly Haymaker, 16th in girls 800-meter Mitch Dervin, fourth in boys 800-meter Trey Callahan, seven...

Third annual Relay For Life event raises $81,248 for the American Cancer Society

Third annual Relay For Life event raises $81,248 for the American Cancer Society

Sammie Volkamer, JAG reporter

March 25, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

A roar of cheers erupts in the main gym as cancer survivors start their lap in the survivor walk, beginning the students’ active night that is Relay for Life. On Friday, March 23, students joined forces to raise money for the American Cancer Society. By the end of the journey, Jaguar Nation raised $81,248, topping the past two years. Open to the public between 6 to 10 p.m., people in the community participated in on-site fundraisers to enjoy good foo...

Bowling takes first overall in Crown Lanes meet

Bowling takes first overall in Crown Lanes meet

February 7, 2018


Filed under BOWLING, SPORTS, Winter

Updated on Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018

StuCo to host semi-formal, Saturday night winter homecoming dance

StuCo to host semi-formal, Saturday night winter homecoming dance

Alison Booth and Lexi Flipse

February 5, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

Students will flood into the space-decorated, dimly lit commons and gym on Saturday, Feb. 10 with peers dressed in semi-formal dancewear in preparation for this year’s winter homecoming dance. This scene is a huge contrast to the past six winter homecoming dances, all of which were held as informal,...

Eastern Kansas League experiences success after placing at and winning many state championships

Eastern Kansas League experiences success after placing at and winning many state championships

Abby Layton and Katya Gillig

December 21, 2017


Filed under SPORTS

The Eastern Kansas League, consisting of 10 schools, has been largely successful in recent years. Of the 177 possible athletic state titles in the last three years in class 4A through 6A, the EKL has won 54 state championships. The next closest league is the Sunflower League, with 27 state championships...

Senior Bella Hadden receives the Kenneth Smith award

Senior Bella Hadden receives the Kenneth Smith award

Elizabeth Joseph, JagWire reporter

November 30, 2017


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

Senior Bella Hadden received the Kenneth Smith award on Wednesday, Nov. 28 due to her high achievement in golf, as well as community service, academics and leadership. A press conference was held in her honor, with local TV stations and newspapers covering the presentation of the award. The award...

Students and staff participate in biannual blood drive

Students and staff participate in biannual blood drive

Elizabeth Joseph, JagWire reporter

October 21, 2017


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

Students and faculty came together to donate blood to the Community Blood Center in a blood drive sponsored by StuCo on Thursday, Oct. 19. Although the blood drive had 72 registered donors, there were fewer donations than anticipated due to factors such as iron deficiency and inability to meet weight...

Girls golf team places third at regionals

Girls golf team places third at regionals

Ashlyn Windmiller, JAG Reporter

October 11, 2017


Filed under FALL, GIRLS GOLF, SPORTS, Top stories

On Tuesday, Oct. 10, the girls golf team played in the regional tournament at Lady Sykes golf course in Overland Park. Senior Bella Hadden received a score of 38, getting first overall, and junior Sarah Lawson placed fourth with a final score of 41. As teams were nearing the end of the ninth hole, ...

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