Mill Valley News

Week 13: Getting the website and paper ready for competition

Sarah Darby and Jill Applegate, editors-in-chief

November 13, 2011

In our last couple of blogs, we talked about the upcoming journalism convention in Minneapolis. As part of the convention, school papers can submit their websites as well as their print newspaper to be judged at the convention....

Students recognized as Kansas Honors Scholars

Josh Duden, news editor

November 11, 2011

Twenty-four students, comprising the top 10 percent of the senior class, have been announced as the recipients of the Kansas Honors Scholars recognition award. The program’s goal is to bring focus to academics and recognize t...

Week 12: Meeting with the staff

Jill Applegate and Sarah Darby, editors-in-chief

November 6, 2011

This past week, we've met with every member that was new to the staff this year as well as with our editors, all to check up and see how things are going. For each person, we wrote some positive reinforcement as well as some things...

Week 11: Feelin’ kind of famous

Sarah Darby and Jill Applegate, editors-in-chief

October 30, 2011

Last week, our paper got an email from a school in Michigan asking for website advice. For our website only being in its second year of existence, it is amazing that schools are looking to us for recommendations. Sarah speaking:...

The saga of the “No Four Lane” sign

Sarah Darby, editor-in-chief

October 27, 2011

For at least a few years now, a sign reading "No Four Lane" has been pushed into the ground outside of my front yard. Created by my father, the sign protested the expansion of Monticello Road, the road I live on, by the city of...