Mill Valley News

NAHS hosts Bob Ross painting party

NAHS hosts Bob Ross painting party

Taylir Charest, JAG People Editor

March 11, 2019


Filed under NEWS

NAHS allowed students who aren’t in the club to enjoy following a Bob Ross painting tutorial of a winter scene in honor of the extended winter on Thursday, March 7 after school. According to junior NAHS officer Chloe Griffin, the club wanted to do something new. “We meet usually every Thurs...

Bands present their Spring Concert

Bands present their Spring Concert

Maddie Schaffer, JAG reporter and Photographer

March 6, 2019


Filed under NEWS

The band performed in their annual spring concert on Monday, March 4 after facing difficulties with practice time. With snow day after snow day, many high schools near the Johnson County area have been experiencing a significant loss in school days. This directly affected the band’s time to prep...

NHS members participate in Natalie M. Fashion Show

NHS members participate in Natalie M. Fashion Show

Sammie Volkamer, JAG copy editor and organizations editor

February 5, 2019


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

  At the Natalie M. Fashion Show on Sunday, Feb. 3, multiple students in NHS walked the runway to benefit schools and students in the greater Kansas City Area. Seniors Fatima Hernandez and Sydney Njorage each won a scholarship giving money to help pay for their college tuition and help fun...

Being bilingual provides students with an avenue of expression

Being bilingual provides students with an avenue of expression

Annika Lehan, JAG editor-in-chief

December 26, 2018


Filed under Special coverage, VOICES

Language is everywhere, surrounding each and every individual with a stream of words, an abundance of culture and a plethora of voices. While different parts of the world express their voices in different ways, it is through language that people can remain connected. According to sophomore Sofia Nicot, who spea...

Repertory Theater class performs first shows in school history

Repertory Theater class performs first shows in school history

Hannah Chern, Mill Valley News social media editor and JagWire news editor

December 9, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

  The new Repertory Theater class set off their inaugural year by performing their first two shows. “Too Much Light Makes the Baby Go Blind” by Greg Allen was performed on Thursday, Dec. 6 and “Harvey” by Mary Chase was performed on Friday, Dec. 7. Repertory Theater is a new addit...

Students take charge of upcoming Bark For Life event

Students take charge of upcoming Bark For Life event

Anna Owsley and Tatum Elliott

October 16, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

Bark For Life, a new preliminary event for the annual Relay For Life, is being held Oct. 20 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Garrett Park on 47th St. At the Bark For Life event, participants are invited to take their dogs out for a few hours of games, contests, food and even a visit from the Shawnee Polic...

Special services department hosts third annual prom

Special services department hosts third annual prom

Ashlyn Windmiller, JAG reporter

February 13, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

As an upbeat playlist echoed from the speakers, students and staff members from a variety of Kansas high schools gathered in the Mill Valley auxiliary gym for the 2018 prom. A collection of Valentine’s Day themed decorations lined the walls and unique activities such as a movie room and game table were se...

Peers in Learning class participates in special Halloween celebration

Peers in Learning class participates in special Halloween celebration

Annika Lehan, JAG organizations dditor

October 31, 2017


Filed under NEWS

To celebrate Halloween, the silver day Peers in Learning students dressed up in costumes and went to Basehor-Linwood High School on Monday, October 30. Upon arrival at Basehor-Linwood, students were greeted, given name tags and ushered into the gym where a variety of activities, such as face painting,...

MV Outreach hosts Project Warmth

MV Outreach hosts Project Warmth

Anika Roy, JagWire copy editor

October 29, 2017


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

As a class cup activity, MV Outreach hosted Project Warmth, a coat drive for the Salvation Army, from Monday, Oct. 23 to Friday, Oct. 27. The juniors won by a substantial amount, donating 34 of the total 67 coats that were donated by the student body. MV outreach sponsor Amanda Appl encouraged t...

Blue band presented superior one rating at Central States Marching Festival

Blue band presented superior one rating at Central States Marching Festival

Tricia Drumm, Mill Valley News editor-in-chief

October 9, 2017


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

Blue band took to Manhattan on Saturday, Oct. 7 to compete in the Central States Marching Festival. While there, they went through a clinic with Kansas State University band students in the morning and performed in the late afternoon. At the end of the night, there were one ratings among drum line...

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