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Jazz band encourages student self-expression through freeform music

Jazz band encourages student self-expression through freeform music

Taylir Charest, JAG people editor

December 21, 2018


Filed under Special coverage, VOICES

Every day, classes of students meet in the band room to showcase their talents, but a certain group, known as Jazz Band, meets in the band room to explore their creative side when performing music. Junior saxophonist Joey Gillette believes jazz band is special because of the makeup of the group. “Ja...

Annual Mayhem Week wraps up school year

Annual Mayhem Week wraps up school year

Tricia Drumm, Mill Valley News editor-in-chief

May 16, 2018


Filed under NEWS

StuCo hosted the annual Mayhem Week, where events ran from Tuesday, May 8 through Saturday, May 12.Events that students and staff participated in included a student versus faculty basketball game, dodgeball tournament, talent show and mud volleyball tournament. The first event to kick off Mayhem Week was th...

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...

Addition of new computer lab relocates Graphic Design teacher Jerry Howard

Addition of new computer lab relocates Graphic Design teacher Jerry Howard

Tricia Drumm and Ally Nguyen

October 18, 2017


Filed under NEWS

The school’s layout allows for many teachers to be close to each other within their department. An exception to this, however, is the art department, with two classes being on the ground level of the A-hallway and two being in the C-hallway. One of these classrooms, Graphic Design teacher Jerry Howard’s,...

StuCo hosts annual talent show

StuCo hosts annual talent show

Anika Roy, JagWire sports editor

May 16, 2017


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

StuCo held its annual Talent Show on Thursday, May 11 as one of many activities Mayhem Week has to offer. With eight talented students performing, junior Lauryn Hurley placed first, junior Elaina Smith placed second and sophomore Lucy Graff placed third. Seniors Kylie Beran, Sam Lopez and Ale...

Students fall to faculty in Mayhem Week basketball game

Students fall to faculty in Mayhem Week basketball game

Michael Sandri, Mill Valley News reporter and photographer

May 10, 2017


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

On Tuesday, May 9, a team of Mill Valley seniors took on teachers in the annual student versus staff basketball game. In the end, the teachers were victorious 40-37. Senior Spencer Butterfield was one of the players on the student team. He describes the game as competitive, but said that no one g...

Kick Butts Volleyball tournament promotes tobacco-free lifestyle

Kick Butts Volleyball tournament promotes tobacco-free lifestyle

Lexi Flipse, Mill Valley News social media editor

March 23, 2017


Filed under NEWS

The annual Kick Butts volleyball tournament took place in the auxiliary gym on Wednesday, March 22. Students paid $1 to participate on a team and raised around $100, with all funds going to support Relay for Life and the American Cancer Society. The event is hosted every year following Kick ...

Senior Meghan Clark spends every morning with friends in art teacher Jerry Howard’s Room

Senior Meghan Clark spends every morning with friends in art teacher Jerry Howard’s Room

Jakob Twigg, Mill Valley News reporter

January 18, 2017


Filed under 5900 MONTICELLO ROAD, Special coverage

At some point or another, nearly every student in high school finds a place on campus to kick back, relax and hang out with friends. This place can be on a sports field or in a locker bank, but for senior Meghan Clark, this place is in art teacher Jerry Howard’s room. Clark became involved with the art program a...

StuCo hosts Mayhem Week students vs. faculty basketball game

StuCo hosts Mayhem Week students vs. faculty basketball game

Taylor Anderson, JAG editor-in-chief

May 6, 2016


Filed under NEWS

The annual Mayhem Week student vs. faculty basketball game took place on Wednesday, May 4 during seminar. The students won 42-37. “I just watched, but it was fun to go out and watch classmates of mine that I’ve grown up with play with teachers that have taught us for four years and just compe...

Country Club Bank hosts student art show

Country Club Bank hosts student art show

Sam Lopez, JagWire news editor

May 4, 2016


Filed under NEWS

The Country Club Cafe hosted an art show displaying student artwork from various classes on Monday, April 25. The art show gives aspiring artists and other students a chance to show off their artwork for the community. Art teacher Jerry Howard believes holding art shows may help students put their ...

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