Mill Valley News

Senior Delaney Kemp leads athletically and religiously

Senior Delaney Kemp leads athletically and religiously

John Lehan, JagWire reporter/photographer

March 8, 2019


Filed under Special coverage

A harsh sting of cold and brutal wind chill drive many people seeking warmth inside for some nice cocoa by the fireplace, but if one glances outside, they may see senior Delaney Kemp streaking by as she leads the girls cross country team on a run through the harsh winter conditions. In addition to lead...

Students in broadcast take advantage of leadership opportunities

Students in broadcast take advantage of leadership opportunities

Sophie Lecuru, JagWire Features Editor

March 8, 2019


Filed under LEADERSHIP, LEADERSHIP, Special coverage

The room is filled with an air of anticipation as students bustle around the studio, hurrying to their places before MVTV goes live for their weekly episode. A lot of hard work is put into airing a weekly episode of MVTV including story ideas, story assignments and schedules, filming and critiques. Behind the scenes, leadership plays an imp...

Boys basketball falls to Shawnee Mission North in first round of substate

Boys basketball falls to Shawnee Mission North in first round of substate

Jakob Twigg, JagWire sports editor

February 27, 2019


Filed under BOYS BASKETBALL, SPORTS, Top stories, Winter

The boys basketball team lost to the Shawnee Mission North Indians with a final score of 55-46 on Monday, Feb 25. The Jaguars suffered a hard fought defeat, bringing an end to their season. Despite the loss, junior Braedan Wiltse believes that the Jaguars played well during the first half. ...

Students and teachers at the school explain why they enjoy thrifting

Students and teachers at the school explain why they enjoy thrifting

Sophie Lecuru, JagWire features editor

February 26, 2019


Filed under FEATURES

Shopping for pre-owned items at thrift stores has become more and more popular and has even established its own verb: thrifting. Students and teachers at the school have been following the trend as well by doing some “thrifting” of their own. Freshman Maddy Williams enjoys thrifting for clothes because of ...

Social media enables students to express themselves

Social media enables students to express themselves

Hannah Chern, Elizabeth Joseph, and Ally Nguyen

February 11, 2019


Filed under FEATURES, Top stories

In an increasing digitalized age, you may find yourself flooded with a constant stream of social media posts. You’ll find countless articles analyzing the seemingly negative effects these platforms have on teenagers, as well as parents, peers and teachers advising you to put down your phone. Despite...

Science Olympiad team competes at Northland invitational

Science Olympiad team competes at Northland invitational

Sophie Lecuru, JagWire features editor

January 29, 2019


Filed under NEWS

The Science Olympiad team competed in the Northland Invitational at Oak Park High School on Saturday, Jan. 26. The team placed fourth overall. According to junior Joan Downey, a lot of work went into preparing for the competition. “We do a lot of practice tests and we have practice every...

JagPRIDE holds second stress free seminar of the year

JagPRIDE holds second stress free seminar of the year

Sam Hanson, JagWire reporter/photographer

December 6, 2018


Filed under NEWS

To combat stress students have with finals approaching, JagPRIDE held their second stress free seminar of the year on Wednesday, Dec. 5, where students created friendship bracelets. To sophomore JagPRIDE member Ellie Tribble, this kind of bonding between students is exactly what the club is advocatin...

District implements new security features as part of safety initiative

District implements new security features as part of safety initiative

Ally Nguyen, Tanner Smith, and John Lehan

November 16, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

The district budgeted over $2 million to implement new security measures after the passing of the USD232 bond. The most recently implemented measures are a door security system and the installation of magnets on every door within the building. Additionally, in compliance with new state standards, schoo...

Debate duo places first overall at Shawnee Mission East

Debate duo places first overall at Shawnee Mission East

Elizabeth Joseph, Mill Valley News editor-in-chief

November 13, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

The debate team competed at a varsity tournament held by Shawnee Mission East on Saturday, Nov. 10. While no overall placements were given at the competition, sophomores Grace McLeod and Anna Owsley placed first overall, undefeated in each round, which is new to the school’s debate team. Additionally, soph...

New table tennis club promotes fun and competitive environment for its members

New table tennis club promotes fun and competitive environment for its members

Sophie Lecuru, JagWire features editor

October 28, 2018


Filed under FEATURES

The rhythmic bouncing of pingpong balls and shouts of victory could be heard from the senior cafe as the table tennis club gathered for its weekly meeting at 3:15 p.m. on Wednesday Oct. 25. A normal meeting for the club includes table tennis matches to 11 or 21 and king of the court. Students of all s...

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