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Letter from the editors: scrapping it all together

Letter from the editors: scrapping it all together

Ally Nguyen, Anika Roy, and Annie Myers

March 22, 2019


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Howdy, friends. We hope you had a rest-filled and replenishing spring break, and as always, welcome back to another issue of the JagWire. Despite mother nature absolutely obliterating our initial production cycle with her excessive amounts of snow and ice, our wonderful staff was able to put forth the...

Letter from the Editors: Hitting the ground running

Letter from the Editors: Hitting the ground running

Elizabeth Joseph, Katya Gillig, and Marah Shulda

October 4, 2018


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Welcome to a new year of Letters from the Editors, web edition. Although we aren’t too far into the school year, we’ve been hitting the ground running when it comes to coverage. With pieces focusing on different aspects of the Monticello Library put together before school started, we tried to get...

Letters from the Editors: Every detail counts

Letters from the Editors: Every detail counts

Tricia Drumm, Morgan Gurwell, and Ally Nguyen

January 31, 2018


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It’s been a hot minute since the last Letters from the Editors, but we’ve returned! So, let us give you a belated welcome back to the school year. We launched into 2018 with great ideas in mind and high hopes for the rest of the semester. Both newspaper and yearbook had a rough start to second se...

Letters from the editors: My, oh my, how time flies

Letters from the editors: My, oh my, how time flies

Tricia Drumm, Morgan Gurwell, and Ally Nguyen

December 20, 2017


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It’s the most wonderful time of the year — first semester is over, the Christmas tree is glittering, the kitchen is warm with joy and special projects are finished. If you haven’t seen our special project, “Shawnee: Keep it Local,” yet, then you’re missing out. We covered everywhere from ShananiGan...

Letters from the Editors: Better late than never

Letters from the Editors: Better late than never

Tricia Drumm, Morgan Gurwell, and Ally Nguyen

November 17, 2017


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We’re a little late (a few months, to be exact), but your favorite  Mill Valley News editors-in-chief are here to welcome you to this school year’s edition of Letters from the Editors — back and better than ever. Between putting together the JagWire newspaper for you each month, taking the Oxfo...

Letters from the Editors: Jumping right back in

Letters from the Editors: Jumping right back in

Nora Lucas, Raya Lehan, and Alison Booth

January 14, 2017


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Second semester is underway, and man, do we have a lot going on. Over winter break, the three of us got together and made official decisions regarding our newspaper special project. In a 12 minute discussion, we agreed upon At 5900 Monticello Road: a collection of stories about the most special location...

Letters From The Editors: Montage

Letters From The Editors: Montage

Justin Curto and Jena Smith

March 27, 2016


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It’s still March, but we’re dying. Since we’re running on little sleep and a lot of stress, we’re going to share some (sort of) random thoughts and things we’ve been meaning to write about. Enjoy. We’re stressed and busy Like we just mentioned, we’re trying to hold it together for fourth quarter. W...

Letters From The Editors: Feedback

Letters From The Editors: Feedback

Justin Curto and Jena Smith

March 5, 2016


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Welcome back to Letters From The Editors. Normally, toward the end of the quarter, we write about our latest special project. However, something happened last night that we want to share about. A few days ago, after hearing that Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders and Republican presiden...

Letters From The Editors: The prize bag

Letters From The Editors: The prize bag

Justin Curto and Jena Smith

February 19, 2016


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Welcome back to Letters From The Editors. Last semester, we chose our favorite web story and photo after each web week. We awarded the staffers that created our favorite content with a certificate and their favorite candy. Our process worked for most of the semester, but at the beginning of this semester,...

Letters From The Editors: Habs, we have a problem (or two)

Letters From The Editors: Habs, we have a problem (or two)

Justin Curto and Jena Smith

February 7, 2016


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Welcome back to Letters From The Editors. This week, we had not one, but two major web happenings. And, of course, they occurred when we finally had more than enough events to cover. It all started Saturday night, when J-Curt made a realization. As he was clicking through one of his concert photo galler...

Letters From The Editors: Which Mill Valley News editor-in-chief are you?

Letters From The Editors: Which Mill Valley News editor-in-chief are you?

Justin Curto and Jena Smith

January 30, 2016


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Welcome back to Letters From The Editors. This week, we’re trying something new. After our presentation at the Kansas Scholastic Press Association fall conference, Kansas City Christian School senior Bryce Johnston, the web editor of the Paw Print, introduced himself to us. He’s awesome. Since th...

Letters From The Editors: We jinxed ourselves (Believe it or not, we don’t got this)

Letters From The Editors: We jinxed ourselves (Believe it or not, we don’t got this)

Justin Curto and Jena Smith

January 22, 2016


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Welcome back to Letters From The Editors. (If you’d like a nice laugh, read our blog from last week before starting this one.) We’d like to begin this blog by painting a scene. For extra effect, you can close your eyes to imagine it, after reading the coming paragraph, of course. It’s 4:15 p.m....

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