Mill Valley News

Softball takes two wins against St. James

Softball takes two wins against St. James

Taylir Charest, JAG Reporter

May 2, 2018


Filed under SOFTBALL, SPORTS, SPRING, Top stories

The softball team defeated the St. James Thunder 13-0 and 23-0 in a double header on Tuesday, May 1. The team’s mindset going into the game was key in getting these wins, according to sophomore Jessica Garcia. “Starting out, we focused on playing good defense, hitting low and having fun,...

Lacrosse team finds victory at Shawnee Mission South

Lacrosse team finds victory at Shawnee Mission South

Anika Roy, JagWire copy editor

April 8, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, SPRING

The lacrosse team defeated the Shawnee Mission South Raiders 13-10 on Friday, April 6. Individually, junior Kamren Lovett scored three goals, followed by sophomore Ethan Mantel, junior Jameson Clark, and senior Sammy Rebeck with two goals and junior Jake Fiscella with one. With temperatures just...

Softball defeats Blue Valley West Jaguars in season opener

Softball defeats Blue Valley West Jaguars in season opener

Gabrielle Cabrera, JAG reporter/photographer

March 30, 2018


Filed under SOFTBALL, SPORTS

  The softball team defeated the BVWest Jaguars 10-3 and 13-2 in a doubleheader on Tuesday, March 27 in their first games of the season. According to sophomore Jessica Garcia, the players will use each others’ energy and confidence to perform well for the 2018 season. “As a team, we com...

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...

Spanish National Honor Society views Picasso exhibit

Spanish National Honor Society views Picasso exhibit

Annika Lehan, JAG organizations editor

March 3, 2018


Filed under NEWS

Traveling to the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art on Friday, March 2, students from Spanish National Honor Society viewed an exhibit focusing on artist Pablo Ruiz y Picasso, "Through the Eyes of Picasso." While there, students participated in a variety activities, some of which included trying to replica...

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...

JagPRIDE holds seminar self-defense class for students

JagPRIDE holds seminar self-defense class for students

Sydney Parker, JAG managing/copy editor

February 1, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

JagPRIDE held a self-defense class for students to participate in during seminar in the main gym on Wednesday, Jan. 31. JagPRIDE wanted to use the self-defense class as a way to promote National Self-Defense Month which takes place in the month of January. Approximately 20 students attended the class ...

Physics students participate in fourth annual marshmallow launcher competition

Physics students participate in fourth annual marshmallow launcher competition

Lauren Ocker, JAG editor-in-chief

October 11, 2017


Filed under NEWS

Students in physics teacher Chad Brown’s class put their knowledge to the test in a project building marshmallow launchers. The launchers were eventually showcased in class-wide competitions taking place Monday, Oct. 9 and Tuesday, Oct. 10. The project was divided up into three class period...

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