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...

jagPRIDE hosts door decorating contest for Red Ribbon Week

jagPRIDE hosts door decorating contest for Red Ribbon Week

Maddie Schaffer and Elizabeth Joseph

October 31, 2018


Filed under NEWS

  In order to help promote healthy lifestyles and behavior, 33 seminar classrooms decorated their doors to promote a healthy lifestyle as a part of Red Ribbon Week. The activities were sponsored by jagPRIDE. The seminars classes of social studies teacher Chris McAfee and art teacher Jodi...

After moving to the 6A class, girls win first state cross country title in school history

After moving to the 6A class, girls win first state cross country title in school history

Ally Nguyen, JagWire editor-in-chief

October 28, 2018


Filed under CROSS COUNTRY, FALL, SPORTS, Top stories

The girls cross country team won the school's first state title Saturday, Oct. 27 at Rim Rock Farm. Running in 6A for the first time, the team scored  41 points, and freshman Katie Schwartzkopf finished first with a time of over 20 seconds faster than the second place finisher. The boys placed f...

Cross country girls place first and boys named runner-ups at EKL tournament

Cross country girls place first and boys named runner-ups at EKL tournament

Jenna McDonald, JAG organizations editor

October 12, 2018


Filed under CROSS COUNTRY, FALL, SPORTS, Top stories

Cross Country competed against 7 different schools in the EKL championship, with girls varsity earning first and boys varsity receiving second. Freshman and second place runner Katie Schwartzkopf felt happy with the team's performance and accomplishments. “We always do really amazing and I am j...

One to One pilot programs allows teachers and students to test possible devices for future adoption

One to One pilot programs allows teachers and students to test possible devices for future adoption

Jenna McDonald, JAG organizations editor

October 5, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

A few classrooms at Mill Valley, and many across the district, recently received new technology devices, such as iPads and laptops, as a part of the One to One technology pilot program. The district is having teachers and students test different devices before they determine which ones will be given to stu...

Cross country team goes on annual summer trip

Cross country team goes on annual summer trip

Sophie Lecuru and Sophia Armendariz

August 22, 2018


Filed under CROSS COUNTRY, FALL, SPORTS

The cross country team traveled to Lyons, Colorado for their annual summer trip. While the first cross country meet may not be until Sept. 1, student athletes have been hard at work preparing for the upcoming season. The team traveled from Estes Park to Boulder, Colorado, running at many different locat...

Vaccine resistant strains cause harsh flu season for children and young adults

Vaccine resistant strains cause harsh flu season for children and young adults

Tricia Drumm and Jakob Twigg

March 14, 2018


Filed under NEWS

Like much of the nation, both Kansas and Mill Valley have been impacted by a particularly harsh flu season. At the school, from December 2017 to Wednesday, Feb. 28, the percentage of students confirmed out of school with the flu was self-reported and recorded to about two percent, or 30 students, of...

Cross country team adjusts to new leadership

Cross country team adjusts to new leadership

Abby Layton and Chris Sprenger

October 19, 2017


Filed under CROSS COUNTRY, FALL, SPORTS

Head cross country coach Chris McAfee stands eagerly on the sidelines at the Rim Rock Classic on Sept. 23, cheering and coaching his runners as they race past him toward the finish line. In McAfee’s first year as head coach he has applied a number of changes in the way the team practices and races. T...

Track places second at home meet

Track places second at home meet

Deanna Newman, JAG reporter

April 21, 2017


Filed under SPORTS, SPRING, Top stories, TRACK

    The varsity track team hosted the Jaguar Non-Qualifier varsity track meet on Tuesday, April 18. The team won second place at the meet against all EKL schools except for Blue Valley and Blue Valley North. More competitors were included in the varsity competition, according to ...

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