Mill Valley News

Cheer team leads their school and community

Cheer team leads their school and community

Hannah Chern and Anna Owsley

March 14, 2019


Filed under Special coverage

Pom poms and ponytails flying, cheerleaders bound across the floor in stunts and dance. Cheer teams are always present at sporting events with their enthusiastic performances and motivational cheers. These individuals are the face of spirit leadership in schools all across the nation. However, at Mill Va...

Bowling team concludes season at state competition

Bowling team concludes season at state competition

Jenna McDonald, JAG Organizations Editor

March 7, 2019


Filed under BOWLING, SPORTS, Winter

Schools from all over Kansas gathered in Wichita on Friday, March 1 for their final competition of the season.  The meet consists of three games that are added up to create a series score to determine the athlete's overall placement. Laluk achieved a series score of 485 with a game high of 180 and Tur...

Students communicate nonverbally through sign language

Students communicate nonverbally through sign language

Jenna McDonald, JAG Organizations Editor

December 21, 2018


Filed under Special coverage, VOICES

Junior Maddie Valencia uses the visual form of communication, sign language, to talk to her mom who was born deaf.  Whether that be from talking about her day to asking her mom a question, sign language provides Valencia the opportunity to communicate with her mom. “My mom was born deaf, so I started learning ...

School dress codes need to be altered and enforced

School dress codes need to be altered and enforced

Jenna McDonald, JAG Organizations Editor

December 17, 2018


Filed under OPINION, Opinion columns

As I watch many girls get dress coded for open shoulder tops, I began to wonder why certain rules are implemented in the district. The handbook states that the administration has the right to deem what is appropriate attire for a proper learning environment, but some of the rules have gone too far. Wa...

MV Outfitters club members come together for a bonfire in the park

MV Outfitters club members come together for a bonfire in the park

Jenna McDonald, JAG Organizations Editor

October 31, 2018


Filed under NEWS

Members of MV Outfitters gathered at Shelter 2 on Sunday, Oct. 28 for their annual outdoor meeting. According to senior Madelyn Lehn, the club comes together for a bonfire in the park around this time of the year.\ “Last year we [met] for a Halloween themed bonfire and this year it is more fall-l...

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...

StuCo prepares for jungle-themed Homecoming week

StuCo prepares for jungle-themed Homecoming week

Jenna McDonald, JAG organizations editor

August 30, 2018


Filed under Homecoming 2018, NEWS

StuCo members have been working to get ready for this year's Homecoming on Saturday Sept. 8. To prepare for this year’s Homecoming activities, StuCo spent time decorating for this year’s theme: Jurassic Jungle. Homecoming week starts out with tropical wear on Friday, Aug. 31. Tuesday, Sept. ...

Boys and girls track team place at Shawnee Mission North Relays

Boys and girls track team place at Shawnee Mission North Relays

Jessica Mitchell, JAG reporter

May 11, 2015


Filed under SPORTS, TRACK

The boys track and field team placed third and the girls team placed 13th at Shawnee Mission North on Friday, May 8. According to junior Olivia Barber, the track meet was difficult because of the steep competition. "There were a lot of state-ranked athletes there so the best of the best as far ...

Media production teams place in three events

Media production teams place in three events

Kat Anglemyer, JAG reporter

November 5, 2013


Filed under NEWS

The media production program placed in three categories at the DUTV Video Conference on Saturday Nov. 2 in Springfield, Mo. Senior Riley McDonald took third in news reporting, senior Madison Plouvier received the Best Actress award and senior Ty Smith received third in the Midnight Madness section. ...

Journalism department wins state contest

Journalism department wins state contest

Kathryn Habiger, adviser

May 6, 2013


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

The Mill Valley High School journalism department earned numerous honors at Saturday’s Kansas Scholastic Press Association State Journalism Contest, including the school’s second 5A state journalism title in the last four years. Lead by seniors Kristina Milewski, Austin Gillespie and Jillian Mu...

Blog: Shoe

Blog: Shoe

Riley McDonald, JagWire Illustrator

April 29, 2013


Filed under BLOGS

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