Mill Valley News

Relay for Life committee holds rally to promote spring event

Relay for Life committee holds rally to promote spring event

Elizabeth Joseph, Mill Valley News editor-in-chief

January 13, 2019


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

The Relay for Life committee held a rally on Friday, January 11 during seminar to build excitement for the event, which will take place on Friday, March 29 through Saturday, March 30. The goal of the committee, according to senior committee chair Kate Backes, was to elevate the excitement of those inte...

First annual Bark for Life hosted by school

First annual Bark for Life hosted by school

Elizabeth Joseph, Mill Valley News editor-in-chief

October 21, 2018


Filed under NEWS

  After six months of planning, Jaguar Nation hosted its first annual Bark for Life event at Garrett Park on Saturday, Oct. 20. Students and members of the community participated in games, heard from different guest speakers and were able to purchase food and dog treats from vendors. B...

Students take charge of upcoming Bark For Life event

Students take charge of upcoming Bark For Life event

Anna Owsley and Tatum Elliott

October 16, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

Bark For Life, a new preliminary event for the annual Relay For Life, is being held Oct. 20 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Garrett Park on 47th St. At the Bark For Life event, participants are invited to take their dogs out for a few hours of games, contests, food and even a visit from the Shawnee Polic...

StuCo hosts blood drive for American Red Cross

StuCo hosts blood drive for American Red Cross

Allison Winker, JAG editor-in-chief

January 8, 2018


Filed under NEWS

StuCo hosted a blood drive at the school on Saturday, Jan. 6 where community and students alike came together to donate 31 units of blood to the American Red Cross. Junior StuCo representative Annie Myers, who was the chair of the event, spent time promoting the event in order to increase its out...

Choir members end year with senior showcase

Choir members end year with senior showcase

Laken Wagner, JAG Editor-in-Chief

May 11, 2017


Filed under NEWS

Applause roared inside the little theater on Friday, May 5 as ten seniors took the stage during the choir department’s annual senior showcase. With songs ranging from “Think of Me” from Phantom of the Opera, sung by senior Lesa Tilden, to “Taylor, the Latte Boy” by Kristin Chenoweth, sung by s...

Senior class goes to the zoo after winning class cup

Senior class goes to the zoo after winning class cup

Marah Shulda, JagWire reporter and photographer

April 30, 2017


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

The senior class won a trip to the Kansas City Zoo on Thursday, April 27 because they won the overall class cup competition for the 2016-2017 school year. One of the chaperones, math teacher Jessica DeWild, is glad the senior class won the competition since they are nearing their graduation dat...

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 ...

Girls and boys track and field place in the top three at Leavenworth Invitational

Girls and boys track and field place in the top three at Leavenworth Invitational

Grace Lovett, JAG Reporter

April 4, 2017


Filed under SPORTS, SPRING, TRACK

  The girls track team placed first with a total score of 235.50 points, and the boys gathered 99 with a second place finish behind Leavenworth High School at the Leavenworth Invitational. Senior Gabby Hopkins, who placed first in discus and shot put, broke the school record, and hopes ...

NHS organizes food drive for the De Soto Food Pantry

NHS organizes food drive for the De Soto Food Pantry

Sarah Morgan, JAG editor-in-chief

March 10, 2017


Filed under NEWS

Through door-to-door food collection, NHS members partook in a food drive for the De Soto Food Pantry from Wednesday, March 1 through Sunday, March 5. Students divided into small groups of four or five to collect donations. Senior Alexa Cash found the most challenging part was overcoming people refusing...

Marine biology club welcomes speaker

Marine biology club welcomes speaker

Lauren Ocker, JAG Organizations section editor

February 9, 2017


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

The Marine Biology club hosted speaker Dr. Amy Shields on Wednesday, Feb. 8, who shared her experiences in working as a oceanographer in Antarctica and what she endured on her journey to get there. According to sophomore Allie Sagi, the purpose of Shield’s talk was to introduce marine biology a...

Boys swim finishes second at Lansing meet

Boys swim finishes second at Lansing meet

February 4, 2017


Filed under BOYS SWIM, SPORTS, Winter

Defeating all teams but Lansing, the boys swim team manages to take home numerous first place finishes on Tuesday, Jan. 31

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