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The science of sound

The science of sound

Libby Mullican, JAG editor-in-chief

December 21, 2018


Filed under Special coverage, VOICES

JAG staffer: How do we produce sound? Science teacher Eric Thomas: It starts with the diaphragm and the lungs. The diaphragm acts on the lungs and it [relays] pressure to either bring air into the lungs or exhale air out of the lungs. The same thing affects your vocal cords, so as you speak, air is pushed p...

Scholars’ Bowl team hosts invitational

Scholars’ Bowl team hosts invitational

John Lehan, JagWire reporter/photographer

December 9, 2018


Filed under NEWS

The Scholars’ Bowl team hosted the Mill Valley Scholars’ Bowl Invitational on Wednesday, Dec. 5. Scholars’ bowl and NHS members set up rooms for tournament use, timed and moderated rounds, operated buzzers and kept team scores. 18 teams competed, with St. James Academy taking first, Bishop Mi...

Strive for acceptance, not tolerance

Strive for acceptance, not tolerance

Libby Mullican, JAG editor-in-chief

December 9, 2018


Filed under OPINION

The past four years have not been a particularly good time for me and my family in Oklahoma. Ever since then-candidate Donald Trump started campaigning, our family grew divided. When I was in Oklahoma at that time, I grew anxious because I was afraid my mom and I would get caught up in a political de...

Science Olympiad places fifth in their first home tournament

Science Olympiad places fifth in their first home tournament

Annika Lehan, JAG editor-in-chief

December 2, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

The Science Olympiad team held their first ever home tournament, the Thunderkat Klash, in collaboration with the St. James Academy Science Olympiad team, on Saturday, Dec. 1. The team placed fifth overall. Nine teams placed in the top three of their events: junior A.J. Lee in Astronomy, freshm...

Jaguars win in final regular season game

Jaguars win in final regular season game

Katya Gillig, Mill Valley News editor-in-chief

October 21, 2018


Filed under FALL, FOOTBALL, SPORTS

The Jaguars defeated the Blue Valley Southwest Timberwolves 56-7 in their final regular season game on Friday, Oct. 19. Before the game, football seniors were recognized. Head coach Joel Applebee is proud of the seniors and what they mean to the team. “I love them. They work really hard,” A...

Jaguars defeat Blue Valley at home

Jaguars defeat Blue Valley at home

Taylir Charest, JAG people editor

October 14, 2018


Filed under FALL, FOOTBALL, SPORTS, Top stories

The Jaguars defeated the Blue Valley Tigers 18-7, holding them to one touchdown on Friday, Oct. 13. To start the game, the Jaguars kicked off to the Tigers. The Jaguars forced a punt on the Tiger’s first possession. Senior linebacker Chase Shryock blocked the punt, which gave the Jaguars the ball...

Jaguars fall to Blue Valley North at home

Jaguars fall to Blue Valley North at home

Taylir Charest, JAG people editor

September 30, 2018


Filed under Top stories

The Jaguars fell to the Blue Valley North Mustangs on Friday, Sept. 28. Shortly after kicking off to the Mustangs, the Jaguars recovered a fumble in the end zone resulting in a safety. This put them ahead 2-0, only 44 seconds into the game. With 7:55 left in the first quarter, junior lineback...

Jaguars defeat St. James in Homecoming game

Jaguars defeat St. James in Homecoming game

Taylir Charest, JAG people editor

September 9, 2018


Filed under FALL, FOOTBALL, Homecoming 2018, Special coverage, SPORTS, Top stories

The Jaguars won their Homecoming game scoring two touchdowns in the fourth quarter for a come-from-behind win against the St. James Thunder on Friday, Sept. 8. The Jags kicked off to St. James to begin the game. After both teams punted on their first two possessions, senior linebacker Chase Shry...

Jaguars win in season opener

Jaguars win in season opener

Katya Gillig, Mill Valley News editor-in-chief

September 1, 2018


Filed under FALL, FOOTBALL, SPORTS, Top stories

The Jaguars won in the season opener 35-24 against Blue Valley West on Friday, Aug. 31. On the first play of the game, senior defensive lineman Christian Roth recovered a BVW fumble for a touchdown. After a successful extra point attempt by senior kicker Jack Matchette, MV had a quick 7-0 lead...

Journalism wins seventh state title in 5A state contest

Journalism wins seventh state title in 5A state contest

Alison Booth, JagWire editor-in-chief

May 13, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Spotlight, Top stories

The journalism state team took first in the 5A Sweepstakes at the Kansas Scholastic Press Association state contest on Saturday, May 5, winning its seventh state title in 15 years. Competing against nine other 5A Kansas high schools, Mill Valley took first by three points, defeating 2017 state champion ...

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