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Relay for Life raises over $100,000

Relay for Life raises over $100,000

Katya Gillig and Annika Lehan

April 1, 2019


Filed under NEWS, Relay for Life 2019, Special coverage

Relay for Life raised $111,726.02 for pediatric cancer at the fourth annual event on Friday, March 29 through Saturday, March 30. The money consisted of money raised at Bark for Life, participant fundraisers and on-site fundraisers. According to event chair Abby Hoepner, the initial goal was much low...

Silver Stars close season with Spring Show and senior send off

Silver Stars close season with Spring Show and senior send off

John Lehan, JagWire reporter/photographer

April 1, 2019


Filed under SPORTS, Top stories

The Spring Show ended the Silver Stars season with competition routines, solos and guest performances on Saturday, March 30. At the end of the night, seniors Olivia Augustine, Eve Steinle, Bella Line and co-captain Addie Ward received a video tribute from their mothers and then performed their self-choreographed ...

JagWire staffers review art at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

JagWire staffers review art at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

Jonathan Atchley, Elizabeth Joseph, and Ben Wieland

March 27, 2019


Filed under OPINION, Reviews

ONCE UPON A TIME We were enthralled by this piece by Ibe Kyoko. This six-fold screen is part of a series of pieces focusing on Japanese culture. The screens are made from “washi” or handmade paper that Kyoko made herself. Additionally, she created the colors using natural materials, like gemstones. Additionally, Kyoko added Japa...

Letter from the editors: scrapping it all together

Letter from the editors: scrapping it all together

Ally Nguyen, Anika Roy, and Annie Myers

March 22, 2019


Filed under BLOGS, LETTERS FROM THE EDITORS

Howdy, friends. We hope you had a rest-filled and replenishing spring break, and as always, welcome back to another issue of the JagWire. Despite mother nature absolutely obliterating our initial production cycle with her excessive amounts of snow and ice, our wonderful staff was able to put forth the...

Q&A with Relay for Life event chairs

Q&A with Relay for Life event chairs

Katya Gillig, Mill Valley News editor-in-chief

March 14, 2019


Filed under LEADERSHIP, LEADERSHIP, Special coverage

Senior Ciara Pemberton JagWire staffer: How long have you been involved in Relay? Ciara Pemberton: I've been involved in Relay for all four years. The first two years I just did Relay, I was on a team but I wasn't on committee, last year I was on survivor dinner for the committee and I had a really good time and this year ...

Youth for Refugees holds second Closet Cleanout for Kansas City International Academy

Youth for Refugees holds second Closet Cleanout for Kansas City International Academy

Annika Lehan, JAG editor-in-chief

March 8, 2019


Filed under NEWS

Youth for Refugees volunteered at the Kansas City International Academy for their second Closet Cleanout on Wednesday, March 6. While there, club members organized previously donated clothing based on elementary school sizes, middle school sizes and gender. According to club president senior A...

Students take on leadership positions outside of school

Students take on leadership positions outside of school

Steven Curto, JagWire A&E Editor

March 8, 2019


Filed under LEADERSHIP, LEADERSHIP, Special coverage

Typically students are involved in leadership positions at school, but some students are also leaders in the community. Whether it's being an Assistant manager at hyvee or being team captain of a soccer team, leadership is very important.   According to senior Chase Mick, one of the assistant managers at...

Journalism takes home 25 awards from regional contest on Monday, Feb. 25

Journalism takes home 25 awards from regional contest on Monday, Feb. 25

Tatum Elliott, JagWire News Editor

March 7, 2019


Filed under NEWS

The journalism department received 25 awards at the Kansas Scholastic Press Association regional competition on Monday, Feb. 25. Of those awards, six were first place rankings. The 18 students continuing to state will compete again on Saturday, May 4, at KU. First place participants comprised of senior...

JagWire reporters review Oscars “Best Picture Award” nominees

JagWire reporters review Oscars “Best Picture Award” nominees

Ally Nguyen and Annie Myers

February 23, 2019


Filed under OPINION, Reviews

We — Ally Nguyen and Annie Myers — adore many aspects of pop culture, especially when it comes to movies and television. That being said, each year we’re extremely excited to tune in to the Oscars. However, we found ourselves lacking time for leisurely activities in the midst of our hecticly bu...

Students experience negative and positive effects of caffeine

Students experience negative and positive effects of caffeine

Tanner Smith and Anna Owsley

February 12, 2019


Filed under FEATURES

Stopping by Starbucks before school because you absolutely need a caffeine hit before the test you have second block... oh, and you were up until 4 a.m. writing an essay due the block after that. As students get deeper and deeper into their high school experience, caffeine has become a way for many to ke...

Students share how to have a successful Galentine’s Day

Students share how to have a successful Galentine’s Day

Annie Myers, JagWire editor-in-chief

February 12, 2019


Filed under OPINION, Opinion columns

DRESS: Pajamas JagWire: Comfort in a laid-back environment provides for a fuss-free evening. Morgan Blubaugh: PJ's are comfy and cozy, which allows you to relax.   PREP: Select romantic comedies JW recommends: "Sixteen Candles" MB recommends: "To All The Boys I've Loved Before"   PREP: P...

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