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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...

Science Olympiad places sixth at recent tournament

Science Olympiad places sixth at recent tournament

Anika Roy, JagWire copy editor

December 4, 2017


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

The Science Olympiad team placed sixth at their second tournament of the season, the ThunderKat Klash, this past Saturday, Dec. 2 at St. James Academy. According to sponsor Chad Brown, because the team co-hosted the tournament with St. James, there was an added stress. “There was a lot of pressure on ...

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 ...

Boys golf finishes in eighth place at tournament

Boys golf finishes in eighth place at tournament

Deanna Newman, JAG Reporter

March 28, 2017


Filed under BOYS GOLF, SPORTS, SPRING, Top stories

Boys golf competed in its first tournament of the season at Lions Gate Golf Club on Monday, March 27, finishing with a team score of 346. Sophomore Blake Aerni, who finished with a score of 88, believes that the league change is a part of what made the tournament competitive. “This was our first ...

Co-offensive coordinator TJ O’Neill to be first head coach at Olathe West

Co-offensive coordinator TJ O’Neill to be first head coach at Olathe West

Deanna Newman, JAG Reporter

January 27, 2017


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

Football co-offensive coordinator TJ O’Neill has recently accepted the head coaching position at Olathe West High School for the 2017-2018 school year. O’Neill will be switching over to the brand new Olathe West for the opportunity to become head coach and is excited to be a part of a new football pro...

Robotics starts season with live stream of game demonstration

Robotics starts season with live stream of game demonstration

Deanna Newman, JAG Reporter

January 9, 2017


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

Robotics kicked off its season on Saturday, Jan. 7 by watching a live stream over Twitch, a live video platform, to gain access to the 2017 game rules as well as an animated game demonstration. The team competes in the FIRST robotics competitions and is made up of students from both Mill Valley and...

Religion has quickly changed sophomore Sydney Clarkin’s life

Religion has quickly changed sophomore Sydney Clarkin’s life

Deanna Newman, JAG Reporter

November 3, 2016


Filed under Define Yourself, Special coverage

When sophomore Sydney Clarkin first walked into the Westside Family Church student ministry in August 2015, she never would have guessed that in a little over a year she would be up on stage speaking to the entire high school ministry about her spiritual journey. Clarkin started attending Westside over a ye...

Football defeats Sumner Academy in first game of postseason

Football defeats Sumner Academy in first game of postseason

Deanna Newman, JAG Reporter

October 31, 2016


Filed under FALL, FOOTBALL, SPORTS, Top stories

In the first game of the postseason on Friday, Oct. 28, the Jaguars defeated the Sumner Academy Sabres 56-0. Going into the postseason, the Jaguars had a regular season record of 4-4 and the Sabres had 2-5. Junior wide receiver Evan Rice had confidence in the team going into the game and is ...

Football falls to Blue Valley North

Football falls to Blue Valley North

Deanna Newman, JAG reporter

October 16, 2016


Filed under FALL, FOOTBALL, SPORTS, Top stories

  In their seventh game this season, the Jaguars took on Blue Valley North on Friday, October 14. The game resulted in a 52-23 loss. The Mustangs took a very early first quarter lead with two touchdowns and successful one point conversions within first 2 minutes, putting them up 14-0. ...

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