Mill Valley News

‘The Bridge’ program offers graduated students further development of skills

‘The Bridge’ program offers graduated students further development of skills

Steven Curto and Ally Nguyen

November 21, 2018


Filed under FEATURES

Making their first homemade coaster sale to a member of the community, a group of graduated special service students practice their marketing and sale techniques. These students are given this workforce opportunity among many others in the district’s unique program called “The Bridge.” The Bridge...

District implements new security features as part of safety initiative

District implements new security features as part of safety initiative

Ally Nguyen, Tanner Smith, and John Lehan

November 16, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

The district budgeted over $2 million to implement new security measures after the passing of the USD232 bond. The most recently implemented measures are a door security system and the installation of magnets on every door within the building. Additionally, in compliance with new state standards, schoo...

Letter from the editors: Let’s have a chat

Letter from the editors: Let’s have a chat

Ally Nguyen, Anika Roy, and Annie Myers

November 15, 2018


Filed under BLOGS, LETTERS FROM THE EDITORS

Hello everyone, and welcome to issue three of the JagWire. As always, our staff did an awesome job and put forth their best effort in everything they did. They submitted many great ideas for consideration this production cycle, meaning we went in with a cohesive vision of what we wanted this paper to...

Black Dog Coffeehouse and IBIS Bakery offer locally-sourced goods

Black Dog Coffeehouse and IBIS Bakery offer locally-sourced goods

Ally Nguyen, JagWire editor-in-chief

November 12, 2018


Filed under FEATURES

By Marah Shulda As you watch the crowded room slip past each other while holding their handcrafted espresso drinks and freshly baked bread to rush to find an empty table, which are scarce, you know you’re in for a treat. The aesthetically-pleasing earthy tones of Black Dog Coffeehouse are a stark contrast to the white wa...

Letter from the editors: Making it personal

Letter from the editors: Making it personal

Anika Roy, Annie Myers, and Ally Nguyen

October 26, 2018


Filed under BLOGS, LETTERS FROM THE EDITORS

We’re so happy you’re back for issue two of the JagWire. Yet again, it’s been crazy to witness the learning curve experienced by our staff members, as they’ve spent even more time soaking in all that high school journalism entails. Perhaps one of the most enriching learning opportunities for all...

Senior Nolan Sprague recovering from diving accident, met with support from the community

Senior Nolan Sprague recovering from diving accident, met with support from the community

Ally Nguyen and Jakob Twigg

October 18, 2018


Filed under FEATURES, Nolan Sprague, Special coverage, Top stories

HERE’S WHAT HAPPENED After senior Nolan Sprague suffered an injury to his C5 and C6 vertebrae near the top of his spinal cord in a diving accident on the night of Thursday, Aug. 9, he was paralyzed from the neck down. The accident has changed the lives of the Sprague family forever and now the road to recovery begins. ...

Letter from the editors: Jumping into the school year

Letter from the editors: Jumping into the school year

Annie Myers, Ally Nguyen, and Anika Roy

September 24, 2018


Filed under BLOGS, LETTERS FROM THE EDITORS, OPINION

Hey everyone, and welcome to the miracle that is issue one. The three of us couldn’t be more relieved or excited to be distributing the paper to you, as we’ve spent the last month living and breathing the cliché of making lemonade when life gives you lemons. We were first primarily concerned about the ...

Seniors go to South India on a mission trip

Seniors go to South India on a mission trip

Ally Nguyen and Tanner Smith

September 23, 2018


Filed under FEATURES

While some students may travel abroad for vacation, seniors Faith Dmyterko, Delaney Kemp and Madi Reishus had the opportunity to travel to south India for ten days on a mission trip. The trip, sponsored by Westside Family Church in Lenexa, Kansas, required a total of four days of travel and cost over $30...

Football loses to St. Thomas Aquinas

Football loses to St. Thomas Aquinas

Ally Nguyen, JagWire editor-in-chief

September 22, 2018


Filed under FALL, FOOTBALL, SPORTS, Top stories

The Jaguars lost to the St. Thomas Aquinas Saints 24-13 on Friday, Sept. 21. With this loss, their record falls to 2-2. Going into the game, the coaches worked with players to put together a defensive plan to counter the Saints’ style, according to senior defensive back Eli Midyett. “They ru...

Sexuality education varies amongst student body

Sexuality education varies amongst student body

Ally Nguyen, Elizabeth Joseph, and Anna Owsley

September 20, 2018


Filed under FEATURES, Top stories

 As a freshman, you may hear or may have heard rumors about what the required semester-long sophomore Health class entails. Maybe you heard about the unit focusing on nutrition, or the different lessons about drug usage and healthy behaviors. More likely, you heard about Health as a “sex class” bec...

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