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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...

NHS holds unsuccessful coin drive

NHS holds unsuccessful coin drive

Claire Kaifes, JAG reporter

April 11, 2017


Filed under NEWS

NHS held a fundraiser to make blankets for kids with cancer throughout the week of April 3. The fundraiser was a coin drive that raised about $20 and all the money raised was donated to help make children more comfortable in the hospital. Project Linus is a foundation that looks to provide fun and c...

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...

NHS hosts jean and coat drive to benefit Johnson County Christmas Bureau

NHS hosts jean and coat drive to benefit Johnson County Christmas Bureau

Jakob Twigg, JagWire sports editor

November 8, 2016


Filed under NEWS

NHS is hosting a jean and coat drive this week lasting from Monday, Nov. 7 to Friday, Nov. 11. Although this is not the first coat drive put on by NHS, it is their first in partnership with the Johnson County Christmas Bureau. According to senior Rachel Rule who helped plan the drive, the Johnson County Ch...

NHS finishes Pennies for Paws drive

NHS finishes Pennies for Paws drive

Grace Lovett, JAG Reporter

September 30, 2016


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NHS held its first fundraiser of the year, Pennies for Paws, during the week of Sept. 10. The fundraiser was a coin drive, and the money raised was donated to the Great Plains Society Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, otherwise known as the Great Plains SPCA. In total the Pennies for Paws drive raised...

NHS hosts food drive for De Soto food pantry

NHS hosts food drive for De Soto food pantry

Lauren Ocker, JAG reporter

February 23, 2016


Filed under NEWS

NHS went door to door and collected food in the neighborhoods surrounding the school on Sunday Feb. 22, as part of a food drive for the De Soto Food Pantry. The club members gave out fliers on Thursday, Feb. 18, around the community to spread awareness for the event. On the day of the food drive, the s...

Natalie M. Fashion Show again proves to be successful for NHS

Natalie M. Fashion Show again proves to be successful for NHS

Nora Lucas, Mill Valley News social media editor

February 1, 2016


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

Thirty NHS students walked the runway this Sunday, Jan. 31, at the Natalie M. Fashion Show in Overland Park. Students raised over $4200, which will fund NHS’ outreach endeavors. For the past eight years, the Natalie M. Foundation has put on a fashion show where local school organizations ca...

NHS members create cards for veterans

NHS members create cards for veterans

Laken Wagner, JAG student life editor

December 8, 2015


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Students and craft supplies crowded room A101 on Friday, Dec. 4, as more than 50 NHS members came together to make Christmas and other holiday cards for U.S. Veterans. Junior Charlotte Muttai was one of the many students to create various cards. “It was really fun,” Muttai said. “The ...

MV Update Nov. 19

MV Update Nov. 19

Adri Talavera, JagWire opinions editor & business manager

November 19, 2015


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NHS cancels lip sync battle Limited volunteers and time led NHS to cancel its first lip sync battle, which was scheduled to take place Monday, Nov. 23, in the commons. Sub-state football game advanced tickets on sale Advanced tickets to the sub-state game against St. Thomas Aquinas on Friday, Nov. 2...

MV Update: Nov. 6

MV Update: Nov. 6

Adri Talavera, JagWire opinions editor & business manager

November 6, 2015


Filed under NEWS

NHS selling fashion show tickets NHS will be accepting donations in exchange for tickets to the Natalie M. Foundation fashion show from Tuesday, Nov. 10 through Sunday, Dec. 5. Donating $5 is worth one ticket. Those who donate money can expect their tickets to be delivered to sometime after Friday, D...

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