Mill Valley News

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...

StuCo hosts third annual Mr. Mill Valley and raises $300 for the Shawnee Special Olympics

StuCo hosts third annual Mr. Mill Valley and raises $300 for the Shawnee Special Olympics

Ashlyn Windmiller, JAG reporter

March 29, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

  Students and families entered the Little Theatre on Wednesday, March 28 to watch the annual Mr. Mill Valley competition. The contestants included juniors Jack Matchette, Jack Mahoney, Killian O’Brien and Noah Smith and seniors Conner Ward, Mike Turner, Cody Robertson and Justin Grega. The...

Girls physical education class participates in dance unit

Girls physical education class participates in dance unit

Taylir Charest

February 7, 2018


Filed under NEWS

At the beginning of the second semester each year, the girls physical education class does an aerobic dance unit. They receive four class periods to work on their dance and after they’ve come up with their dance, they teach the rest of the class. Physical education teacher Christine Preston likes this unit bec...

Volleyball falls to De Soto during annual Dig Pink match

Volleyball falls to De Soto during annual Dig Pink match

Sydney Parker, JAG managing and copy editor

September 22, 2017


Filed under FALL, FOOTBALL, SPORTS, Top stories

        The volleyball team competed in its annual Dig Pink volleyball match against De Soto at home on Thursday, Sept. 21. Dig Pink is volleyball game in which Mill Valley and De Soto come together in order to raise awareness for breast cancer. Throughout the ev...

Student section allows students to show pride for athletics and school

Student section allows students to show pride for athletics and school

Katya Gillig and Michael Sandri

September 3, 2017


Filed under FALL, SPORTS, Top stories

When students file into the stadium for football games, they hear cheers from the student section, music from the band and feel an electric energy that radiates all around. Senior Conner Ward has frequented the student section since his freshman year and considers being a part of it a very un...

Winter Homecoming pep assembly signifies end of spirit week

Winter Homecoming pep assembly signifies end of spirit week

Tricia Drumm, JagWire features editor

February 4, 2017


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

The main gym was crowded with navy blue and white on Friday, Feb. 3 for the pep assembly concluding the Winter Homecoming spirit week. The assembly packed in a wide variety of student involvement, including brief Winter Homecoming candidate lip-sync competitions, class dance battles, the routine ...

Quiz Bowl team finishes week with one medal, two losses

Quiz Bowl team finishes week with one medal, two losses

Lizzie Kulcsar, Sarah Myers, JagWire reporter, JagWire features/A&E editor

November 24, 2014


Filed under NEWS

This week, Quiz Bowl traveled to De Soto High School, Maranatha Christian Academy and Eudora High School to compete in junior varsity and varsity tournaments. On Monday, the varsity team placed second at De Soto. On Tuesday, the team traveled to Maranatha Christian Academy to compete in the junior...

Students show off talent

Students show off talent

Nick Booth, JagWire opinions editor

May 14, 2014


Filed under NEWS

As a part of Mayhem Week, StuCo hosted the school’s annual talent show on Thursday, May 8. Sophomores Gabby Saunders and Allen Weinert placed first for a vocal duet with piano accompaniment. Junior Michaela Mense placed second for clogging, and freshmen Sam Lopez and Alea Ashford placed third f...

Band and choir members place highly at state

Band and choir members place highly at state

Kat Anglemyer, JAG reporter

May 1, 2014


Filed under NEWS

Band and choir members competed at state for solos and small ensembles at Emporia High School on Saturday, April 26, after receiving a one superior ranking at regionals. Junior Grace Sulzman thinks all the hard work paid off when she received a one ranking in both her flute trio and her flute quarte...

Students make District KMEA Honor Band and Choirs

Students make District KMEA Honor Band and Choirs

Ryan Fullerton, JagWire editor-in-chief

November 22, 2013


Filed under NEWS

Three choir students and three band students were selected to the KMEA Honor Band and Choirs after auditions on Saturday, Nov. 16. The band students who were accepted were senior Tristan O'brien for tuba, junior Kate Schau for euphonium and sophomore Margaret Hempleman for flute. The choir students w...

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