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Stuco implements prom theme, ‘Dancing Through the Decades,’ into the prom pep assembly

Stuco implements prom theme, ‘Dancing Through the Decades,’ into the prom pep assembly

Sammie Volkamer, JAG reporter

April 15, 2018


Filed under NEWS

Students in the bleachers roar in excitement as the prom candidates perform to songs during the prom pep assembly on Friday, April 13. With the 2017-2018 school year almost finished, StuCo hosted the year’s final pep assembly. For about a month, student body secretary junior Hannah Barnes worked w...

Third annual Relay For Life event raises $81,248 for the American Cancer Society

Third annual Relay For Life event raises $81,248 for the American Cancer Society

Sammie Volkamer, JAG reporter

March 25, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

A roar of cheers erupts in the main gym as cancer survivors start their lap in the survivor walk, beginning the students’ active night that is Relay for Life. On Friday, March 23, students joined forces to raise money for the American Cancer Society. By the end of the journey, Jaguar Nation raised $81,248, topping the past two years. Open to the public between 6 to 10 p.m., people in the community participated in on-site fundraisers to enjoy good foo...

Students participate in peaceful walkout to recognize victims of school shooting in Florida

Students participate in peaceful walkout to recognize victims of school shooting in Florida

Ashlyn Windmiller, JAG reporter

March 8, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

A student-led walkout on Thursday, March 8 at the front of the school honored the victims of the Parkland High School shooting. Students left their classrooms at 9:55 a.m. and chosen demonstrators read the names of the victims while dropping roses at 10 a.m.. To end the walkout, organizer senior Clai...

Students put on first ever thespian-exclusive show

Students put on first ever thespian-exclusive show

Elizabeth Joseph, Taylir Charest, and Jakob Twigg

February 2, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

For the first time in school history, the drama and theatre department has put together a single-cast, thespian-exclusive production of the musical comedy “She Loves Me” directed, choreographed and put together entirely by a group of senior members of the school’s thespian troupe. The show runs...

Theatre department performs first tap musical since 2009, “42nd Street”

Theatre department performs first tap musical since 2009, “42nd Street”

Tricia Drumm and Michael Sandri

November 9, 2017


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

  While this year’s curtain call dance of the fall musical “42nd Street” featured every cast member tapping for about a third of the song, at the beginning of production in September, over half of the cast had not experience in tap shoes. “42nd Street” is the first tap musical si...

Members and advisors encourage students to participate in StuCo

Members and advisors encourage students to participate in StuCo

Anika Roy, JagWire copy editor

August 31, 2017


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

StuCo, which is already hard at work for the upcoming school year, is seeking freshman members. While representatives from the other classes were voted into office in May, freshmen wanting to run for one of eight available positions may do so within the first few weeks of the school year. Advisor ...

StuCo hosts third annual Mr. Mill Valley event

StuCo hosts third annual Mr. Mill Valley event

Nora Lucas, Mill Valley News editor-in-chief

February 24, 2017


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

StuCo hosted its annual Mr. Mill Valley event on Thursday, Feb. 23, with senior Collin Petigna emerging as the Mr. Mill Valley of 2017. The contestants competed in a beauty pageant style event, and the ticket sales went towards the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. The event raised over $360. Four boys fr...

Students stay after boys basketball game for Winter Homecoming dance

Students stay after boys basketball game for Winter Homecoming dance

Anika Roy, JagWire sports edior

February 6, 2017


Filed under NEWS

  Following the boys basketball team’s loss to St. James Academy on Friday, Feb. 3, students were invited to attend the Winter Homecoming dance in the commons for class cup points. StuCo members spent many weeks planning specific details for the event according to junior Tyler Orbin....

Junior Marissa Olin finds passion in knitting

Junior Marissa Olin finds passion in knitting

Lexi Flipse, Mill Valley News social media editor

November 10, 2016


Filed under FEATURES

As junior Marissa Olin sits beside her grandmother surrounded by a knitting group, she listens to her grandmother’s friends complain about technology while struggling to learn how to knit. This is a typical occurrence for Olin, who began going to a knitting group with her grandmother as a freshman...

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