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JagPRIDE hosts May Day basket-making seminar

JagPRIDE hosts May Day basket-making seminar

Sydney Parker, JAG managing/copy editor

May 1, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

A crowd of students anxiously stood in line to gather the required materials to assemble their May Day Baskets as part of the stress-free May Day basket-making seminar hosted by jagPRIDE in the Senior Cafe on Tuesday, May 1. The seminar served as the second stress-free seminar of the year after ...

Girls soccer defeats SMNorthwest 2-1 after week-long delay

Girls soccer defeats SMNorthwest 2-1 after week-long delay

Sydney Parker, JAG managing/copy editor

April 21, 2018


Filed under GIRLS SOCCER, SPORTS, SPRING, Top stories

The girls soccer team defeated Shawnee Mission Northwest on Friday, April 20 with a final score of 2-1. The game began on Friday, April 13, but had to be postponed due to weather with 19:24 remaining in the first half. Senior Emily Munyer managed to score a goal before the delay which allowed t...

Girls soccer defeats Olathe North 4-0 at home

Girls soccer defeats Olathe North 4-0 at home

Sydney Parker, JAG managing/copy editor

March 29, 2018


Filed under GIRLS SOCCER, SPORTS, SPRING

The girls soccer team defeated Olathe North 4-0 at home on Wednesday, March 28, bringing the season record to 3-0. Less than two minutes into the game, senior Adde Hinkle scored the first goal of the game for the Lady Jags. Being able to gain an early lead helped senior center defender Gracie Eck...

Silver Stars perform in NDA Nationals Showcase in preparation for nationals

Silver Stars perform in NDA Nationals Showcase in preparation for nationals

Sydney Parker, JAG managing/copy editor

February 27, 2018


Filed under DANCE, SPORTS, Top stories

  The Silver Stars performed at the National Dance Alliance (NDA) Nationals Showcase at Olathe Northwest on Monday, Feb. 26. The showcase served as a way to send off local dance teams planning on attending the NDA National Championships in Orlando, Florida, which takes place from Friday, M...

JagPRIDE holds seminar self-defense class for students

JagPRIDE holds seminar self-defense class for students

Sydney Parker, JAG managing/copy editor

February 1, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

JagPRIDE held a self-defense class for students to participate in during seminar in the main gym on Wednesday, Jan. 31. JagPRIDE wanted to use the self-defense class as a way to promote National Self-Defense Month which takes place in the month of January. Approximately 20 students attended the class ...

Freshman Belle Bonn takes on new experiences through flying airplanes

Freshman Belle Bonn takes on new experiences through flying airplanes

Sydney Parker, JAG copy/managing editor

January 28, 2018


Filed under FEATURES

Sitting in the cockpit of a single prop plane with a look of concentration on her face, freshman Belle Bonn slowly pulls back on the yoke in order to execute the landing at Johnson County Executive Airport on Sunday, Jan. 21. Unlike most people her age, Bonn has been flying airplanes since she was 11 y...

Girls bowling takes first place in tournament and boys lose to Bishop Miege

Girls bowling takes first place in tournament and boys lose to Bishop Miege

Sydney Parker, JAG managing/copy editor

January 23, 2018


Filed under BOWLING, SPORTS, Winter

The girls bowling team took first place in its tournament against Miege, BV, BVNorthwest and BVNorth by earning a score of 1810 at Olathe Lanes East Bowling Center on Monday, Jan. 22. The boys competed against Miege and lost 2156-1964.   Sophomore Bri Laluk, who earned an individual score of...

Boys and girls bowling teams compete in first meet of the season

Boys and girls bowling teams compete in first meet of the season

Sydney Parker, JAG managing/copy editor

January 10, 2018


Filed under BOWLING, SPORTS, Winter

The girls and boys bowling teams competed in their first meets of the season at Park Lanes on Tuesday, Jan. 9. The girls took first place in their tournament consisting of five teams after earning a score of 1917. The boys competed against St. James and ended up losing 2142-1980. Senior Emily Jack...

Okun Fieldhouse promotes physical activity and healthy lifestyles within community

Okun Fieldhouse promotes physical activity and healthy lifestyles within community

Sydney Parker, JAG managing/copy editor

December 15, 2017


Filed under Special coverage

The lights turned on and the sound of basketballs bouncing off the courts echoed throughout the gymnasium of Okun Fieldhouse as teams began arriving for after school practices on Thursday, Nov. 16. Built in 1999, Okun Fieldhouse coined its name after 15-year-old former basketball player Bailey Ann ...

Shawnee: Keep it Local

Shawnee: Keep it Local

Mill Valley News staff

December 7, 2017


Filed under SHAWNEE: KEEP IT LOCAL, Special coverage, Top stories

From the scent of pizza wafting through the kitchen of Old Shawnee Pizza to sipping hot chocolate with your friends at the Kansas City Ice Center to laughing at the bruises from playing human foosball at Kick it Foos, come explore the ins and outs of Western Shawnee. In this special project, you'll see...

Quiz Bowl competes in first meet of season at Eudora

Quiz Bowl competes in first meet of season at Eudora

Sydney Parker, JAG managing/copy editor

November 16, 2017


Filed under NEWS

  Quiz Bowl competed at its first meet of the season at Eudora High School on Wednesday, Nov. 15. The team consisted of six students: seniors Jameson Isaacsen, Madeline Myrick, Landon Butler, Nora Lucas, Tom Colling and junior Nathan Sheehan. In order to prepare for the first meet, the t...

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