Mill Valley News

Q&A with Relay for Life event chairs

Q&A with Relay for Life event chairs

Katya Gillig, Mill Valley News editor-in-chief

March 14, 2019


Filed under LEADERSHIP, LEADERSHIP, Special coverage

Senior Ciara Pemberton JagWire staffer: How long have you been involved in Relay? Ciara Pemberton: I've been involved in Relay for all four years. The first two years I just did Relay, I was on a team but I wasn't on committee, last year I was on survivor dinner for the committee and I had a really good time and this year ...

Journalism takes home 25 awards from regional contest on Monday, Feb. 25

Journalism takes home 25 awards from regional contest on Monday, Feb. 25

Tatum Elliott, JagWire News Editor

March 7, 2019


Filed under NEWS

The journalism department received 25 awards at the Kansas Scholastic Press Association regional competition on Monday, Feb. 25. Of those awards, six were first place rankings. The 18 students continuing to state will compete again on Saturday, May 4, at KU. First place participants comprised of senior...

Relay for Life committee holds rally to promote spring event

Relay for Life committee holds rally to promote spring event

Elizabeth Joseph, Mill Valley News editor-in-chief

January 13, 2019


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

The Relay for Life committee held a rally on Friday, January 11 during seminar to build excitement for the event, which will take place on Friday, March 29 through Saturday, March 30. The goal of the committee, according to senior committee chair Kate Backes, was to elevate the excitement of those inte...

New bowling coaches plan to lead team to victory

New bowling coaches plan to lead team to victory

Ciara Pemberton, JAG photo editor

December 16, 2018


Filed under BOWLING, SPORTS, Winter

JAG staffer: How did you receive the position to be a bowling coach? Bowling coach Amy McClure: I applied for the position, talked to [athletic director Jerald] VanRheen, and interviewed for [the job] shortly after. JS: Why were you interested in becoming a coach for the bowling team? AM: I ...

Daily announcements keep students up to date

Daily announcements keep students up to date

Ciara Pemberton, JAG photo editor and student life editor

December 4, 2018


Filed under Special coverage, VOICES

As the main hallway fills with students en route from one class to another, a few distinctive voices ring throughout the building, informing and updating students about the day’s happenings. Staff members and students alike work together to impact their listeners’ days, using their voices to cre...

High school journalism should be taken more seriously

High school journalism should be taken more seriously

Ciara Pemberton, JAG yearbook photo editor and student life editor

November 30, 2018


Filed under OPINION

I came to the realization as I was sitting in the commons of the University of Kansas Student Union. I had posted a photo of my friends and I at the Kansas Scholastic Press Association’s state contest on my Snapchat story, and as people swiped up to ask what we were there for, it finally clicked: ...

Girls golf team wins school’s first 6A state title

Girls golf team wins school’s first 6A state title

Grace McLeod and Katya Gillig

October 17, 2018


Filed under FALL, GIRLS GOLF, SPORTS, Top stories

The girls golf team placed first in the state competition with a score of 323 strokes on Tuesday, Oct. 16. This win marks the first 6A state title and the first female team to win a state title for the school. Senior Sarah Lawson placed second with a score of 3-over 73 and freshman Libby Green pla...

Girls golf team places first at regionals

Girls golf team places first at regionals

Molly Smith, Senior ads editor

October 13, 2018


Filed under GIRLS GOLF, Top stories

With a score of 350, the girls golf team placed first at the Gardner Edgerton regionals tournament. After the tournament was postponed three days due to rain, the tournament took place on Thursday, Oct. 11th at the Olathe-Prairie Highlands Golf Course. The girls competed against 6 other teams, cl...

Girls golf finishes fifth at Lawrence High invitational

Girls golf finishes fifth at Lawrence High invitational

Molly Smith, JAG senior ads editor

September 30, 2018


Filed under GIRLS GOLF, SPORTS

Girls golf tied for 4th place with Washburn Rural High School, losing the tie breaker and claiming 5th place at the Lawrence High invitational on Wednesday, September 26. Senior Sarah Lawson shot a 75, placing 4th overall, while freshman Libby Green shot an 80, placing 9th. All EKL teams, all...

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