Mill Valley News

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...

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


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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...

Peers in Learning class participates in special Halloween celebration

Peers in Learning class participates in special Halloween celebration

Annika Lehan, JAG organizations dditor

October 31, 2017


Filed under NEWS

To celebrate Halloween, the silver day Peers in Learning students dressed up in costumes and went to Basehor-Linwood High School on Monday, October 30. Upon arrival at Basehor-Linwood, students were greeted, given name tags and ushered into the gym where a variety of activities, such as face painting,...

Students help out by picking up the school’s recycling

Students help out by picking up the school’s recycling

Michael Sandri, JagWire reporter

October 22, 2017


Filed under FEATURES, Top stories

The school’s recycling program, led by special education teacher Jill Norman, spends every Blue day collecting all of the recyclables from teacher’s rooms and bringing them to the recycling bins in the back of the school. Norman is able to witness how the program is helpful when it comes to maintai...

Special services department hosts annual MV Cafe

Special services department hosts annual MV Cafe

Anika Roy, JagWire sports editor

April 24, 2017


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After much preparation, the special services department hosted their MV Cafe event for staff members this past Friday, April 21. Held during all four lunches, the event was intended to give special service students the opportunity to practice and develop their work skills by serving a fried chick...

Students host Valentines-themed special prom

Students host Valentines-themed special prom

Sydney Parker, JAG Sports Editor

February 13, 2017


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Students gleamed with excitement in special education teacher Shannon Long’s classroom on Thursday, Feb. 9 as she went over the itinerary for a day most of them had looked forward to for a while: the prom. The prom took place at The Bridge in De Soto, Kansas on Friday, Feb. 10. Prior to the ...

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