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Q&A with head custodian Braden Lorenz

Q&A with head custodian Braden Lorenz

Chloe Carson, JAG reporter/photographer

February 20, 2019


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JAG: What is your name? Braden Lorenz JAG: When did you start working at Mill Valley? BL: I started on Nov. 26, 2018 JAG: As the new head custodian, what jobs you are in charge of? BL: I’m in charge of all custodians, building maintenance, building upkeep, and snow removal, on the si...

Junior Alea Ashford competes and receives plaque for latest piano competition

Junior Alea Ashford competes and receives plaque for latest piano competition

Sophie Rosen, JAG reporter

January 17, 2016


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How long have you been playing piano? I've been playing piano since I was three, so 14 years. How would you describe the process of Fall Festival? Usually through the years you play different genres. Two or three years will be classical, the next years with be Romantic, Baroque and then con...

Senior Siera Thompson accepted to American Musical and Dramatic Academy for acting

Senior Siera Thompson accepted to American Musical and Dramatic Academy for acting

Shelby Hudson, JAG editor-in-chief

December 6, 2015


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What are your plans for after high school? I am going to Los Angeles, California, to attend the American Musical and Dramatic Academy. It is a trade school, so they specifically specialize in performing arts, and I am getting an associate’s degree in acting so I can pursue a career in performing...

Senior Paige Maggart designs tattoos

Senior Paige Maggart designs tattoos

Raven Hodges, JagWire ads manager

April 15, 2015


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Mill Valley is filled with many talented artists, but for senior Paige Maggart, art goes beyond the classroom. She designs tattoos for people. Maggart has not been designing for long, however, people started to notice her art on social media, which is where most of her clientele comes from. “I st...

Junior Halie Breninger prepares with KC Cheer to compete at Worlds Cheer Competition

Junior Halie Breninger prepares with KC Cheer to compete at Worlds Cheer Competition

Katherine White, JagWire news editor

April 16, 2014


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What got you involved with cheerleading in the first place? I did gymnastics for eight years before cheer, and then I started cheering in middle school, and once I got kind of burned out on gymnastics, I decided I’d try competitive cheer, which is a lot of the same tumbling as gymnastics. I star...

Q&A with junior Alex Barney

Q&A with junior Alex Barney

Brooke Carson, guest reporter

November 8, 2013


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What exactly is tumbling and trampoline? Tumbling and trampoline is a variation of gymnastics that is less hard on the body and is more geared towards power and spring rather than dancing and things like that. How long have you been competing in tumbling? I have been competing in tumbling a...

Q&A with senior Fernanda Silva

Q&A with senior Fernanda Silva

Cassidy Doran, JAG reporter/photographer

November 7, 2013


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Why did you want to be an exchange student? “It was my dream to be an exchange student since I was 11 years old.  I love learning new things and doing my best in everything.  I wanted to see how far I can go and have more responsibility.” How did you learn English? “I studied for six years in extra cl...

School dog Fala assists in counseling program

School dog Fala assists in counseling program

Katherine White, JagWire News Editor

October 15, 2013


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Who is Fala? Ms. Fala is a fully-trained service dog who comes to school with me everyday to service our students here at Mill Valley and also at Mill Creek Middle School. Her first purpose is to service persons with disabilities. [Another is to be] an emotional support to students, parents and st...

Q&A with sophomore Brooke Houghton

Q&A with sophomore Brooke Houghton

Kate Ocker, JAG reporter

October 2, 2013


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What is trap shooting? [It’s when you shoot] clay pigeons. When you say ‘pull’ it shoots out and you just shoot it. What are clay pigeons?  You say ‘pull’ and there’s a trap house out in front of you while your standing on pathway sidewalks, when you say pull the clay pigeon flie...

Q&A with GSA sponsor Jeff Wieland

Q&A with GSA sponsor Jeff Wieland

Kaitlyn Moore, JAG Reporter

September 13, 2013


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What is GSA? “GSA stands for Gay-Straight Alliance and it’s an association of people with multiple sexualities that come together to provide support and advice for each other.”   When was GSA formed? “This is the fourth year the club has been together.”   How did you get invo...

Q&A with health teacher Amy McClure

Q&A with health teacher Amy McClure

Jack Lopez, opinion editor

March 14, 2013


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What are some common dieting myths? A lot of people believe that depends on what time of day you eat a certain food as to how it affects their body weight, and that’s not true: calories are calories. Or that certain types of calories, like carbohydrates, proteins or fats, that one is worse than th...

Student learns how to deal with mom’s paralysis

Student learns how to deal with mom’s paralysis

Connor Oswald, JagWire reporter

February 12, 2013


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Freshman Julian Teopaco and his mother, Serena, discuss living life after Serena experienced a paralyzing car crash How would you describe your mother’s condition?  Julian: I mean she is paralyzed. I always describe it as she doesn’t have much or any function below her shoulders; she has ...

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