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Eight athletes sign letters of intent on Wednesday, April 30

Eight athletes sign letters of intent on Wednesday, April 30

Alana Flinn, JagWire editor-in-chief

May 1, 2014


Filed under SPORTS, Top stories

Eight athletes signed athletic letters of intent at a signing ceremony on Wednesday, April 30 in the auxiliary gym. After three rounds and eight hours of tryouts, senior Brittany Rouse earned a spot as a Classy Cat on the Kansas State University dance team. Rouse enjoyed signing in front of her friends an...

JagPRIDE holds annual Grim Reaper event

JagPRIDE holds annual Grim Reaper event

Shelby Rayburn, JAG editor-in-chief

April 21, 2014


Filed under NEWS

Junior Brady Franklin walked out of his Blue Three Physics class on Friday, April 18 while resource officer Maurice Loridon announced that Franklin had been killed in a drunk driving accident. The Grim Reaper led Franklin into the hallway and when he returned, his face had white powder and a painted te...

NHS remains active despite a slow year

NHS remains active despite a slow year

Shelby Rayburn, JAG Yearbook editor-in-chief

April 14, 2014


Filed under OPINION, Opinion columns

Recently, NHS has been under a bit of criticism due to inadequate involvement compared to previous years. As a member and secretary of the organization, I feel it is only fair to clarify some of the reasoning for the downfall. Many members have complained about a lack of community service opportunities,...

Robotics team travels to Regionals in Arkansas

Robotics team travels to Regionals in Arkansas

Shelby Rayburn, JAG Yearbook Editor-in-chief

March 13, 2014


Filed under NEWS

The Robotics team earned sixth place in a five-day Regional Tournament at Harding University in Searcy, Arkansas on Sunday, March 9. The team had a six-week limit to create their robot which had to throw a ball or assist other robots in catching a ball and making a goal. “The most difficult part...

Cheerleaders bring home a one rating from Andover

Cheerleaders bring home a one rating from Andover

Shelby Rayburn, JAG Editor-in-chief

February 19, 2014


Filed under CHEER, SPORTS

A bus filled with the laughs of cheerleaders as they took a three hour trip to Andover on Saturday, Feb. 15 for the Andover Central Showcase at Andover Central High School. The team brought home a one rating, the highest rating a team or individual can receive.  They also recieved outstanding awards...

Girls basketball team loses to Piper High School

Girls basketball team loses to Piper High School

Shelby Rayburn, JAG Yearbook editor-in-chief

January 22, 2014


Filed under SPORTS

The girls basketball team lost 50-34 to Piper High School on Tuesday, Jan. 21. The team’s record fell to 3-6 after the loss. Senior power forward Carly Eaton said the team focused on a goal of keeping PHS from scoring a certain number of points after trailing Piper 33-13 at half time. “W...

Jaguars defeat Piper High School in overtime

Jaguars defeat Piper High School in overtime

Shelby Rayburn, JAG editor-in-chief

December 11, 2013


Filed under SPORTS

The student section stormed the basketball court after a 79-77 overtime victory against Piper High School on Friday, Dec. 6. Senior Nick Friesner said the student section played a part in the win. “It was very intense and everyone was really into the game,” Friesner said. “Including the student...

AP Biology students take part in DNA lab

AP Biology students take part in DNA lab

Shelby Rayburn, JAG editor-in-chief

November 7, 2013


Filed under FEATURES

Students in science teacher Eric Thomas’ AP Biology class participated in a lab that gave them unique medical experience on Tuesday, Nov. 5. The class placed DNA in a gel solution and put a voltage through the solution to pull the DNA to the positive pull. This helped them to separate two types of...

JagPRIDE visits elementary school for Red Ribbon Week

JagPRIDE visits elementary school for Red Ribbon Week

Shelby Rayburn, JAG Editor-in-chief

October 25, 2013


Filed under NEWS

JagPRIDE members kicked off Red Ribbon Week by visiting the future generation of Mill Valley students at Horizon Elementary School on Wednesday, Oct. 23. “I think it’s important to help kids learn about drug awareness,” junior Lindsay Stockham said. “This will be a big part of what they con...

Track team takes largest group ever to state

Track team takes largest group ever to state

Shelby Rayburn, JAG Reporter

May 29, 2013


Filed under SPORTS, Top stories

As the track athletes prepared for their events at the state meet on Friday, May 24, they realized having such a large team there showed accomplishment. A total of 40 students qualified for state, the most in school history. “You had more people cheering you on,” senior pole vaulter Emily Brigham...

Journalism department wins state contest

Journalism department wins state contest

Kathryn Habiger, adviser

May 6, 2013


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

The Mill Valley High School journalism department earned numerous honors at Saturday’s Kansas Scholastic Press Association State Journalism Contest, including the school’s second 5A state journalism title in the last four years. Lead by seniors Kristina Milewski, Austin Gillespie and Jillian Mu...

Students elect new Student Body officers

Students elect new Student Body officers

Shelby Rayburn, JAG web editor

May 2, 2013


Filed under NEWS

Junior Alex Rounds was elected president over two other opponents after the annual student body speeches were broadcasted live by MVTV during seminar on Wednesday, May 1. “I took my campaign seriously but the campaign was actually a joke,” Rounds said. “I felt bad at first because I was running...

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