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 ...

Students in broadcast take advantage of leadership opportunities

Students in broadcast take advantage of leadership opportunities

Sophie Lecuru, JagWire Features Editor

March 8, 2019


Filed under LEADERSHIP, LEADERSHIP, Special coverage

The room is filled with an air of anticipation as students bustle around the studio, hurrying to their places before MVTV goes live for their weekly episode. A lot of hard work is put into airing a weekly episode of MVTV including story ideas, story assignments and schedules, filming and critiques. Behind the scenes, leadership plays an imp...

The NFL has a lot of work that needs to be done during the offseason

The NFL has a lot of work that needs to be done during the offseason

Hunter Ristau, JagWire managing editor and business manager, MVTV assistant producer

February 9, 2019


Filed under OPINION, Opinion columns

    After the ending of Super Bowl 52 on Sunday, Feb. 3, the New England Patriots won the trophy for the sixth time in the past 17 years. After the end of the football season, many things have come up in the spotlight ,one of those being the officiating needs to be called more consistently.     I think that...

Boys swim team competed in EKL meet at Blue Valley Southwest

Boys swim team competed in EKL meet at Blue Valley Southwest

Sophie Lecuru, JagWire features editor

February 4, 2019


Filed under BOYS SWIM, Winter

The boys swim team travelled to Blue Valley Southwest High School to compete in their EKL meet on Friday and Saturday Feb. 1 and 2. Sophomore Cole McClure felt the meet went very well. “Everyone swam their hardest and was dropping time,” McClure said. “All the relays did really well ...

Boys swim places second at Olathe South meet

Boys swim places second at Olathe South meet

Sam Hanson, JagWire reporter/photographer

January 19, 2019


Filed under BOYS SWIM, SPORTS

After scoring 484 points through 12 events, the boys swim team finished second place out of six schools at a meet hosted by Olathe South on Wednesday, Jan. 16. The team won four of the events, including the 200 Yard Medley Relay, the 100 Yard Butterfly, the 200 Yard Freestyle Relay and the 100 Yard Breas...

Girls basketball defeats Lansing 59-48

Girls basketball defeats Lansing 59-48

Ben Wieland, Opinions Editor

January 17, 2019


Filed under SPORTS, Top stories

With 2:07 to play in the fourth quarter of the girls’ basketball team’s win, Lansing knocked down a 3-pointer to cut the lead to 49-45. Unfazed, senior center Trinity Knapp grabbed an offensive rebound and finished an and-one layup to get the school’s lead back up to seven points. The team pull...

‘The Bridge’ program offers graduated students further development of skills

‘The Bridge’ program offers graduated students further development of skills

Steven Curto and Ally Nguyen

November 21, 2018


Filed under FEATURES

Making their first homemade coaster sale to a member of the community, a group of graduated special service students practice their marketing and sale techniques. These students are given this workforce opportunity among many others in the district’s unique program called “The Bridge.” The Bridge...

District implements new security features as part of safety initiative

District implements new security features as part of safety initiative

Ally Nguyen, Tanner Smith, and John Lehan

November 16, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

The district budgeted over $2 million to implement new security measures after the passing of the USD232 bond. The most recently implemented measures are a door security system and the installation of magnets on every door within the building. Additionally, in compliance with new state standards, schoo...

Jaguars lose to St. Thomas Aquinas in the sectional championship game

Jaguars lose to St. Thomas Aquinas in the sectional championship game

Katya Gillig, Mill Valley News editor-in-chief

November 10, 2018


Filed under FALL, FOOTBALL, SPORTS, Top stories

The Jaguars lost to the St. Thomas Aquinas Saints 30-7 on Friday, Nov. 9 in the sectional championship game. The loss ended the Jaguars’ season with a final record of 7-4. Senior running back Cameron Young believes the season was a success, as the team was able to get better each week. ...

Jaguars win first round of playoffs against Topeka West

Jaguars win first round of playoffs against Topeka West

Katya Gillig, Mill Valley News editor-in-chief

October 28, 2018


Filed under FALL, FOOTBALL, SPORTS

The Jaguars defeated the Topeka West Chargers 49-10 in the first round of the playoffs on Friday, Oct. 26. With the win, the Jaguars will move on to the regional round of the playoffs. After a bad snap and an intentional grounding penalty by Topeka West, the Jaguars had the ball deep in Charger ter...

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