Mill Valley News

Self-defense class held for community

Self-defense class held for community

Anna Owsley, JagWire reporter/photographer

November 16, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

  Students, teachers, and parents practice self defense strategies, taught by Carrie Mugridge and Prime Martial Arts instructor Jimmy Golden, at a free self defense class at Mill Valley on Thursday, Nov. 15. The whole event was organized by senior Lexi Knappen who felt led to bring a self ...

Sexuality education varies amongst student body

Sexuality education varies amongst student body

Ally Nguyen, Elizabeth Joseph, and Anna Owsley

September 20, 2018


Filed under FEATURES, Top stories

 As a freshman, you may hear or may have heard rumors about what the required semester-long sophomore Health class entails. Maybe you heard about the unit focusing on nutrition, or the different lessons about drug usage and healthy behaviors. More likely, you heard about Health as a “sex class” bec...

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


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

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...

DECA competes at Leavenworth High School in third competition of the year

DECA competes at Leavenworth High School in third competition of the year

Ally Nguyen, Mill Valley News editor-in-chief

November 13, 2017


Filed under NEWS

DECA participated in their third competition this year at Leavenworth High School on Wednesday, Nov. 8. Of the 29 members who went, seven ranked third or higher overall. According to senior Allie Harvey, a majority of the members who attended place and participants, both new and returning, felt good...

Girls soccer defeats Leavenworth

Girls soccer defeats Leavenworth

Katya Gillig, JagWire news editor

May 17, 2017


Filed under GIRLS SOCCER, SPORTS, SPRING, Top stories

The girls soccer team beat Lancing 9-1 on Tuesday, May 16 in the first game of the regional tournament. Senior midfielder Haley Freeman scored two goals in 13th and 18th minutes. According to junior defender Cori Carver, the game allowed the team to get back into rhythm. “It gave us oppor...

Rise in fake news clouds judgment of students

Rise in fake news clouds judgment of students

Braden Shaw and Marah Shulda

February 2, 2017


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

Throughout the past year, especially during the presidential election, the outbreak of false information published to make money off website views — or fake news — has become prevalent in the social atmosphere. In a survey conducted by the JagWire of 97 students, 92% said they have come acros...

SLT hosts freshman meeting

SLT hosts freshman meeting

Lindsay VanLerberg, JAG writer

September 12, 2015


Filed under NEWS

SLT met with freshmen in seminar to show them what Mill Valley is all about and how they can get involved in, and outside, of school. Lead by senior Cooper Hutteger, the meeting introduced the freshmen to school traditions, including the Class Cup competition and Homecoming week. Hutteger also emphasized ...

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