Mill Valley News

Scholars Bowl takes third at Maranatha

Scholars Bowl takes third at Maranatha

Tanner Smith, JagWire reporter/photographer

January 18, 2019


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

  The scholars bowl team competed at a tournament held by Maranatha Christian Academy on Thursday, Jan. 17. The team received third place and finished the day 5-2 with a total score of 385 points. Overall, junior Eva Burke felt the team performed very well. “I think we had a good run, we were very close ...

Scholars’ Bowl team hosts invitational

Scholars’ Bowl team hosts invitational

John Lehan, JagWire reporter/photographer

December 9, 2018


Filed under NEWS

The Scholars’ Bowl team hosted the Mill Valley Scholars’ Bowl Invitational on Wednesday, Dec. 5. Scholars’ bowl and NHS members set up rooms for tournament use, timed and moderated rounds, operated buzzers and kept team scores. 18 teams competed, with St. James Academy taking first, Bishop Mi...

Robotics team modifies toy cars for special needs children

Robotics team modifies toy cars for special needs children

Samantha Volkamer, JAG copy editor and organizations editor

November 18, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

To give children with special needs a toy that works for them, the robotics team worked with Variety KC, to benefit their Go Baby Go program, to modify toy cars on Saturday, Nov. 17. The team created the cars for the kids they were sponsoring, Jeremiah and Micah. After a positive experience la...

Students put on first ever thespian-exclusive show

Students put on first ever thespian-exclusive show

Elizabeth Joseph, Taylir Charest, and Jakob Twigg

February 2, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

For the first time in school history, the drama and theatre department has put together a single-cast, thespian-exclusive production of the musical comedy “She Loves Me” directed, choreographed and put together entirely by a group of senior members of the school’s thespian troupe. The show runs...

Tenor and bass singers participate in district-wide festival

Tenor and bass singers participate in district-wide festival

Annika Lehan, JAG organizations editor

January 10, 2018


Filed under NEWS

Waiting in anticipation for the conductor to begin, tenor and bass singers from all across the district stood on risers in the gym during the first annual Tenor/Bass Choral Festival on Monday, Jan 8. All participating singers came from Lexington Trails, Monticello Trails, Mill Creek, De Soto and Mi...

Quiz Bowl competes in first meet of season at Eudora

Quiz Bowl competes in first meet of season at Eudora

Sydney Parker, JAG managing/copy editor

November 16, 2017


Filed under NEWS

  Quiz Bowl competed at its first meet of the season at Eudora High School on Wednesday, Nov. 15. The team consisted of six students: seniors Jameson Isaacsen, Madeline Myrick, Landon Butler, Nora Lucas, Tom Colling and junior Nathan Sheehan. In order to prepare for the first meet, the t...

Choir learns from Chanticleer singers

Choir learns from Chanticleer singers

Jillian Leiby, JagWire managing editor

February 26, 2016


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Chanticleer, an ensemble of singers, performed in the theater on Wednesday, Feb. 24. Singers Cortez Mitchell, Marques Jerrell Ruff, Blake Morgan and Darita Seth represented the 12-man group on its day off from its U.S. tour. Choir director Sheree Stoppel orchestrated the event after meeting the singers th...

Incoming freshmen welcomed during orientation

Incoming freshmen welcomed during orientation

Taylor Anderson, JAG editor-in-chief

August 19, 2015


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

With the guidance of StuCo members dressed in togas, 366 new freshmen entered the school for the first time as students on Wednesday, August 19. StuCo welcomed the incoming class with a pep assembly and various activities throughout the day to help the freshmen become more familiar with the school. ...

Debate team competes in Blue Valley West tournament

Debate team competes in Blue Valley West tournament

Jessica Mitchell, Alexis Strauss, JAG reporter

November 7, 2014


Filed under NEWS

The debate team traveled to Blue Valley West on Saturday, Nov. 1 and placed fourth overall. As a team, senior Eli Sheehan and junior Karla Kim placed eighth, while juniors Kelly Gothard and Jack Booth took the third place medal out of 17 overall. In the novice division freshman Allison Winker and so...

Q&A with junior Eli Sheehan

Q&A with junior Eli Sheehan

Margo Wieschhaus, JAG reporter/ photographer

March 12, 2014


Filed under FEATURES

Where did Jag Chorale travel this weekend? [On Sunday, March 9] we went to an Irish concert at a church in Kansas. The concert [featured] the Kansas City Chorale. It’s a big concert that they only have once a year. It lasted about four hours. They had really good Irish music. They had a guy from I...

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