Mill Valley News

Social media enables students to express themselves

Social media enables students to express themselves

Hannah Chern, Elizabeth Joseph, and Ally Nguyen

February 11, 2019


Filed under FEATURES, Top stories

In an increasing digitalized age, you may find yourself flooded with a constant stream of social media posts. You’ll find countless articles analyzing the seemingly negative effects these platforms have on teenagers, as well as parents, peers and teachers advising you to put down your phone. Despite...

NHS members participate in Natalie M. Fashion Show

NHS members participate in Natalie M. Fashion Show

Sammie Volkamer, JAG copy editor and organizations editor

February 5, 2019


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

  At the Natalie M. Fashion Show on Sunday, Feb. 3, multiple students in NHS walked the runway to benefit schools and students in the greater Kansas City Area. Seniors Fatima Hernandez and Sydney Njorage each won a scholarship giving money to help pay for their college tuition and help fun...

Fashion blog allows math teacher Sarah Sides to express her style

Fashion blog allows math teacher Sarah Sides to express her style

Gabby Cabrera, JAG reporter

February 2, 2018


Filed under FEATURES

Posing for her daily selfie, math teacher Sarah Sides posts her outfit of the day on her Facebook blog “School in Style,” a fashion blog she started in mid-October. Sides initially became interested in clothes and shopping in her early teens. “I think it’s just a pretty natural thing ...

NHS students participate in the Natalie M. fashion show

NHS students participate in the Natalie M. fashion show

Abby Layton, JagWire A&E editor

January 16, 2018


Filed under NEWS

  The Natalie M. Fashion Show was held at the Doubletree Hotel and Conference Center on Sunday, Jan. 14. 20 National Honors Society members participate in the event, and all of the money raised went back to NHS.   According to NHS co-sponsor Sarah Sides, not every member can particip...

NHS holds unsuccessful coin drive

NHS holds unsuccessful coin drive

Claire Kaifes, JAG reporter

April 11, 2017


Filed under NEWS

NHS held a fundraiser to make blankets for kids with cancer throughout the week of April 3. The fundraiser was a coin drive that raised about $20 and all the money raised was donated to help make children more comfortable in the hospital. Project Linus is a foundation that looks to provide fun and c...

District reveals state assessment scores

District reveals state assessment scores

Alison Booth and Nick Booth

November 19, 2015


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

The district revealed its preliminary state assessment scores to the Board of Education on Monday, Nov. 2. On the Mathematics assessment, 88 percent of Mill Valley students were performing at grade level and in English Language Arts, 93 percent were performing at grade level. 46 percent of the school’s...

Formal WPA dance now a mixer

Austin Gillespie, reporter, Maya Sudduth, reporter

February 4, 2011


Filed under NEWS

Within the past month, the decision to change WPA from a formal dance to a mixer was officially made. The mixer will take place in the commons on Friday, Feb. 11 after the home varsity basketball game against Bonner Springs. Music will begin 30 minutes after the game concludes and the mixer will en...

Cheer and dance excel at festival

Austin Gillespie, reporter

November 16, 2010


Filed under NEWS

On Saturday, Nov. 13 the cheer squad and dance team came home from the Cheer and Dance Festival with more than just experience, but also several division one ratings. The Silver Stars dance team received three division one ratings and an award for best technique. The cheer squad received a division...

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