Mill Valley News

After Prom moves to Topgolf

After Prom moves to Topgolf

Tanner Smith, JagWire reporter/photographer

April 17, 2019


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

To keep up with students’ interests, this year’s After Prom will be held on Saturday, May 4 at Topgolf. In addition to changing the location, the event, which previously ended at 3 a.m., will start at 11:30 p.m. and go until 2 a.m. Tickets for After Prom will be available from Tuesday, April 16 thro...

Boys tennis wins dual at home against Bonner Springs High School

Boys tennis wins dual at home against Bonner Springs High School

Molly Smith, JAG senior ads editor

April 17, 2019


Filed under BOYS TENNIS, SPORTS, SPRING, Top stories

  The boys tennis team won their dual against Bonner Springs High School at home Monday, April 15. Sophomore Manoj Turaga was proud of his performance yet he believes he can improve to properly his path to state. “This dual was one of my better duals,” Turaga said. “ I’ve lost...

Baseball defeats Blue Valley North 10-4

Baseball defeats Blue Valley North 10-4

Tanner Smith, JagWire reporter/photographer

April 16, 2019


Filed under BASEBALL, SPORTS, SPRING, Top stories

The baseball team defeated Blue Valley North 10-4 on Thursday, April 11. The team had an early lead by scoring five runs in the first inning as a result of a couple of well placed hits. In the third inning the team extended the lead by scoring three more runs. While they did give up four runs in l...

Friendship is more important than politics

Friendship is more important than politics

Tanner Smith, JagWire reporter/photographer

March 31, 2019


Filed under Current Events, OPINION

Ever since the election of Donald Trump, it seems like politics is all that matters. For many years politics didn’t seem to matter in picking your friends but that has definitely changed. Politics has dominated the news and political parties seem to be moving farther and farther apart. This politica...

Baseball defeats Rockhurst 5-2

Baseball defeats Rockhurst 5-2

Tanner Smith, JagWire reporter/photographer

March 28, 2019


Filed under BASEBALL, NEWS, SPORTS, SPRING, Top stories

The baseball team defeated Rockhurst 5-2 on Tuesday, March 23. The team first scored in the fourth inning but quickly lost the lead to go down 2-1 going into the fifth inning. After going down, the team refocused and was able to get three crucial huts to score four runs in the sixth inning to win...

Board of Education passes GSA’s nondiscrimination policy change proposal in 6-to-1 vote

Board of Education passes GSA’s nondiscrimination policy change proposal in 6-to-1 vote

John Lehan and Tanner Smith

March 22, 2019


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

With a 6-to-1 vote, the Board of Education passed the GSA proposal to add the phrases “gender identity” and “sexual orientation” to the district’s nondiscrimination policy. This decision puts our nondiscrimination policy on par with other districts such as the Topeka and Kansas City, Missour...

Drum majors lead band to success

Drum majors lead band to success

Tanner Smith, JagWire reporter/photographer

March 14, 2019


Filed under LEADERSHIP, LEADERSHIP, Special coverage

It starts out with a whistle. Then you feel the vibration of the drums. You see the band walk in. You feel the heartbeat of the drums. All of this is a result of hours of practice and strong leadership. According to senior drum captain Zach Bossert, band only works when everyone is on the same pag...

Seven snow days affect students and faculty in the district

Seven snow days affect students and faculty in the district

Grace McLeod, JAG student life editor

March 7, 2019


Filed under NEWS

On Nov. 26, hundreds of students woke up with a sigh of relief to a notification explaining school had been canceled due to inclement weather. Four months and seven snow days later, on Monday, March 4, the Board of Education voted to finalize the schedule changes. The last day of school for seniors ...

Don’t click on clickbait

Don’t click on clickbait

Tanner Smith, JagWire reporter/photographer

March 4, 2019


Filed under OPINION, Opinion columns

“A man falls down and cries for help twice, the second time my jaw drops.” “9 out of 10 Americans are completely wrong about this mind-blowing fact.” “Here’s what actually reduces gun violence.” These are all examples of click bait. They are catchy tiles designed to make you what to re...

Cheerleading hosts a showcase for community members

Cheerleading hosts a showcase for community members

Tanner Smith, JagWire reporter/photographer

February 26, 2019


Filed under CHEER, SPORTS, Top stories, Winter

The cheer team hosted their sixth annual USD232 Cheer Showcase for parents and other members of the community at Mill Valley on Monday, Feb. 27. The goal of the performance was to show off what the team had accomplished during the season in their last performance of the year. For sophomore cheerlea...

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