Mill Valley News

Students attend an improved Career Fair

Students attend an improved Career Fair

Sammie Volkamer, JAG copy editor and organizations editor

February 22, 2019


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

Students from four high schools, Mill Valley, De Soto, Basehor-Linwood and Eudora, gathered on Tuesday, Feb. 19 to attend the second Career Fair held by USD 232. At the Career Fair, students had the opportunity to experience in-person networking with 67 businesses and attend an interview tips session. Counselor Chri...

Senior Nolan Sprague recovering from diving accident, met with support from the community

Senior Nolan Sprague recovering from diving accident, met with support from the community

Ally Nguyen and Jakob Twigg

October 18, 2018


Filed under FEATURES, Nolan Sprague, Special coverage, Top stories

HERE’S WHAT HAPPENED After senior Nolan Sprague suffered an injury to his C5 and C6 vertebrae near the top of his spinal cord in a diving accident on the night of Thursday, Aug. 9, he was paralyzed from the neck down. The accident has changed the lives of the Sprague family forever and now the road to recovery begins. ...

Road to Recovery

Road to Recovery

October 18, 2018


Filed under Nolan Sprague

After senior Nolan Sprague was injured in a diving accident on Thursday, Aug. 9, the community rallied to support both him and his family. As he regains his motor skills, the community continues to show up and provide help where it is needed. This is an ongoing series of coverage about his road to...

‘Bigger than Baseball’ raises funds for senior Nolan Sprague

‘Bigger than Baseball’ raises funds for senior Nolan Sprague

Elizabeth Joseph, Mill Valley News editor-in-chief

October 16, 2018


Filed under BASEBALL, Nolan Sprague, SPORTS, SPRING

  As part of the continued efforts to raise money for the Sprague family, members of the community planned and participated in the Bigger than Baseball clinic, softball tournament and silent auction held on Saturday, Oct. 13. Around 250 people of all ages participated in the event. The Bi...

Charity kickball tournament held to benefit Sprague family

Charity kickball tournament held to benefit Sprague family

Jakob Twigg, JagWire sports editor

September 26, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Nolan Sprague, Top stories

  A charity kickball tournament, put together by several students of MV’s community service class, raised a total of $1780 on Sunday, Sept. 23.The tournament was held in honor of senior Nolan Sprague, who is currently in recovery at Craig Hospital in Englewood, Colorado after a diving ...

Community rallies around senior injured in diving accident

Community rallies around senior injured in diving accident

Ally Nguyen, Elizabeth Joseph, and Jakob Twigg

August 16, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Nolan Sprague, SPORTS, Top stories

The community has come together after senior Nolan Sprague was paralyzed from the waist down after a diving accident on the night of Thursday, Aug. 9. Sprague is currently out of the ICU and is now in the pediatrics wing at Overland Park Regional Hospital following the accident. He is undergoin...

Sculpture students construct wire figures for latest project

Sculpture students construct wire figures for latest project

Anika Roy, JagWire sports co-editor

October 28, 2016


Filed under FEATURES, Top stories

  In art teacher Krystal Strong’s Sculpture 1 class, students embarked on a two week project of creating a wire, realistic-looking, living creature in motion, not knowing the many challenges they would be presented with. Strong said that students started by drawing gesture sketches and re...

Anticipation builds for school play

Lisa Joerling, briefs editor

December 14, 2011


Filed under NEWS

To build anticipation of the school play announcement, drama teacher Jon Copeland has been putting hints on a bulletin board in the main hallway. Rumors say the play choices are between A Midsummer’s Night Dream and a themed play on the Greek gods. Senior Kylie Pfannenstiel is planning to audition for the p...

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