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The forensics team has five students place in top ten in Olathe North West and Blue Valley West tournaments

The forensics team has five students place in top ten in Olathe North West and Blue Valley West tournaments

Anna Ricker, JAG photographer

March 5, 2019


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The forensics team travelled to Olathe Northwest and Blue Valley West for their tournaments on Friday, March 2 and Saturday, March 3. Although they did not place as a team at either tournament, multiple students placed in individual events. At the ONW tournament, freshman Taylor Doyle and Grac...

Debate team finds success at Blue Valley Classic

Debate team finds success at Blue Valley Classic

Anika Roy, JagWire copy editor

November 6, 2017


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The debate team competed in the Blue Valley Classic at Blue Valley on Saturday, Nov. 4. The partnership of sophomore Srikar Turaga and freshman Manoj Turaga went 3-2 for the day, and the partnership of freshman Anna Owsley and sophomore Joey Gillette went 4-1, earning a medal and almost qualifying f...

Science Olympiad places 6th at state

Science Olympiad places 6th at state

Kate Ocker, JAG student life editor

April 8, 2016


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Science Olympiad team placed fourth in the large school category and sixth overall at state on Saturday, April 2. The team competed against 29 other schools at Wichita State University. Five students medaled. The team of freshman Sydney Clarkin and senior Rohit Biswas received second in cell biology...

Four DECA team members qualify for nationals

Four DECA team members qualify for nationals

Kate Ocker, JAG student life editor

March 9, 2016


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DECA took 14 students, 11 of whom placed, to state at the Marriott in Overland Park from Sunday, March 6, through Tuesday, March 8. Out of 800 students competing in the state tournament, seniors Megan Feuerborn, Sid Jambunathan and Nadia Suhail and junior Ethan Hansen qualified for state by placing thir...

Quiz Bowl fails to place at Saint James

Quiz Bowl fails to place at Saint James

Kate Ocker, JAG student life editor

January 27, 2016


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The Quiz Bowl team placed third in pool play but was unable to advance to semifinals at the Saint James tournament on Tuesday, Jan. 26. The team won six out of nine rounds. After losing to Basehor-Linwood, the team was unable to advance to semifinals. “I feel like as a team we performe...

Quiz Bowl goes undefeated to place first at Maranatha meet

Quiz Bowl goes undefeated to place first at Maranatha meet

Tori Aerni, JagWire editor-in-chief

January 22, 2016


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The Quiz Bowl team placed first at a meet held at Maranatha Christian Academy on Thursday, Jan. 21, along with going undefeated in pool play and tournament play. The team made of seniors Rohit Biswas, Nick Booth, Jack Booth, Jacob Hubert and Nadia Suhail and junior Emma Wilhoit beat Immaculata in...

Science Olympiad competes in first meet of season

Science Olympiad competes in first meet of season

Jason Chen, JagWire reporter & illustrator

November 15, 2015


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The Science Olympiad team competed in its first meet of the season Saturday, Nov. 14, at Shawnee Mission South High School. The results of the meet have not been posted yet. According to assistant coach Mike Pierce, Science Olympiad is where middle and high school students have the opportunity to...

Predominantly new DECA team participates in first meet

Predominantly new DECA team participates in first meet

Justin Curto, Mill Valley News editor-in-chief

October 28, 2015


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Update: Tuesday, Nov. 3 at 4:39 p.m. DECA received results from last week's competition at Lansing High School on Monday, Nov. 2. The following students placed: Seniors Megan Feuerborn and Madison Remijio: tied for second in human resources management Senior Danielle Holt: third in retail mercha...

Quiz Bowl team fails to place at two tournaments on same day

Quiz Bowl team fails to place at two tournaments on same day

Kate Ocker, JAG people editor

December 4, 2014


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The Quiz Bowl team did not place at either tournaments at St. James Academy and De Soto High School on Tuesday, Dec. 2. The team did not place at either tournaments, winning four out of eight rounds at De Soto with only four players instead of the usual five and tough questions cause the team to win...

Baker University offers students college credits

Baker University offers students college credits

Nick Booth, Sarah Myers, JagWire news editor, JagWire features/A&E editor

October 15, 2014


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This fall, students gained a new opportunity to earn concurrent college enrollment credits from Baker University for three AP classes already offered: AP U.S. History, AP U.S. Government & Politics and AP Physics. The school is using Baker credit to provide students with the opportunity for college...

Teams place at state Science Olympiad meet

Teams place at state Science Olympiad meet

Kat Anglemyer, JAG reporter

April 8, 2014


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Two Science Olympiad teams placed at the state competition on Saturday, April 5 in Wichita. Seniors Alyssa Hobson and Connor Oswald placed second in their event, Forensics. Sophomores T-Ying Lin and Nadia Suhail placed third in their event, Bungee Drop. “Bungee Drop is an event where you have som...

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