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Jazz band encourages student self-expression through freeform music

Jazz band encourages student self-expression through freeform music

Taylir Charest, JAG people editor

December 21, 2018


Filed under Special coverage, VOICES

Every day, classes of students meet in the band room to showcase their talents, but a certain group, known as Jazz Band, meets in the band room to explore their creative side when performing music. Junior saxophonist Joey Gillette believes jazz band is special because of the makeup of the group. “Ja...

Repertory Theater class performs first shows in school history

Repertory Theater class performs first shows in school history

Hannah Chern, Mill Valley News social media editor and JagWire news editor

December 9, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

  The new Repertory Theater class set off their inaugural year by performing their first two shows. “Too Much Light Makes the Baby Go Blind” by Greg Allen was performed on Thursday, Dec. 6 and “Harvey” by Mary Chase was performed on Friday, Dec. 7. Repertory Theater is a new addit...

Students express their political opinions through volunteerism

Students express their political opinions through volunteerism

Taylor Sitzmann, JAG academics editor

December 3, 2018


Filed under Special coverage, VOICES

In the past months, junior Noah Hookstra has worked after school and on weekends in hopes of showcasing Sharice Davids, the new Congressional Third District representative, as well as his political involvement. This fall, Hookstra did everything from handing out flyers, to calling potential voters, in...

Boys soccer season ends with 3-1 loss to Shawnee Mission West

Boys soccer season ends with 3-1 loss to Shawnee Mission West

Ben Wieland, Jagwire opinions editor

October 26, 2018


Filed under BOYS SOCCER, FALL, SPORTS

Standing in the rain after the Jaguars’ 3-1 defeat at the hands of Shawnee Mission West on Thursday, Oct. 25, head coach Arlan Vomhof attempted to summarize exactly what happened. In the end, Vomhof just said “those things happen.” The Jaguars scored first with a header from senior team captain ...

Students grow closer after their families combine

Students grow closer after their families combine

Steven Curto, JagWire A&E editor

October 20, 2018


Filed under FEATURES

Waking up in a rush in the morning, senior Alec Schiffman and junior Emma Smith get dressed and hurriedly push past each other as they leave the house to commute to school in separate cars. While many students attend school with their biological siblings, a few students attend the same high school a...

Students take charge of upcoming Bark For Life event

Students take charge of upcoming Bark For Life event

Anna Owsley and Tatum Elliott

October 16, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

Bark For Life, a new preliminary event for the annual Relay For Life, is being held Oct. 20 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Garrett Park on 47th St. At the Bark For Life event, participants are invited to take their dogs out for a few hours of games, contests, food and even a visit from the Shawnee Polic...

Nicole and Andy Cook: A nice and simple chicken parmesan with cacio e pepe

Nicole and Andy Cook: A nice and simple chicken parmesan with cacio e pepe

Nico Gatapia and Andrew Tow

October 7, 2018


Filed under BLOGS, Nico Andy, OPINION

For the second installment of Nicole and Andy cook, we decided to take on the famous chicken parmigiana, more commonly known as chicken parmesan. Neither of us had much experience cooking nor eating chicken parmesan, so we thought it would be a great choice to challenge our cooking skills. Chicken parmesan...

Band places third at Emporia State Marching Festival

Band places third at Emporia State Marching Festival

Ben Wieland, JagWire opinions editor

October 4, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

The band competed at Emporia State University in the Emporia State Marching Festival on Wednesday, Oct. 3, where the band earned a one ranking and placed third against many other local high school bands. The band performed “The Phoenix” by Fall Out Boy, “Viva la Vida” by Coldplay and ...

New dog-friendly restaurant opens downtown

New dog-friendly restaurant opens downtown

Katya Gillig, Mill Valley News editor-in-chief

September 20, 2018


Filed under FEATURES

Dog Park Located downtown is a new restaurant with a built-in dog park. There is a $10 fee to get into the park, but it is By Marah Shulda most definitely worth it. It has something for every breed and  it is split up into three sections which include puppies, little dogs and big dogs or general. The bi...

Week One: Intro to Nicole and Andy

Week One: Intro to Nicole and Andy

Andrew Tow and Nico Gatapia

September 17, 2018


Filed under BLOGS, Nico Andy, OPINION

On a warm summer afternoon, we (Nico Gatapia and Andrew Tow) drafted a to-do list under the aliases Nicole and Andy respectively. We thought of many ideas including, but not limited to: skating at Skate City, attending a symphony and getting caught doing something mildly illegal. We completed very ...

Boys soccer team beats St. Thomas Aquinas

Boys soccer team beats St. Thomas Aquinas

Anna Owsley, JagWire reporter/photographer

September 13, 2018


Filed under BOYS SOCCER, FALL, SPORTS, Top stories

The boys soccer team won against St. Thomas Aquinas with a score of 2-0 on Tuesday, Sept. 11. The slow first half of the game reflected the Jaguars’ poor performance against Aquinas in both season games last year that resulted in losses.  Head coach Arlan Vomhof believed that the Jaguars n...

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