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JagPRIDE holds second stress free seminar of the year

JagPRIDE holds second stress free seminar of the year

Sam Hanson, JagWire reporter/photographer

December 6, 2018


Filed under NEWS

To combat stress students have with finals approaching, JagPRIDE held their second stress free seminar of the year on Wednesday, Dec. 5, where students created friendship bracelets. To sophomore JagPRIDE member Ellie Tribble, this kind of bonding between students is exactly what the club is advocatin...

Daily announcements keep students up to date

Daily announcements keep students up to date

Ciara Pemberton, JAG photo editor and student life editor

December 4, 2018


Filed under Special coverage, VOICES

As the main hallway fills with students en route from one class to another, a few distinctive voices ring throughout the building, informing and updating students about the day’s happenings. Staff members and students alike work together to impact their listeners’ days, using their voices to cre...

Girls swim places first at Turner meet

Girls swim places first at Turner meet

Abby Layton, JagWire A&E editor

May 2, 2018


Filed under GIRLS SWIM, SPORTS, SPRING

The girls swim team competed against 11 other schools at Turner High School on Wednesday, April 26. The girls won the meet by 226 points, with the Bishop Miege Stags coming in second with 334 points. This was also senior night for the girls swim team, so the underclassmen and coaches honored...

Boys swim places ninth at Timberwolf Invitational meet

Boys swim places ninth at Timberwolf Invitational meet

Ally Nguyen, Mill Valley News editor-in-chief

January 22, 2018


Filed under BOYS SWIM, SPORTS, Winter

The boys swim team placed ninth at the Timberwolf Invitational meet hosted by Blue Valley Southwest on Saturday, Jan. 20. The sixth place rank was out of the 16 schools who competed. Mill Valley finished with top ten finishes in six events and scored 68 points. Most noticeably, sophomore Colby...

Boys swim places second at meet hosted by Olathe South

Boys swim places second at meet hosted by Olathe South

Lexi Flipse, Mill Valley News social media editor

January 18, 2018


Filed under BOYS SWIM, SPORTS, Winter

The boys swim team took second at a meet hosted at Chisholm Trail Middle School on Wednesday, Jan. 17. The host school of the meet, Olathe South, placed first and SM Northwest came in third behind the Jaguars. Given the second place finish, head swim coach Dan Dervin is satisfied with the ou...

Survey administered to assess student well-being

Survey administered to assess student well-being

Nora Lucas, JagWire editor-in-chief

October 27, 2017


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

Students throughout the district took a survey from Tuesday, Oct. 24 to Thursday, Oct. 26, answering questions about social-emotional feelings toward school. The survey is part of new accreditation standards set by the state regarding the well-being of students while at school. The survey was created ...

Volleyball triumphs in three-set match against Blue Valley North

Volleyball triumphs in three-set match against Blue Valley North

Alison Booth, JagWire editor-in-chief

October 4, 2017


Filed under FALL, SPORTS, VOLLEYBALL

Volleyball won against the previously number-one-ranked 6A Blue Valley North Mustangs in a three-set match on Tuesday, Oct. 3. Scores for each set were 22-25, 25-20 and 29-27. Though the Lady Jags had lost to the Mustangs in a tournament last Saturday, Sept. 30, junior middle hitter Molly Cos...

Excessive amount of rain causes complications for students

Excessive amount of rain causes complications for students

Michael Sandri and Jakob Twigg

September 26, 2017


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

During the month of August, storms battered Shawnee causing a power outage and flooding not seen in typical summer storms. According to Accuweather, Shawnee experienced a total of 11.31 inches of rain, surpassing the record for the most rain in the month of August since 1982. People certainly d...

Broadcast members place in competitions at VidCom in Springfield, Missouri

Broadcast members place in competitions at VidCom in Springfield, Missouri

Anika Roy, JagWire sports co-editor

November 9, 2016


Filed under NEWS

Broadcast students traveled to Drury University in Springfield, Missouri for a two-day regional conference and competition named VidCom, Friday, Nov. 4 and Saturday, Nov. 5. The team placed second in the commercial round and third in the spot feature round. For students, this was an opportunity to imp...

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