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Senior Sarah Lawson receives Kenneth Smith award

Senior Sarah Lawson receives Kenneth Smith award

Jakob Twigg, JagWire sports editor

December 14, 2018


Filed under GIRLS GOLF, SPORTS, Top stories

Senior Sarah Lawson received the Kenneth Smith award on Wednesday, Dec. 12, in recognition of her achievements in golf, as well as community service, successful academic history and leadership. All high school golf team coaches and athletic directors from throughout the Kansas City Metro area a...

Cotillion recognizes five seniors for leadership and service

Cotillion recognizes five seniors for leadership and service

Maddie Schaffer, JAG reporter/photographer

December 2, 2018


Filed under NEWS

For 68 years, students from various high schools have been joining the Junior League of Wyandotte and Johnson Counties in their annual Cotillion ball. Seniors Ryan Williams, Ally Klaudt, Paige Nentwig, Mia Thomas and Jakob Twigg were nominated and chosen to participate this year. While the co...

Fellowship for Christian Athletes brings students together through shared faith

Fellowship for Christian Athletes brings students together through shared faith

Anna Owsley and Ben Wieland

November 18, 2018


Filed under FEATURES

The Fellowship for Christian Athletes, or FCA, was founded by sponsor Matt Best this year for student-athletes to participate in student-led prayer groups. Friday meetings held biweekly at 7:15 a.m. feature an ice breaker and a group prayer. According to junior Morgan Koca, the club brings student-a...

Tech crew works behind the scenes on school productions

Tech crew works behind the scenes on school productions

John Lehan, Jagwire reporter/photographer

November 15, 2018


Filed under FEATURES

Lights, camera, action. People can gloss over technical work and focus on a performance’s action, but without the tech crew’s efforts, the show can’t go on. The school’s tech crew takes responsibility for the sound and lighting in school productions. According to sophomore spotlight member...

Playing games brings people closer together

Playing games brings people closer together

Jakob Twigg, JagWire sports editor

October 22, 2018


Filed under OPINION, Opinion columns

The humid, hot Sunday afternoon I spent waiting for my target for the game Assassins at Lake Quivira drained me. During this 90-minute period of impatience, I mentally went over my plan to splash water on my target. Finally, after growing increasingly anxious, I saw her walk out of the Lake Quivira cl...

Marching Jaguars receive all one ratings at Central State Marching Festival

Marching Jaguars receive all one ratings at Central State Marching Festival

Elizabeth Joseph, Mill Valley News editor-in-chief

October 9, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

The Marching Jaguars received all one ratings at the Central States Marching Festival, hosted by Kansas State University, on Saturday, Oct. 6. The band was judged based on five criteria: performance, musicality, auxiliaries, repertoire and coordination. They competed against forty other schools and we...

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 ...

Several new classes are open to students

Several new classes are open to students

September 20, 2018


Filed under NEWS

AP Environmental Science For students passionate about the environment, AP Environmental Science offers a comprehensive look into the field of environmental science. According to AP Environmental Science teacher Julie Roberts, having another AP science class broadens the course selection and teac...

Girls tennis team finishes third at Varsity Jaguar invitational

Girls tennis team finishes third at Varsity Jaguar invitational

Tatum Elliott, JagWire news editor

September 16, 2018


Filed under FALL, GIRLS TENNIS, SPORTS, Top stories

Facing eight other teams, the Lady Jags fought through the heat to earn third place at their home Varsity Jaguar Invitational meet on Saturday, Sept.15, placing behind St. Thomas Aquinas and St. James Academy. Placing first in her singles playoff bracket, sophomore Sophie Lecuru was pleased w...

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...

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