Mill Valley News

Q&A with principal Tobie Waldeck

Q&A with principal Tobie Waldeck

Jakob Twigg, JagWire sports editor

March 5, 2019


Filed under Special coverage

JagWire: Can you tell me about where you went to school? Principal Tobie Waldeck: I went to the Sumner Academy of Arts and Sciences in Kansas City, Kansas for high school.I wrestled at Fort Hays State University for a short time, then I transfered to Emporia State University. JW: What is one th...

Boys basketball falls to Shawnee Mission North in first round of substate

Boys basketball falls to Shawnee Mission North in first round of substate

Jakob Twigg, JagWire sports editor

February 27, 2019


Filed under BOYS BASKETBALL, SPORTS, Top stories, Winter

The boys basketball team lost to the Shawnee Mission North Indians with a final score of 55-46 on Monday, Feb 25. The Jaguars suffered a hard fought defeat, bringing an end to their season. Despite the loss, junior Braedan Wiltse believes that the Jaguars played well during the first half. ...

Students play in recreational basketball league

Students play in recreational basketball league

Jakob Twigg and John Lehan

February 6, 2019


Filed under SPORTS

The sounds of cheering and laughter filled the space of Okun Fieldhouse as recreational league basketball teams Brian’s Feet and A.N.D. duked it out in a tense matchup.  As the last two minutes slowly petered away, both teams put up point after point in an effort to close out the game. When the cl...

NHS members participate in Natalie M. Fashion Show

NHS members participate in Natalie M. Fashion Show

Sammie Volkamer, JAG copy editor and organizations editor

February 5, 2019


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

  At the Natalie M. Fashion Show on Sunday, Feb. 3, multiple students in NHS walked the runway to benefit schools and students in the greater Kansas City Area. Seniors Fatima Hernandez and Sydney Njorage each won a scholarship giving money to help pay for their college tuition and help fun...

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 ...

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