Mill Valley News

After moving to the 6A class, girls win first state cross country title in school history

After moving to the 6A class, girls win first state cross country title in school history

Ally Nguyen, JagWire editor-in-chief

October 28, 2018


Filed under CROSS COUNTRY, FALL, SPORTS, Top stories

The girls cross country team won the school's first state title Saturday, Oct. 27 at Rim Rock Farm. Running in 6A for the first time, the team scored  41 points, and freshman Katie Schwartzkopf finished first with a time of over 20 seconds faster than the second place finisher. The boys placed f...

Jaguars win first round of playoffs against Topeka West

Jaguars win first round of playoffs against Topeka West

Katya Gillig, Mill Valley News editor-in-chief

October 28, 2018


Filed under FALL, FOOTBALL, SPORTS

The Jaguars defeated the Topeka West Chargers 49-10 in the first round of the playoffs on Friday, Oct. 26. With the win, the Jaguars will move on to the regional round of the playoffs. After a bad snap and an intentional grounding penalty by Topeka West, the Jaguars had the ball deep in Charger ter...

Choir performs in first concert of the school year

Choir performs in first concert of the school year

Maddie Schaffer, JAG reporter/photographer

October 20, 2018


Filed under NEWS

  The Mill Valley Choir program had their first concert of the year on Thursday, Oct. 18. The Jag Singers started off the concert by singing “Jubilate Deo.” They debuted the three new choir sections in the concert, Treble Choir, Bass Choir and Grace Notes. Treble and Bass choir was p...

Cross country girls place first and boys named runner-ups at EKL tournament

Cross country girls place first and boys named runner-ups at EKL tournament

Jenna McDonald, JAG organizations editor

October 12, 2018


Filed under CROSS COUNTRY, FALL, SPORTS, Top stories

Cross Country competed against 7 different schools in the EKL championship, with girls varsity earning first and boys varsity receiving second. Freshman and second place runner Katie Schwartzkopf felt happy with the team's performance and accomplishments. “We always do really amazing and I am j...

Eligible seniors register for the upcoming midterm election

Eligible seniors register for the upcoming midterm election

Sophie Lecuru, JagWire features editor

October 7, 2018


Filed under NEWS

Seniors had the opportunity to register to vote during lunch on Friday, Oct. 5 for the upcoming midterm election. Senior Annie Myers helped organized the voter registration fair and thinks everyone should register because of how easy the process is. “Registering to vote is super easy; you...

Band receives a two rating at Bonner Springs competition

Band receives a two rating at Bonner Springs competition

Ben Wieland, JagWire opinions editor

September 21, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

The Mill Valley marching band competed against several other local high school bands on Wednesday, Sep. 19 at Bonner Spring High School. The band earned a two ranking, one point away from a one ranking, and placed second overall at the competition. For the performance, the band performed “...

Spanish National Honor Society views Picasso exhibit

Spanish National Honor Society views Picasso exhibit

Annika Lehan, JAG organizations editor

March 3, 2018


Filed under NEWS

Traveling to the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art on Friday, March 2, students from Spanish National Honor Society viewed an exhibit focusing on artist Pablo Ruiz y Picasso, "Through the Eyes of Picasso." While there, students participated in a variety activities, some of which included trying to replica...

Students share why they prefer specific sports watches

Students share why they prefer specific sports watches

Michael Sandri, JagWire reporter

February 20, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

Apple watch: Already having numerous technological products, Apple also has a presence in the watch market. Junior Celia Kistner has had her Apple watch since the beginning of the school year, and said she enjoys the numerous features it provides. As a swimmer, she appreciates the fact that it i...

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