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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...

Foreign exchange students come to Mill Valley for new opportunities

Foreign exchange students come to Mill Valley for new opportunities

Tanner Smith and Elizabeth Joseph

October 21, 2018


Filed under FEATURES

Every year, up to two foreign exchange students can come to the school to pursue different educational opportunities and experience a new culture. The school currently has two foreign exchange students, seniors Gabriela Silva Moura and Francesco Spanakis, who are from Brazil and Italy respectively. ...

Girls golf team wins school’s first 6A state title

Girls golf team wins school’s first 6A state title

Grace McLeod and Katya Gillig

October 17, 2018


Filed under FALL, GIRLS GOLF, SPORTS, Top stories

The girls golf team placed first in the state competition with a score of 323 strokes on Tuesday, Oct. 16. This win marks the first 6A state title and the first female team to win a state title for the school. Senior Sarah Lawson placed second with a score of 3-over 73 and freshman Libby Green pla...

Juniors in Spanish V without class options for senior year

Juniors in Spanish V without class options for senior year

Elizabeth Joseph, JagWire reporter

May 20, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

A group of juniors who have already completed all of the Spanish courses offered at the school have been left without options for pursuing the language their senior year. While students have the option to enroll in Spanish I in eighth grade and complete Spanish V in high school, some students have prog...

Students attend the De Soto school district’s first career fair

Students attend the De Soto school district’s first career fair

Michael Sandri, JagWire reporter

April 17, 2018


Filed under Top stories

Representatives from 45 different companies appeared at De Soto High School’s gymnasium for the district’s first ever career fair on Friday, March 30. At the informational booths they set up, the representatives were equipped with pamphlets, souvenirs and all of the career information that interested...

Girls golf places fourth at the Lawrence-Free State invitational

Girls golf places fourth at the Lawrence-Free State invitational

Jakob Twigg, JagWire new editor

October 4, 2017


Filed under FALL, GIRLS GOLF, SPORTS

The girls golf varsity squad competed against 15 other teams on Monday, Oct. 2 at the Lawrence-Free State invitational. Overall, the team had a final score of 388 points, putting them in fourth place, right behind Olathe Northwest. Leading the team of five was senior Bella Hadden, who placed first ...

Rising number of freshmen compete as varsity athletes

Rising number of freshmen compete as varsity athletes

Katya Gillig and Drake Brizendine

September 28, 2017


Filed under FALL, SPORTS, Top stories

Silver Stars As students watch the Silver Stars performing during halftime at a football game, they may notice eight new faces among the 18 dancers. According to freshman Lauren Jarvis, the amount of freshmen on the team has come with a major learning curve. “[Having many freshmen] means we have t...

Girls golf places fifth at Shawnee Mission East Invitational

Girls golf places fifth at Shawnee Mission East Invitational

Anika Roy, JagWire copy editor

September 12, 2017


Filed under FALL, GIRLS GOLF, SPORTS, Top stories

The girls golf team competed at Shawnee Mission East Invitational on Monday, Sep. 11, receiving fifth overall. Only senior Bella Hadden placed individually, receiving fourth. Hadden was impressed with the team’s perseverance through sickness and exhaustion. “Given how everybody on the t...

Seniors head to college undecided about their majors

Seniors head to college undecided about their majors

Alison Booth, JagWire copy editor

May 15, 2017


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

 As seniors say their last goodbyes, many look forward to college already knowing what they want to major in. However, 10 percent of seniors are undecided on what they want to major in come college. According to counselor Chris Wallace, some seniors choose to go into college with an undecided major in orde...

Girls golf places sixth at Lawrence Country Club

Girls golf places sixth at Lawrence Country Club

Grace Lovett, JAG reporter

October 10, 2016


Filed under FALL, GIRLS GOLF, SPORTS

The girls golf team placed sixth at Lawrence Country Club, and were two strokes away from having sole position of fourth, on Monday, Oct. 3. Junior Bella Hadden shot an 88, and placed twelfth overall. Senior Meg Green and sophomore Sarah Lawson tied at 92, placing seventeenth. Senior Grace Van Inwege...

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