Mill Valley News

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...

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...

19 seniors honored at annual signing ceremony

19 seniors honored at annual signing ceremony

Lauren Ocker, JAG Editor-in-Chief

May 5, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

During the annual signing ceremony, 19 seniors signed to continue their academic and athletic careers at various colleges across the country on Wednesday, May 2. The signing ceremony had a unique difference this year; seniors signed one-by-one at a table in the center of the main gym, rather than ...

JagPRIDE hosts May Day basket-making seminar

JagPRIDE hosts May Day basket-making seminar

Sydney Parker, JAG managing/copy editor

May 1, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

A crowd of students anxiously stood in line to gather the required materials to assemble their May Day Baskets as part of the stress-free May Day basket-making seminar hosted by jagPRIDE in the Senior Cafe on Tuesday, May 1. The seminar served as the second stress-free seminar of the year after ...

Coach Travis Keal receives 5A wrestling coach of the year award

Coach Travis Keal receives 5A wrestling coach of the year award

Kendall Gaignat, JAG sports editor

April 11, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

Head wrestling coach Travis Keal was named the Kansas 5A Wrestling Coach of the Year by the Kansas Wrestling Association on Thursday, April 5. He found out over Twitter that he received the award. The Kansas Wrestling Coaches Association chose Keal to be the recipient for the 5A division. The Kansas...

StuCo hosts third annual Mr. Mill Valley and raises $300 for the Shawnee Special Olympics

StuCo hosts third annual Mr. Mill Valley and raises $300 for the Shawnee Special Olympics

Ashlyn Windmiller, JAG reporter

March 29, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

  Students and families entered the Little Theatre on Wednesday, March 28 to watch the annual Mr. Mill Valley competition. The contestants included juniors Jack Matchette, Jack Mahoney, Killian O’Brien and Noah Smith and seniors Conner Ward, Mike Turner, Cody Robertson and Justin Grega. The...

Third annual Relay For Life event raises $81,248 for the American Cancer Society

Third annual Relay For Life event raises $81,248 for the American Cancer Society

Sammie Volkamer, JAG reporter

March 25, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

A roar of cheers erupts in the main gym as cancer survivors start their lap in the survivor walk, beginning the students’ active night that is Relay for Life. On Friday, March 23, students joined forces to raise money for the American Cancer Society. By the end of the journey, Jaguar Nation raised $81,248, topping the past two years. Open to the public between 6 to 10 p.m., people in the community participated in on-site fundraisers to enjoy good foo...

Wrestling team competes at state tournament and places fourth

Wrestling team competes at state tournament and places fourth

February 26, 2018


Filed under Winter, WRESTLING

    Along with placing fourth at state there were also a number of wrestlers who placed in their respective weight class: senior Conner Ward won a state championship and placed first in the 145 pound weight class; senior Jarrett Bendure placed second in the 152 pound weight class; seni...

Special services department hosts third annual prom

Special services department hosts third annual prom

Ashlyn Windmiller, JAG reporter

February 13, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

As an upbeat playlist echoed from the speakers, students and staff members from a variety of Kansas high schools gathered in the Mill Valley auxiliary gym for the 2018 prom. A collection of Valentine’s Day themed decorations lined the walls and unique activities such as a movie room and game table were se...

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