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Football improves to 2-0 in district play, secures spot in playoffs

Football improves to 2-0 in district play, secures spot in playoffs

Tori Aerni, JagWire editor-in-chief

October 24, 2015


Filed under FALL, FOOTBALL, SPORTS

  On Friday, Oct. 23, the Jaguars secured a spot in the playoffs with a 48-14 win over the Bonner Springs Braves. Get the recap here: Pregame The game against Bonner Springs was the team’s annual senior night. The 22 senior football players were recognized, including: Defensive lineman ...

Girls tennis wins their first duel against Olathe North

Girls tennis wins their first duel against Olathe North

Kate Ocker, JAG student life editor

September 2, 2015


Filed under FALL, GIRLS TENNIS, SPORTS

The girls tennis team won their first duel 6-3 against Olathe North on Tuesday, Sept. 1. The duel ended with a score of 2-1 in doubles and 4-2 in singles. Being the first match of the season senior Paige Wiebe and her doubles partner junior Lauren Tracht experienced some early challenges. “I t...

Mayhem week kicks off with teacher vs. senior basketball game

Mayhem week kicks off with teacher vs. senior basketball game

Raven Hodges, JagWire ads manager

April 30, 2015


Filed under FEATURES

StuCo hosted this years teacher vs. senior basketball games, and though the students hoped for a better outcome,they lost 11-43. Senior Jabria Leggett had high hopes going into the game, but those feelings changed once the game ended. “ My hope was that they would at least let us score,” Leggett...

JagWire staff reviews cupcakes

JagWire staff reviews cupcakes

Justin Curto, Raven Hodges, Adri Talavera, JagWire managing editor, JagWire business manager, JagWire features/A&E/social media editor

April 15, 2015


Filed under Reviews

Fat Elvis                   Adri: It looks like Jimmy Neutron. Raven: It looks like there’s a cupcake on top of a cupcake. Justin: I think it’s just like a Hershey’s Kiss. Adri: This looks like Dijonay from “The Proud Family.” Raven: It’s very wet. That doe...

Human Anatomy class dissects cat

Human Anatomy class dissects cat

Lizzie Kulcsar, JagWire reporter

April 12, 2015


Filed under NEWS

Science teacher Eric Thomas' Human Anatomy classes have begun their annual cat dissection this past week. The students must first skin the cat, cut the cat open, and begin the dissection of the cat's internal body parts. Junior Claudia Meredith said for the most part, the project was easy going but th...

NHS members volunteer to remove honeysuckle bushes from local park

NHS members volunteer to remove honeysuckle bushes from local park

Lizzie Kulcsar, JagWire reporter

April 1, 2015


Filed under NEWS

Sixteen NHS members volunteered to cut down honeysuckle bushes at Monticello Springs Park on Saturday, March 28. Honey suckle bushes are an invasive species that grow at a rapid pace, taking up space for nutritious berries and apples that wildlife can eat. City volunteer coordinator Elizabeth Griffit...

Changes to be made in Friends in Learning program

Changes to be made in Friends in Learning program

Margaret Mellott, Lizzie Kulcsar, Jagwire reporters

March 11, 2015


Filed under FEATURES

When senior Abby Taylor walks into the special education room, the friendly faces of her peers greet her. Taylor, like the other student helpers of the Friends in Learning program, does everything from helping students with special needs with school work to walking them out to the bus at the end of th...

MV Outreach hosts a bowling party for special needs students

MV Outreach hosts a bowling party for special needs students

Jessica Mitchell, JAG reporter

February 15, 2015


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

MV Outreach, led by sophomore Emma Wilhoit, gathered over 20 students to attend a Valentine’s Day party at Park Lanes on Friday, Feb. 13. This two hour long event was organized to support and spend time with some Special Ed students from Mill Valley. MV Outreach secretary junior Maddie Gerber, expands on ...

Media center specialist Andy Shelly has seen changes to library and technology

Media center specialist Andy Shelly has seen changes to library and technology

Nick Booth, JagWire news editor

February 9, 2015


Filed under 15 for 15, Special coverage

Media center specialist Andy Shelly has been a part of the school's media center for the past 15 years, and he's been able to watch it change considerably throughout that time. In the time that he's been here, Shelly has seen the number of books in the library increase by "quite a bit." He's seen the addition of ...

Lizzie’s Lists of Helpful How-To’s: How to beat boredom

Lizzie’s Lists of Helpful How-To’s: How to beat boredom

Lizzie Kulcsar, JagWire reporter

February 3, 2015


Filed under BLOGS

It’s Tuesday again my lovely readers and you know what that means, blog day. Unfortunately it is the dreadful month of February which, if you ask me, is the worst month of the entire year. There are no holidays to look forward to, unless you actually like Valentine’s Day, and the weather is cold...

Students own and care for unique pets

Students own and care for unique pets

Claire Biles, Nick Booth, Brooke Wiebe, JagWire photographer, JagWire news editor, JagWire reporter and photographer

December 11, 2014


Filed under FEATURES

Sophomore Sarah Anderson: Indian Ringneck Parakeet   Sophomore Sarah Anderson is the proud owner of an Indian Ringneck Parakeet, Juno, named specially after the Alaskan capital. “[Juno is] a peice of Alaska that we brought when we moved here,” Anderson said. Juno has the ability to l...

Holiday sweater showdown

Holiday sweater showdown

Justin Curto, Margaret Mellott, Katherine White, JagWire managing editor, JagWire reporter/photographer, JagWire editor-in-chief

December 11, 2014


Filed under Reviews

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