Mill Valley News

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...

MV Outfitters club members come together for a bonfire in the park

MV Outfitters club members come together for a bonfire in the park

Jenna McDonald, JAG Organizations Editor

October 31, 2018


Filed under NEWS

Members of MV Outfitters gathered at Shelter 2 on Sunday, Oct. 28 for their annual outdoor meeting. According to senior Madelyn Lehn, the club comes together for a bonfire in the park around this time of the year.\ “Last year we [met] for a Halloween themed bonfire and this year it is more fall-l...

District introduces Career Cruising-based curriculum for students

District introduces Career Cruising-based curriculum for students

Elizabeth Joseph and Ben Wieland

October 26, 2018


Filed under NEWS

The district has introduced a new curriculum designed to help students discover career opportunities and passions, using the Career Cruising software as the main part of the program. Every Monday, seminars will be closed for students to take part in the curriculum. A different grade will participate eac...

First annual Bark for Life hosted by school

First annual Bark for Life hosted by school

Elizabeth Joseph, Mill Valley News editor-in-chief

October 21, 2018


Filed under NEWS

  After six months of planning, Jaguar Nation hosted its first annual Bark for Life event at Garrett Park on Saturday, Oct. 20. Students and members of the community participated in games, heard from different guest speakers and were able to purchase food and dog treats from vendors. B...

Jaguars win in final regular season game

Jaguars win in final regular season game

Katya Gillig, Mill Valley News editor-in-chief

October 21, 2018


Filed under FALL, FOOTBALL, SPORTS

The Jaguars defeated the Blue Valley Southwest Timberwolves 56-7 in their final regular season game on Friday, Oct. 19. Before the game, football seniors were recognized. Head coach Joel Applebee is proud of the seniors and what they mean to the team. “I love them. They work really hard,” A...

Several new classes are open to students

Several new classes are open to students

September 20, 2018


Filed under NEWS

AP Environmental Science For students passionate about the environment, AP Environmental Science offers a comprehensive look into the field of environmental science. According to AP Environmental Science teacher Julie Roberts, having another AP science class broadens the course selection and teac...

Student Ambassadors hosts annual incoming freshman night

Student Ambassadors hosts annual incoming freshman night

Ashlyn Windmiller, JAG Reporter

February 8, 2018


Filed under NEWS

The Student Ambassadors hosted incoming freshman night on Wednesday, Feb. 7 to introduce current eighth-graders to clubs and activities available at the school. Tables were set up around the commons and gave current students the opportunity to promote their club’s mission statements and bring more peopl...

Engineering students attend bridge building competition as an extension to class

Engineering students attend bridge building competition as an extension to class

Abby Layton, JagWire A&E editor

February 6, 2018


Filed under NEWS

Ten engineering students went to a bridge building competition at the Museum at Prairie Fire on Saturday, Feb. 3. Out of about 140 competitors all ten students made it in the top 100, with one student placing in the top twenty. The competition was a voluntary option for the students in engineering tea...

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