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Senior Dakota Wilson dedicates time after school to working as caregiver for junior Corinne Brown

Senior Dakota Wilson dedicates time after school to working as caregiver for junior Corinne Brown

Alison Booth, JagWire editor-in-chief

April 25, 2018


Filed under FEATURES

After school on a Monday, senior Dakota Wilson heads into junior Corinne Brown’s house where she’s greeted by Corinne’s family, logs in to work on Corinne’s dad’s phone and starts to help Corinne out of her wheelchair. Wilson picks up Corinne, gives her a hug and settles her on the couch, w...

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...

Students find work taking care of kids at daycares, JCPRD and home

Students find work taking care of kids at daycares, JCPRD and home

Tricia Drumm, Mill Valley News editor-in-chief

February 13, 2018


Filed under FEATURES

With kids, after school can be hectic. Between running around the elementary school gym,  rounding up the kids for a snack at home and helping a fussy baby settle into a nap, high school students are there to help.   As an after-school job, plenty of students split off to the elementary schools t...

NHS students participate in the Natalie M. fashion show

NHS students participate in the Natalie M. fashion show

Abby Layton, JagWire A&E editor

January 16, 2018


Filed under NEWS

  The Natalie M. Fashion Show was held at the Doubletree Hotel and Conference Center on Sunday, Jan. 14. 20 National Honors Society members participate in the event, and all of the money raised went back to NHS.   According to NHS co-sponsor Sarah Sides, not every member can particip...

Students place second at annual Job Olympics

Students place second at annual Job Olympics

Sydney Parker, JAG Sports Editor

April 16, 2017


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

Students who competed at the Job Olympics received second place overall at JCCC on Thursday, April 13. The Job Olympics is an annual competition for students involved in the special education department to show off their employment skills by competing in events such as sorting mail, stocking i...

Junior Trinity Wilson is greatly impacted by her time spent on the track

Junior Trinity Wilson is greatly impacted by her time spent on the track

Anika Roy, JagWire sports editor

January 20, 2017


Filed under 5900 MONTICELLO ROAD, Special coverage

At one point or another, the track is a place nearly all students at Mill Valley spend time on for various school activities, but for junior Trinity Wilson the track is more than just another place on campus. Wilson became a member of the track team in middle school and has loved the sport ever since....

Band room creates a comfortable space for junior Dakota Wilson

Band room creates a comfortable space for junior Dakota Wilson

Katya Gillig, JagWire news editor

January 17, 2017


Filed under 5900 MONTICELLO ROAD, Special coverage

For the average student, the band room may not seem different than any other, but for junior Dakota Wilson the room has become a special place. Wilson takes Music Theory, Symphonic Band and Jazz Band in the band room. Spending up to three hours of her day there creates a comfortable setting. “It's...

Robotics starts season with live stream of game demonstration

Robotics starts season with live stream of game demonstration

Deanna Newman, JAG Reporter

January 9, 2017


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

Robotics kicked off its season on Saturday, Jan. 7 by watching a live stream over Twitch, a live video platform, to gain access to the 2017 game rules as well as an animated game demonstration. The team competes in the FIRST robotics competitions and is made up of students from both Mill Valley and...

Jazz band performs first concert

Jazz band performs first concert

Raya Lehan, Mill Valley News Online editor-in-chief

December 2, 2016


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

The jazz band performed its first concert on Thursday, Dec. 1 in the little theater. A total of eight songs were played including two Christmas tunes, in spirit of the upcoming holiday. Overall, the first concert went well according to senior trombone player Vicki Robinson. “There were a few mistak...

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