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Journalism wins seventh state title in 5A state contest

Journalism wins seventh state title in 5A state contest

Alison Booth, JagWire editor-in-chief

May 13, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Spotlight, Top stories

The journalism state team took first in the 5A Sweepstakes at the Kansas Scholastic Press Association state contest on Saturday, May 5, winning its seventh state title in 15 years. Competing against nine other 5A Kansas high schools, Mill Valley took first by three points, defeating 2017 state champion ...

New Smallcakes store creates an after school attraction and job opportunities for students

New Smallcakes store creates an after school attraction and job opportunities for students

Lauren Ocker, JAG editor-in-chief

April 11, 2018


Filed under FEATURES

The Western Shawnee community gained a new dessert hotspot with the addition of a Smallcakes Cupcakery in the Monticello Village Shops strip mall. The store moved from their previous location on Shawnee Mission Parkway to their new address at 6638 Monticello Rd. The company sells cupcakes, cookies, bro...

Boys basketball finishes fourth at state tournament

Boys basketball finishes fourth at state tournament

Katya Gillig, JagWire sports editor

March 10, 2018


Filed under BOYS BASKETBALL, SPORTS, Winter

The boys basketball team lost to the Pittsburg Purple Dragons, 58-56 ,in the third place game of the state tournament on Saturday, March 10. The Jags finished the season 12-13. The Purple Dragons started off the first quarter on a 10-0 run. The Jaguars fought back with baskets from seniors Ike V...

Boys basketball falls to Bishop Carroll 58-47 in state semifinals

Boys basketball falls to Bishop Carroll 58-47 in state semifinals

Tricia Drumm and Katya Gillig

March 9, 2018


Filed under BOYS BASKETBALL, SPORTS, Winter

The boys basketball team fell to the Bishop Carroll Golden Eagles 58-47 on Friday, March 9 in the state semifinal game. The Golden Eagles started the game off with three straight field goals to take a 8-0 lead. The Jaguars battled back with a two-pointer from freshman Keeshawn Mason, two free throws ...

Victory over BVSouthwest guarantees girls basketball a spot in state tournament

Victory over BVSouthwest guarantees girls basketball a spot in state tournament

Lauren Ocker, JAG editor-in-chief

March 4, 2018


Filed under GIRLS BASKETBALL, SPORTS, Winter

The girls basketball team defeated BVSW 51-38 at home to win the sub-state championship on Saturday, March 3. For senior Adde Hinkle, winning the game meant a feeling of relief and an opportunity to finally play at a higher level. “I was so relieved,” Hinkle said. “It’s amazing to kn...

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