• Proposed bill would ban tanning for those under 18

    Proposed bill would ban tanning for those under 18

    Justin Curto, Sarah Myers, Adri Talavera, JagWire web editor, JagWire reporter, JagWire reporter

    April 18, 2014

    Posters warning patrons about the risks of indoor tanning line the walls of Celsius Tannery as sophomore Katlyn Seyb prepares to tan for an upcoming cheer competition. If a proposed state bill banning the use of tanning beds for those under 18 were to be passed, indoor tanning would... READ MORE »»

    Photo illustration by Ashley Kitchen

  • Spring sports strive to defeat private schools

    Spring sports strive to defeat private schools

    Alana Flinn, Tori Aerni, JagWire editor-in-chief, JagWire sports editor

    April 18, 2014

    Year after year, many spring sports teams have had successful regular seasons, only to be defeated by private schools in the postseason. This leads to the question if this is the year the spring sports teams can break the monopoly of private schools in state 5A competition. Girls soccer has fallen... READ MORE »»

    Head girls soccer coach Arlan Vomhof and his team prepare for another game.

    Photo by Lindsay Roush

  • Varsity coach leaves behind legacy of success

    Varsity coach leaves behind legacy of success

    Annie Crouch, Alana Flinn, Jack Lopez, JagWire reporter, JagWire editor-in-chief, JagWire managing editor

    April 18, 2014

    After 14 years as head boys basketball coach, Justin Bogart has announced his resignation. Bogart held a meeting with players on Friday, March 28 to publicize his decision. Bogart said that this choice stemmed from the attraction of new experiences. “I’ve been coaching every... READ MORE »»

    Former head boys basketball coach Justin Bogart discusses strategy with his players during a timeout on Friday, March 7.

    Photo by Karissa Schmidt

  • Staff editorial: AP classes improve

    Staff editorial: AP classes improve

    JagWire staff

    April 15, 2014

    In order to create more practical courses, the College Board is currently in the process of changing the guidelines for AP class curricula. Some AP classes have already undergone change, and next year AP U.S. History and AP Physics will undergo reformation as well. The general trend in the AP changes... READ MORE »»

    Illustration by Madeline Lamons

  • Elementary school choirs perform together in choral festival

    Elementary school choirs perform together in choral festival

    Ryan Fullerton, JagWire editor-in-chief

    April 12, 2014

    All seven elementary school choirs joined together in the main gym for the eighth annual elementary choral festival on Thursday, April 10. The students performed eight songs that the choirs had practiced separately before rehearsing... READ MORE »»

    Choir students from all elementary schools in the De Soto district performed with their choir instructors in the annual 2014 Elementary Choral Festival on April 10 in Mill Valley’s main gym.

    Photo by Miranda Miller

NEWS

JagPRIDE holds annual Grim Reaper event

JagPRIDE holds annual Grim Reaper event

Shelby Rayburn, JAG editor-in-chief

Junior Brady Franklin walked out of his Blue Three Physics class on Friday, April 18 while resource officer Maurice Loridon announced that Franklin had been killed...  Read More »

April 21, 2014 • 0 comments

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FEATURES

Chewing gum loses popularity

Chewing gum loses popularity

Justin Curto, Adri Talavera, JagWire web editor, JagWire reporter

It looks like gum companies are in a sticky situation. Over the past four years, gum sales have plummeted 11 percent, according to a study by Euromonitor International. Sales...  Read More »

April 21, 2014 • 0 comments

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OPINION

Blog: Wearing a fraction of a shirt is not okay

Blog: Wearing a fraction of a shirt is not okay

While they're a cute article to be worn in the summer, crop tops have no place in a school setting. It's getting hot out and all, but I don't think buying a shirt that covers an...  Read More »

April 23, 2014

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A&E

JagWire reviews famous Kansas City barbecue

JagWire reviews famous Kansas City barbecue

Nick Booth, Jack Lopez, Ellen Merrill, JagWire opinions editor, JagWire managing editor, JagWire reporter

As a resident of the Kansas City metro area, odds are you have a favorite barbecue joint. Odds are you have sworn allegiance to said barbecue joint and odds are that you turn up...  Read More »

April 16, 2014 • 0 comments

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