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Staff Spotlight--Amber McKinney

Staff Spotlight–Amber McKinney

Daniella Robles, Staff Writer February 25, 2021

For many throughout the school, Ms. McKinney is a familiar face to see. She works as a Secretary in the Fine Arts and Human Services Academy Office. It is her second year working at Junction City High...

The Blue Jay Mascot History

The Blue Jay Mascot History

Neptali Vessichelli, Staff Writer November 5, 2020

One key component to the history of Junction City High School is our mascot. The school has been open for more than a century, and throughout that time the school and mascot have changed in many ways. It...

Spring Musical: The Little Mermaid

Spring Musical: The Little Mermaid

Olivia Knerr, Staff Editor February 21, 2020

The musical practices are in full swing as opening night draws near. Make sure to come out and support the JCHS Performing Arts program on March 5-7 at 7:00 pm in Settles Auditorium. Tickets are $5 and...

Misty Warren, 12, smiles for the Newspaper

Birds Of The Nest: Misty Warren

Olivia Knerr, Staff Editor February 3, 2020

What’s the hardest lesson you’ve ever had to learn and how did you learn it? "The hardest lesson that I had to learn was that not everyone is your friend and you have to grow a backbone eventually....

2019 SPRING MUSICAL: The Little Mermaid

2019 SPRING MUSICAL: The Little Mermaid

Olivia Knerr, Staff Editor December 6, 2019

It’s December and the calling for parts in the Spring musical has been announced. This year the musical is Disney’s "The Little Mermaid". Before actual auditions take place there will be rehearsals...

Thanksgiving Traditions at JCHS

Thanksgiving Traditions at JCHS

Alyssa Ramos and Anna Paige Lambert November 22, 2019

Thanksgiving is a holiday that is celebrated in a variety of ways around the world in different countries and the traditional turkey and stuffing that you might associate with the celebration is not always...

Fall Play: Penny for Your Thoughts

Olivia Knerr, Staff Editor November 18, 2019

Every year Junction City High School has a fall play. The play for this fall is “Penny for Your Thoughts’ by Scott Haan. Penny for Your Thoughts is about a girl named Penny Ramsey who has many sides...

JCHS Celebrates Veterans Day

Olivia Knerr, Staff Editor November 13, 2019

On November 8th, 2019, Junction City High School celebrated Veterans Day by having their annual assembly. A video is above for you to watch the celebration.

Preparing for the Fall Play

November 8, 2019

The fall play is gearing up for the performance scheduled for November 22 and 23. The students are working hard to break a great show. This year's play is "A Penny for Your Thoughts". Check out the video...

JCHS Band Blast 2019

November 8, 2019

JCHS held their Band Blast on Tuesday, October 28th. The event showcased various songs like the Batman theme. Here is a video of the event.

Student Led Conferences

Student Led Conferences

Olivia Knerr, Staff Editor November 8, 2019

Today, October 16th, 2019, marks the beginning of Student-led conferences. Make sure to check with your adviser for your date and time to discuss how your grades are going and your social life.

Senior Laynee Chase and Senior Albert Coba de Mota practicing their walk for the crowning

2019 Homecoming Court

Olivia Knerr, Staff Editor October 2, 2019

The Homecoming Court has been announced and practice has taken place. The candidates all walked the football field to practice for the Homecoming parade on Thursday and for half time on Friday. The candidates...

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