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JCHS launches STOPit app to assist with incident reporting

JCHS launches STOPit app to assist with incident reporting

Olivia Hamilton, Staff Writer May 5, 2022

Junction City High School released a new app, called STOPit, in hopes to help crack down on bullying and bad behaviors around the school. This app allows participants to anonymously report bulling, threats,...

Theater department performs spring play, the Government Inspector

Theater department performs spring play, the “Government Inspector”

Chloe Crites, Staff Writer May 5, 2022

The last showing of the Government Inspector was on Saturday April 30. The play was filled with adult jokes and scenes that made the audience laugh so hard they forgot to breathe. A crowd favorite seemed...

NHS hosts community clean up

NHS hosts community clean up

Ryan Macrae Delacruz, Staff Writer April 21, 2022

National Honor Society inspires to raise values such as scholarship, service, leadership, and character in schools. The organization not only recognizes students for their academic work, but they also...

Cole performs at Carnegie Hall

Faybien Michael, Staff Writer February 28, 2022

Senior Makayla Cole was awarded the chance of a lifetime to show off her talents in New York.  She preformed with 47 students across the nation at Carnegie Hall. The excitement she felt upon being notified...

ACT to be held on March 1 for all juniors

Katrina Muller, Staff Writer February 28, 2022

On March 1st, 2022 JCHS juniors will be taking the free state offered ACT. The ACT is a standardized test that is used by many 4-year colleges in the country to determine a student’s eligibility for...

Prom theme and location is announced

Prom theme and location is announced

Katie Beamer, Staff Writer May 12, 2021

During this school year things have been very different because of COVID-19. However, unlike for last year’s senior class, this year the school and health department wer comfortable enough to host a...

Governors Scholar Senior Elyse Nguyen gets accepted to Yale University.

Senior Elyse Nguyen is accepted to Yale University

Naomi Alarcon Rivera, Staff Writer May 12, 2021

Senior Elyse Nguyen found out she was accepted to Yale after school on Tuesday, April 6th. She was more shocked than anything. It took her a few seconds to comprehend that she had just gotten into Yale....

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...

JCHS Lifts 20 Year Old Pitbull Ban

JCHS Lifts 20 Year Old Pitbull Ban

Olivia Knerr, Staff Editor February 24, 2020

For more than 20 years Junction City has had a pit bull ban in place. Two years ago, a woman named Emily Fawcett began pushing for it to be lifted. As of February 18th, the ban has been lifted. It has...

Order Your Pow Wow Yearbook Today!

February 21, 2020

Journalism teacher Christine Poole's Yearbook class has been hard at work completing this years Pow Wow yearbook. Order yours today! The deadline to purchase your yearbook is March 1. Get your piece of...

Legal Age to Buy Tobacco Raised

February 5, 2020

As of December 20, 2019 the age for sale of tobacco raised from 18 to 21 in order to save younger generations from picking up the habit. Most adult smokers started smoking before 21 and most of those before...

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...

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