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Fall Play: Penny for Your Thoughts

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 to her personality. They are personified by comically stereotypical characters known as the Egos. T...

Thanksgiving at Junction City High School

Thanksgiving at Junction City High School

Joshua Allen, Staff Writer

November 18, 2019

Due to the rapidly approaching Thanksgiving holiday, we asked students at Junction City High School what they are most thankful for.  Lanasia Cottner: “ I am most thankful for my friends, specifically Mariah and McKenzi because they really helped me emotionally to get through this extremely diffic...

Should teenagers be allowed to Trick-or-Treat?

Should teenagers be allowed to Trick-or-Treat?

Olivia Knerr, Staff Editor

November 1, 2019

For years there has been a debate on the internet about whether or not teenagers should be allowed to trick-or-treat on Halloween. People all across the globe are voicing their frustrations or support of the topic. I set out to find out what the students, teachers, and family members of Junction City...

2019 Homecoming Court

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 are: Freshmen: Zane Khoury, Collin McQueen, Tate Miller, Rose West, Adalynn Hatcher, Rache...

JROTC Drill Team Places Second in Council Bluffs Meet

JROTC Drill Team Places Second in Council Bluffs Meet

Elyse Nguyen, Staff Writer

February 1, 2019

Junction City High School has many different programs for its diverse students and the JROTC (Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps)  program is one of them. Within JROTC are sub-teams such as Raiders, Marksmanship, and Drill Team. Drill Team has two main divisions, armed and unarmed, which can both...

VIDEO: 25th Annual JCHS Academic Banquet

VIDEO: 25th Annual JCHS Academic Banquet

Jacob Lindsey, Staff Writer

February 1, 2019

Junction City High School hosted their 25th Annual Academic Banquet this week on January 31st, 2019 from 6 - 9pm. Food and drinks were provided for those in attendance and a performance from the JCHS Jazz Band. The video livestream begins at the 2:05:45 mark

Birds of the Nest: Amnah Madkhali

Birds of the Nest: Amnah Madkhali

Morgan Deering and Taryn Tanguay

January 14, 2019

"As women I am expected to get married and have children. This is like an expectation and a dream at the same time. I have been so fond of children ever since I have known myself. I raised all of my sisters and brothers. Then came the time that I decided to get married and have my own children. I...

Birds of the Nest: Axel Ocasio

Birds of the Nest: Axel Ocasio

Morgan Deering and Taryn Tanguay

November 9, 2018

"The last person that made me laugh, I was at work last night [November 4] and we were short people. We got really busy, I work at McDonald's so we have a lot of people coming in. I took this girl's order, but then I went back to the front to bag food because the screen was really full. Another guy...

VIDEO: 3-D Concept and Virtual Tour of New JCHS Building

VIDEO: 3-D Concept and Virtual Tour of New JCHS Building

Jake Hermanson, Staff Writer

November 7, 2018

The initial 3-D concept and a virtual tour of the new JCHS building were presented by Malcolm Watkins of  SJCF Architecture, Inc. at the USD 475 Board of Education meeting on November 5th. The new building will feature multiple collaboration spaces, multi-use classrooms for flexibility, and state-of-the-art...

Senator Jerry Moran Receives Tour of JCHS

Senator Jerry Moran Receives Tour of JCHS

Morgan Deering and Lexe West

October 16, 2018

Senator Jerry Moran (R-KS) visited Junction City High School on Tuesday, October 16, where he received a tour and discussed education with students. Moran was scheduled to attend the groundbreaking ceremony for the new high school on Friday, October 5, but was unable to attend due to a vote in Washington D.C. This visit, Moran said, was int...

Two Prominent Kansas Judges Visit Seniors

Two Prominent Kansas Judges Visit Seniors

Lexe West, Editor and Chief

October 3, 2018

Two prominent Kansas Judges visited Junction City High School to discuss the judicial branch and the roles of the court in Kansas on September 24th, 2018 in Settles Auditorium. Supreme Court Justice Caleb Stegall and District Court Judge John Bosch spoke to seniors enrolled in Government to discuss...

New High School Floor Plans Release

New High School Floor Plans Release

Jacob Hermanson, Staff Writer

August 31, 2018

The initial floor plans for the new high school being built in USD 475 have been released. The floor plans show the main building that features a main hall with separate wings for each academy branching off. The new building will have open areas for collaboration and classrooms in a business atmosph...