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Health Science Students Begin Semester Long Project

Health Science Students Begin Semester Long Project

Jake Hermanson, Staff Writer

February 11, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

Students in Health Science 2 are starting a large project on the National Health Science Standards under the instruction of Nancy Dettmer. Students will be tasked with diagnosing a mock patient who has been assigned an illness or mental disability by Dettmer. This is a new project that will take the ent...

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


Filed under Local, News, Showcase

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


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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

Pippin 2019: Merve Aksu and Dillon Powell Chosen as Student Directors

Pippin 2019: Merve Aksu and Dillon Powell Chosen as Student Directors

Elyse Nguyen, Staff Writer

January 18, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, News, Showcase

Behind every beautiful dance move, every aesthetically pleasing scene, every perfectly timed movement is an incredibly hard-working team of directors. When people watch shows, on screen or in real life, they always appreciate how well everything looks but often don't understand how much thought and effort...

Health Students Place at Regional Competition; Qualify for State

Health Students Place at Regional Competition; Qualify for State

Elyse Nguyen, Staff Writer

December 10, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Junction City High School excels at preparing students for their future careers through the different academies and clusters. There is a cluster for every career and with it, many opportunities for good career experiences. For example, this is the second year that JCHS has participated in Kansas Univ...

Superintendent Candidate Profile: Dr. Paul Gordon

Superintendent Candidate Profile: Dr. Paul Gordon

Lexe West, Editor in Chief

December 10, 2018


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Biography & Experience Dr. Paul Gordon currently resides in Glen Ellyn, Illinois with his wife Marianne Gordon. The Gordon’s have been in Glen Ellyn since 2013 when Dr. Gordon took on the position of superintendent of District 41. Dr. Gordon had worked his way up through the chain of command ...

Superintendent Candidate Profile: Dr. Reginald Eggleston

Superintendent Candidate Profile: Dr. Reginald Eggleston

Morgan Deering, Managing Editor

December 5, 2018


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Biography & Experience Dr. Reginald Eggleston currently lives in Mobile, Alabama with his wife, Regina. Eggleston has over 24 years of education experience, ranging from working in the classroom as a Special Education teacher to working in administration as both a high school principal and an Assistant Supe...

Marching Band Earns Superior at the High Plains Marching Festival

Marching Band Earns Superior at the High Plains Marching Festival

Jake Hermanson, Staff Writer

November 7, 2018


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The Blue Jay Marching Band earned a Superior rating (1) for their show called, “Back in Black” on October 15th at the High Plains Marching Festival hosted by Fort Hays State University in Hays, Kansas. The festival features many other school marching bands and Fort Hays State University’s own. ...

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


Filed under Local, Multimedia, News, Video

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...

Community Breaks Ground For New High School

Community Breaks Ground For New High School

Tray Minor, Staff Writer

October 17, 2018


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The groundbreaking ceremony for the new high school took place on October 5th, 2018. It was hosted by several members of the School board. The decision to build the new high school was made on November 7th, 2017 when citizens of Junction City voted in favor of a brand new school. “I can’t w...

Senator Jerry Moran Receives Tour of JCHS

Senator Jerry Moran Receives Tour of JCHS

Morgan Deering and Lexe West

October 16, 2018


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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...

Vote For Homecoming Royalty

Vote For Homecoming Royalty

Breah Turner, Staff Writer

October 4, 2018


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With Fall Homecoming right around the corner, it’s time to vote for homecoming court. Junction City High School’s homecoming football game is Friday, Oct. 5th against Manhattan High with a dance to follow on Saturday, October 6, from 8-11 P.M. Each class has 6 candidates. The people of their class...