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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,...

Junior FFA member Gabrielle Brown presents the introduction of guests at the annual FFA banquet held on April, 21, 2022 in the Junction City High School Events Center.

FFA hosts annual banquet

Nathan Kennedy, Staff Writer April 29, 2022

The FFA organization had their annual banquet on Thursday, April 21st, 2022. The aim of the banquet is to celebrate the year, and reflect on themselves and their accomplishments, appoint new officers for...

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...

Covid Climate and Updated Guidelines

Covid Climate and Updated Guidelines

Ryan Macrae Delacruz, Staff Writer February 28, 2022

On December 27, 2021, the CDC published updated guidelines to the quarantine period set for the general public. Originally, quarantine lasted two weeks, but with recent information of transmissions and...

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...

Class of 2021 Officers Named

Breana Reilly October 19, 2020

The senior class officers for the class of 2021 are president Dylan Hayden, vice president Andrew Khoury, and secretary Nyasia Harris. Dylan Hayden as the president cares deeply about his peers and...

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...

Freshmen Learn about Career Academies at Discovery Days

Olivia Knerr, Editor February 21, 2020

The freshmen classes participated in Discovery Days on Thursday, Feb. 13 and Friday, Feb. 14. Discovery Days is held every year for the freshmen to learn about the elective classes and the career academies...

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...

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...

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