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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...

Rally Time

Rally Time

September 20, 2019

On September 20th, Junction City High School held its first official pep rally of the fall sports season. This event was held outside, in Al Simpler Stadium, where the Blue Jay Marching Band performed a Bat-Man themed halftime show. Cheer and dance led the student section in the fight song, Blue Jay...

National Honor Society Inducts New Members

National Honor Society Inducts New Members

Elyse Nguyen, Staff Writer

April 17, 2019

Junction City High School's chapter of National Honor Society held its annual induction ceremony on April, 15. National Honor Society is one of, if not the most, prestigious and selective high school clubs in the nation. Its mission is to recognize and honor students who not only excel in the classroom,...

VIDEO: National Day of Silence Sponsored by GSA

VIDEO: National Day of Silence Sponsored by GSA

Morgan Deering, Managing Editor

April 12, 2019

Every year, on a Friday in April, the Gay, Lesbian, and Straight Education Network (GLSEN) hosts a National Day of Silence, this year being hosted today, April 12, 2019. The Day of Silence is a student-led national event where people take a vow of silence in order to highlight the silencing and e...

BREAKING: Sports Events Postponed

BREAKING: Sports Events Postponed

Annie Johnson, Pow Wow Editor

March 29, 2019

Due to inclement weather, the JV/V softball game against Topeka High School at the Topeka Hummer Sports Park, and the varsity track meet at Al Simpler Stadium has been postponed. Softball has been rescheduled for Tuesday, April 2. The rescheduled Track and Field date is TBA. The varsity boys tennis...

Prom Theme Announced

Prom Theme Announced

Jake Hermanson, Staff Writer

March 18, 2019

The 2019 prom theme, Enchanted Forest, was revealed by the invitations that seniors received before spring break in their government classes. The junior class will host the prom dance at Marriott from 8 - 11: 30 p.m on April 13. For more information, contact junior class committee sponsor Bridget Oliver....

Health Science Students Begin Semester Long Project

Health Science Students Begin Semester Long Project

Jake Hermanson, Staff Writer

February 11, 2019

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

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

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

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

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

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 ...