The Blue Jay

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...

JCHS Celebrates Veterans Day

Olivia Knerr, Staff Editor November 13, 2019

On November 8th, 2019, Junction City High School celebrated Veterans Day by having their annual assembly. A video is above for you to watch the celebration.

Fall Senior Night Celebration / Final Football Home Game

Joshua Allen, Staff Writer October 21, 2019

October 18, 2019 was the last home game of the regular football season. It was also senior night for fall sports and activities. We asked two senior varsity players how it felt to play their last home...

Senior Laynee Chase and Senior Albert Coba de Mota practicing their walk for the crowning

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...

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...

New Inductees Abigail Critton (12), Hailey Eschliman (11), and Nathan Green (10) after recieivng their National Honor Society certificates.

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...

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...

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...

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