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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


Filed under Local, News, Showcase

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...

Two Prominent Kansas Judges Visit Seniors

Two Prominent Kansas Judges Visit Seniors

Lexe West, Editor and Chief

October 3, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Recent, Showcase

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 Konza Health Clinic Opens at CAC

New Konza Health Clinic Opens at CAC

Elyse Nguyen, Staff Writer

October 1, 2018


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The Konza Health Clinic has recently collaborated with Junction City High School to open up a brand new satellite clinic located on the school’s main campus which offers services to both students and staff. It will be open from 7:30 am to 4:35 pm, but during school hours, students must see the nurse fir...

“Trending Now” Announced as Homecoming Theme

“Trending Now” Announced as Homecoming Theme

Jacob Lindsey, Staff Writer

September 19, 2018


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Student Council announced that the theme for fall homecoming will be "Trending Now." The hashtag for social media will be "#JCHSistrendingnow." The spirit days will beup days for the week will be: Movie Character Monday No clothing will be permitted if it is not school appropriate Students ...

School Planners Not Purchased For 2018-2019 School Year

School Planners Not Purchased For 2018-2019 School Year

Noah Johnson, A&E Editor

September 12, 2018


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If you’re a returning student to JCHS, one thing you probably have, or have not noticed, is the lack of a student planner. To some, the planner was a necessity, but to many others it was just a hall pass. Due to the lack of students that actually used the planner for organizational purposes, the...