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New Procedures Within the Activites Department

Andrea Domek, Staff writer

September 25, 2014


Filed under Entertainment, News

Along with changes to the schedule and student parking, changes have also been made in the activities department. Recently, the activities department has changed their entire planning process for student activities. ”We have created a new structure, we have a leadership team that meets with our...

Apple Days: Pie Making

Apple Days: Pie Making

Collins Alderman, Staff Writer

September 19, 2014


Filed under Entertainment, News

      The Blue Jay Battalion JROTC cadets helped prepare for apple days. A three day task of making pies and having a good time doing so. Throughout these three days there were many smiling faces willing to volunteer. Their goal was to make two thousand pies within three days.  During this pr...

Drug Crackdown: New Random Drug Testing Policy

Drug Crackdown: New Random Drug Testing Policy

Christina Brunton, Editor

September 15, 2014


Filed under News, Showcase

During this 2014-2015 academic school year the newly approved random drug testing policy will be implemented. After almost 3 years of planning and reviewing policies that other schools have, the Geary County USD 475 Board of Education finally approved a policy that would permit the random drug testing...

Senior Parking Spots

Senior Parking Spots

Matthew Watson, Editor

September 11, 2014


Filed under News

    Junction City High School has recently decided to remove senior parking. Senior parking was a privilege that the senior class had that allowed closer parking to the main doors of the school. The high school has had senior parking since the Class of 2008. After meeting with Mr. Westerhaus,...

Yard Sale!

Yard Sale!

September 11, 2014


Filed under Feature, News, Spotlight

The Yard Sale on August 29th, 2014 were hosted by the J-Steppers and the Blue Jay cheerleaders. They were raising money for the five J-Steppers that are going to the Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade in New York City. The yard sale was on a Saturday morning from 8am to noon. The J-Steppers will repre...

Freshman Spotlight at the FSA

Juan Santillan, Staff Writer

August 27, 2014


Filed under Feature, News, Showcase, Spotlight, Uncategorized

The Blue Jay traveled to the Freshman Success Academy to ask new Freshman about how they're getting along in the new school and starting their high school year. Here are their thoughts and responses:     Kevin Mcgee Q: Is High School what you expected it to be? A: “Yes” Q: How does it feel to start your High School year? A:...

New York City

New York City

Becky Rigsby, Photo Editor

May 8, 2014


Filed under Entertainment, News

On April 18, over 20 choir members from the Chamber Choir and JC Singers Show Choir arrived at the high school a little too eager for the call time of 5:30 in the morning along with four chaperones, including Junction City High School choir director, Michael Brown. Our choir was asked by the choral directors...

Advice for Incoming Freshman

Advice for Incoming Freshman

Christina Brunton, Layout Editor

May 6, 2014


Filed under News

With this year coming to a close and Seniors leaving for good to begin other endeavors, a new batch of Freshmen are also ready to begin their high school careers. After four long years filled with torturous classwork, budding romances, and a fair share of positive and negative interactions throughout...