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March For Our Lives Photo Gallery

March 15, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Opinion, Photos, Showcase, Spotlight

The JCHS student walk-out occurred on Wednesday, March 14th in commemoration of the 17 students that were killed in the Parkland shooting, as well as bring awareness to school violence and mental health.  

JCHS Students Place at annual HOSA Spring Leadership Conference

JCHS Students Place at annual HOSA Spring Leadership Conference

Jason Chen, Staff Writer

March 15, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Students from Junction City High School's HOSA club competed in health-related events at the annual HOSA Spring Leadership Conference. The two-day conference took place in Pittsburg, Kansas on the 27th and 28th of February. The conference included both written and physical competitions, such as identifying...

HOSA Competition Gallery

HOSA Competition Gallery

Sadante Person, Staff Photographer

March 15, 2018


Filed under Feature, Local, News, Photos, Spotlight

Students competed in the Health Occupation Students of America competition on February 27th and the 28th.  

Accounting Students Gain Real World Experience By Filing Taxes

Accounting Students Gain Real World Experience By Filing Taxes

Taryn Tanguay, Staff Writer

March 9, 2018


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As tax season begins, students in room #132 have been busy pouring over spreadsheets and W-2 wage and tax statements. As an official tax site, students in the advanced accounting class, Accounting II, can file tax returns for community members free of charge. “A student can bring their W-2, their...

Spring Sports Rosters Announced

Spring Sports Rosters Announced

Owin Carreras, Sports Reporter

March 5, 2018


Filed under Featured Sports, News, Showcase, Sports

2017- 2018 V/ JV Girls Soccer Varsity                                               Junior Varsity Name                         Gr                   Name                          Gr ...

Principal Katt Kisses The Pig

Principal Katt Kisses The Pig

February 23, 2018


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The lucky winner of the "kiss the pig contest" was the BIT Principal Mr. Katt. On February 13 at the home basketball game he puckered up and kissed a live pig. The money made from this contest will go to the junior committee to pay for prom expenses.

Students Participate In The American Mathematics Competition

Students Participate In The American Mathematics Competition

Jason Chen, Staff Writer

February 23, 2018


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The American Mathematics Competition, taken on Feb. 8, 2018, is a program that tests the strength and mathematical capabilities of the upcoming generations. This test is conducted for students to compare test scores and levels with other students in math across the country. This test has no effect on...

JCMS Receives Threat, No Danger Discovered

JCMS Receives Threat, No Danger Discovered

Morgan Deering, Staff Writer

February 21, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Spotlight

On Monday, February 19th, a threat was made by a student at Junction City Middle School. Following this threat, JCMS staff members met with the student and determined that it was not credible, but it was further looked into later that night by the Junction City Police Department. An arrest for a crim...

Kiss The Pig Contest To Benefit Prom Committee

Kiss The Pig Contest To Benefit Prom Committee

Amber McCarthy, Staff Writer

February 8, 2018


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In the very near future, one JCHS teacher will pucker up and kiss a pig. The junior committee is running a "kiss the pig" contest for prom expenses. At the home basketball game on February 13th, the teacher that has the most money in their jar will pucker up and kiss a live pig during halftime. Each...

Girls Coding Club Makes Debut at JCHS

Girls Coding Club Makes Debut at JCHS

Kennedy Cox, Staff Writer

February 8, 2018


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A new national club, Girls Who Code, that promotes the success of female students who are interested in computer programming is being started at JCHS. English teacher Chelsea Todd is taking on the role of advising this club and is excited to work with students who are interested in computer programming. "Girls...

Students Honored at Academic Banquet

Students Honored at Academic Banquet

Taryn Tanguay

February 6, 2018


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The Junction City High School Academic Banquet was held in Shenk Gym on Thursday, Feb. 1, to celebrate the success of students at the Career Academy Campus. Students and their families who attended the banquet were provided a meal with entertainment from the performing arts students in the Fine Arts...

New FFA Club Thrives In The New Year

New FFA Club Thrives In The New Year

Sarah Taylor, Staff Writer

February 2, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Showcase

Future Farmers of America is a new organization in the school building, bringing new ideas to the community. With this starting, the FFA leader is thrilled to begin. Laura Miller, a teacher of several different classes, took up the new challenge of leading the students of JCHS into farming and agriculture. “FFA...