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School Dance Draws Low Attendance

School Dance Draws Low Attendance

DayDay Bonner, Staff Writer

August 30, 2017


Filed under News

On the night of Friday, August 25th 2017, the Blue Jay school dance launched right after the scrimmage at nine o'clock. Unfortunately, the dance did not receive a lot of visitors this time around. Most of our fans left the school because of the time that the scrimmage ended. The Blue Jay scrimmage began at seven o'clock and it ...

Revised Dress Code Gets Closer To Gender Equality

Revised Dress Code Gets Closer To Gender Equality

Kennedy Cox, Staff Writer

August 29, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

With a new school year comes new surprises, and a new dress code seems to be the "talk" of the school. Teachers have been ad-dress-ing the new rule during advisory period, discussing how students are now able to wear leggings with the exception that the front and back are covered and shorts that are...

Gallery: Graduation 2017

Gallery: Graduation 2017

Rob Terry Jr, Editor-in-Chief

May 23, 2017


Filed under News, Photos, Showcase

The JCHS Graduation commencement award ceremony happened on Saturday, May 20th 2017. The ceremony happened outside as originally planned. The Graduation speakers were Seniors: Macy Jaynes, Nick Dombroski and Aryus Jones.

Head Baseball and Basketball Coaches Resign from Coaching Duties

Head Baseball and Basketball Coaches Resign from Coaching Duties

Owin Carreras, Sports Reporter

May 23, 2017


Filed under Featured Sports, Local, News, Sports

Junction City High School Athletics will be losing two head coaches at the end of this year. Blue Jays Baseball coach Drew Biery has decided to resign from coaching the baseball team. Coach Nate Schmitt has also decided to resign from his basketball coaching duties. Coach Biery plans to teach at Manhattan...

Obituary: Katelynne Anne Bilyeu

Obituary: Katelynne Anne Bilyeu

Ben Dye, Staff Writer

May 23, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

Katelynne Anne Bilyeu, 15, of Milford, KS, passed away on May 17, 2017 at Children's Mercy Hospital in Kansas City, MO. Bilyeu was a sophomore attending Junction City High School. At JCHS, Katie was involved in numerous activities and organizations. She was a member of the Lady Blues Choir, Debate,...

May 11, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Feature, Local, News

National Awards Night   The National Awards Ceremony for the 2016-2017 school year took place May 3rd.  This was a night of recognizing those who worked hard and put their all into the program. Former Battalion Commander Mason Perez was the announcer for the night doing an amazing job at sho...

GALLERY: JCHS Crisis Drill 2017

GALLERY: JCHS Crisis Drill 2017

Auh'Shay Sanchez, Photographer

May 9, 2017


Filed under Local, News, Photos, Showcase

The medical explorer participants were involved with a community-wide crisis drill on Friday, April 28. The drill was conducted by local emergency services. This exercise provided invaluable experience for students and emergency personnel. The premise for the drill was that a tornado strikes Junction c...

Spanish 4 Blue Jays Dominate Spanish Poetry Contest

Spanish 4 Blue Jays Dominate Spanish Poetry Contest

Rob Terry Jr, Co-Editor-in-Chief

April 26, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase, Spotlight

Several Blue Jays were taken by Mrs. Goheen, JCHS Spanish teacher, to compete in the first ever Spanish Poetry Slam Contest on April 7th. Mrs. Goheen took 12 students from her Spanish 4 class to Wichita State University. “It was really fascinating. They sent us poetry 2 weeks before and there were...

Blood for the Ones Who Need it Most

Blood for the Ones Who Need it Most

Cesar Ramos, Staff Writer

April 13, 2017


Filed under Feature, News, Photos

On April 5, the Junction City High School JROTC hosted the annual Red Cross blood drive. One student, Nathan Johnson, was a regular to giving blood. "This is my sixth time giving blood. The Red Cross actually gave me a call, and said I've already saved two lives," he said. Take a look at the photos...

Prom 2017

Prom 2017

Stephanie Austin, Graphic Designer

April 5, 2017


Filed under Local, News, Spotlight

Baseball Goes International!

Baseball Goes International!

Jose Baquero, Sports reporter

March 10, 2017


Filed under News, Sports, Uncategorized

During this time of year, baseball fans are usually tuned into Spring Training games to see how their favorite teams are looking. This year is different, however. Every four years millions of people take a break from Spring Training and tune into the emotional roller coaster of The World Baseball Classic. The...