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Important Senior Dates

Anastazia Cortez, Staff Writer

February 20, 2017


Filed under Local, News

Friday, March 31st- Graduation cap & gown delivery in Shenk Gym. (Cash or money orders only, NO checks.) You may pre-pay at Jostens.com (If you have paid in advance, pick up for you will begin at 11:00am. If you are paying on March 31, your pick up time will begin at 12:30pm) Friday, March 31s...

Abilene Forensics Tournament

Abilene Forensics Tournament

February 13, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Feature, Local, News, Uncategorized

This last Friday, February 10th, Forensics Argumentation had a tournament in Abilene. Juan Bocanegra received 5th place in Congress and Reginald Robinson received 1st place in congress. Saturday, February 11, the Junction City High School Forensics Team competed in Abilene. The list of competitors...

College: Is it worth it?

College: Is it worth it?

Rob Terry Jr

February 13, 2017


Filed under Feature, Local, News, Opinion

Mrs. Coleman College is like a car. You do not necessarily need it to get through life, but it would certainly make life easier. Colleges are not always easy to get into. You have to work hard to get in and once you do, from that point you must choose to be a determined, organized person who is not...

School Board Accepts New High School Recommendation

School Board Accepts New High School Recommendation

Anastazia Cortez, Staff Writer

February 9, 2017


Filed under Local, News

The Geary County Board of Education met on Monday, February 6th, and voted 4-2 to hold a special election to consider building a new high school on a new site, per committee recommendations. The JCHS Way Forward steering committee formally recommended that the board of education build a new high ...

Senior Adam Campbell To Attend West Point

Senior Adam Campbell To Attend West Point

Rob Terry Jr, Staff Writer

February 3, 2017


Filed under Feature, Local, News

Adam Campbell, a senior at Junction City High-School was recently accepted into the United States Military Academy also known as West Point. West Point is a very prestigious military academy, which only accepts 10% of all applicants.  Additionally, Campbell was accepted into the United States Naval...

Scholars Bowl Ace Regionals: State Bound!

Scholars Bowl Ace Regionals: State Bound!

Walter Wadford, News Editor

February 3, 2017


Filed under Local, News

One judge, two teams, 5 buzzers, and 5 students from different schools competing to beat the opposing team.  Nick Dombrowski and Zach Bollen are both students who both compete and excel at scholar's bowl tournaments. “You show up, compete, and see what you know compared to other students from other...

JC’S GOT GAME – Winter Homecoming Week Schedule

JC’S GOT GAME – Winter Homecoming Week Schedule

Brenda Rivera, Staff writer

February 3, 2017


Filed under Local, News

  Monday, February 6, 2017 Monopoly Monday Staff and Students are encouraged to Dress for Success; Business dress attire; dresses, suit and tie, etc. Tuesday, February 7, 2017 Scrabble Tuesday Staff and Students are encouraged to wear a letter from the alphabet and make their design lik...

More On Mr. Taylor’s Retirement

Astrid Ramos, Cesar Ramos, and Jonny Hunter

February 3, 2017


Filed under Feature, Local, News

Band Director TJ Taylor, recently announced his plans to retire at the end of the 2017 school year. Staff Writer, Astrid Ramos interviewed Mr. Taylor with the help of Cesar Ramos and Jonny Hunter, about his experience at Junction City Senior High School. Also on the reasons why he is leaving. This...

The BackPackers Ep.1 -For the CULTURE

Rob Terry Jr, Benjamin Hartwigsen-Dye, and Auh'Shay Sanchez

February 3, 2017


Filed under Audio, Entertainment, News, Opinion

In Episode 1 of the BackPackers, the fellas talk about everything going on in the pop culture  From deciding who took more losses between Souljia Boy and Meek Mill to Drake's new boo ting to the upcoming release of Migos's album, CULTURE! Make sure to listen to your favorite Soundcloud personalities.   https://soundcloud.com/user-869085179/ep1-for-the-culture

Will Donald Trump be successful?

Will Donald Trump be successful?

Armani Lawrence, Staff writer

January 30, 2017


Filed under News

When things around us change, our views tend to change as well. On the January, 22nd Donald J. Trump was sworn in as the President of the United States. When it came to the elections, there was tension and diversity amongst the people of this country. When there was a school poll, it was shown that...

Town Hall Meeting Discusses New School

Town Hall Meeting Discusses New School

Anastazia Cortez, Staff Reporter

January 26, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

The JCHS Way Forward Steering Committee held a Town Hall Meeting on Tuesday, January 17th to discuss the options for building a new high school. This was a very important topic to people in the community. Many people had shown up to make comments and ask questions. “I felt we had great atte...

Junction City Places 6th in T.O.C.

Junction City Places 6th in T.O.C.

Jayden Davis, Sports Reporter

January 25, 2017


Filed under Feature, Featured Sports, News, Showcase, Sports, Spotlight

This season has been a roller-coaster ride for the Blue Jays with their ups and downs throughout the campaign. Over this past weekend, Junction City participated in the 74th Annual Tournament of Champions hosted in Dodge City, Kansas. Eight teams participated, including Dodge City, Wichita North, Derby,...