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Senior Farewell: Jose Baquero

Senior Farewell: Jose Baquero

Jose Baquero, Sports reporter

May 11, 2017


Filed under Feature, Opinion, Spotlight

I arrived at JCHS not knowing a soul. However, I eventually joined some clubs and played baseball and football here, so in no time I had some friends. Junction City is a small and boring town at first glace. I can't tell you how many times I've gone to the movies or bowling with friends because that...

10 Things To Do Before You Graduate

Jaedn Cooper, Managing Editor

April 20, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

1. Make your mark As your high school career nears it's end, you should leave an impact on your school. Leave this chapter of your life with a bang. Do something that you will be remembered for. You could do something as small as helping someone in need or anything as big as standing up against a fla...

Should Frank Ocean Release New Music?

Should Frank Ocean Release New Music?

Armani Lawrence, Staff Writer

April 11, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Opinion

Should Frank Ocean Release New Music? Frank Ocean has recently produced a new song, Chanel featuring Asap Rocky. Frank Ocean has been on the scene since 2005 as a ghostwriter for major artists. He became more known once he was part of a group called Odd Future in 2009. In this music group, he worked...

Top 10 Albums of 2016

Top 10 Albums of 2016

Ben Dye, Staff Writer

March 10, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Opinion, Spotlight

2016 was an amazing year for music, with projects being released from artists such as Drake, Rihanna, and Kanye West. This leads to controversy on what albums were the best of the year. Fellow Blue Jays, Benjamin Dye and Robert Terry, came together to create a list of the top ten albums of the year. Th...

The Beginning of Nav

The Beginning of Nav

Jonathan Hunter, Music Review Writer

March 2, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Opinion

From underground to pushing towards mainstream, NAV is really stepping up the game and making 2017 a big stepping-stone for him. Thanks to collaborations with Travis Scott, The Weeknd, and signing to the record label, XO, his name is something to watch out for in the future. With releasing his self-titled...

Do you apologize to much?

Do you apologize to much?

February 24, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Do you apologize too much? “Oops, sorry about that.” How many times have you heard this or even said it yourself? Sometimes, especially as teens, we screw up. It’s hard not to. Mistakes are not intentional but it seems to always happen. How many mistakes can you have until you're pushing the...

C U L T U R E Album Review

C U L T U R E Album Review

Auh'Shay Sanchez

February 20, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Opinion

Culture Review I’m Auh’Shay Sanchez and I have a huge amount of love for music and have ear for all genres. First album I’ll be doing is Atlanta’s finest trio “Migos” and here heavily commercialized and very hyped album Culture. First to start off “Migos” is an American hip hop group...

What have you made for yourself?

What have you made for yourself?

Armani Lawrence, Staff Writer

February 15, 2017


Filed under Opinion

What have you made for yourself?   This should be the time of our lives. We are young, curious, emotional, confused, reckless, excited, and influential. Simply, we are teens. Many of us feel like we have time to get our lives together. The question is how? How can we bring together our live...

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...

Pass The Mic Episode 4!

Pass The Mic Episode 4!

Jose Baquero, Sports reporter

February 12, 2017


Filed under Audio, Featured Sports, Opinion, Podcasts, Sports

In episode 4 of Pass the Mic, the boys discuss the Super Bowl, LaMelo Ball's 92 point game and much more! Please visit thebluejay.org for more episodes. Also, use #AskTheMic on Twitter to ask us questions! Thank you for tuning in!

What is News Worthy?

What is News Worthy?

Armani Lawrence, Staff Writer

February 3, 2017


Filed under Opinion

  What is News Worthy? Beyond a simple definition of a complex situation, beyond closed eyes, is a story. Anyone is worth the time to be invested in and who says that they can’t? Society has made it to where if you are lacking in any way you are not worthy of being on the first page if you...

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