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Pass the Mic Special Preview

Pass the Mic Special Preview

Jayden Davis, Sports Reporter

January 20, 2017


Filed under Audio, Opinion, Podcasts, Sports

https://soundcloud.com/passthemicjchs/pass-the-mic-special-preview The sports crew of the Blue Jay Online newspaper has decided to bring the in-office sports arguments to life with the new "Pass the Mic" podcast. Listen to Walter Wadford, Jose Baquero, Jayden Davis and Owin Carreras give their hot...

Owin’s Opinion: Football Now: Good or Bad?

Owin’s Opinion: Football Now: Good or Bad?

Owin Carreras, Sports Reporter

November 22, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Opinion, Sports, Spotlight

Why Football Isn’t What It Used to Be Football has become one of the more controversial topics in the sports world. From many professional players speaking out about how football isn’t fun anymore, the uniforms are one of most anticipated things about the game nowadays, and every game there is...

Who should have been president?

Anastazia Cortez, Staff Writer

November 18, 2016


Filed under News, Opinion

Tis the season for a new election! As you all may know, this election consisted of Donald Trump, and Hillary Clinton. Both runners up seem to not be very brilliant at all, one has a strong view on Mexicans and the other is all for abortion. This election should be interesting. But, do either candidate...

The True Pair: Rob and Lar

The True Pair: Rob and Lar

Rob Terry Jr and Laramie Diestelkamp

November 16, 2016


Filed under Audio, Entertainment, Feature, Opinion

Welcome to the first episode of the podcast made by your two favorite SoundCloud personalities. This episode we talk about recent issues regarding beef between artists and new music....

iPhone 7 Review

Anastazia Cortez, Staff Writer

October 17, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Opinion, Showcase

In the past month the iPhone 7 was released and hasn’t had many upgrades. Each time a generation is released everyone expects so much out of it because of the way they exaggerate the many “updates” of the new generations. In my opinion I feel like the iPhone needs to stop with the new generations b...

The Beauty Behind Alaska

The Beauty Behind Alaska

Anastazia Cortez, Staff Writer

September 8, 2016


Filed under Feature, Local, Opinion, Showcase, Spotlight

I recently moved from Fairbanks, Alaska in June and many students and some teachers have asked multiple questions but the common question asked was, “How was living in an igloo?!”. I don’t know what to do but laugh because the assumption is funny. There are many assumptions about Alaska like t...

Highly Anticipated: August Albums

Highly Anticipated: August Albums

Rob Terry Jr, Staff Writer

September 7, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Opinion, Showcase, Spotlight

Two albums that have been highly anticipated were recently were released.  Frank Ocean and Tory Lanez, two R&B music artists had promised fans with release dates of 8/12/16 and 8/19/16 for their new projects. Ocean may have been holding out longer than Lanez but these new albums were  still waited ...

Deadpool Review: Not Your Typical Comic Book Movie

Deadpool Review: Not Your Typical Comic Book Movie

Owin Carreras, Staff Writer

February 25, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Feature, Local, Opinion, Spotlight

Deadpool is the first comic book movie of 2016 and has shattered its expectations. Opening weekend projections for Deadpool were fifty five million dollars but Deadpool’s opening weekend sales were 132.5 million dollars. Deadpool’s sales are set to reach the highest grossing rated R movie all time. As...

A Letter that Defends the Teaching and Instruction of Diversity at Junction City High School

Mr. Patrick Battle, Letter To The Editor

February 17, 2016


Filed under Opinion

  Dear Students, Staff, Administrators and Community Patrons: As a long time teacher of the social sciences, I have always championed freedom of speech and expression. In my professional capacity, I have always encouraged our students to write and speak their minds with courage. It is important...

OPINION: JCHS Should Do More To Acknowledge Black History Month

OPINION: JCHS Should Do More To Acknowledge Black History Month

Walter Wadford, Staff Writer

February 12, 2016


Filed under Local, Opinion

We  are within the first two weeks of Black History Month and some couldn’t be more excited, especially at JCHS where I feel as if Black History isn’t credited enough. Here at JCHS Black History month is almost like bigfoot; in the minds of some it exist and to others it's just a myth. Despite...

OPINION: Lock Downs need to be Realistic

OPINION: Lock Downs need to be Realistic

Courtney McQuay, Staff Writer

February 10, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Some students here at JCHS feel that lock down drills do not completely prepare students in case of a real emergency. There is not enough seriousness in it for students to take it seriously, perhaps even if it was a real situation. Not every drill has to prepare for the worst, but it’s important to...

No Snow Day Risks Student Success and Safety

No Snow Day Risks Student Success and Safety

Staff Editorial

January 21, 2016


Filed under Local, News, Opinion

At the time of publication Geary County is under a severe weather storm warning with 4-8 inches of snow accumulation and a projected 1-3 inches over the course of the morning according to The National Weather Service. The Blue Jay Online staff believes that USD 475 should have canceled school due t...