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FFA stays busy amidst Covid cancelations

FFA stays busy amidst Covid cancelations

Ashlynn Shea, Staff Writer April 14, 2021

The FFA organization is a prominent club throughout JCHS and has continued to stay active with the COVID-19 restrictions this year. Laura Miller is the advisor and keeps her members active with encouraging...

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State Wrestling 2020

Olivia Knerr, Staff Editor March 6, 2020

On February 27, 2020, in Salina, Kansas, the State wrestling meet commenced at the Tony Pizza Event Center. The meet began at 6 pm and ended at 7 pm. There were 500-1000 people there to watch the meet....

Misty Warren, 12, smiles for the Newspaper

Birds Of The Nest: Misty Warren

Olivia Knerr, Staff Editor February 3, 2020

What’s the hardest lesson you’ve ever had to learn and how did you learn it? "The hardest lesson that I had to learn was that not everyone is your friend and you have to grow a backbone eventually....

2019 SPRING MUSICAL: The Little Mermaid

2019 SPRING MUSICAL: The Little Mermaid

Olivia Knerr, Staff Editor December 6, 2019

It’s December and the calling for parts in the Spring musical has been announced. This year the musical is Disney’s "The Little Mermaid". Before actual auditions take place there will be rehearsals...

Fall Play: Penny for Your Thoughts

Olivia Knerr, Staff Editor November 18, 2019

Every year Junction City High School has a fall play. The play for this fall is “Penny for Your Thoughts’ by Scott Haan. Penny for Your Thoughts is about a girl named Penny Ramsey who has many sides...

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Thanksgiving at Junction City High School

Joshua Allen, Staff Writer November 18, 2019

Due to the rapidly approaching Thanksgiving holiday, we asked students at Junction City High School what they are most thankful for.  Lanasia Cottner: “ I am most thankful for my friends, specifically...

Fall Senior Night Celebration / Final Football Home Game

Joshua Allen, Staff Writer October 21, 2019

October 18, 2019 was the last home game of the regular football season. It was also senior night for fall sports and activities. We asked two senior varsity players how it felt to play their last home...

2019 Homecoming Has High Turnout

Joshua Allen, Staff Writer October 7, 2019

Junction City High School held their annual Homecoming dance October 5, 2019. The dance celebrated Junction City Blue Jay's victory against the Highland Park Scots. The Blue Jays triumphed over the Scots...

Because of the reconstruction of the baseball field at Rathert Stadium, the baseball team has been unable to play any home games this season. Junior Joel Nieves at bat on the road against Hayden on April 23.

Baseball Field Reconstruction Prevents Home Games

Torrie Simmons, Pow Wow Yearbook Staff April 29, 2019

As of April 23, the reconstruction of the baseball field at Rathert Stadium, where Junction City High School plays baseball, has been completed. The process of installing the turf infield and sod outfield...

Senior Imahnie Perez and her para Candace Cooper discuss their relationship and how they have grown together.

How a Friendship is Made: The Story of Imahnie and Candace

Morgan Deering and Lexe West April 24, 2019

It’s 8:20 A.M. and Candace Cooper is waiting outside of the high school. As the van pulls up to the curb, she walks around to the back, pulling out a wheelchair before helping Imahnie Perez out of the...

New Inductees Abigail Critton (12), Hailey Eschliman (11), and Nathan Green (10) after recieivng their National Honor Society certificates.

National Honor Society Inducts New Members

Elyse Nguyen, Staff Writer April 17, 2019

Junction City High School's chapter of National Honor Society held its annual induction ceremony on April, 15. National Honor Society is one of, if not the most, prestigious and selective high school clubs...

Keiana Newman, two-time state champion in the 100-meter hurdle, competes in hurdles at the home track meet on April 9, 2019.

Keiana Newman: Dynasty of a State Champion

Juan Tovar, Staff Reporter April 10, 2019

Senior Keiana Newman is no dismissive name. For two years in a row, Keiana Newman has been crowned State Champ in the 100-meter hurdles, as well as winning 300-meter hurdles at state in 2017 and runner...

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