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Athlete Showcase: Javontez Brime

Athlete Showcase: Javontez Brime

Juan Tovar, Staff Member

March 18, 2019


Filed under Featured Sports, Showcase, Sports

The return of spring sports brings back memorable athletes. Javontez "Tez" Brime is a senior returning for his final season of track. The previous season entailed some notable achievements. Last year, Brime attended state alongside the 4x100 relay team which also included alumni Ian Sanchez, Izayiah...

Pippin 2019 Video: Preview of the Musical

Pippin 2019 Video: Preview of the Musical

Elyse Nguyen, Staff Writer

March 5, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Multimedia, Showcase, Video

Junction City High School’s spring production of Pippin the musical will premiere Thursday, March 7th through Saturday, March 9th at 7 p.m. Tickets are on sale now. You can purchase them for $5 each by either talking to Mrs. Riche in Rm. 111 or by calling 785-717-4263. Come see the show!

Pippin 2019: Nicholas Paradas and Payton Tabb Cast for Leading Roles

Pippin 2019: Nicholas Paradas and Payton Tabb Cast for Leading Roles

Elyse Nguyen, Staff Writer

February 27, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Feature, Showcase

There seems to be a misconception that being cast for a leading role is every musical theater kid's dream but it's actually very difficult and a lot more goes on behind the scenes than people think. Hours spent outside of rehearsal practicing as well as hours spent working on homework to make up for...

Birds of The Nest: Grace Kroeger

Birds of The Nest: Grace Kroeger

Morgan Deering and Taryn Tanguay

February 25, 2019


Filed under Feature, Showcase

"I started playing volleyball when I was in 3rd grade, and I've played all the way up to my senior year. I was going to attend some college, I just didn't know yet. I had some prospects, but none of them had gone through yet. My knees started getting bad the start of my sophomore year, I realized that...

JCHS Students Deal With the Deployment of Family Members

JCHS Students Deal With the Deployment of Family Members

Lexe West, Editor in Chief

February 22, 2019


Filed under Feature, Showcase

At the beginning of the year, through the end of January, Fort Riley deployed three brigades to Poland to aid with Operation Atlantic Resolve and to rotate with the troops currently stationed there. The service members are going to be in Poland for nine months before returning to their families and...

Health Science Students Begin Semester Long Project

Health Science Students Begin Semester Long Project

Jake Hermanson, Staff Writer

February 11, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

Students in Health Science 2 are starting a large project on the National Health Science Standards under the instruction of Nancy Dettmer. Students will be tasked with diagnosing a mock patient who has been assigned an illness or mental disability by Dettmer. This is a new project that will take the ent...

Junction City Overcomes Manhattan in a Stunning Rematch

Junction City Overcomes Manhattan in a Stunning Rematch

Juan Tovar, Staff Member

February 11, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Uncategorized

The Blue Jays boys’ basketball team was looking for redemption against the Manhattan Indians. The last time these two teams met; Junction City suffered a narrow loss with the final score being 51-49. Facing that loss Junction City was ready for battle in the long-awaited rematch. Both teams went...

JROTC Drill Team Places Second in Council Bluffs Meet

JROTC Drill Team Places Second in Council Bluffs Meet

Elyse Nguyen, Staff Writer

February 1, 2019


Filed under Local, News, Showcase

Junction City High School has many different programs for its diverse students and the JROTC (Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps)  program is one of them. Within JROTC are sub-teams such as Raiders, Marksmanship, and Drill Team. Drill Team has two main divisions, armed and unarmed, which can both...

Birds of the Nest: Scott Franz

Birds of the Nest: Scott Franz

Taryn Tanguay and Morgan Deering

February 1, 2019


Filed under Feature, Showcase, Spotlight

“I went to high school at Free State High School in Lawrence Kansas. I currently play football for Kansas State University, I am going to be a red shirt senior. So I will be going on my fifth and final year. I been playing under Bill Snyder for the last four years, and now I will be under coach Klieman...

Boys Basketball Earn ‘Tournament of Champions’ Runner-Up

Boys Basketball Earn ‘Tournament of Champions’ Runner-Up

Juan Tovar, Staff Reporter

January 25, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Junction City Boys varsity basketball team traveled to Dodge City on January 17 to compete in the 76th annual Tournament of Champions. The Participating teams included Junction City (6A), Dodge City (6A), Shawnee Mission South (6A), Wichita North (6A), Hutchinson (6A), Newton (5A), Bishop Carroll (5...

Pippin 2019: Merve Aksu and Dillon Powell Chosen as Student Directors

Pippin 2019: Merve Aksu and Dillon Powell Chosen as Student Directors

Elyse Nguyen, Staff Writer

January 18, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, News, Showcase

Behind every beautiful dance move, every aesthetically pleasing scene, every perfectly timed movement is an incredibly hard-working team of directors. When people watch shows, on screen or in real life, they always appreciate how well everything looks but often don't understand how much thought and effort...

ATHLETE SHOWCASE: Nathan Green

ATHLETE SHOWCASE: Nathan Green

Jake Hermanson, Staff Writer

January 16, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Nathan Green is a sophomore in his second year on the boys swim team. We sat down with him to talk about his experience on the swim team.   How long have you been swimming? “I learned how to swim when I was 3 years old but I didn't really start competing till I was in 9th grade, I t...