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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...

Birds of the Nest: Amnah Madkhali

Birds of the Nest: Amnah Madkhali

Morgan Deering and Taryn Tanguay

January 14, 2019


Filed under Feature, Local, Showcase

"As women I am expected to get married and have children. This is like an expectation and a dream at the same time. I have been so fond of children ever since I have known myself. I raised all of my sisters and brothers. Then came the time that I decided to get married and have my own children. I...

Exchange Student Maja Bellika Adjusts to Life In Junction City

Exchange Student Maja Bellika Adjusts to Life In Junction City

Kamma Damsgaard

December 18, 2018


Filed under Feature, Showcase

Leaving your home country to live a year abroad can be scary, but not for senior Maja Bellika who is now spending her exchange year attending Junction City High School. Students at Junction City High School are diverse- some play basketball, while others might be into football or fashion- and Maja...

Social Studies Teacher Jean Garvey Recalls Brush with History

Social Studies Teacher Jean Garvey Recalls Brush with History

Timothy Davis, 21st Century Journalist

December 18, 2018


Filed under Feature, Showcase

Every afternoon at Junction City High School, Ms. Jean Garvey can be found in a classroom doing what she does best and loves most, teaching history. Growing up in Omaha, Nebraska, Ms. Garvey always knew that she wanted to become a history teacher. But what most students don’t know is that she doe...

Varsity Basketball Finds Early Season Success

Varsity Basketball Finds Early Season Success

Taryn Tanguay, Sports Editor

December 12, 2018


Filed under Featured Sports, Showcase, Sports

With the basketball season in full swing, the Blue Jays are riding the momentum of early season success with a 2-1 record. As the season begins, the Blue Jays are continuing to improve as a team. One area they are focusing on this season is team chemistry. “There are times where things are going...

Wearing the Black and Blue Uniform: Jared Benton

Wearing the Black and Blue Uniform: Jared Benton

Melissa Drella, 21st Century Journalism Writer

December 12, 2018


Filed under Feature, Showcase, Uncategorized

In the mess of astray instruments and music, the hangers in the band room seem to be the center of attention as they hold the marching band uniforms. To the seniors, it may not be uniforms that they’ll miss, but instead the memories they’ve had. With the season’s recent end, Jared Benton, a...

Health Students Place at Regional Competition; Qualify for State

Health Students Place at Regional Competition; Qualify for State

Elyse Nguyen, Staff Writer

December 10, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Junction City High School excels at preparing students for their future careers through the different academies and clusters. There is a cluster for every career and with it, many opportunities for good career experiences. For example, this is the second year that JCHS has participated in Kansas Univ...

Superindendant Candidate Profile: Dr. David McGehee

Superindendant Candidate Profile: Dr. David McGehee

Morgan Deering, Managing Editor

December 10, 2018


Filed under Feature, Showcase

Biography & Experience Dr. David McGehee has over 30 years of education experience, working as a superintendent for 18 of those 30 years. Dr. McGehee places a strong emphasis on the needs of individual students, and says that he will not settle for the success of the majority. McGehee has a bachel...

Superintendent Candidate Profile: Dr. Paul Gordon

Superintendent Candidate Profile: Dr. Paul Gordon

Lexe West, Editor in Chief

December 10, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Biography & Experience Dr. Paul Gordon currently resides in Glen Ellyn, Illinois with his wife Marianne Gordon. The Gordon’s have been in Glen Ellyn since 2013 when Dr. Gordon took on the position of superintendent of District 41. Dr. Gordon had worked his way up through the chain of command ...

Superintendent Candidate Profile: Dr. Reginald Eggleston

Superintendent Candidate Profile: Dr. Reginald Eggleston

Morgan Deering, Managing Editor

December 5, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Biography & Experience Dr. Reginald Eggleston currently lives in Mobile, Alabama with his wife, Regina. Eggleston has over 24 years of education experience, ranging from working in the classroom as a Special Education teacher to working in administration as both a high school principal and an Assistant Supe...

Birds of the Nest: Andrew Khoury

Birds of the Nest: Andrew Khoury

Morgan Deering and Taryn Tanguay

November 30, 2018


Filed under Feature, Showcase

"One of my biggest dreams is to be a college quarterback at a Division I school. It's been my dream since I was little, I've just always wanted to do it. I started playing football when I was in fifth grade, and I played quarterback. I've always played quarterback. I've always thought it would...