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PHOTOS: Blue Jays Beat Manhattan in Silver Trophy Game

The Blue Jays hoist the Silver Trophy in victory over Manhattan High.
October 10, 2018

The Blue Jay football team regained the Silver Trophy after a two-year hiatus in a 9-7 upset win over Manhattan High School on October 5 at Simpler Stadium.

Birds of the Nest: Reece Boland

Senior Reece Boland discusses the worst day of her life.
October 10, 2018

"The worst day of my life was when me, my brother, and my whole family found out that the Bramlages had passed away. I remember we were playing cards at my dining room table and my mom got a call. She...

Birds of the Nest: Conner Cox

Senior Conner Cox discusses what made her who she is today.
October 5, 2018

"My mother made me who I am today. She works really hard at what she does. She always provides for me and my sisters, I have two sisters and they're both in college now, so she's providing for them...

Two Prominent Kansas Judges Visit Seniors

Supreme Court Judge Caleb Stegall speaks to the seniors of JCHS about his duties.
October 3, 2018

Two prominent Kansas Judges visited Junction City High School to discuss the judicial branch and the roles of the court in Kansas on September 24th, 2018 in Settles Auditorium. Supreme Court Justice...

Birds of the Nest: Stephany Lechuga

Senior Stephany Lechuga discusses the most influential person in her life.
October 3, 2018

"The person that has been the most influential on my life has been John Waits. John Waits is my boyfriend. We have been dating for the past 3 years, almost. We met one day when we were both on our way...

New Konza Health Clinic Opens at CAC

Rachel Lumb serves as a registered nurse in the new Konza Health Clinic   office on campus.
October 1, 2018

The Konza Health Clinic has recently collaborated with Junction City High School to open up a brand new satellite clinic located on the school’s main campus which offers services to both students and...

Birds of the Nest: Joseph Rix

Social Studies teacher Joseph Rix discusses the best and worst day of his life.
October 1, 2018

"The best and the worst day of my life both happened on the same day, June 1, 2001. There I was, in a suit, my wife was wearing her wedding dress, it was the day of our wedding. My First Sargeant at the...

Varsity Soccer Captain Brings Intensity And Leadership To The Field

Yuno Fernandez, senior and varsity captain, dribbles past a Wichita Home School defender on August 30 at Al Simpler Stadium.
September 17, 2018

As the soccer ball zig-zags across the field, midfielder Yuno Fernandez is in the middle of the action.  Fernandez, a senior and a varsity captain for the Junction City High School soccer team plays with...

Q&A: Varsity Volleyball Player Reece Boland

Senior Reece Boland is a 3 year member of the Varsity volleyball team.
September 17, 2018

Senior Reece Boland is stepping up to become a team leader on this year's varsity volleyball team. Boland is a 3 year varsity player and we sat down to talk about this year's season and her experience...

School Planners Not Purchased For 2018-2019 School Year

Courtesy photo of Creative Commons.
September 12, 2018

If you’re a returning student to JCHS, one thing you probably have, or have not noticed, is the lack of a student planner. To some, the planner was a necessity, but to many others it was just a hall...

New Personalized Learning Classes Offer Students More Flexibility

Junior Kaitlyn Elliot works on Algebra 2 in a personalized learning class on Friday August 31st.
August 31, 2018

Junction City High School is piloting a new personalized learning program this year that is open for enrollment to juniors taking English 3, World History, Algebra 2, and Chemistry 1 classes. Personalized...

PHOTOS: Pride Assembly

Seniors show their school spirit by participating in the JU chant.
August 22, 2018

A pride assembly was held in Shenk gym for all students and staff on Friday August 17th. This pride assembly was different from a pep rally, because they focused on the school dress code, school traditions,...

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