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JCHS Staff Member Competes on The Voice

JCHS Staff Member Competes on The Voice

Daniella Robles, Editor November 4, 2022

2006 Alumni and paraprofessional member Justin Aaron Black at Junction City High School is currently starring on the NBC show, The Voice. This show is a reality television singing competition starring...

Staff Spotlight: Donna Miller

Ryan Macrae Delacruz, Staff Writer February 28, 2022

Many students appear to dislike their math class; however, it can help to have a great teacher. One such teacher is Donna Miller. She has been teaching here, at Junction City, for seventeen years. Miller...

Senior Andrew Khoury fields the ground ball.

Baseball ends regular season with 9-12 record; loses in first round of regionals

Nathaniel Rumbaugh, Staff Writer May 27, 2021

The Junction City Blue Jays baseball team had an up and down ride in 2021. With last season being canceled, there were high hopes for this baseball season. Things did not turn out as hoped though, with...

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...

Staff Spotlight--Amber McKinney

Staff Spotlight–Amber McKinney

Daniella Robles, Staff Writer February 25, 2021

For many throughout the school, Ms. McKinney is a familiar face to see. She works as a Secretary in the Fine Arts and Human Services Academy Office. It is her second year working at Junction City High...

Order Your Pow Wow Yearbook Today!

February 21, 2020

Journalism teacher Christine Poole's Yearbook class has been hard at work completing this years Pow Wow yearbook. Order yours today! The deadline to purchase your yearbook is March 1. Get your piece of...

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....

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...

Senior Laynee Chase and Senior Albert Coba de Mota practicing their walk for the crowning

2019 Homecoming Court

Olivia Knerr, Staff Editor October 2, 2019

The Homecoming Court has been announced and practice has taken place. The candidates all walked the football field to practice for the Homecoming parade on Thursday and for half time on Friday. The candidates...

Marianna Rodriguez

Birds of the Nest: Marianna Rodriguez

Olivia Knerr, Staff Editor September 16, 2019

Success means (to me) that you’re happy where you are and what you’re doing. You don’t have to worry about what happens next because you’re just in a safe place for you. Being successful is different...

First Year Blue Jays: New Junction City High School Students

First Year Blue Jays: New Junction City High School Students

Joshua Allen, Staff Writer September 11, 2019

Along with the new school year comes brand new faces. For many students, this is their first year at Junction City High School. Whether they moved across state lines or simply just high schools, they are...

Scott Franz describes his journey through his career.

Birds of the Nest: Scott Franz

Taryn Tanguay and Morgan Deering February 1, 2019

“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...

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