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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 JCHS history and contribute to the tradition that is the JCHS Pow Wow.

Birds Of The Nest: Misty Warren

Misty Warren, 12, smiles for the Newspaper

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. I learned this because I used to be nice to everyone no matter what they did to me and then I realiz...

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 game for the regular season in Al Simpler Stadium.   Terrance Crumpton: "Well, it do...

2019 Homecoming Court

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

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 are: Freshmen: Zane Khoury, Collin McQueen, Tate Miller, Rose West, Adalynn Hatcher, Rache...

Birds of the Nest: Marianna Rodriguez

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 for every person since it depends on what they believe is their greatest accomplishment. To me,...

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 now a part of the Blue Jay Nation. Being a new student in a foreign environment can be challenging ...

Birds of the Nest: Scott Franz

Scott Franz describes his journey through his career.

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 year. I been playing under Bill Snyder for the last four years, and now I will be under coach Klieman...

The Record Box S2 E1: Iridescence Review

The Record Box S2 E1: Iridescence Review

Noah Johnson, A&E Editor

October 5, 2018

On this swag episode, the gang does a quick impromptu review of America's hardest working boy band "BROCKHAMPTON's" 4th Studio album "Iridescence".

Senior Farewell: Kennedy Cox

Senior Farewell: Kennedy Cox

Kennedy Cox, Staff Writer

May 14, 2018

This year has been a whirlwind. They always say senior year will have the hardest classes and the most stressful schedule, however, I realized that wasn't what made senior year difficult for me. Of course, the impending questions of what your "goal" or "path" is after high school and the deadlines for...

Student Art Auction

Students presented art at a silent auction to raise money for arts scholarships.

Lexe West, Staff Editor

April 25, 2018

The schools within the Geary County school district all worked together to host a silent auction art gallery. The auction took place April 7th at the Junction City Opera House. Half of the money raised from selling the artwork went to funding for art scholarships given at the end of the year, while the...

March For Our Lives Photo Gallery

March 15, 2018

The JCHS student walk-out occurred on Wednesday, March 14th in commemoration of the 17 students that were killed in the Parkland shooting, as well as bring awareness to school violence and mental health.  

HOSA Competition Gallery

The whole gang wanted a piece of the action all the while showing off their awards.

Sadante Person, Staff Photographer

March 15, 2018

Students competed in the Health Occupation Students of America competition on February 27th and the 28th.