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Officer Anthony Timms: Career Interview

Officer Anthony Timms: Career Interview

Janet Enamorado, Staff Writer
May 17, 2017
Filed under Entertainment, Feature, Uncategorized

The media can be a cruel place, especially for future police officers. Law enforcement is a tough job that needs to be done. Anthony Timms is a senior of Junction City High School who will be going into law enforcement and he sheds some light on it as a career. What are your goals for after HS? ...

Janet Enamorado: Senior Farewell

Janet Enamorado: Senior Farewell

Janet Enamorado, Staff Writer
May 16, 2017
Filed under Entertainment, Feature

Hola! My name is Janet Enamorado and I am finally graduating! I have spent a year and some change here at JCHS, and it was a good experience. I moved here in the second semester of my junior year and will be finishing up here. My main experience of high school was not here, but at Lowndes High School....

May 11, 2017
Filed under Entertainment, Feature, Local, News

National Awards Night   The National Awards Ceremony for the 2016-2017 school year took place May 3rd.  This was a night of recognizing those who worked hard and put their all into the program. Former Battalion Commander Mason Perez was the announcer for the night doing an amazing job at sho...

Blue Jay Snazzy Jazz

Blue Jay Snazzy Jazz

Janet Enamorado, Staff Writer
May 2, 2017
Filed under Entertainment, Feature

On March 27, the Junction City High’s Jazz band performed at the Settles Auditorium. In attendance was the Fort Riley Middle Jazz band, who also performed along with the Junction City High jazz lab band. Professional trumpet player Dr. Nicholas Schroeder played solos in each of the performing group's...

Pass The Mic: NBA Playoff Edition

Pass The Mic: NBA Playoff Edition

Jose Baquero, Sports reporter
May 2, 2017
Filed under Audio, Entertainment, Sports

In this episode on Pass The Mic, the boys bring special guest Lonnie Autry to discuss the first round of the NBA playoffs. Use #AskTheMic on twitter if you want us to answer your sports questions!

Baseball Update

Baseball Update

Owin Carreras, Sports Reporter
April 26, 2017
Filed under Entertainment, Sports

On Friday, April 21, the Blue Jays Baseball participated in United Service Organization night. The USO on Fort Riley offers programs to keep service members connected to the people, places, and things they love.  The Blue Jays had special uniforms that supported the USO. Their proceeds from the game...

FSA Family Night

FSA Family Night

Cesar Ramos, Staff Writer
April 24, 2017
Filed under Entertainment, Local, Photos

On April 20th, the Freshman Success Academy (FSA), hosted a family night. There were many different things for both parent and student to enjoy. There were also many class projects and artwork shown during the night.

Should Frank Ocean Release New Music?

Should Frank Ocean Release New Music?

Armani Lawrence, Staff Writer
April 11, 2017
Filed under Entertainment, Opinion

Should Frank Ocean Release New Music? Frank Ocean has recently produced a new song, Chanel featuring Asap Rocky. Frank Ocean has been on the scene since 2005 as a ghostwriter for major artists. He became more known once he was part of a group called Odd Future in 2009. In this music group, he worked...

Top 10 Albums of 2016

Top 10 Albums of 2016

Benjamin Hartwigsen-Dye, Staff Writer
March 10, 2017
Filed under Entertainment, Opinion, Spotlight

2016 was an amazing year for music, with projects being released from artists such as Drake, Rihanna, and Kanye West. This leads to controversy on what albums were the best of the year. Fellow Blue Jays, Benjamin Dye and Robert Terry, came together to create a list of the top ten albums of the year. Th...

A Choral Accomplishment For The Books

A Choral Accomplishment For The Books

Jaedn Cooper, Managing Editor
March 10, 2017
Filed under Entertainment, Uncategorized

February 24th and 25th were two big days for the Junction City choral program. On Friday the 24th in Wichita, the Junction City Chamber Choir had the honor of performing at KMEA. KMEA is an audition opportunity, any choir in the state of Kansas submits a recording the year prior and then the top 3 choirs...

Cuisine Queens take on authentic Sopes

Cuisine Queens take on authentic Sopes

Astrid Ramos, Brenda Rivera, and Anastazia Cortez
March 6, 2017
Filed under Entertainment, Feature

Sopes are a Mexican dish, originated from central and southern parts of Mexico. Usually used as appetizers and with less than 10 ingredients, this is by far the easiest recipe to remember. And if there is something you don’t like, simply throw it out and replace it with something you do, there...

Shrek The Musical Preview

Shrek The Musical Preview

Cesar Ramos, Staff Writer
March 6, 2017
Filed under Entertainment, Feature, Video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FY9wGEsq4Mw Shrek the Musical will be premiering on March 9, 10, and 11 in Settles Auditorium. Tickets can be purchased for $5 from the Choir Room.

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