The student news site of Junction City High School.

The Blue Jay

Senior Fairwell: Jayden Davis

Senior Fairwell: Jayden Davis

Jayden Davis, Sports Editor
May 17, 2017
Filed under Feature, Local, Showcase, Spotlight

In my time of being a Junction City Blue Jay, I’ve had many people impact my life. From coaches, to teachers, to the kids I’ve grown with for the past four years. I’ve lost and gained a lot of people that have grown with me over the years. Going from Fort Riley Middle to Junction City High, was...

Senior Farewell: Cesar Ramos

Senior Farewell: Cesar Ramos

Cesar Ramos, Staff Writer
May 17, 2017
Filed under Feature, Opinion, Spotlight

My name is Cesar Ramos-Ortiz. Coming into high school as a freshman was quite scary for me. People would constantly be telling me that I had to prepare for my future. I had people constantly telling me that I needed to find out what I wanted to do in life, and that I needed to find out NOW. I was nervous. My...

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....

My Senior Farewell: Stephanie Austin

My Senior Farewell: Stephanie Austin

Stephanie Austin, Graphic Designer
May 15, 2017
Filed under Feature, Opinion, Spotlight

As the 2016-2017 school year comes to a close, it's time for me, like all other seniors, to say farewell. In the three years that I've attended Junction City High School, I've made many great memories. From all of my favorite classes and teachers, to my closest friends, it'll be hard to say goodbye. When...

Staff Profile: Coach Zimmerman

Staff Profile: Coach Zimmerman

Jayden Davis, Sports Reporter
May 15, 2017
Filed under Feature, Featured Sports, Local, Showcase, Sports, Spotlight

Junction City High School, like the town itself, is such a diverse community. Not only is the high school home to a variety of students, but teachers and staff as well. One of the most notable teachers in our school, an icon to some and a mentor to others, Mr. Zimmerman. Mr. Randall Zimmerman, more...

Senior Farewell: Anastazia Cortez

Senior Farewell: Anastazia Cortez

Anastazia Cortez, Staff Writer
May 15, 2017
Filed under Feature, Opinion, Spotlight

High school has been a roller coaster for me. From being in Fairbanks, Alaska, my first three years of high school, to moving here to JC my senior year has been a huge change. I came into high school thinking it would be easy like middle school, and with the mindset that I could slack off, not turn anything...

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...

JCHS Places Record Number of Students in Internships

JCHS Places Record Number of Students in Internships

Jonathan Hunter, Editor
May 11, 2017
Filed under Feature, Local, Showcase, Spotlight

­­This year has been a successful year for the Junction City Blue Jays who participated in community internships. A record number of students participated in community internships during the 2016-2017 school year. This year 75 seniors interned in the community compared to an average of 30 or 40...

Senior Farewell: Jose Baquero

Senior Farewell: Jose Baquero

Jose Baquero, Sports reporter
May 11, 2017
Filed under Feature, Opinion, Spotlight

I arrived at JCHS not knowing a soul. However, I eventually joined some clubs and played baseball and football here, so in no time I had some friends. Junction City is a small and boring town at first glace. I can't tell you how many times I've gone to the movies or bowling with friends because that...

2017-18 STUCO Candidates

2017-18 STUCO Candidates

Lexe West, staff writer
May 11, 2017
Filed under Feature, Video

 The time to vote for STUCO Officers has come. Each candidate had to make a video explaining why the student body should vote for them and all of the videos have been compacted to make one video for easy viewing access. Nyla Blagrove, Anne Johnson, Joshua Nieves, and Chloe Smith are running for ...

Lady Jays Soccer Season Coming To A Close

Lady Jays Soccer Season Coming To A Close

Jayden Davis, Sports Reporter
May 11, 2017
Filed under Feature, Featured Sports, Showcase, Sports

This spring has been a rollercoaster ride for the girls’ soccer team, and a fun one to be exact. This season has had its ups and its downs but looking at the big picture, it has been one exciting uphill climb. After starting off the season losing a rivalry game to Manhattan in a disappointing 10-0...

The student news site of Junction City High School.
Feature