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The Transition: From FSA to CAC

The Transition: From FSA to CAC

February 15, 2018

Moving to a new school is like wandering into a new territory, an unknown land, which is always frightful yet still somehow thrilling. The transition...

Kiss The Pig Contest To Benefit Prom Committee

Kiss The Pig Contest To Benefit Prom Committee

February 8, 2018

In the very near future, one JCHS teacher will pucker up and kiss a pig. The junior committee is running a "kiss the pig" contest for prom...

Girls Coding Club Makes Debut at JCHS

Girls Coding Club Makes Debut at JCHS

February 8, 2018

A new national club, Girls Who Code, that promotes the success of female students who are interested in computer programming is being started...

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Featured Athlete: Alana Kramer
Junction City Pulls Through Against Shawnee Heights

Junction City Pulls Through Against Shawnee Heights

February 15, 2018

The Blue Jays stormed the court on February, 9 with victory in their sights. The hard work paid off after pulling through in the last qua...

Four Athletes Sign Letter of Intent On National Signing Day

Four Athletes Sign Letter of Intent On National Signing Day

February 8, 2018

Several Junction City Blue Jay football players signed their letter of intent on National Signing Day (February 5th, 2018) to further their athl...

PHOTOS: Girls Varsity Falls To Highland Park

PHOTOS: Girls Varsity Falls To Highland Park

February 6, 2018

The Lady Jays fell to Highland Park High school, 69-51 on Friday February 2. They were able to keep the game close in the first quarter, trailing...

PHOTOS: Boys Varsity vs. Highland Park High School

PHOTOS: Boys Varsity vs. Highland Park High School

February 6, 2018

The boys varsity basketball team defeated Highland Park High School 70-62 on February, 2.

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Chemistry Teacher Compares Education Abroad
Trombone Player is First to Qualify for State Band in Over a Decade

Trombone Player is First to Qualify for State Band in Over a Decade

February 2, 2018

The brassy sound of a trombone cascades out of the band room multiple times a day. It may be morning or after school; Sophomore William Osorio...

Bazan’s Dedication Leads to 100+ Wins

Bazan’s Dedication Leads to 100+ Wins

January 25, 2018

  It was the first tournament of the season and senior Max Bazan had just won his first match. After finishing his junior season w...

5 Things You Need To Know When Applying To College

5 Things You Need To Know When Applying To College

December 11, 2017

Senior year approaches many students quicker than they could ever imagine; this leads to confusion, and a lack of preparation for college. In...

New Teacher Spotlight: Allison Grigsby

New Teacher Spotlight: Allison Grigsby

October 23, 2017

New teachers are hired every year at JCHS. Allison Grigsby happens to be one of them - specifically a geometry teacher. With this being her first...

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The Transition: From FSA to CAC
Veganism: All the Questions You Have Answered

Veganism: All the Questions You Have Answered

January 10, 2018

At 14, I decided to change my life forever by making the stand to stop eating meat. I have been vegan for nearly two years and I humbly believe...

5 Things You Need To Know When Applying To College

5 Things You Need To Know When Applying To College

December 11, 2017

Senior year approaches many students quicker than they could ever imagine; this leads to confusion, and a lack of preparation for college. In...

First Person: Emotional Move

First Person: Emotional Move

October 31, 2017

The move for a military child, or military brat as some people refer to us, is nothing new or strange. The constant moving has been programmed into...

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Atypical TV Series Review
Five Throwback Albums To Refresh Your Playlist

Five Throwback Albums To Refresh Your Playlist

January 25, 2018

Are you stuck listening on the same three albums by the same artists? A lot of people find their playlists dry and they ask to get put on new...

Review: Flicker by Niall Horan

Review: Flicker by Niall Horan

January 19, 2018

The album Flicker, released in October 2017 by Niall Horan- better known as being a member of the boy band One Direction- consists of 13 songs...

The Rise of eSports

The Rise of eSports

January 17, 2018

While professional gamers are usually not seen as real athletes, the world of eSports is growing at an exponential rate and shows no signs of...

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