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Veganism: All the Questions You Have Answered
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...

PHOTO GALLERY: Veterans Day Ceremony

PHOTO GALLERY: Veterans Day Ceremony

November 14, 2017

On November 9th, Junction City High School held the annual veterans day ceremony to recognize local veterans and their families, as well a...

Junction City Votes Yes for New High School

Junction City Votes Yes for New High School

November 8, 2017

On Tuesday, November 7 the city of Junction City voted to approve the local bond issue for a new high school. The long-awaited day has been highly...

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PHOTO GALLERY: Boys Swim at KSU Invitational
Two Students Sign to Run Cross Country At The Collegiate Level

Two Students Sign to Run Cross Country At The Collegiate Level

January 19, 2018

Seniors Kailey Koomen and Michelle Sanchez have officially signed to run cross country at the collegiate level. Koomen and Sanchez have signed...

Topeka West Gallery

Topeka West Gallery

January 10, 2018

Coach Nick Perez Looks To Start Season With A Swish

December 1, 2017

The Blue Jays Basketball team is back with a new head coach, Coach Nick Perez. Perez was the assistant coach for Coach Schmidt last season. Coach...

Thane McDaniel Commits to play D1 Baseball at the University of Kansas

Thane McDaniel Commits to play D1 Baseball at the University of Kansas

November 9, 2017

Most student-athletes at Junction City High School dream of continuing their athletic careers at a Division I college. For JCHS junior Thane...

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5 Things You Need To Know When Applying To College
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...

Do Grades Really Matter?

Do Grades Really Matter?

October 3, 2017

Living as a quote-on-quote "model student" for the majority of my educational experience, getting a big fat F in my grade book is something I...

New Teacher Feature: History Teacher Ms. Meek

New Teacher Feature: History Teacher Ms. Meek

September 15, 2017

With a new year upon us at Junction City High School, there are several new teachers joining the staff. I got to talk with one of the new teachers...

Should High Schools Cut Football?

Should High Schools Cut Football?

September 7, 2017

Due to recent research involving C.T.E. (chronic traumatic encephalopathy) many parents and schools have been debating just how safe football...

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Veganism: All the Questions You Have Answered
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...

“It” – Movie Review

“It” – Movie Review

September 19, 2017

Andy Muschietti's 2017 reboot of Stephen King's It was in short terms - marvelous. Bill Skarsgård's performance as Pennywise the Dancing Clown wa...

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Two Students Sign to Run Cross Country At The Collegiate Level
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...

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...

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The student news site of Junction City High School.
The student news site of Junction City High School.