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Two Students Sign to Run Cross Country At The Collegiate Level

Two Students Sign to Run Cross Country At The Collegiate Level

Owin Carreras, Sports Reporter

January 19, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Sports, Spotlight

Seniors Kailey Koomen and Michelle Sanchez have officially signed to run cross country at the collegiate level. Koomen and Sanchez have signed to Southwestern College to run cross country for Coach Tim Testa, who is a JCHS alumni and former cross country/ track coach. “I’ve met the team there...

Review: Flicker by Niall Horan

Review: Flicker by Niall Horan

Olivia Knerr, Staff Writer

January 19, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

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. It surpassed Harry Styles’ self-titled album sales, making it the number one bought album from a One Direction member. The album, so far, has sold 546,673...

The Rise of eSports

The Rise of eSports

Caleb Caruso, Staff Writer

January 17, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

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 stopping. ESports are rapidly becoming one of the world’s top sources of entertainment with over 200 million frequent viewers, according to statista.com. Electronic Sports, more commonly known as ‘eSports’ has been around for many years. Professional video ga...

Veganism: All the Questions You Have Answered

Veganism: All the Questions You Have Answered

Kennedy Cox, Staff Writer

January 10, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Opinion, Uncategorized

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 I am qualified enough to give all of you "Average Joe's of Diet" an overall understanding of what veganism is. I will be covering what a vegan lifestyle is really...

PHOTO GALLERY: Murder for Dummies

PHOTO GALLERY: Murder for Dummies

Sadante Person, Staff Reporter

November 29, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Spotlight

Junction City High School students performed their fall play "Murder for Dummies" opening night on Friday, November 17th.

Off-White x Nike Collab dropping 11/20/17

Off-White x Nike Collab dropping 11/20/17

Ben Dye, Staff Writer

November 20, 2017


Filed under Entertainment

This Monday, the Off-White x Nike collaboration will officially be dropping online. The most hyped of this collection being the Jordan 1's, which have already seen light due to their initial in-store release in New York a couple months back. Virgil Abloh, founder of Off-White’s, twist on the Air Jordan 1 “Ch...

Which JCHS teacher are you? QUIZ

Which JCHS teacher are you? QUIZ

Ben Dye, Staff Writer

November 14, 2017


Filed under Entertainment

Interested in discovering which JCHS teacher parallels your interests and personality the best? Take the following quiz to find out! ...

Top 10 Movies to Watch This Halloween

Top 10 Movies to Watch This Halloween

Kennedy Cox and Ben Dye

October 31, 2017


Filed under Entertainment

Halloween is approaching and it's around that time to cuddle up in your pumpkin themed blanket and turn on the T.V. The looming question that everyone seems to ponder for 30 minutes of unnecessary time is: what movie should I watch? Well, let me make it easy for you. Here is a list of 10 of the best...

Upcoming School Play: Murder for Dummies

Sarah Taylor, Staff Writer

September 29, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Local, Uncategorized

Theatre fans will have much to look forward to this fall, as JCHS prepares for the performance of the play, Murder for Dummies. The show will be held on 18th and 19th of November. The play, Murder for Dummies, revolves around a murder gone wrong. In short, a man plans to kill his wife and creates ...

10 Jobs You Didn’t Know Exist

10 Jobs You Didn’t Know Exist

Breah Turner, Staff Writer

September 21, 2017


Filed under Entertainment

You don't have to take on a basic, boring job. On top of that, bakers, artists, and actors aren't the only interesting careers out there. There are actually some super intriguing jobs hidden in career fields. If office jobs and tiny cubicles don't float your boat, then these jobs are sure to spark some...

“It” – Movie Review

“It” – Movie Review

Ben Dye, Staff Writer

September 19, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Opinion

Andy Muschietti's 2017 reboot of Stephen King's It was in short terms - marvelous. Bill Skarsgård's performance as Pennywise the Dancing Clown was hysterical and terrifying. In fact, he was so terrifying, that in an interview he stated, in reference to the child actors, that he made them all burst in...

My Top 10 Tracks of the Summer

My Top 10 Tracks of the Summer

Daven McClellan, Writer

September 11, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Opinion

  So far, 2017 has been a great year for music with some awesome album releases from plenty of popular and talented artists. This summer was no exception, here are some of the tracks that I was listening to while enjoying my break.   1.) The 4th of July - Ghost Mice It's not my favori...

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