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Birds of the Nest: Trevor Provost

Birds of the Nest: Trevor Provost

Morgan Deering and Taryn Tanguay

October 17, 2018


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"Recently, a friend of mine and I went to see President Trump and his campaign for Kris Kobach in Topeka, and it was honestly one of the scarier things I've done. People frequently attribute things like xenophobia, nativism, and racism to our president, and it's something that I have always cast aside...

Corbin Sanner Receives West Point Nomination

Corbin Sanner Receives West Point Nomination

Morgan Deering, Managing Editor

October 16, 2018


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Junction City High School Senior Corbin Sanner has been interested in the military since he was a kid. He used to check out library books exclusively about the World Wars and got involved in JROTC his freshman year of high school--though he took an interest in the program while still in middle school. Originally,...

Social Studies Teacher Named Horizon Award Nominee

Social Studies Teacher Named Horizon Award Nominee

Jake Hermanson, Staff Writer

October 15, 2018


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Government and World History teacher Katelyn Meek was recently nominated for the Horizon Award, a state-wide award for first-year teachers. Teachers are nominated across Kansas' four congressional districts, where a total of 4 elementary and 4 secondary teachers will be selected from each region, a...

Birds of the Nest: Reece Boland

Birds of the Nest: Reece Boland

Morgan Deering and Taryn Tanguay

October 10, 2018


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"The worst day of my life was when me, my brother, and my whole family found out that the Bramlages had passed away. I remember we were playing cards at my dining room table and my mom got a call. She went into her bedroom, and then into her bathroom. She took a while, so me and my brother knew something...

Birds of the Nest: Conner Cox

Birds of the Nest: Conner Cox

Morgan Deering and Taryn Tanguay

October 5, 2018


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"My mother made me who I am today. She works really hard at what she does. She always provides for me and my sisters, I have two sisters and they're both in college now, so she's providing for them too. She tries to help us in any way she can. My mom is a single parent, which makes it ten-times...

Birds of the Nest: Stephany Lechuga

Birds of the Nest: Stephany Lechuga

Morgan Deering and Taryn Tanguay

October 3, 2018


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"The person that has been the most influential on my life has been John Waits. John Waits is my boyfriend. We have been dating for the past 3 years, almost. We met one day when we were both on our way to track practice. We met on the freshman sports bus on the way to the main campus to go to track...

Birds of the Nest: Joseph Rix

Birds of the Nest: Joseph Rix

Morgan Deering and Taryn Tanguay

October 1, 2018


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"The best and the worst day of my life both happened on the same day, June 1, 2001. There I was, in a suit, my wife was wearing her wedding dress, it was the day of our wedding. My First Sargeant at the time, because I was in Bamberg, Germany, with the 82nd Engineer Battalion, had told all of my friends...

Teacher Feature: Lisa Lawhorn

Teacher Feature: Lisa Lawhorn

Jake Hermanson, Staff Writer

September 21, 2018


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Lisa Lawhorn is a new teacher at Junction City High School. She is a member of the FAHS Academy, in the Audio Visual and Communications career cluster. Below is a Q&A to help her students get to know her a little better. 1: Are you from Kansas? "No, my husband works for the army so we P...

Varsity Soccer Captain Brings Intensity And Leadership To The Field

Varsity Soccer Captain Brings Intensity And Leadership To The Field

Tray Minor, Staff Writer

September 17, 2018


Filed under Feature, Showcase, Sports

As the soccer ball zig-zags across the field, midfielder Yuno Fernandez is in the middle of the action.  Fernandez, a senior and a varsity captain for the Junction City High School soccer team plays with intensity to motivate his teammates. “I’ve been playing soccer for a while, I never really...

Q&A: Varsity Volleyball Player Reece Boland

Q&A: Varsity Volleyball Player Reece Boland

Taryn Tanguay, Sports Editor

September 17, 2018


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Senior Reece Boland is stepping up to become a team leader on this year's varsity volleyball team. Boland is a 3 year varsity player and we sat down to talk about this year's season and her experience playing volleyball. What have you learned from upperclassmen in previous years? "I learned how to celebrate because t...

Sophomore Jeremiah Nieves Gets Accepted to Fort Hays State KAMS Program

Sophomore Jeremiah Nieves Gets Accepted to Fort Hays State KAMS Program

Kennedy Cox

April 25, 2018


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On December 1, sophomore Jeremiah Nieves applied to Kansas Academy of Mathematics and Science (KAMS). By the end of that month, Nieves was accepted to the program, thus being recognized as a one of the states best and most brightest high school student's. As a sophomore, getting accepted to this program...

Choir Students Set To Perform In New York

Choir Students Set To Perform In New York

Hannah Mancini, Staff Writer

April 17, 2018


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One only needs to pass by the choir room to feel the excitement that has been radiating for weeks; the choir students walk in and out in hurried excitement, and during rehearsals, many students are intently focused as they rehearse music they will debut far, far away from Kansas. On Wednesday, April...