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Community Breaks Ground For New High School

Community Breaks Ground For New High School

Tray Minor, Staff Writer

October 17, 2018


Filed under News

The groundbreaking ceremony for the new high school took place on October 5th, 2018. It was hosted by several members of the School board. The decision to build the new high school was made on November 7th, 2017 when citizens of Junction City voted in favor of a brand new school. “I can’t w...

Senator Jerry Moran Receives Tour of JCHS

Senator Jerry Moran Receives Tour of JCHS

Morgan Deering and Lexe West

October 16, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Showcase

Senator Jerry Moran (R-KS) visited Junction City High School on Tuesday, October 16, where he received a tour and discussed education with students. Moran was scheduled to attend the groundbreaking ceremony for the new high school on Friday, October 5, but was unable to attend due to a vote in Washington D.C. This visit, Moran said, was int...

Vote For Homecoming Royalty

Vote For Homecoming Royalty

Breah Turner, Staff Writer

October 4, 2018


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With Fall Homecoming right around the corner, it’s time to vote for homecoming court. Junction City High School’s homecoming football game is Friday, Oct. 5th against Manhattan High with a dance to follow on Saturday, October 6, from 8-11 P.M. Each class has 6 candidates. The people of their class...

Two Prominent Kansas Judges Visit Seniors

Two Prominent Kansas Judges Visit Seniors

Lexe West, Editor and Chief

October 3, 2018


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Two prominent Kansas Judges visited Junction City High School to discuss the judicial branch and the roles of the court in Kansas on September 24th, 2018 in Settles Auditorium. Supreme Court Justice Caleb Stegall and District Court Judge John Bosch spoke to seniors enrolled in Government to discuss...

New Konza Health Clinic Opens at CAC

New Konza Health Clinic Opens at CAC

Elyse Nguyen, Staff Writer

October 1, 2018


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The Konza Health Clinic has recently collaborated with Junction City High School to open up a brand new satellite clinic located on the school’s main campus which offers services to both students and staff. It will be open from 7:30 am to 4:35 pm, but during school hours, students must see the nurse fir...

“Trending Now” Announced as Homecoming Theme

“Trending Now” Announced as Homecoming Theme

Jacob Lindsey, Staff Writer

September 19, 2018


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Student Council announced that the theme for fall homecoming will be "Trending Now." The hashtag for social media will be "#JCHSistrendingnow." The spirit days will beup days for the week will be: Movie Character Monday No clothing will be permitted if it is not school appropriate Students ...

School Planners Not Purchased For 2018-2019 School Year

School Planners Not Purchased For 2018-2019 School Year

Noah Johnson, A&E Editor

September 12, 2018


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If you’re a returning student to JCHS, one thing you probably have, or have not noticed, is the lack of a student planner. To some, the planner was a necessity, but to many others it was just a hall pass. Due to the lack of students that actually used the planner for organizational purposes, the...

New High School Floor Plans Release

New High School Floor Plans Release

Jacob Hermanson, Staff Writer

August 31, 2018


Filed under Local, News

The initial floor plans for the new high school being built in USD 475 have been released. The floor plans show the main building that features a main hall with separate wings for each academy branching off. The new building will have open areas for collaboration and classrooms in a business atmosph...

Students and Staff Adjust to New Schedule

Students and Staff Adjust to New Schedule

Tray Minor, Staff Writer

August 31, 2018


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One of the big changes to occur this year is the new schedule. The school schedule is met with mixed opinions. Advisory now occurs three times a week rather than everyday day. The class meets Wednesday and Thursday between second third periods. On Fridays, advisory occurs at the end of the day and...

New Personalized Learning Classes Offer Students More Flexibility

New Personalized Learning Classes Offer Students More Flexibility

Taryn Tanguay, Sports Editor

August 31, 2018


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Junction City High School is piloting a new personalized learning program this year that is open for enrollment to juniors taking English 3, World History, Algebra 2, and Chemistry 1 classes. Personalized learning classes are self-directed classes that to cater to the learning needs of the students....

PHOTOS: Pride Assembly

PHOTOS: Pride Assembly

Jacob Lindsey, Photographer

August 22, 2018


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A pride assembly was held in Shenk gym for all students and staff on Friday August 17th. This pride assembly was different from a pep rally, because they focused on the school dress code, school traditions, and school pride.

Class of 2018 Say Their Goodbyes at Commencement Ceremony

Class of 2018 Say Their Goodbyes at Commencement Ceremony

Morgan Deering, Staff Writer

May 22, 2018


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The class of 2018 celebrated their graduation commencement on Saturday, May 19. Due to potentially hazardous weather, the ceremony was moved from outside at Al Simpler Stadium to inside at Shenk Gymnasium. Principal Melissa Sharp introduced the ceremony, in which she boasted about the graduating class...