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New Scholarships Now Available

New Scholarships Now Available

Morgan Deering, Staff Writer

April 11, 2018


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There are new scholarships available for seniors who are preparing to graduate. Information for the scholarships can be located on the scholarship page of the JCHS home page. 1. Seniors- Scholarships that are due on the 15th, Saturday, can be turned in Monday the 17th  by 12 noon. 2.  If you went to KS Kids...

Prom Closet Provides Inexpensive Alternatives For Prom Dresses

Prom Closet Provides Inexpensive Alternatives For Prom Dresses

Amber McCarthy, Staff Writer

April 5, 2018


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Every year many girls complain about the price of prom dresses and about not wanting to spend a lot of money. Instead of going out and spending hundreds of dollars on a dress, students can get a dress donated by members of the community from room 217 here at the high school. Students interested in...

Nine Singers Attend KMEA State Choir

Nine Singers Attend KMEA State Choir

Tray Minor

March 29, 2018


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The Junction City High school Chamber choir had nine students qualify for the KMEA (Kansas Musical Educators Association) State Choir this year. For many of these students, this is their first year making it to state choir. The nine Students who qualified this year were Dominiqe Gann, McKenna B...

Students Walk Out To Address School Safety

Students Walk Out To Address School Safety

Kaleb Hansen and Abdiel Rodriguez

March 15, 2018


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Students at JCHS walked out of school on Wednesday, March 15 and gathered to honor victims of school shootings and raise awareness about school safety. The event was organized in response to the school shooting that killed 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. ...

March For Our Lives Photo Gallery

March 15, 2018


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The JCHS student walk-out occurred on Wednesday, March 14th in commemoration of the 17 students that were killed in the Parkland shooting, as well as bring awareness to school violence and mental health.  

JCHS Students Place at annual HOSA Spring Leadership Conference

JCHS Students Place at annual HOSA Spring Leadership Conference

Jason Chen, Staff Writer

March 15, 2018


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Students from Junction City High School's HOSA club competed in health-related events at the annual HOSA Spring Leadership Conference. The two-day conference took place in Pittsburg, Kansas on the 27th and 28th of February. The conference included both written and physical competitions, such as identifying...

HOSA Competition Gallery

HOSA Competition Gallery

Sadante Person, Staff Photographer

March 15, 2018


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Students competed in the Health Occupation Students of America competition on February 27th and the 28th.  

Accounting Students Gain Real World Experience By Filing Taxes

Accounting Students Gain Real World Experience By Filing Taxes

Taryn Tanguay, Staff Writer

March 9, 2018


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As tax season begins, students in room #132 have been busy pouring over spreadsheets and W-2 wage and tax statements. As an official tax site, students in the advanced accounting class, Accounting II, can file tax returns for community members free of charge. “A student can bring their W-2, their...

Spring Sports Rosters Announced

Spring Sports Rosters Announced

Owin Carreras, Sports Reporter

March 5, 2018


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2017- 2018 V/ JV Girls Soccer Varsity                                               Junior Varsity Name                         Gr                   Name                          Gr ...

Principal Katt Kisses The Pig

Principal Katt Kisses The Pig

February 23, 2018


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The lucky winner of the "kiss the pig contest" was the BIT Principal Mr. Katt. On February 13 at the home basketball game he puckered up and kissed a live pig. The money made from this contest will go to the junior committee to pay for prom expenses.

Students Participate In The American Mathematics Competition

Students Participate In The American Mathematics Competition

Jason Chen, Staff Writer

February 23, 2018


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The American Mathematics Competition, taken on Feb. 8, 2018, is a program that tests the strength and mathematical capabilities of the upcoming generations. This test is conducted for students to compare test scores and levels with other students in math across the country. This test has no effect on...

JCMS Receives Threat, No Danger Discovered

JCMS Receives Threat, No Danger Discovered

Morgan Deering, Staff Writer

February 21, 2018


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On Monday, February 19th, a threat was made by a student at Junction City Middle School. Following this threat, JCMS staff members met with the student and determined that it was not credible, but it was further looked into later that night by the Junction City Police Department. An arrest for a crim...

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