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“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...

Introducing Fortnite: The New Video Game That Has Taken The World By Storm

Introducing Fortnite: The New Video Game That Has Taken The World By Storm

Jason Chen, Staff Writer

May 3, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, News, Uncategorized

Fortnite, one of the most renowned games, developed by Epic Games, rose to popularity in late 2017- 2018, and has spread its popularity to mobile devices. Fortnite mobile is a touch-controlled version of the original Fortnite Battle Royale. The release date of the mobile version was on March 12, 2018. The...

State Solo and Ensemble Festival Results

State Solo and Ensemble Festival Results

Hannah Mancini, Staff Writer

May 1, 2018


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On Saturday, April 28th, Junction City High School Band, Orchestra, and Choir students traveled to State Solo and Ensemble at Washburn Rural High School for ensemble and individual performance. The following students participated and earned fantastic ratings! Superior Ratings: Trombone Quartet Hannah Mancini, Alto Sa...

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...