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Adoption can be a great way to expand a family

Adoption can be a great way to expand a family

Tatum Elliott, JagWire news editor

February 3, 2019


Filed under OPINION, Opinion columns

Discovering what adoption was as a child was one of the most eye-opening experiences of my life. The concept of families not being biologically related was somewhat confusing, but the sentiment behind it struck a chord with me. As I learned more about it, my opinion that most families should at least...

Homosexual couples deserve equal rights

Homosexual couples deserve equal rights

Anika Roy, JagWire editor-in-chief

September 17, 2018


Filed under Current Events, OPINION

With the daunting question of how I foresee my future being asked almost regularly in the midst of my senior year, a husband, a dog, 2-3 kids, a steady job and a happy life are typically the first things that come to mind. Although this vision is incredibly optimistic, I feel comfort in knowing it’...

Student adjusts to life with new family additions

Student adjusts to life with new family additions

Taylor Anderson, JAG people editor

April 3, 2015


Filed under FEATURES

The first time junior Sydney Humphrey met her ten-year-old foster brother Shain, she didn’t realize how soon he would become a huge part of her life. “The night I first met Shain, my parents had to go to a concert. They had paid for it six months before and they didn’t know we were going to...

Senior Peyton Barton shares her and her siblings’ adoption stories

Senior Peyton Barton shares her and her siblings’ adoption stories

Kat Anglemyer, JAG Reporter

January 17, 2015


Filed under Putting family first, Special coverage

Senior Peyton Barton was adopted by Vicki and Terry Barton from Overland Park when she was just one day old. Her sister, 14 year old Presley was adopted from Pennsylvania when she was approximately a month old and Muunjuza was adopted from the Congo when he was about three, less than a year ago. ...

Freshmen Grace and Cole Abram welcome their cousin into their household through adoption

Freshmen Grace and Cole Abram welcome their cousin into their household through adoption

Kaitlyn Moore, JAG organizations editor

January 14, 2015


Filed under Putting family first, Special coverage

Laughter radiated throughout the Abram household as freshmen Grace and Cole Abram watched their four-year-old brother, Peyton, run around their house on Friday, January 9. While the Abram twins may have a younger brother to entertain them now, they haven’t always had a younger sibling. Peyton is Gra...

Seven questions with freshman Jordan Matlock

Seven questions with freshman Jordan Matlock

Savannah Rudicel, guest reporter

April 24, 2012


Filed under FEATURES

Freshman Jordan Matlock's family recently adopted two children from Ethiopia. How long was the adoption process? My parents have been talking about it for years. My brother and dad went on a mission trip to South Africa and within three days of returning, my parents knew that we should adopt fro...

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