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Vo-tech students participate in Auto Collision Technology class

Vo-tech students participate in Auto Collision Technology class

Taylor Anderson, JAG reporter

April 27, 2015


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

Bright sparks from the power tools and the sound of a pounding hammer filled the room as students worked to reconstruct a car damaged in an accident. Instead of attending a regular first block class, the students enrolled in Auto Collision Technology through the Eudora Vo-tech program spend their mornings...

Students attend the annual March for Life held in Washington D.C.

Students attend the annual March for Life held in Washington D.C.

Shelby Hudson, JAG web editor

January 31, 2015


Filed under FEATURES

Following his religious belief, junior Matt Butko drove 24 hours with his youth group to Washington D.C. to protest against the legalization of abortion in the March for Life held from Tuesday, Jan. 20 to Thursday, Jan. 22. “It is something I really believe is actually wrong,” Butko said. “S...

Winter Storm Q brings two snow days

Winter Storm Q brings two snow days

Mackenzie Eckman, JagWire a&e editor

February 24, 2013


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

Winter Storm Q hit Kansas City on Thursday, Feb. 21 and Friday, Feb. 22, cancelling school for various districts across the metro area. Most of Q’s wrath was felt Thursday morning, as high winds and near whiteout conditions shut down many businesses. Despite the massive snow totals, sophomore Ma...

Week 29: Worknight memories

Week 29: Worknight memories

Jill Applegate and Sarah Darby, editors-in-chief

April 10, 2012


Filed under BLOGS, LETTERS FROM THE EDITORS

Every issue deadline, the Newspaper has two "worknights" designed to help our staff complete the issue. The first worknight of the month lasts from 3-5 p.m. and then the following week on a Monday after the short worknight, we always have a "long" worknight which lasts from 3-9 p.m. Being in a room full ...

Students and administrators discuss dance policy

Kaitlyn Butko, editor-in-chief, Josh Duden, reporter

March 23, 2011


Filed under FEATURES

The JagWire brought together students and staff to discuss the stronger enforcement of the dance policy in a roundtable discussion.  JW: How did you perceive previous years’ dances?  Junior Robbie Weber: I’d definitely say not as well enforced, I don’t remember seeing radios or people i...

Senior track team member Madison Acree

Kaitlyn Butko, editor-in-chief

March 21, 2011


Filed under FEATURES

1. What events do you compete in for track? "I throw shotput and discus." 2. What do you eat for breakfast? "Either oatmeal or Cheerios. I eat Wheaties sometimes, and that gives me the energy to get through the day. It's the breakfast of champions." 3. What is your favorite color? "Purple, because it's...

Senior NHS president Kelsie Schuman

Kaitlyn Butko, editor-in-chief

March 12, 2011


Filed under FEATURES

1. What's it like being the president of the National Honor Society? "It's a lot like being the president of this nation, but a lot more prestigious and a lot more fun." 2. What is your favorite place to shop? "The P.C., Price Chopper, because that means I'm buying food generally, and food is one...

Funding model creates 23 new classes

Kaitlyn Butko, editor-in-chief, Sarah Darby, news editor

February 11, 2011


Filed under NEWS

As enrollment begins this week, students will be choosing from 23 new elective courses in the new Computer and Business department and Human Services department. Replacing current computer and Family and Consumer Science classes beginning next year are new classes under the Kansas State Department o...

Social studies teacher Jeff Wieland

Kaitlyn Butko, editor-in-chief, Kaitlin Rounds, reporter

January 27, 2011


Filed under FEATURES

1. What is the best part of your day? "When I actually get to teach people in the classroom." 2. What's your favorite television show? "Burn Notice. That show's awesome. Always entertaining, there's never a bad episode." 3. PC or Mac? "PC." 4. What is your favorite hobby? "I only have one hobby, watching the Phillies an...

Journalism staffs win awards

Maya Sudduth, reporter

December 16, 2010


Filed under NEWS

The newspaper, yearbook and broadcast programs won several awards at the JEA/NSPA Fall National High School Journalism Convention held on Nov. 11-14. In the Best of Show Competition, The JagWire newsmagazine earned 7th place in the Newsmagazine category, the 2010 JAG yearbook earned 7th place in the...

The JagWire takes on the Ultimate Destroyer sandwich

Kaitlyn Butko, editor-in-chief

November 22, 2010


Filed under Reviews

Senior Henry Thomas: "...every time I ate the ham, there was more..." Goal: At least three pounds First thoughts: “Oh my god, there is no way I’m getting through that.” How’d it taste?: “Delicious, for as long as I could taste it.” Favorite part: “Sausage, it had a little sp...

Food drive extended, falls short of expectations

Kaitlyn Butko, editor-in-chief

November 10, 2010


Filed under NEWS

The annual food drive, originally spanning from Monday, Nov. 1 through Friday, Nov. 5, was extended due to lack of advisertisements and participation. StuCo will still be collecting canned and nonperishable food items until Friday, Nov. 12. StuCo sponsor Erica Crist shows her disappointment in student...

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