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The science of sound

The science of sound

Libby Mullican, JAG editor-in-chief

December 21, 2018


Filed under Special coverage, VOICES

JAG staffer: How do we produce sound? Science teacher Eric Thomas: It starts with the diaphragm and the lungs. The diaphragm acts on the lungs and it [relays] pressure to either bring air into the lungs or exhale air out of the lungs. The same thing affects your vocal cords, so as you speak, air is pushed p...

Working retail has helped boost my confidence

Working retail has helped boost my confidence

Abby Doughty, JAG photo editor

October 30, 2018


Filed under OPINION, Opinion columns

Before I begin to work at my part-time job at Francesca’s, I was the most shy and timid person you had ever met. Now, after working for over a year and a half, my social skills and confidence has improved drastically. Working retail has provided me with many new skills and experiences that have ...

Eligible seniors register for the upcoming midterm election

Eligible seniors register for the upcoming midterm election

Sophie Lecuru, JagWire features editor

October 7, 2018


Filed under NEWS

Seniors had the opportunity to register to vote during lunch on Friday, Oct. 5 for the upcoming midterm election. Senior Annie Myers helped organized the voter registration fair and thinks everyone should register because of how easy the process is. “Registering to vote is super easy; you...

Boys soccer triumphs over Blue Valley Northwest in 2-1 victory

Boys soccer triumphs over Blue Valley Northwest in 2-1 victory

Samantha Volkamer, JAG copy editor and organizations editor

September 26, 2018


Filed under BOYS SOCCER, FALL, SPORTS, Top stories

  Boys soccer defeated Blue Valley Northwest with a 2-1 score on Tuesday, Sept. 25. With 11 minutes left in the first half, sophomore Quinten Blair scored the first goal of the game. At the end of the first half the Jaguars were winning 1-0. Being up in the first half gave senior Jake A...

Girls soccer defeats SMNorthwest 2-1 after week-long delay

Girls soccer defeats SMNorthwest 2-1 after week-long delay

Sydney Parker, JAG managing/copy editor

April 21, 2018


Filed under GIRLS SOCCER, SPORTS, SPRING, Top stories

The girls soccer team defeated Shawnee Mission Northwest on Friday, April 20 with a final score of 2-1. The game began on Friday, April 13, but had to be postponed due to weather with 19:24 remaining in the first half. Senior Emily Munyer managed to score a goal before the delay which allowed t...

Bowling takes first overall in Crown Lanes meet

Bowling takes first overall in Crown Lanes meet

February 7, 2018


Filed under BOWLING, SPORTS, Winter

Updated on Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018

Sophomore Justin Deas trains as a first-degree black belt

Sophomore Justin Deas trains as a first-degree black belt

Gabrielle Cabrera, JAG reporter/photographer

January 29, 2018


Filed under FEATURES

Set in a fighting stance dressed in a white robe called a Gi, sophomore Justin Deas prepares to take out his opponent in sparring and perform in his weapons division at his meet in mid-October. Taking after his family, Deas joined the American Sport Karate Center in sixth grade and is now a first deg...

StuCo hosts blood drive for American Red Cross

StuCo hosts blood drive for American Red Cross

Allison Winker, JAG editor-in-chief

January 8, 2018


Filed under NEWS

StuCo hosted a blood drive at the school on Saturday, Jan. 6 where community and students alike came together to donate 31 units of blood to the American Red Cross. Junior StuCo representative Annie Myers, who was the chair of the event, spent time promoting the event in order to increase its out...

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