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A review of POUR Coffeehouse and what it has to offer

A review of POUR Coffeehouse and what it has to offer

Sophie Lecuru, JagWire features editor

February 25, 2019


Filed under OPINION, Reviews

Ambiance Located in Olathe, just 13 minutes from the school, POUR Coffeehouse is a quaint looking business from the outside and is even cuter on the inside. It’s nicely decorated, as a coffeehouse should be, with several large windows allowing for natural light to enter and brighten up the business....

Western Shawnee should invest in dining development

Western Shawnee should invest in dining development

Nora Lucas, JagWire editor-in-chief

December 27, 2017


Filed under OPINION, Opinion columns

Western Shawnee, I love you, but you have to cool it with the auto centers. Every time I drive through our area, there’s AutoZone, O’Reilly Auto Parts, Weaver’s and many, many more. This is all well and good; I suppose it is convenient to have an auto parts store on every block. The problem is...

New Lenexa City Center offers variety of activities

New Lenexa City Center offers variety of activities

Lexi Flipse and Ally Nguyen

September 30, 2017


Filed under FEATURES

Public Market: In the center of the city square lies a large, open building called the Public Market, featuring many trendy places to eat and a Kansas City themed store. The open layout allows visitors to be immersed in all the building has to offer while still allowing them breathing room. Howeve...

Food for Thought: District offers a multitude of healthy food options for students

Food for Thought: District offers a multitude of healthy food options for students

Tricia Drumm and Nora Lucas

November 21, 2016


Filed under FEATURES, Top stories

As a freshman walks into his or her first time through the lunch line, the sheer amount of choices available often leave them taken aback. Alongside hamburgers and pizza, there are vegetarian and, on request, gluten-free options, yet everything follows the strict nutrition guidelines set by the federal g...

A Better Big Apple: Top Burger Joints in Kansas City

A Better Big Apple: Top Burger Joints in Kansas City

Elizabeth Fleming, assistant Mill Valley News editor

September 2, 2015


Filed under BLOGS

Welcome to A Better Big Apple! Since this upcoming Monday, Sept.  7 is Labor Day, which marks the unofficial end to summer and prime burger season, I decided to make my first blog about burger joints in K.C. I have also just been craving them a ridiculous amount lately, so this is also an outlet to s...

JagWire reviews Taste of Shawnee samples

JagWire reviews Taste of Shawnee samples

Katherine White, Clayton Kistner, JagWire editor-in-chief, JagWire photographer

April 6, 2015


Filed under Reviews, Top stories

  The Shawnee Rotary Club and Department of Parks and Recreation hosted the first Taste of Shawnee event at Old Shawnee Town on Saturday, April 4. The entry fee of $5 guarantees five taste test tickets for use at any of 20 restaurants who set up taste-testing kiosks, and attendees cou...

What you eat will affect how your workout turns out

What you eat will affect how your workout turns out

Laken Wagner, JAG reporter

February 19, 2015


Filed under OPINION, Opinion columns

The number of teenagers who exercise regularly has increased significantly since 2003. Having a snack before or after your workout can affect how many calories you burn. Lately, I’ve either seen or heard about more people grabbing things packed full of sugars and unnecessary calories that eithe...

Clayton’s Catastrophic Column: It’s Tech Week? Also food?

Clayton’s Catastrophic Column: It’s Tech Week? Also food?

Clayton Kistner, guest blogger

October 21, 2014


Filed under BLOGS, OPINION

It’s finally happening. After a culmination of rehearsals with individual ensembles and characters, the whole cast of "Guys and Dolls" is finally coming together to all participate in Tech Week. For those of you who are unfamiliar, Tech Week is the week (or two) when the cast of a show goes from rehearsing...

Taste Test Tuesday offers healthy snack choices

Mackenzie Eckman, reporter

April 24, 2012


Filed under Reviews

Can we have Taste Test Tuesday every Tuesday please? Today, Tuesday, April 24, in the cafeteria, students in all four lunches got to sample a variety of different products, including snack mixes, granola bars and even frozen fruit bars. In case you guys didn’t get to try everything, here’s a quic...

Fulfill your festive fix: Seven edible ideas to please your autumn appetite

Fulfill your festive fix: Seven edible ideas to please your autumn appetite

Alyne Roemerman, Katie Linsey, copy editor, reporter

October 19, 2011


Filed under Reviews

1. Pumpkin spice latte: chosen by freshman Hannah Hilton "I get them every Thursday morning before I go to school for the Jags for Joplin meeting because they’re so awesome." Beginning at $3.79 at Starbucks. 2. Candy corn: chosen by freshman Max Talley "I eat candy corn around Halloween. I also like ...

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