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Forensics team qualifies for finals at Lawrence Free state

Forensics team qualifies for finals at Lawrence Free state

Anna Ricker, JAG reporter/photographer

March 11, 2019


Filed under NEWS

On Friday, March 8 and Saturday, March 9, the Forensics team travelled to Southwest middle school for the Lawrence Free State Forensics tournament. Although the team did not place all together, there were multiple girls that placed in their events. On Friday, sophomores Grace McLeod and Anna Owsley placed third ...

The forensics team has five students place in top ten in Olathe North West and Blue Valley West tournaments

The forensics team has five students place in top ten in Olathe North West and Blue Valley West tournaments

Anna Ricker, JAG photographer

March 5, 2019


Filed under NEWS

The forensics team travelled to Olathe Northwest and Blue Valley West for their tournaments on Friday, March 2 and Saturday, March 3. Although they did not place as a team at either tournament, multiple students placed in individual events. At the ONW tournament, freshman Taylor Doyle and Grac...

Forensics team begins competition in debate-structured group events

Forensics team begins competition in debate-structured group events

Alison Booth, JagWire editor-in-chief

February 28, 2018


Filed under NEWS

A small group of forensics team members gathered to compete at Shawnee Mission North last Friday, Feb. 23. Instead of memorizing acting pieces or practicing poetry in preparation, though, the team prepared to compete in a whole other side of forensics, a side that more closely mirrors the fall debate...

2005 graduate Brandon White gives motivational speeches

2005 graduate Brandon White gives motivational speeches

Nick Booth, JagWire copy editor

March 11, 2016


Filed under Special coverage, WHERE ARE THEY NOW?

When he describes his profession, 2005 graduate Brandon White calls himself a “people mover.” Inspired in part by his time in high school, he has pursued a career in motivational speaking; he speaks to adults and young people on topics such as risk-taking, leadership and character, and said he ...

Pep assembly recognizes spring activities and sports

Pep assembly recognizes spring activities and sports

Tori Aerni, JagWire editor-in-chief

August 22, 2014


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

The first week of school culminated with a pep assembly recognizing students and faculty members on Friday, Aug. 22. Freshman Heather Nguyen enjoyed her first pep assembly with her fellow classmates. “I thought it was a lot of fun cheering, singing and honoring the teachers,” Nguyen said. Along with ...

Forensics team competes in Kaw Valley League meet

Forensics team competes in Kaw Valley League meet

Kat Anglemyer, JAG reporter

March 13, 2014


Filed under NEWS

Members of the forensics team competed in the KVL meet on Thursday, Feb. 27 and another meet on Saturday, March 1, where many first-time competitors did well. Sophomore Brooklyn McCann competed in the meet on Thursday and placed first in Serious Solo Acting. “[Serious Solo Acting is] an event where you memori...

Activities and sports achieve unprecedented success

Katherine White, JagWire reporter

May 21, 2013


Filed under SPORTS

Robotics The Robotics team set a new record when it placed 54th out of 100 teams in its division at the national competition that took place on Saturday, April 27. This is the first time in seven years that the Robotics team has competed at nationals. In addition to placing the highest it e...

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