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Stuco implements prom theme, ‘Dancing Through the Decades,’ into the prom pep assembly

Stuco implements prom theme, ‘Dancing Through the Decades,’ into the prom pep assembly

Sammie Volkamer, JAG reporter

April 15, 2018


Filed under NEWS

Students in the bleachers roar in excitement as the prom candidates perform to songs during the prom pep assembly on Friday, April 13. With the 2017-2018 school year almost finished, StuCo hosted the year’s final pep assembly. For about a month, student body secretary junior Hannah Barnes worked w...

Theatre department performs first tap musical since 2009, “42nd Street”

Theatre department performs first tap musical since 2009, “42nd Street”

Tricia Drumm and Michael Sandri

November 9, 2017


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  While this year’s curtain call dance of the fall musical “42nd Street” featured every cast member tapping for about a third of the song, at the beginning of production in September, over half of the cast had not experience in tap shoes. “42nd Street” is the first tap musical si...

Excessive amount of rain causes complications for students

Excessive amount of rain causes complications for students

Michael Sandri and Jakob Twigg

September 26, 2017


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During the month of August, storms battered Shawnee causing a power outage and flooding not seen in typical summer storms. According to Accuweather, Shawnee experienced a total of 11.31 inches of rain, surpassing the record for the most rain in the month of August since 1982. People certainly d...

Homecoming week wraps up with a spirit-filled pep assembly

Homecoming week wraps up with a spirit-filled pep assembly

Taylir Charest, JAG reporter

September 8, 2017


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  Celebrating the end of homecoming week, students overtook the main gym during seminar on Friday, Sept. 8 for a pep assembly. Senior Caroline Gambill prepared activities for the homecoming assembly during the summer with her fellow StuCo members. “We started to plan some of the games ...

French III hosts Mardi Gras celebration

French III hosts Mardi Gras celebration

Joe McClain, JagWire reporter and photographer

February 27, 2017


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Students enrolled in French classes gathered in the senior cafe on Friday, Feb. 24 for the annual Mardi Gras celebration hosted by the French III class.  Mardi Gras is a holiday celebrated in French-speaking regions before the beginning of Lent. The Mardi Gras celebration is meant to teach s...

Make-A-Wish club raises funds at basketball game

Make-A-Wish club raises funds at basketball game

Katya Gillig, JagWire news editor

January 28, 2017


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

The Make-A-Wish club held a Make-A-Wish night at the basketball game on Friday, Jan. 27. During the night, wish kid Calin got to be an honorary member of the basketball team. Calin has neuroblastoma and had his wish to become a Jedi granted by the Make-a-Wish foundation. The club is raising money to...

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