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Jazz band encourages student self-expression through freeform music

Jazz band encourages student self-expression through freeform music

Taylir Charest, JAG people editor

December 21, 2018


Filed under Special coverage, VOICES

Every day, classes of students meet in the band room to showcase their talents, but a certain group, known as Jazz Band, meets in the band room to explore their creative side when performing music. Junior saxophonist Joey Gillette believes jazz band is special because of the makeup of the group. “Ja...

Robotics team modifies toy cars for special needs children

Robotics team modifies toy cars for special needs children

Samantha Volkamer, JAG copy editor and organizations editor

November 18, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

To give children with special needs a toy that works for them, the robotics team worked with Variety KC, to benefit their Go Baby Go program, to modify toy cars on Saturday, Nov. 17. The team created the cars for the kids they were sponsoring, Jeremiah and Micah. After a positive experience la...

Robotics team wins half of matches at world championship in Houston, Texas

Robotics team wins half of matches at world championship in Houston, Texas

Abby Layton, JagWire A&E editor

April 29, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

The robotics team competed at the 2018 VEX Robotics Championship in Houston, Texas on April 18-21. The team won five matches out of the ten they competed in, and this is the second time the team has attended the world competition in the last two years. The team made it to worlds on a last mi...

Twenty-three athletes sign letters of intent at signing ceremony

Twenty-three athletes sign letters of intent at signing ceremony

Braden Shaw, JagWire sports editor

February 5, 2016


Filed under SPORTS, Top stories

Twenty-three athletes signed letters of intent to pursue collegiate athletics at a ceremony on Wednesday, Feb. 3, in the main gym. For senior Emma Wetzel, signing a letter of intent to play soccer at Washburn has been in the making for a while now. “I committed with a coach named Tim Collins. He w...

Boys soccer defeats Turner 3-1 in regional playoffs

Boys soccer defeats Turner 3-1 in regional playoffs

Braden Shaw, JagWire sports editor

October 28, 2015


Filed under BOYS SOCCER, FALL, SPORTS

The boys soccer team defeated Turner 3-1 on Tuesday, Oct. 27 in their first game of regional playoffs. Neither of the teams managed to score until a strike from senior forward Colby Sirivongxay gave the Jaguars a 1-0 lead in the 30th minute. Another goal from senior midfielder Dalton Sieperda ex...

Boys soccer defeats Lansing 5-1

Boys soccer defeats Lansing 5-1

Allison Winker, JAG reporter

October 2, 2015


Filed under BOYS SOCCER, FALL, SPORTS, Top stories

The Jaguars won against the Lansing Lions 5-1 on Thursday, Oct. 1. In the first half of the game, senior forward Colby Sirivongxay, senior forward Dalton Sieperda and junior midfielder Adam Grube all scored goals. The Lions remained scoreless throughout the half. Sophomore defender Hunter Te...

Junior Christian Howe shares what it is like calling the district attorney of Johnson County “Dad”

Junior Christian Howe shares what it is like calling the district attorney of Johnson County “Dad”

Shelby Hudson, JAG web editor

January 17, 2015


Filed under Putting family first, Special coverage

In 2008, Steve Howe was elected district attorney of Johnson County, his son, junior Christian Howe has been able to learn the importance of family and roles in government through his father. Before claiming the election, Steve was just an assistant district attorney and had been for 16 years before ...

Boys soccer team defeats Basehor-Linwood 5-0

Boys soccer team defeats Basehor-Linwood 5-0

Braden Shaw, JagWire reporter

September 24, 2014


Filed under SPORTS

The boys soccer team defeated Basehor-Linwood 5-0 on Tuesday, Sept. 23. It was a successful day as the team controlled the pace the entire time en route to their victory. Junior defender Christian Howe was very impressed by how the Jaguars played. “I thought we played very fluently and I t...

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