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Excessive amount of rain causes complications for students

Excessive amount of rain causes complications for students

Michael Sandri and Jakob Twigg

September 26, 2017


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

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...

Letters from the Editors: We’re halfway there

Letters from the Editors: We’re halfway there

Madison Ferguson, Margaret Mellott, Braden Shaw, JagWire editor-in-chiefs

December 9, 2016


Filed under BLOGS, LETTERS FROM THE EDITORS

As first semester of our senior year comes to a close, we could not be more proud of our staff’s accomplishments. It’s kind of scary that we’ve now finished our fourth issue — leaving us with only four to go. It may sound cliche, but time has honestly flown by. It’s been a fun year, even though it...

Letters from the Editors: Getting political

Letters from the Editors: Getting political

Madison Ferguson, Margaret Mellott, Braden Shaw, JagWire editor-in-chiefs

November 8, 2016


Filed under BLOGS, LETTERS FROM THE EDITORS

Welcome back to our blog where we discuss the happenings of the JagWire newspaper. After completing issue one, there was a huge sigh of relief. Issue one is the hardest issue each year because we’re still getting into the swing of how everything should work throughout the production cycle. The new s...

Staff editorial: State title raises the bar

Staff editorial: State title raises the bar

JagWire staff

December 10, 2015


Filed under OPINION, Staff editorials, Top stories

With the 5A football state championship title still fresh on the minds of students and staff, the atmosphere throughout the school and surrounding community is full of excitement and pride. The eyes of Kansas schools, the media and patrons of the community are heavily geared toward us now that we have an ...

Staff editorial: Excessive texting can do harm

Staff editorial: Excessive texting can do harm

JagWire staff

November 19, 2015


Filed under OPINION, Staff editorials

As technology becomes increasingly prominent, more students are depending on texting as their primary form of communication. While texting serves as a convenient and quick way to contact others, it also can be a distraction and hinders basic communication skills when used excessively. According to ...

JagWire newspaper and Mill Valley News online win awards at national convention

JagWire newspaper and Mill Valley News online win awards at national convention

Braden Shaw, JagWire sports editor

November 18, 2015


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

The JagWire newspaper and Mill Valley News online each received awards at the Fall National High School Journalism Convention in Orlando, Florida, on Saturday, Nov. 14. At the convention, the JagWire won its first-ever Pacemaker award for its 2014-15 edition. The Pacemaker award, given by the National Scholastic Press Association and considered the Pulitzer Prize of high school journalism, recognizes high school newspapers, websites...

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