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Sophomore Gabi Hantla uses social media to help others

Sophomore Gabi Hantla uses social media to help others

Maddie Schaffer, JAG reporter/photographer

December 21, 2018


Filed under Special coverage, VOICES

Sometimes spending up to three hours on a single post from writing her captions to taking the photos, sophomore Gabi Hantla is dedicated to empowering others to live a healthy lifestyle through her Instagram platform. Gabi describes herself as a “vegan powerlifter, mental health advocate, animal a...

New bowling coaches plan to lead team to victory

New bowling coaches plan to lead team to victory

Ciara Pemberton, JAG photo editor

December 16, 2018


Filed under BOWLING, SPORTS, Winter

JAG staffer: How did you receive the position to be a bowling coach? Bowling coach Amy McClure: I applied for the position, talked to [athletic director Jerald] VanRheen, and interviewed for [the job] shortly after. JS: Why were you interested in becoming a coach for the bowling team? AM: I ...

Branching out into the world of languages is beneficial for everyone

Branching out into the world of languages is beneficial for everyone

Izzy James, JAG reporter/photographer

November 7, 2018


Filed under OPINION, Opinion columns

When I started high school, I didn’t think I would enjoy taking a French class, but then it turned out to be something I really like and benefit from. Most students will take a foreign language class at some point in their school career. Unfortunately, there are some people who will opt out of lear...

Boys soccer defeats Blue Valley North 2-0 on senior night

Boys soccer defeats Blue Valley North 2-0 on senior night

Samantha Volkamer, JAG copy editor and organizations editor

October 13, 2018


Filed under BOYS SOCCER, SPORTS, Top stories

Boys soccer beat the Blue Valley North Mustangs 2-0 on Thursday, Oct. 11. The group of 8 seniors experienced a win on senior night, the last home game of the regular season. In the first half, senior Jake Ashford scored a memorable goal to make the score 1-0. “I couldn’t have asked fo...

Boys soccer triumphs over Blue Valley Northwest in 2-1 victory

Boys soccer triumphs over Blue Valley Northwest in 2-1 victory

Samantha Volkamer, JAG copy editor and organizations editor

September 26, 2018


Filed under BOYS SOCCER, FALL, SPORTS, Top stories

  Boys soccer defeated Blue Valley Northwest with a 2-1 score on Tuesday, Sept. 25. With 11 minutes left in the first half, sophomore Quinten Blair scored the first goal of the game. At the end of the first half the Jaguars were winning 1-0. Being up in the first half gave senior Jake A...

Fantasy football serves as a competitive outlet for students

Fantasy football serves as a competitive outlet for students

Tori Aerni and Braden Shaw

October 21, 2015


Filed under FEATURES

As the Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch ran into the end zone for a touchdown, senior Ben Gillig cheered. Gillig usually wasn’t a fan of the Seahawks, but being a part of a fantasy football league changed his rooting interest momentarily. Seniors Ben Gillig, Spencer Boaz, Connor Julian, Hunter Canning...

Sideline Report: Stephen Curry gives me hope for the NBA

Sideline Report: Stephen Curry gives me hope for the NBA

Braden Shaw, JagWire reporter

May 5, 2015


Filed under BLOGS

I don't follow the National Basketball Association that closely. I pride myself in being a fan of the Boston Celtics, but I don't always find myself to be a fan of the NBA. The game has many flaws, such as players flopping and the referees having no sense of what a traveling violation is. It also does...

Eleven certified administrators resign

Eleven certified administrators resign

Justin Curto, JagWire managing editor

April 14, 2015


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

Eleven certified administrators have resigned since the Board of Education meeting on Thursday, Feb. 9, including six at the district level, giving this year the most certified administration resignations of at least the past four years. District resignations include superintendent Dr. Doug Sumner, director of teaching and learni...

Students and staff take the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Students and staff take the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Sydney Carson, JAG editor-in-chief

August 28, 2014


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

What do NBA star LeBron James, principal Tobie Waldeck, senior Kat White and junior Clayton Holmberg all have in common? They are just a few of the millions of people to participate in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. Pete Frates, a former Boston College baseball captain, was diagnosed with ALS...

“Divergent” overcomes expectations

“Divergent” overcomes expectations

Jillian Leiby, JagWire features editor

March 26, 2014


Filed under Reviews

I’m going to be honest. I had little expectations for “Divergent." Movie adaptations of young adult dystopian novels have not worked out well. “The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones,” “Vampire Academy” and “Beautiful Creatures” have had the pleasure of being both a critical and a commercial...

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