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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 ...

Bands present their Spring Concert

Bands present their Spring Concert

Maddie Schaffer, JAG reporter and Photographer

March 6, 2019


Filed under NEWS

The band performed in their annual spring concert on Monday, March 4 after facing difficulties with practice time. With snow day after snow day, many high schools near the Johnson County area have been experiencing a significant loss in school days. This directly affected the band’s time to prep...

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...

Girls basketball defeats Lansing 59-48

Girls basketball defeats Lansing 59-48

Ben Wieland, Opinions Editor

January 17, 2019


Filed under SPORTS, Top stories

With 2:07 to play in the fourth quarter of the girls’ basketball team’s win, Lansing knocked down a 3-pointer to cut the lead to 49-45. Unfazed, senior center Trinity Knapp grabbed an offensive rebound and finished an and-one layup to get the school’s lead back up to seven points. The team pull...

“She Loves Me” nominated for eight Blue Star Awards

“She Loves Me” nominated for eight Blue Star Awards

Elizabeth Joseph, JagWire reporter

May 19, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

“She Loves Me,” the senior-led and thespian-exclusive show that ran from Thursday, Feb. 1 to Saturday Feb. 3, was recently nominated for eight Blue Star Awards. Individual students nominated include senior Lauryn Hurley for Outstanding Actress in a Lead Role, senior McKenna Harvey for Outstand...

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...

Forensics takes on 33 other schools at the largest tournament of the year

Forensics takes on 33 other schools at the largest tournament of the year

Ashlyn Windmiller, JAG Reporter

March 4, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

Students participating in forensics travelled to Olathe Northwest on Saturday, March 3. While they did not place as a team, several members ranked individually. Junior Lauren Rothgeb finished sixth in dramatic interpretation and juniors Elizabeth Joseph and Lucy Graff made it to semifinals as a due...

Students put on first ever thespian-exclusive show

Students put on first ever thespian-exclusive show

Elizabeth Joseph, Taylir Charest, and Jakob Twigg

February 2, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

For the first time in school history, the drama and theatre department has put together a single-cast, thespian-exclusive production of the musical comedy “She Loves Me” directed, choreographed and put together entirely by a group of senior members of the school’s thespian troupe. The show runs...

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