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New additions lead the Catty Shack to an income increase

New additions lead the Catty Shack to an income increase

Sam Hanson and John Lehan

April 22, 2019


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

The Catty Shack has implemented several changes in recent months to make purchasing items easier for customers as well as for school store workers.The school store now accepts credit and debit cards using a new system called the “Square,” and the resulting profits have allowed the Catty Shack to create more...

Baseball wins 4-2 against Olathe West on Thursday, May 10

Baseball wins 4-2 against Olathe West on Thursday, May 10

Abby Layton, JagWire A&E editor

May 16, 2018


Filed under BASEBALL, SPORTS, SPRING

The baseball team played against Olathe West on Thursday, May 10 and won 4-2. This was also senior night for the team, and the seniors were honored before the start of the game. According to outfielder Will Morris, he and the rest of the senior players were looking forward to senior night in part...

Girls swim places first at Turner meet

Girls swim places first at Turner meet

Abby Layton, JagWire A&E editor

May 2, 2018


Filed under GIRLS SWIM, SPORTS, SPRING

The girls swim team competed against 11 other schools at Turner High School on Wednesday, April 26. The girls won the meet by 226 points, with the Bishop Miege Stags coming in second with 334 points. This was also senior night for the girls swim team, so the underclassmen and coaches honored...

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...

Collecting sneakers in large numbers proves to be a unique hobby for students

Collecting sneakers in large numbers proves to be a unique hobby for students

Abby Layton, JagWire A&E editor

April 16, 2018


Filed under FEATURES

As junior Abby Berner walks up her driveway after school, she sees a shoebox she’s been expecting sitting in front of her house.  This isn’t the first pair that’s arrived at her  doorstep in the last year, and it certainly won’t be the last. According to Berner, she began to collect shoes a...

Girls soccer defeats Olathe West 4-0 in first game of season

Girls soccer defeats Olathe West 4-0 in first game of season

Abby Layton, JagWire A&E editor

March 26, 2018


Filed under GIRLS SOCCER, SPORTS, SPRING

The girls soccer team defeated Olathe West 4-0 on Thursday, March 22 in their first game of the season. This is Olathe West’s first year open, and according to senior Payge Bush, this affected how the team felt going into the game and made the win a surprise. “I did not expect [the win...

Substitute teacher finds school involvement by coaching three sports

Substitute teacher finds school involvement by coaching three sports

Abby Layton, JagWire A&E editor

March 15, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

Six sophomore boys basketball players run up and down the court at a home basketball game, passing the ball back and forth in an attempt to score a two-pointer. Sophomore boys basketball coach Steve Bock watches the players from the sidelines and calls out suggestions. Bock also coaches girls tennis ...

Science Olympiad team finishes third at regional competition

Science Olympiad team finishes third at regional competition

Abby Layton, JagWire A&E editor

February 28, 2018


Filed under NEWS

The Science Olympiad team competed at Johnson County Community College on Saturday, Feb. 24 with a third place finish, guaranteeing them a spot at the state competition. The team competes in three categories of competition: test events, lab events and build events. Students may compete in multiple events from different categories. Sop...

Girls basketball team plays with unique varsity set up

Girls basketball team plays with unique varsity set up

Abby Layton, JagWire A&E editor

February 13, 2018


Filed under GIRLS BASKETBALL, SPORTS, Winter

A collection of six girls basketball players walk out onto the court in the seconds before the game begins. They take their respective positions eagerly, and wait for the game begin. Since the beginning of the season, these same six girls — seniors Evan Zars, Addie Hinkle and Payton Shurley, and ...

A new airport will benefit all Kansas City residents

A new airport will benefit all Kansas City residents

Abby Layton, JagWire A&E editor

February 12, 2018


Filed under OPINION

Ever since I was a kid, I’ve always loved to travel. I love the excitement of the entire process, from start to finish. As I’ve grown older, however, my experience has been hampered by numerous problems with the Kansas City International airport. From the limited number of restrooms to the lack of sea...

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