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JagWire staffers review El Potro

JagWire staffers review El Potro

John Lehan, JagWire reporter/photographer

May 5, 2019


Filed under OPINION, Reviews

Serving decent food at a reasonable price, El Potro offers a semi-casual dining experience. Located at 13035 Canaan Center Drive in Bonner Springs about 15 minutes from the school, El Potro provides excellent service. Despite arriving to a full parking lot, we were swiftly seated. Our drink orders were i...

College signing ceremony features 34 student athletes

College signing ceremony features 34 student athletes

Sam Hanson and John Lehan

May 3, 2019


Filed under SPORTS, Top stories

The college signing ceremony took place on Wednesday, May 1, featuring 34 student athletes who signed letters of intent to play various sports at the college of their choosing.    For senior golfer Sarah Lawson, the decision to play for Wichita State University came after meeting with the coa...

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...

Staff editorial: Students should consider all post-graduation options

Staff editorial: Students should consider all post-graduation options

Ben Wieland and John Lehan

April 19, 2019


Filed under OPINION

Most students have realized by now that the mantra “you can be whatever you want when you grow up” is a bit misleading. However, sometimes cynical high schoolers skew too far in the other direction; we pigeonhole ourselves into a certain college, a certain trade or a certain career before we’ve...

Theatre department holds two separate shows

Theatre department holds two separate shows

Taylir Charest, JAG People Editor

April 11, 2019


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

The department put on the musical “The Boyfriend” and the play “You Can’t Take It With You.” “The Boyfriend” has two casts, while “You Can't Take It With You” has a singular, smaller cast. “The Boyfriend” is performed on Monday, April 8, Tuesday, April 9, Friday, April 12 and ...

Relay for Life raises over $100,000

Relay for Life raises over $100,000

Katya Gillig and Annika Lehan

April 1, 2019


Filed under NEWS, Relay for Life 2019, Special coverage

Relay for Life raised $111,726.02 for pediatric cancer at the fourth annual event on Friday, March 29 through Saturday, March 30. The money consisted of money raised at Bark for Life, participant fundraisers and on-site fundraisers. According to event chair Abby Hoepner, the initial goal was much low...

Silver Stars close season with Spring Show and senior send off

Silver Stars close season with Spring Show and senior send off

John Lehan, JagWire reporter/photographer

April 1, 2019


Filed under SPORTS, Top stories

The Spring Show ended the Silver Stars season with competition routines, solos and guest performances on Saturday, March 30. At the end of the night, seniors Olivia Augustine, Eve Steinle, Bella Line and co-captain Addie Ward received a video tribute from their mothers and then performed their self-choreographed ...

Youth For Refugees’ refugee simulation educates students on crises

Youth For Refugees’ refugee simulation educates students on crises

John Lehan, JagWire reporter/photographer

April 1, 2019


Filed under NEWS

During Youth For Refugees’ refugee simulation on Wednesday, March 27, students stepped into the shoes of a refugee by walking through an interactive display. Students grabbed a sheet of paper representing backpacks of different color, then walked between displays representing different countries. ...

Students produce work for SoundCloud and Spotify

Students produce work for SoundCloud and Spotify

Sophie Lecuru and John Lehan

March 26, 2019


Filed under FEATURES

Focusing in on his work, senior Killian O’Brien uses special equipment in his basement to create a new beat for an upcoming song of his. Several students at the school, including O’Brien, have taken up the hobby of uploading music onto SoundCloud and creating album covers. Whether continuing a li...

Board of Education passes GSA’s nondiscrimination policy change proposal in 6-to-1 vote

Board of Education passes GSA’s nondiscrimination policy change proposal in 6-to-1 vote

John Lehan and Tanner Smith

March 22, 2019


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

With a 6-to-1 vote, the Board of Education passed the GSA proposal to add the phrases “gender identity” and “sexual orientation” to the district’s nondiscrimination policy. This decision puts our nondiscrimination policy on par with other districts such as the Topeka and Kansas City, Missour...

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