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Annual Relay for Life event raises over $112,000 to fund pediatric cancer

Annual Relay for Life event raises over $112,000 to fund pediatric cancer

Steven Curto, Hannah Chern, JagWire Reporters

April 19, 2019


Filed under Relay for Life 2019, Special coverage

At the fourth annual Relay for Life event, over $112,000 was raised for the battle against pediatric cancer. At the end of Bank Night, approximately $90,000 was raised, breaking this year’s goal of $80,000 before the actual event took place. Bank Night is a night where team leaders turn in all of the mone...

Girls basketball loses in sub-state title game to Olathe North

Girls basketball loses in sub-state title game to Olathe North

Allison Gourd, JAG reporter

March 4, 2019


Filed under GIRLS BASKETBALL, SPORTS, Top stories, Winter

The girls basketball team lost the sub-state championship on Sat. March 2 against Olathe North. The first quarter ended 13-12 Jags. Sophomore Vania Barnett believes the team was able to play with strong teamwork. “Besides the plays, there wasn’t much strategy,” Barnett said. “It was more enco...

NHS members participate in Natalie M. Fashion Show

NHS members participate in Natalie M. Fashion Show

Sammie Volkamer, JAG copy editor and organizations editor

February 5, 2019


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

  At the Natalie M. Fashion Show on Sunday, Feb. 3, multiple students in NHS walked the runway to benefit schools and students in the greater Kansas City Area. Seniors Fatima Hernandez and Sydney Njorage each won a scholarship giving money to help pay for their college tuition and help fun...

Students express themselves through art

Students express themselves through art

Samantha Volkamer, JAG copy editor and organizations editor

December 3, 2018


Filed under Special coverage, VOICES

Spraying her paper at the NAHS meeting on Thursday, Nov. 8, junior Analiese Wilhauk conveys her emotion through her piece. Like Wilhauk, many other students and teachers choose to express themselves visually. According to NAHS sponsor Krystal Strong, art is a medium for conveying thoughts and...

Emphasis on athletics is taking a toll on children

Emphasis on athletics is taking a toll on children

Avery Liby, JAG index editor and academics editor

December 3, 2018


Filed under OPINION, Opinion columns

After the announcement of a snow day on Monday, Nov. 26, like most students I made plans with a friend. Later in our day off, she said that she had to go home because she had basketball practice at the school. The fact that school was canceled, yet athletic practices weren’t, seemed to confirm an opinion I ...

Catty Shack opens for the year

Catty Shack opens for the year

Annika Lehan, JAG editor-in-chief

November 1, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

With the opening of the Catty Shack on Tuesday, Oct. 30, the little store located across from the cafeteria can now be found filled with a variety of products from fruity flavored slushies to socks with positive messages. After months of preparation, the Advanced Marketing class successfully opened the s...

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