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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...

District holds safety and security meeting

District holds safety and security meeting

Elizabeth Joseph, JagWire reporter

May 11, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

After the bond was approved by the community with 72.53 percent of votes in favor on Monday, May 7, the Board of Education decided to host special meetings in which community stakeholders will be able to discuss safety and security concerns and initiatives for the district. The first two meetings were...

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...

Students place second at annual Job Olympics

Students place second at annual Job Olympics

Sydney Parker, JAG Sports Editor

April 16, 2017


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

Students who competed at the Job Olympics received second place overall at JCCC on Thursday, April 13. The Job Olympics is an annual competition for students involved in the special education department to show off their employment skills by competing in events such as sorting mail, stocking i...

Students perform at talent show

Students perform at talent show

Allison Winker, JAG reporter

May 8, 2016


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

StuCo hosted a talent show for students to showcase their skills as a part of Mayhem Week on Thursday, May 5. Ten groups of students performed at the event with acts including music, acting and magic tricks. Sophomore Elaina Smith sang a solo in the show and felt it was beneficial for her lo...

2010 graduate Katie Maybell follows her dream of teaching

2010 graduate Katie Maybell follows her dream of teaching

Sophie Rosen, JAG reporter

March 4, 2016


Filed under Special coverage, WHERE ARE THEY NOW?

As 2010 graduate Katie Maybell teaches her fifth grade students, she experiences flashbacks from her learning time in the same school where she found her passion for teaching others. After leaving high school, Maybell pursed her dream job as a fifth grade teacher at Prairie Ridge Elementary School...

Boys swim places 14th at state

Boys swim places 14th at state

Allison Winker, JAG reporter

February 23, 2016


Filed under BOYS SWIM, SPORTS, Top stories, Winter

The boys swim team competed in the 5A state meet in Topeka on Saturday, Feb. 20. The team placed 14th overall out of 32 teams. Individual swimmers as well as relay teams made it to finals on the second day of the meet. Top five finishes included junior Garrison Fangman, who placed third in the 1...

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