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Senior Silver Stars draw inspiration from past classes to lead dance team

Senior Silver Stars draw inspiration from past classes to lead dance team

Ally Nguyen, JagWire editor-in-chief

March 14, 2019


Filed under LEADERSHIP, LEADERSHIP, Special coverage

Arms out with one leg lifted, 18 girls twirl in sync with each other with coaches directing them. As their skirts flutter through the air and their bright lipstick pops out, four faces catch the eye. Every year, dance coach Katie Jackson releases a list of students that comprise that school year’s...

Students play in recreational basketball league

Students play in recreational basketball league

Jakob Twigg and John Lehan

February 6, 2019


Filed under SPORTS

The sounds of cheering and laughter filled the space of Okun Fieldhouse as recreational league basketball teams Brian’s Feet and A.N.D. duked it out in a tense matchup.  As the last two minutes slowly petered away, both teams put up point after point in an effort to close out the game. When the cl...

Students should be provided with foreign language instruction at a younger age

Students should be provided with foreign language instruction at a younger age

Anika Roy, JagWire editor-in-chief

January 29, 2019


Filed under OPINION, Opinion columns

As a Spanish V student spending my fourth consecutive semester in the classroom of foreign language teacher Edith Paredes, I’m expected to form at least simple sentences in Spanish regarding my morning, the food I’m having for lunch, etc. each class period. While my classmates can attest to my Ame...

Boys swim places second at Olathe South meet

Boys swim places second at Olathe South meet

Sam Hanson, JagWire reporter/photographer

January 19, 2019


Filed under BOYS SWIM, SPORTS

After scoring 484 points through 12 events, the boys swim team finished second place out of six schools at a meet hosted by Olathe South on Wednesday, Jan. 16. The team won four of the events, including the 200 Yard Medley Relay, the 100 Yard Butterfly, the 200 Yard Freestyle Relay and the 100 Yard Breas...

Invest time into your own life, not into YouTubers’

Invest time into your own life, not into YouTubers’

Anika Roy, JagWire editor-in-chief

November 21, 2018


Filed under OPINION, Opinion columns

The parlor game—a game that, somewhere along the way, my crazy family invented or picked up. An individual has a minute to describe a person, whether they be a friend or family member, a celebrity or a fictional character, to their teammates in hopes of them guessing correctly. Because any name is ...

Letter from the editors: Let’s have a chat

Letter from the editors: Let’s have a chat

Ally Nguyen, Anika Roy, and Annie Myers

November 15, 2018


Filed under BLOGS, LETTERS FROM THE EDITORS

Hello everyone, and welcome to issue three of the JagWire. As always, our staff did an awesome job and put forth their best effort in everything they did. They submitted many great ideas for consideration this production cycle, meaning we went in with a cohesive vision of what we wanted this paper to...

Food and Drug Administration-issued restrictions on e-cigarette companies elicits mixed reactions

Food and Drug Administration-issued restrictions on e-cigarette companies elicits mixed reactions

Elizabeth Joseph, Hannah Chern, and Tanner Smith

November 15, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

As you walk into the bathroom, you’re suddenly hit with the scent of mango. You draw back before realizing that the smell is coming from a stall, and someone is vaping in the middle of the period. It’s an all-too-familiar situation in schools across the nation, leading the Food and Drug Administratio...

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