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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...

Boys basketball falls to St. Thomas Aquinas

Boys basketball falls to St. Thomas Aquinas

Grace Lovett, JAG Reporter

March 4, 2017


Filed under BOYS BASKETBALL, SPORTS, Winter

  The boys basketball team lost in the first round of substate against St. Thomas Aquinas on Thursday, March 2. Before the start of the game, sophomore Logan Talley notes that the team was prepared for it to be emotional, win or lose. “We’ve built such a good friendship throughout t...

Students host Valentines-themed special prom

Students host Valentines-themed special prom

Sydney Parker, JAG Sports Editor

February 13, 2017


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

Students gleamed with excitement in special education teacher Shannon Long’s classroom on Thursday, Feb. 9 as she went over the itinerary for a day most of them had looked forward to for a while: the prom. The prom took place at The Bridge in De Soto, Kansas on Friday, Feb. 10. Prior to the ...

Boys basketball defeated by Bishop Miege

Boys basketball defeated by Bishop Miege

Grace Lovett, JAG Reporter

January 27, 2017


Filed under BOYS BASKETBALL, SPORTS, Winter

The boys basketball team picked up its second loss against Bishop Miege with a final score of 70-41 on Wednesday, Jan. 25. The team played a close first quarter, trailing the Stags with a score of 11-7. One of these early points came from a dunk from junior point guard Cooper Kaifes, who lead t...

Two-time state championship team recognized at pep assembly

Two-time state championship team recognized at pep assembly

Alexis Strauss, JAG Reporter

November 30, 2016


Filed under FALL, FOOTBALL, SPORTS

Students filled the bleachers during seminar on Tuesday, Nov. 29 to honor the football team on its second consecutive state championship title. The assembly was hosted by TWC SportsChannel anchor Mick Shaffer and performances by the Silver Stars and cheer team gave the atmosphere a boost. Sh...

Ambitious freshman fencer Jadon Taylor aims to reach his full potential

Ambitious freshman fencer Jadon Taylor aims to reach his full potential

Alexis Strauss, JAG editor-in-chief

November 4, 2016


Filed under Define Yourself, Special coverage

After discovering his fascination for the sport of fencing at the age of seven, freshman Jadon Taylor has experienced many physical and lifestyle changes that have contributed to his ultimate fencing goal: going to the Junior Olympics, the largest sporting event for youth in the United States. Taylo...

Cross country places second and third at state meet

Cross country places second and third at state meet

Claire Kaifes, JAG reporter

October 30, 2016


Filed under CROSS COUNTRY, FALL, SPORTS, Top stories

The boys and girls cross country team placed second and third at state on Saturday, Oct. 29 at Rim Rock farm. The boys placed second only behind St. Thomas Aquinas, who had five top twenty finishers. The girls team took third behind Aquinas and St. James. The boys team had two top twenty f...

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