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Students paint pumpkins with famous artwork

Students paint pumpkins with famous artwork

November 2, 2018


Filed under FEATURES

The creative nature of the art room draws you in. Theres the smell of drying paint, on freshly painted pumpkins. The feel-good atmosphere of students expressing themselves with acrylics and pastelles. The past week was no exception in art teacher Jodi Ellis’ classroom, as her drawing class started a new...

JagPRIDE hosts May Day basket-making seminar

JagPRIDE hosts May Day basket-making seminar

Sydney Parker, JAG managing/copy editor

May 1, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

A crowd of students anxiously stood in line to gather the required materials to assemble their May Day Baskets as part of the stress-free May Day basket-making seminar hosted by jagPRIDE in the Senior Cafe on Tuesday, May 1. The seminar served as the second stress-free seminar of the year after ...

Girls soccer defeats SMNorthwest 2-1 after week-long delay

Girls soccer defeats SMNorthwest 2-1 after week-long delay

Sydney Parker, JAG managing/copy editor

April 21, 2018


Filed under GIRLS SOCCER, SPORTS, SPRING, Top stories

The girls soccer team defeated Shawnee Mission Northwest on Friday, April 20 with a final score of 2-1. The game began on Friday, April 13, but had to be postponed due to weather with 19:24 remaining in the first half. Senior Emily Munyer managed to score a goal before the delay which allowed t...

Girls soccer defeats Olathe North 4-0 at home

Girls soccer defeats Olathe North 4-0 at home

Sydney Parker, JAG managing/copy editor

March 29, 2018


Filed under GIRLS SOCCER, SPORTS, SPRING

The girls soccer team defeated Olathe North 4-0 at home on Wednesday, March 28, bringing the season record to 3-0. Less than two minutes into the game, senior Adde Hinkle scored the first goal of the game for the Lady Jags. Being able to gain an early lead helped senior center defender Gracie Eck...

Third annual Relay For Life event raises $81,248 for the American Cancer Society

Third annual Relay For Life event raises $81,248 for the American Cancer Society

Sammie Volkamer, JAG reporter

March 25, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

A roar of cheers erupts in the main gym as cancer survivors start their lap in the survivor walk, beginning the students’ active night that is Relay for Life. On Friday, March 23, students joined forces to raise money for the American Cancer Society. By the end of the journey, Jaguar Nation raised $81,248, topping the past two years. Open to the public between 6 to 10 p.m., people in the community participated in on-site fundraisers to enjoy good foo...

Lack of sleep affects mental, physical health of teens

Lack of sleep affects mental, physical health of teens

Alison Booth and Elizabeth Joseph

December 30, 2017


Filed under FEATURES, Top stories

As you get home from a sports game, you check the clock. It’s 10 p.m. and you have tons of homework due tomorrow that you haven’t completed. Even though you can feel yourself beginning to crash, you start working anyway, checking your phone along the way to catch up on today’s feed. Finally, you...

Girls soccer defeats Leavenworth

Girls soccer defeats Leavenworth

Katya Gillig, JagWire news editor

May 17, 2017


Filed under GIRLS SOCCER, SPORTS, SPRING, Top stories

The girls soccer team beat Lancing 9-1 on Tuesday, May 16 in the first game of the regional tournament. Senior midfielder Haley Freeman scored two goals in 13th and 18th minutes. According to junior defender Cori Carver, the game allowed the team to get back into rhythm. “It gave us oppor...

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