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Boys tennis places third at regional tournament

Boys tennis places third at regional tournament

Anika Roy, JagWire copy editor

May 5, 2018


Filed under BOYS TENNIS, SPORTS, SPRING, Top stories

The boys tennis team competed in the regional tournament at Pittsburg High School on Friday, May 4, resulting in a third place team finish. Individually, junior Eric Schanker placed fifth, the doubles team consisting of  senior Drake Brizendine and junior Jacob Hoffman placed third, and the doubles...

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...

Substitute teacher finds school involvement by coaching three sports

Substitute teacher finds school involvement by coaching three sports

Abby Layton, JagWire A&E editor

March 15, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

Six sophomore boys basketball players run up and down the court at a home basketball game, passing the ball back and forth in an attempt to score a two-pointer. Sophomore boys basketball coach Steve Bock watches the players from the sidelines and calls out suggestions. Bock also coaches girls tennis ...

B&B Theatres changes movie-watching experience due to renovations

B&B Theatres changes movie-watching experience due to renovations

Kendall Gaignat, JAG sports editor

December 13, 2017


Filed under Special coverage

The interior of B&B Theatres, located at 16301 Midland Dr., is more modern and classier, but it wasn’t always like that. Since 1994, Westglen has remained the only theatre in Shawnee, but in October 2014, the B&B Theatres company bought out Westglen. This later led to the renovation of the t...

Students help community with ‘Trick-or-Treat So Others Can Eat’ event

Students help community with ‘Trick-or-Treat So Others Can Eat’ event

Lauren Ocker, JAG editor-in-chief

October 31, 2017


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

StuCo and NHS came together on Monday, Oct. 30 to collect food donations for the DeSoto Multicultural Center in the annual ‘Trick-or-Treat So Others Can Eat’ event.  Students first passed out flyers to the community on Thursday, Oct. 26 to raise awareness for the drive. Following the food bag c...

Senior Aly Tennis gives back to NICU nurses

Senior Aly Tennis gives back to NICU nurses

Anika Roy, JagWire copy editor

September 26, 2017


Filed under FEATURES, Top stories

As she delivered care packages to Shawnee Mission Medical Center’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit nurses on Sep. 15 — National NICU Nurse Day — senior Aly Tennis completed the last aspect of a service project required for a summer program through the FBI Academy she recently attended. In June, Aly attended the...

Girls tennis triumphs in dual against Saint James

Girls tennis triumphs in dual against Saint James

Elizabeth Joseph, JagWire reporter

September 13, 2017


Filed under FALL, GIRLS TENNIS, SPORTS, Top stories

Both girls tennis teams competed in singles and doubles at their dual meet at home against Saint James on Wednesday, Sept. 13. The varsity team won 8-4, while the junior varsity team went 12-0. Although it is early in the tennis season, junior Jordan Dean has noticed growth in the skills of the...

Boys tennis receives second place at regionals

Boys tennis receives second place at regionals

Lauren Ocker, JAG Reporter

May 24, 2017


Filed under BOYS TENNIS, SPORTS

Six members of the boys tennis team competed at the regional competition at De Soto High School on Friday, May 5. The team was awarded second place overall with several other individual placings. Seniors Alec Bergeron and Andrew Bock earned first place at the tournament as a doubles team. According...

StuCo holds open mic night in senior cafe

StuCo holds open mic night in senior cafe

Allison Winker, JAG people editor

November 29, 2016


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

Gathered around the school’s lunchroom tables, students watched others perform while taking turns sharing their own talents as a part of StuCo’s annual open mic night on Monday, Nov. 28. Junior student body treasurer Bella Hadden helped plan the event and said that StuCo wanted to hold an ope...

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