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Rolling into Psychology

Rolling into Psychology

Molly Poage

April 17, 2018


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    The CJHS Dual Credit Psychology class is in the middle of one of their most anticipated projects: the hamster project. Students are in charge of selecting, training, and videoing a hamster doing a course that they design and build on their own over the course of several weeks of both in-cla...

A Round of Problems

A Round of Problems

Taryn Pirtle and Josh Hawn

April 13, 2018


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 Students still remain curious about safety solutions, but the problem all comes down to money.  Money first played a role on March 2, 2010, when the city of Carl Junction paid Tri-State Engineering $3,000 for professional insight for conceptual plans for roundabouts in Carl Junction to reduc...

Stop asking me where I want to go to college

Melissa Hendrickson

April 13, 2018


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 We have all heard it by now; everyone’s favorite question to ask that may be exciting for some, but is terrifying for the vast majority of others.  Whether you are a senior or a freshman, being put on the spot about what the future could hold is threatening, to say the least, so please - stop ask...

Spring Break

Bethany Hoagland

April 13, 2018


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 Spring break is a vacation period in early spring that started at universities and schools during the 1930’s. It is a time where students from all around can relax, catch up on sleep, spend time with friends, or go on a vacation.  As soon as February kicks around, students start wishing for ...

The Modern Slave

The Modern Slave

Tim Kowis and Stephen Houser

April 13, 2018


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In Joplin, three massage parlors were raided with warrants for sex trafficking.  These parlors have been under investigation for several months prior to the raids on February eighth.  In the parlors, a total of seven adult victims of sex trafficking were rescued. This is not an uncommon event to tak...

Studio Ghibli

Daniel Brower, Staff Writer

April 11, 2018


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    The critically acclaimed Studio Ghibli has once again set out to leave an impression with their movies with their new release Mary and the Witch’s Flower. Studio Ghibli has been making waves in the anime world for years. They first came onto the scene with their first movie Nausicaa of the Valley of th...

Kid Left On Bus

Kid Left On Bus

Chloe Jameson

April 11, 2018


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 Every parent has the fear of not seeing their child at school for pickup. Luckily, many parents never have to go through this, but for one local Carl Junction mother this worry became all too real.  On February 8, when the boy’s mother came to pick up her four year old son from daycare, not...

Hazelwood: Then and Now

Hazelwood: Then and Now

Ashley Burke and Ella Leach

April 5, 2018


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Wednesday, January 31 was the 30 year anniversary of the Hazelwood Court Case.  This case is probably one of the biggest cases involving freedom of speech in high school, even though it isn’t always taught in classes like American Government or other history classes.  This issue was first brought ...

Flu Vaccination

Addison Miller

April 5, 2018


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 One of the worst flu seasons on record has swept the country this winter.  Flu season is loosely defined as beginning in fall, peaking near the end of the year, and sometimes lasting until as late as May.  According to the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, approximately 56,000 people n...

Virus Slams K-1

Virus Slams K-1

April 3, 2018


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 On March 8 and 9 the Carl Junction school district cancelled school, due to a norovirus outbreak. Over the time school was cancelled, janitors cleaned and sanitized all the schools in the district, disinfecting everything students came into contact with on an everyday basis such as the lockers, chai...

Homegrown Winners

Homegrown Winners

Kinsey Morey

April 3, 2018


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CJ is full of nerds  On February 22, 49 CJ students took a trip to Pittsburg State University for Science Day. The students took a combination of 11 different tests in the fields of biology, chemistry, and identification. These tests included: General Biology, Anatomy & Physiology, Ecology, Ge...