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SPIRIT

SPIRIT

Story by: Kylie Ilhardt

February 25, 2020

For the first home football game of the season on Sept. 9, students wore all black to show their spirit.  As the senior football players looked up to the stands, they noticed a crowd they had not seen in past seasons. A student section filled with black-clad Warriors dressed with paint on their fac...

Warriors of Jupiter: Becky Hampton

Warriors of Jupiter: Becky Hampton

Story by: Noah Mildner

February 25, 2020

After searching in a cluttered closet, Art and Photography teacher Sarah Knudtson walked over to senior Rebecca Hampton to pass on the treasure she just found. Excitedly, Hampton thanked Knudtson and immediately got to work on the plastic plate in front of her. The metal etching tool became a natural e...

Warriors of Jupiter: Michael Fleming

Warriors of Jupiter: Michael Fleming

Story by: Katie Hiebert

February 25, 2020

Jupiter High’s Advanced Placement U.S. History teacher Michael Fleming has been an educator for 37 years. Although he loves teaching social studies, he is eager to begin a new chapter of his life after he retires in June.  Fleming has always loved history and even studied the subject in college. He e...

Jupiter High sophomore creates student app

Jupiter High sophomore creates student app

Story by: KC Barnes

February 19, 2020

Jupiter High sophomore Seth Goldin created the app SwiftGrade for students to access the SIS gateway from their home screen. SwiftGrade was approved by the Palm Beach County School District on Feb. 18 and has already collected over 2,000 active users. “SwiftGrade is a mobile application that allows students to ch...

Warriors doing good

Warriors doing good

Story by: Nicole Christie

February 19, 2020

Key club and Jupiter Environmental Research and Field Studies are hosting community service events.  Dance Marathon on Feb. 29 and the Green Run on Feb. 22.  “{Key Club works} to help the kids at Shands. We are lucky enough to meet a lot of them, and they even join us at our event to speak and...

Why do kids vape? We didn’t know, so we asked them.

Why do kids vape? We didn’t know, so we asked them.

Story by: Jason Dobuler and Noah Mildner

February 11, 2020

Sadly, vaping is a regular part of life for more and more teens, whether they are “hitting” it themselves or watching friends or classmates vape. High school students jokingly refer to the restroom as the “Juul Lounge” or “Juul Room” because of how common vaping is in school restrooms across...

The rise of anti-Semitism in American high schools

The rise of anti-Semitism in American high schools

Story by: Lindsey Fine

February 11, 2020

Boarding the bus on her way home from school, then freshman Brielle Cohen walked through the narrow aisle and took her seat just to be faced with drawings of Swastikas and other anti-Semitic doodlings. Sitting in classes, Cohen has been told things like“Jews shouldn’t be here today because they all ...

JERFSA student impresses at the 29th annual Southwest Florida Water Resources Conference

JERFSA student impresses at the 29th annual Southwest Florida Water Resources Conference

Story by: Logan Dellapina

February 10, 2020

Jupiter High School sophomore Emily Richter wowed at the 29 annual Southwest Florida Water Resources Conference on Jan. 24 at Florida Gulf Coast University in Ft. Myers, Florida.          Richter was the only student from JHS selected to attend the conference. Teresa Thornton, Richter's teac...

Jupiter High students start their own successful businesses

Jupiter High students start their own successful businesses

Story by: Nicole Christie

February 5, 2020

Jupiter is home to two successful entrepreneurs who aren't even out of high school yet. Senior Luke Shaw has his own painting business. Junior Austyn Roth has his own landscaping businesses. Both students are hugely successful in the area and have plans to grow their ventures in the future. In Oct. 2019,...

Photo of the Month

Photo of the Month

February 1, 2020

Photography by Aliya Sickels

Warriors of Jupiter: Dennis Connolly

Warriors of Jupiter: Dennis Connolly

Story by: Angelina Ginossi

December 16, 2019

Dennis Connolly, Jupiter High’s water polo and swim and dive coach, retired Dec. 9 after working at Jupiter High for 17 years. After living in Portland, Maine for 50 years, Connolly moved to Florida 20 years ago.  “If you add those two together, I’m 70 years of age,” Connolly said. Conno...

Warriors of Jupiter: Johnathan Mosley

Warriors of Jupiter: Johnathan Mosley

Story by: Savannah Woods and Angelina Ginossi

November 21, 2019

Senior quarterback Johnathan Mosley lead the varsity football team to a winning record of 6-4, winning their last home against South Fork High School.  Mosley moved to Jupiter, Fla. last year after living in Naperville, Illinois since birth.  “The biggest challenge from moving was probably st...

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