War Cry

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Jupiter remembers friend and teammate Simon Baker

Jupiter remembers friend and teammate Simon Baker

Story by: Gianna Grieco and Karson Ilhardt, Sports Editors

September 23, 2020

On a clear afternoon, with just a pop of clouds in the sky, Jupiter High students, along with friends and family of Simon Baker, gathered at the Jupiter Inlet to remember one of their own, who died by suicide on Aug. 26, 2019. The group of over 50, including Baker’s teammates from Jupiter High’s...

Warriors of Jupiter: Kelly Foss

Assistant Principal Kelly Foss waits to greet seniors in JHS drop-off loop, as they pick up their grad bags, on May 21.

Story by: Addy Kondik and KC Barnes

May 21, 2020

Jupiter High’s Assistant Principal Kelly Foss is an unsung hero on campus. She not only handles all the responsibilities of an administrator with calm and grace but also works behind the scenes as the Advanced Placement Testing Coordinator--a monumental task during a normal school year and an even ...

Signs of support for class of 2020

Delaney and Madison Cook, JHS seniors, display their new yard sign supporting the class of 2020 on April 26.

Story by: Christina Paraschiv

April 30, 2020

High school seniors across the nation are facing the harsh reality of the effects of COVID-19. Most senior activities like prom, graduation and end-of-year ceremonies have been postponed or, sadly, cancelled.  On April 7, Palm Beach County’s Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Donald E. Fennoy II, s...

Jupiter man puts Navy plans on hold due to COVID-19

Scott Meissner's family shaves his head in preparation for military boot camp.

Story by: Peyton Weiss

April 20, 2020

Scott Meissner, Jupiter resident and 2019 graduate of Dwyer High School, used the first few weeks of quarantine preparing himself both physically and mentally for military boot camp. He sold his truck, shaved off five inches of hair and was all set to go when a call came that said, “Stay at home.” ...

Warriors of Jupiter: Ben Kenerson

Warriors of Jupiter: Ben Kenerson

Story by: Katie Hiebert, Features Editor

April 9, 2020

  During the COVID-19 pandemic, Ben Kenerson, a physical education and weightlifting teacher, has taken online learning to the next level.  “I really just try and give the students a reason to watch. It's like watching TV. I don't want them to change the channel because they are uni...

COVID-19 affects current college students and graduating high school seniors

The Century Tower at the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida,

Story by: Christina Paraschiv

April 9, 2020

COVID-19, widely known as coronavirus, is not only significantly impacting the lives of doctors, nurses, custodians and grocers but also students and educators. When COVID-19 made its way to America in early March, colleges and universities had to make some hard decisions.  After President Trump’s travel ban on Marc...

Warriors of Jupiter: Becky Hampton

Senior valedictorian Becky Hampton works on a metal etching project.

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

Michael Fleming poses outside his JHS classroom.

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...

Warriors doing good

The 2019 dance marathon leaders displaying the amount of money they raised.

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...

The rise of anti-Semitism in American high schools

Senior Maya Milstein wears a blue hamsa necklace she got while in Israel to show she is proud to be Jewish

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

The mural senior Luke Shaw painted in a family friend's living room that started his company.

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,...

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