War Cry

  • June 10School starts at 11:30 a.m. on June 18 for JHS students
  • June 3JHS graduation at South Florida Fairgrounds on June 18
  • June 1Yearbook distribution during both lunches in courtyard June 1-10 and after school for distance learners June 2-3 and June 9-10
Florida’s Bright Futures under debate

Florida’s Bright Futures under debate

Story by: Jason Dobuler, School News Editor April 5, 2021

A bill to limit the range of students who can apply for the Bright Futures Scholarship, introduced to Florida’s Congress by Senator Dennis Braxley, was put on hold because of student backlash. The bill...

New rover lands on Mars

New rover lands on Mars

Story by: Laurie Mermet, Breaking News Editor April 1, 2021

Perseverance, the most sophisticated rover NASA has ever sent to Mars, safely landed on the Red Planet after its 292.5 million-mile journey from Earth on Feb. 18. Perseverance was sent in July 2020...

Six Dr. Seuss books discontinued for racial stereotyping

Six Dr. Seuss books discontinued for racial stereotyping

Story by: Eamon Kimball, Staffer March 29, 2021

Dr. Seuss Enterprises, the private company in charge of Seuss’s legacy, announced they would stop the publication of six Dr. Seuss books, including his debut title, “And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry...

U.S. surpasses 500,000 COVID-19 deaths

U.S. surpasses 500,000 COVID-19 deaths

Story by: Laurie Mermet, Breaking News Editor March 12, 2021

Less than a year after the outbreak of COVID-19 in the U.S., the country recorded 500,000 deaths on Feb. 22, which is more than the Vietnam War and both World Wars combined.  The average life expectancy...

Buccaneers beat Chiefs 31-9 in Super Bowl LV

Buccaneers beat Chiefs 31-9 in Super Bowl LV

Story by: Chase Baxter and Gianna Grieco February 15, 2021

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers defeated the Kansas City Chiefs 31-9 in Super Bowl LV on Feb. 7 in Tampa Bay. This marks the first time in NFL history a team has played a Super Bowl at their home field, which...

Jupiter beaches prior to the introduction of heavy machinery used to dredge.

Jupiter area beaches undergo dredging

Story by: Ruby Monteith, Staffer February 12, 2021

The Jupiter Inlet, along with Jupiter and Juno area beaches, have been undergoing a dredging project to provide storm and turtle-nesting protection, in addition to recreation, since November 2020. The...

Streets in England are seen empty as the lockdown keeps individuals inside.

Europe introduces lockdown measures as COVID-19 cases surge

Story by: Laurie Mermet, Breaking News Editor January 11, 2021

Europe fights to prevent COVID-19 resurgence as alarming rates of infection and deaths continue to increase in the region.   A country’s response to the pandemic varies, depending on the  number...

COVID-19 vaccine to be administered to millions of Americans

COVID-19 vaccine to be administered to millions of Americans

Story by: Laurie Mermet, Breaking News Editor December 23, 2020

U.S. families are hoping for a return to normalcy since the first doses of the COVID-19 vaccine shipped on Dec. 13.  Although vaccines generally require years of research and testing before reaching...

Palm Beach County Schools to offer rapid COVID-19 testing

Palm Beach County Schools to offer rapid COVID-19 testing

Story by: Hayley Grimes and Jason Dobuler December 10, 2020

With an increase in COVID-19 cases, Palm Beach County School District is now able to offer their students, faculty and staff who are showing symptoms rapid COVID-19 testing.   Dr. Donald E. Fennoy,...

Northern Palm Beach County celebrates annual boat parade

Northern Palm Beach County celebrates annual boat parade

Story by: Gianna Grieco, Sports Editor December 8, 2020

South Fla. residents gathered, at a safe social distance, for the 26th annual Palm Beach Holiday Boat Parade and 20th annual Toy Drive benefiting Toys for Tots and Little Smiles on a crisp, Dec. 5 evening. Local...

Zumba instructor organizes toy drive for kids in need

Zumba instructor organizes toy drive for kids in need

Story by: Breanna Leary, Lifestyle and A&E Editor December 6, 2020

Cardboard boxes overflowed with toys at the Mall at Wellington Green on Dec. 5. It was all part of the annual Zumba Toys for Tots event where participants could dance and donate to kids in need.  Zumba...

Dunkin' Donuts on the corner of A1A and Indiantown Rd. promotes its winter holiday beverages and food.

Holiday season gets an early start

Story by: Ava Goforth and Peyton Weiss November 29, 2020

The winter holiday season has arrived earlier this year, and Jupiter High students have not hesitated to embrace the holiday spirit and all the festivities that come along with it.  Typically, the...

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