War Cry

  • October 19Early voting in Fla. begins Oct. 19
  • October 14JHS Spirit Week to take place Oct. 26-30
  • October 2Over 200,000 Americans have died from COVID-19
  • October 22021 yearbooks now on sale for $75 at www.yearbookordercenter.com

Halloween during a global pandemic

Shelby Hires, daughter of Jupiter High reading teacher Chery Hires,  safely social distances from her peers at the Halloween Walk in Constitution Park in Tequesta on Oct. 16.

Story by: Olivia Gilbert, Staffer

October 20, 2020

As the holiday approaches, it is becoming abundantly clear that Halloween, just like everything else this year, will be affected by the coronavirus. Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, I have seen so many things I have grown accustomed to change before my eyes, and it seems that Halloween is no different....

TikTok star and a side of caffeine

TikTok star and a side of caffeine

Story by: Peyton Weiss, News Manager

September 24, 2020

Coffee drinkers are younger than I expected. For the past four months, I’ve been employed at Dunkin’ Donuts, and each shift, I’m amazed to see so many patrons under the age of 15 order one of Dunkin’s most sought-after coffee drinks, “The Charli.”  Charli D'Amelio, one of TikTok’s most famo...

Will we ever shake hands again?

Will we ever shake hands again?

Story by: Francesco Beltrano

April 30, 2020

Coronavirus has changed the very fabric in which society operates with social distancing. Now the (NIAID) National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease Director Anthony Fauci says we may see some permanent changes in the way we interact with others. If we can make small changes to prevent or les...

The sport of competitive cheerleading

The sport of competitive cheerleading

Story by: Laurie Mermet

April 15, 2020

To those who have never stepped foot into a cheerleading gym or competition, the world of cheerleading may seem like one filled with pom poms, glitter and fancy pyramids. However, cheerleading is more than just being on the sidelines of a football game. Whether or not cheer is a “sport” has be...

Why is America so desperate for toilet paper?

Why is America so desperate for toilet paper?

Story by: Francesco Beltrano

April 9, 2020

Scenes ripped straight from the “Purge” movies are taking place at local supermarkets across the nation in the paper products aisle.  Of all the products to hoard, Americans are committing theft and even assault over toilet paper. It’s scary to witness how ignorant and selfish Americans can ...

Students feel the pressure of testing season

Students feel the pressure of testing season

Story by: Laurie Mermet

February 27, 2020

Excessive standardized testing is becoming the norm in public schools across the nation, and students are getting tired of filling out Scantrons. While students understand testing is used to hold schools to a standard, the district administering practice tests every month is too much. “School is ...

Potty Patrol Problem

Two boys go into the boys bathroom after being escorted by an Assistant Principal.

Story by: Francesco Beltrano

October 29, 2019

At Jupiter High, a new policy was implemented in Oct. so that when students leave the classroom, they must be escorted. The administration’s reasoning is that the new escort system will deter students from vaping in the bathrooms and wandering the halls aimlessly.  While something has to be done to end the ce...

Laugh tracks need to laugh themselves away

Cast of the Big Bang Theory.

Story by: Adriana Beltrano

May 14, 2018

Laugh track. Canned laughter. Fake laughter. My demon goes by many names. I hate a lot of things. But laugh tracks fill me with an unrivaled rage. Faux, tinny guffaws haunt my every waking moment, as well as my dreams. Because of laugh tracks, I have never known happiness. But enough about me. Where...

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