War Cry

  • May 26Last day of 2020 school year May 29
  • April 30JHS seniors' last day is May 15
  • April 24JHS virtual graduation ceremony will be held on June 1 at 8 p.m.
  • April 17Florida students to continue distance learning through the end of the school year
  • April 15Palm Beach County School District announces virtual graduation ceremonies to begin late May
  • April 102020 yearbooks will be published and are on sale for $100 at www.yearbookordercenter.com
  • April 9JHS prom rescheduled for June 26 at Wyndham Grand Jupiter at Harbourside Place
  • April 92020 graduation ceremonies cancelled at South Florida Fairgrounds

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...

See ya later, PETA-gator

PETA sparked outrage when they insulted Steve Irwin's legacy on his birthday.

Story by: Adriana Beltrano

March 7, 2019

Feb. 22 was Steve Irwin’s birthday. Irwin would have turned 57 if not for his untimely death in 2006. People took a day to pay tribute to Irwin and to all that he did for animals and the environment. Google even created a Google Doodle of him for their homepage. It was a bittersweet day of remembrance...

Should old offensive tweets ruin careers?

Story by: Francesco Beltrano

December 20, 2018

In today’s world, anything you say can be punishable. Tweets surfacing from celebrities’ and professional athletes’ pasts have come back to haunt them. Latest Heisman winner Kyler Murray and comedian Kevin Hart have been under negative light after tweets posted years ago have resurfaced.   Hart ...

Amazon takes over

Jeff Bezos, the CEO of Amazon, has been under speculation for overworking employees.

Story by: Francesco Beltrano

December 3, 2018

Millions of people buy products from Amazon every day, and with holiday shopping just beginning, the company is not slowing down. Amazon headquarters are in Seattle, but the corporation has hundreds of warehouses scattered across the globe. Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has an estimated net worth of $156...

Make Earth Day every day

Palm Beach citizens pitch in to save the Earth.

Story by: Lilly Grella

May 23, 2018

Every year on April 22, people from all around the world participate in helping the environment; this day is known as Earth Day. As controversy surrounding our planet's health grows, people should begin to think about taking action not just on Earth Day, but every day. “Go green,” “Reduce. Reuse....

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...

How far will an athlete go to succeed?

How far will an athlete go to succeed?

Story by: Kendall Baer

March 8, 2018

With the Winter Olympics just ending, it’s only appropriate the "I, Tonya" movie hit theaters. The movie explores the 1994 scandal where Nancy Kerrigan, a rival figure skater of Tonya Harding, was clubbed in the knee by Harding’s ex-husband Jeff Gillooly. Authorities determined Harding was not only...

Football fields or forums?

New Orleans Saints players take the knee before the start of the national anthem    Action Images via Reuters/Matthew Childs

Story by: Kendall Baer

November 2, 2017

Recently, football fields have become political forums largely due to President Donald Trump sending out Twitter posts criticizing players kneeling during the National Anthem in protest of police brutality. This kneeling protest began last year when 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick got nation-wide...

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