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Project Graduation

Project Graduation

Story by: Addy Kondik

March 6, 2020

Project graduation will be held on May 19 after the class of 2020 graduates. Project Grad is an alcohol-and-drug-free party that has been held on the night of graduation for the past 30 years. This year, it will be at Bowlero from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Attendees will be eligible to win prizes and particip...

Happy Death Day

Happy Death Day

Story by: Lindsey Fine, Editor-in-Chief

February 13, 2020

AP Literature teacher John Day and his students celebrated “death day” on Feb. 13.  The class celebrated this morbid-sounding event because last year on Feb. 13, Day had a heart attack. While he was at the hospital his heart stopped for 15 sec. meaning he was technically dead.  “To me it...

Project graduation annual chicken dinner fundraiser going on now

Project  graduation annual chicken dinner fundraiser going on now

Story by: Addy Kondik

February 11, 2020

On Feb. 23, the project graduation committee is hosting their annual chicken dinner fundraiser to pay for Project Graduation 2020. Project Grad. is an alcohol-and-drug-free party held on the night of graduation for seniors. This year, it will be at Bolero and attendees will be eligible to win prize...

Brooke Shainman secures second place in Full Sail tournament

Brooke Shainman secures second place in Full Sail tournament

Story by: Noah Mildner and Jason Dobuler

January 29, 2020

On Nov. 23, nine Jupiter High School students entered the Full Sail University gaming arena. “The Fortress” was decked out with spotlights, rows of gaming monitors, and finally, a giant stage that loomed over it all. These were the winners of the J.H.S. Techfest Qualifying Tournaments, who travelled by b...

SGA holds annual door decorating contest

SGA holds annual door decorating contest

Story by: Addy Kondik

December 11, 2019

The halls of Jupiter High School have been transformed from a mundane row of wooden doors to a festive spectacle thanks to the Student Government Association’s annual door decorating contest.   The doors must be decorated by the end of the day on Dec. 11 and will be judged during first period o...

Dance Marathon putting on Holiday Movie Night

Dance Marathon putting on Holiday Movie Night

Story by: Addy Kondik

November 21, 2019

Dance marathon is showing “Elf” in the courtyard on Dec. 6 at 7 p.m. to raise money for Shands Miracle Network.  “Shands is the University of Florida’s hospital where all of the money raised goes to making life easier for those affected by health challenges,” senior and head of Dance M...

Blood drive held at Jupiter High School

Blood drive held at Jupiter High School

Story by: Nicole Christie

November 20, 2019

Jupiter High School hosted a One Blood blood drive on Nov. 19.  “The purpose of the blood drive is to get units of blood ready to go to patients for the holiday season, as this is our highest month of users and for our local hospitals,” Mitra Morgan, blood drive organizer, said.   Studen...

Baseball team raises funds for an expensive season

Baseball team raises funds for an expensive season

Story by: Kylie Ilhardt

November 9, 2019

Jupiter High's varsity baseball team is selling coupon books for $20 to raise funds in preparation for the 2020 season. Baseball is an expensive sport. The money raised from coupon books, in addition to money raised at the team's annual golf tournament fundraiser on Oct. 19, goes towards the cost of...

Jupiter High’s yearbook wins national award

Jupiter High’s yearbook wins national award

Story by: KC Barnes

November 8, 2019

Jupiter High School’s 2019 Chieftain yearbook has been honored as a 2020 CSPA Crown finalist, one of the top awards in the nation for student journalism.  The award is given to only 56 yearbooks across the U.S., and 1,145 publications were submitted for judging. “The award is from the Columbia Schol...

Jupiter High’s Homecoming pep rally starts off Spirit Week

Jupiter High’s Homecoming pep rally starts off Spirit Week

Story by: Addy Kondik, Kialah King, Vanessa Rios, and Kylie Ilhardt

October 28, 2019

  Homecoming week 2019 kicked off with a pep rally on Oct. 28 in Jupiter High’s gym. Students were encouraged to wear their class colors on Monday: seniors wore black, juniors wore green, sophomores wore yellow and freshman wore white. School spirit has increased this year compared to p...

Palm Beach County schools no longer offer free flu shot

Palm Beach County schools no longer offer free flu shot

Story by: Savannah Woods

October 27, 2019

Jupiter High School is no longer offering free flu shots to students.  With flu season quickly approaching, doctors are encouraging people to protect themselves by getting a flu vaccine. This means parents need to find new ways to vaccinate their children. “Flu vaccines can be administered at...

New hallway procedures for Jupiter High students

Story by: Savannah Woods

October 27, 2019

During class time at Jupiter High, students are required to walk with an adult hall monitor when leaving the classroom in non-emergency situations, such as going to the restroom or turning in a homework assignment to a teacher in another classroom.  For the next few weeks, the school will operate in a modified co...

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