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

Jupiter applauds its graduates

Principal Dr. Colleen Iannitti presents JHS senior Jared Craig with a grad bag and yard sign on May 19.

Story by: Nicole Christie

May 20, 2020

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, all large gatherings have been either canceled or postponed. Jupiter High’s class 2020 won’t get an in-person graduation but rather a virtual one. However, the school’s administration and the local community are showing their love for the graduates with drive-by...

Pitching in: Thoughts on COVID-19

A varsity baseball coach encourages a player at the home game on March 6.

Story by: Kylie Ilhardt, Sports Editor

April 9, 2020

The Palm Beach County School District cancelled all spring sports due to COVID-19 on Monday, March 16. Jupiter High athletes were gearing up to start their spring seasons, but because of COVID-19, their seasons were suddenly cut short, leaving many to wonder if and when their season would resume...


Seniors Josh Devore and Duncan Dyer cheer for the varsity boys basketball team.

Story by: Kylie Ilhardt

February 25, 2020

For the first home football game of the season on Sept. 9, students wore all black to show their spirit.  As the senior football players looked up to the stands, they noticed a crowd they had not seen in past seasons. A student section filled with black-clad Warriors dressed with paint on their fac...

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...

Jupiter High senior athletes sign for their futures

Jupiter High senior athletes sign for their futures

Story by: Vanessa Rios

February 14, 2020

On Feb. 5, 28 Jupiter High senior athletes signed with colleges around the nation to play sports at the collegiate level.   Emily Bodenheimer will be attending the University of West Virginia to play softball. Bodenheimer has played softball for 10 years and said she loves the competition. ...

Girls Golf wins state championship

Senior golfer Alle Galla lines up her shot at the Admiral's Cove golf course.

Story by: Logan Dellapina

November 14, 2019

On Oct. 29 and 30, Jupiter High’s girls golf team won the Florida High School Athletic Association State Championship for the first time in school history. On the first day of the tournament, the team shot a 294, and a 290 on the second day, earning them first place with 584 shots overall. Follo...

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...

Here’s what replaced Nick’s Tomato Pie

The updated design is attracting new business into the plaza.

Story by: Amanda Mikulski

May 3, 2019

In Aug. of 2017, Nick’s Tomato Pie, a Jupiter favorite, closed its doors. The restaurant was located in Sims Creek Plaza on Indiantown Rd., just east of Maplewood Dr. This vacancy has created opportunity for the plaza to welcome new businesses such as I Heart Mac-n-Cheese, Bolay and Urgent Care. Soon...

Jupiter High’s Art Pathfinder to attend Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design with a $100,000 scholarship

Melanie Cilella posing next to her art at the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards in West Palm Beach, Fla. where she won two gold keys, two silver keys and three honorable mentions in the category of drawing and illustration.

Story by: Lindsey Fine

March 28, 2019

This year’s Pathfinder nominee for Art, senior Melanie Cilella, was recently admitted to the prestigious Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design, her ideal school since sophomore year, with a sizable $100,000 scholarship for their class of 2023. “I was so surprised, excited and humbled when I opened...

JHS Dance Marathon exceeded fundraising goal

JHS Dance Marathon exceeded fundraising goal

Story by: Lindsey Fine

March 15, 2019

Jupiter High’s Key Club’s fourth annual Dance Marathon was held on Feb. 23 from 5-10 p.m. in the school’s cafeteria. The marathon raised over $35,000, exceeding their goal. Dance Marathon is a fundraising event held across the country at colleges and high schools for various children’s hospitals....

Day trips and stay-cations to enjoy in south Fla. for spring break

Dubois Park along the Jupiter Inlet is a fun and relaxing place to visit over Spring Break.

Story by: Amanda Mikulski

March 14, 2019

Spring break begins March 18 for Palm Beach County students and teachers. If you don't have any plans to travel, consider making the most of your break from school by enjoying local activities. Jonathan Dickinson State Park Open 365 days a year, this state park is the largest in southeast Fla. T...

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