News and Events


Governor Kelly joins board of directors for Jobs for America’s Graduates

"Kansas has underutilized JAG-K as a proven resource over the past six years, and I hope to maximize the potential of this program to help even more Kansas students."
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Great Bend JAG-K volunteers help create Santa’s Workshop

Great Bend Tribune Great Bend High School students, community volunteers and Great Bend Recreation Commission staff will be transforming the City Auditorium into Santa’s Workshop. The 23rd-annual Santa’s Workshop will be held from 6-8 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 2, in the City Auditorium. Enter through the doors located on the southwest corner of the auditorium.…
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Student Spotlight: Sebastian

He is a great example of how important it is to keep going in spite of adversity and setbacks, and we are very proud of his hard work and resiliency!
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MHS JAG-K students attend Leadership Development Conference in Wichita

More than 250 students from 53 schools statewide traveled to the conference, including four students from McPherson High School: Cali Dykes, Kyra Byrd, Luke Riley, and Elaulus Reazin.
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Craft shows are fall traditions

JAG-K members Deklyn Cravan, Jasmyn Marley and Greg Sommers were on duty for one shift at the craft show. They said their work Saturday would count as volunteer hours but the proceeds were going to the welding class.
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Student Spotlight: Megan

When Megan joined JAG-K in 7th grade, she was struggling with behaviors that were keeping her from success at school and at home. She had made some bad decisions that were leading her down the wrong road. At the end of last year, she had a transformation and has turned things around. Megan says, “What…
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Aetna executives judge Leadership Development Conference and then present $25,000 grant at JAG-K Statewide Leadership Development Conference KANSAS (November 2, 2017) - Following a day of inspirational speeches by JAG-K students, Rick Mabe, Vice President of Community Development for Aetna, spoke to more than 200 students representing 68 JAG-K programs ...
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Students compete for an opportunity to advance to the national competition in Washington, D.C. KANSAS (October 19, 2017) - More than 200 students representing 68 JAG-K programs traveled to Salina to participate in a two-day Leadership Development Conference. The conference featured competitions in Employability Skills, Math Skills, Project Based Learning, ...
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Greensburg, Kansas (September 11, 2017) - Jobs for America’s Graduates-Kansas (JAG-K) students from Kiowa County, Pratt, Stafford, Great Bend, Holcomb, Liberal, and Stafford High Schools attended a career information assembly thanks to a contribution from Amerigroup Kansas. The event was hosted at Kiowa County High School in Greensburg, Kansas.   ...
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JAG-K is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization that partners with students facing various barriers to success, helping them graduate high school and then on to a successful career path.