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JAG-K Continues to Meet Students’ Needs Despite School Closures

(TOPEKA) — When schools closed their doors in mid-March due to the COVID-19 virus, they scrambled to continue operations. They would need to teach and support students by every means possible in lieu of holding regular school sessions. Jobs for America’s Graduates (JAG-K), a multi-year, in-school program for students in grades 7-12, was positioned to…
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Pratt JAG-K students show off skills at regional meet

Pratt High students in JAG-K (Jobs for America’s Graduates) competed at the Regional Career Development Conference on March 4, where Pratt earned third as a team and qualified two students for State in their respective events.
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Abused, Neglected, Rescued, Saved; How JAG-K Helped a Kansas Girl Reclaim Her Life

KPR's J. Schafer reports on one of those students who claims JAG-K isn't just helping her succeed... it helped save her life.
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Munoz to serve on Apply Kansas committee

Munoz, a Regional Director for the Topeka area's Jobs for America's Graduates-Kansas (JAG-K), has been invited to serve on an Apply Kansas committee, an initiative through the Board of Regents to support high school seniors in the college application process.
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Leslie-Canty nominated for national LifeChanger of the Year award

Leslie-Canty, a Jobs for America’s Graduates-Kansas teacher, was also nominated by an anonymous student. She was recognized for relating to her students on a personal level, and she talks about her own struggles so students can learn from her mistakes.
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Matlock honored for service to JAG-K and Hays community

(HAYS) — In just its second year, the Jobs for America’s Graduates-Kansas (JAG-K) program at Hays High School (HHS) is making a big impression in the Hays community.  JAG-K specialist Johnny Matlock was recently recognized by the Hays Chamber of Commerce as the community’s citizen of the year, in large part for his work at…
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Jan 29 2020

Student Spotlight: Jace

Jace has been a JAG-K member at Holcomb High School for the past two years. When Jace came to Holcomb from a bigger school, he was struggling to keep up with homework. His GPA was low, and he was heading down the wrong path if he didn’t make some changes.His ...
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Dec 28 2019

JAG-K student chosen as Tourette Association ambassador

PITTSBURG – Pittsburg High School junior Emily Wachter has been selected by the Tourette Association of America (TAA) to represent the state of Kansas at its Youth Ambassador Training in Washington, D.C. Wachter and her mother, Shauna Rooks, will attend the event March 2-4, 2020. According to the TAA website, ...
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Dec 19 2019

PHS student selected as ambassador for Tourette Association of America

By From Staff Reports / news@morningsun.net Posted Dec 22, 2019 at 6:44 PM PITTSBURG — Pittsburg High School junior Emily Wachter has been selected by the Tourette Association of America (TAA) to represent the state of Kansas at its Youth Ambassador Training in Washington D.C. Wachter and her mother, Shauna Rooks, will attend the event ...
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