News and Events


Hays High School JAG-K students support the Red Cross lifesaving mission

Recently, the American Red Cross and the Hays High School JAG-K Program hosted the Ellis County Battle of the Badges blood drive.
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News Release: JAG-K Career Specialists Adapt During Year Unlike Any Other

As it has everyone involved in education, the pandemic has challenged JAG-K Career Specialists to adapt, and to be more resourceful than ever before.
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Good Kids: Topeka High senior wins national title expressing love for JAG-K program

“No matter the background, no matter where you come from, no matter anything, JAG is the class that helps you regardless. It helps you with your future,” Chrishayla Adams said.
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Kelly taps Topeka High senior for state juvenile justice group

With Kelly’s appointment, Adams will now serve a four-year term on the Kansas Advisory Group on Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, which advocates for and advises lawmakers on the best interests of children in Kansas’ juvenile justice system.
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News Release: JAG-K Student Leader Appointed to Juvenile Justice Advisory Group by Gov. Kelly

Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly recently appointed JAG-K statewide student president Chrishayla Adams to the Kansas Advisory Group for Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention.
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EHS JAG student wins national competition

Erica Zhou Wang, who has participated in the JAG-Kansas program throughout her entire high school career, was announced the winner of the contest last week.
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Nov 10 2020

News Release: With the Support of Gov. Laura Kelly, JAG-K Receives Prestigious Award for Exceeding National Performance Standards

JAG-K Supports Vulnerable Students Across Kansas, Helping them Stay in School, Pursue Secondary Education, & Secure Meaningful Jobs Topeka, KS – November 10, 2020 – Jobs for America’s Graduates Kansas (JAG-K), serving Kansas youth who face significant academic, environmental, and economic challenges, has achieved the prestigious national 5 of 5 ...
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Nov 5 2020

Tech opportunities come to life for Kiowa County students

The Pratt Tribune, Nov. 2, 2020 - Read the Original Article The Twilight Theatre, Twilight Players, and Kiowa County Media Center recently put on a tech workshop for students from Haviland Grade School and Kiowa County High School.  “The free event was part of a matching grant from the Kansas ...
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Nov 4 2020

Local creator to host event focusing on healing powers of music

Topeka Capital-Journal, Nov. 3, 2020 - Read the original article here Music and writing have helped SJ Hazim through some of the hardest times of his life. From losing his grandma at a young age to suffering the loss of his two best friends, Hazim’s life has been altered by ...
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