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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Oct 28 2020

Student Spotlight: Autumn

Newton High School sophomore Autumn has gone nowhere but up since joining the school JAG-K 9/10 program in August of 2019.  Last year, Autumn used her intelligence and tenacity to work her way out of her special education classes and off of her IEP! While she appreciates the support from ...
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Oct 19 2020

Student Spotlight: Keegan

High school senior Keegan walked into the JAG-K room this year 70 pounds lighter and solid muscle. His walk was confident. His smile was proud. Keegan's grades were a steady mix of C's and D's prior to joining JAG-K. Today he works hard and maintains A's and B's. For most ...
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Oct 14 2020

JAG-K students attend Leadership Development Conference

Great Bend Tribune, Oct. 13, 2020 Read the original article Great Bend High School’s Jobs for America’s Graduates - Kansas students recently joined nearly 300 students from across the state “virtually” in the JAG-K Kansas Leadership Development Conference. Local JAG-K teachers Jennifer Hopkins and Jose Arias were joined by students ...
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