Nichols Student News

News from a student's view.

JCPD Officer Deploys with Wife Expecting First Child

Officer Samuel Sterling gets set to deploy to the Middle East just as his wife is expecting their first child at about the same time.

Marcullus Yearbook

Improving Missouri Foster Care

Missouri First Lady, Sheena Greitens, announced the state's enrollment in a new study to evaluate the foster care system and make recommendations to improve retention of providers. (Read more.)

Opioid Epidemic Continues

The epidemic continues to affect individuals nationwide, and Missouri is no exception. Former addicts address how they work to overcome their drug abuse and outlets available providing assistance.  (Read more.)

Transgender Teen Shares His Story

​Jefferson City High School graduate, Finn Stout, shares his experiences as a transgender teen in central Missouri.

Korean veterans share experiences

Mid Missouri Korean veterans and a local museum curator share their thoughts on the 1950's conflict and current tensions in the region.

Schools Officials and Community Address Social Media Controversy

NSN spoke with Jefferson City High School administration and community leaders about the recent social media that incited racial tensions.

World Traveler from Mokane

Rhiannon Clardy's life took time out from the hustle and bustle of the finance industry to pursue travel opportunities while working in foreign lands.

The 2017-18 academic year began with Jay City News being re-branded as Nichols Student News. This was a result of the Broadcast Media program of study now being administered under the Nichols Career Center umbrella. This allows for the class to now accept students from all eleven schools in the consortium. We are proud to have students from South Callaway, Fatima, and Jefferson City high schools enrolled in the class this year. Potential students from all sending schools have been touring the classroom and studio with thoughts of enrolling in the program next year. Stayed tuned for new stories that will continue to be posted every 2-3 weeks. You can also view stories from former years on the Archives page.

Both reporting teams decided to tackle hard news stories for their first assignments from current events half way around the world in Korea to local outrage over a social media post by area high school students.

Helias Athletic Complex

Helias Catholic High School begins school year with new football, soccer, track and tennis athletic complex. Staff and students share their enthusiasm for the new sports venue.

Fatima Student Wins State Cross Country Record 4 Times

Brianna Haller sets school records in both cross country and track and field leaving a legacy of accomplishment and leadership.

The NSN Broadcast Media staff was recently selected as "Student Superstars" by radio station Q106.1 and Damon Knight. As noted by Karinna Seidel, Promotions Coordinator at the station, the students "...were selected for their hard work and interest in our own business. These students truly represent what we are looking for in our Student Superstarts...." Students were given a tour of the studio facilities and interviewed on air by Damon.

Red & Black Newspaper

Fall Musicals

South Callaway and Jefferson City High Schools prep for popular musicals Little Shop of Horrors and Seussical the Musical.

Please consider visiting the online locations for Red & Black and Marcullus, the sources for additional news from Jefferson City High School's journalism staff.

Former Fatima Teacher Remembers Travels

Kirby Keth talks about his adventures before settling in as a coach and teacher at Fatima High School.