Nichols Student News

News from a student's view.

Mid-Missouri Drought

With this summer being the worst drought since 2012, farmers have taken a hit on their crop and livestock production.

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Students are currently working on their SkillsUSA fundraiser. Shown above are JD Downing and Starla Wilson. Funds raised will go toward SkillsUSA dues and costs associated with state and national competitions. Last year's reporting team won third at state competitions.

Type 1 Diabetes Effects Teens

Over one million Americans are impacted by Type 1 Diabetes. A public educator, teen and parent talk about the effects of Type 1 diabetes on teens and their families.

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JCHS Renovation Continues

The renovation of Jefferson City High School and Nichols Career Center continues as students attend classes.

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The Broadcast Media class participated in Operation Leaf Relief with SkillsUSA and raked leaves. They helped earn $400.

Runge Nature Center Host School and Community Nature Events

Schools and community members take advantage of educational programs at the Runge Nature Center.

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Missouri River Region Library Sponsors Community Programs

Library events bring patrons of all ages together to participate on educational and recreation activities.

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University of Missouri Professor Wins Nobel Prize

Professor George Smith recently won the Nobel Prize in chemistry for advancing phage display.

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Local High Schools Hire New Coaches

JCHS, Helias and Blair Oaks high schools all hired new head football coaches for the 2018 season. Each shared their thoughts. 

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Artists Express Themselves

Local artists share their passions in art, photography and graphic design. 

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The 2018-19 school year is the second year that Nichols Student News has been a part of the Nichols Career Center’s (NCC) Broadcast Media class. This year, there are five sending schools from the NCC consortium. These include: Blair Oaks High School, California High School, Fatima High School, Helias Catholic High School, and Jefferson City High School. This year's stories are shown below, with previous years' stories available on the Archives page.

Juuling and E-cigarette Use Increases in Schools

Administrators see marked increase in violations as Juuling and e-cigarette usage is on the rise with teenagers

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Trunk or Treat

Jefferson City Jaycees host 10th annual Trunk or Treat event to benefit Operation T.O.Y.S. 

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