Thank you for all of your hard work publishing the newspaper this school year! You repeatedly impressed me with your intellect, creativity, sense of humor, dedication, patience, and cooperation.
To the seniors,
I wish you all the best as you continue to achieve success and make tracks in this world.... READ MORE »»
This April marks the twentieth anniversary of National Poetry Month, which was inaugurated by the Academy of American Poets in 1996. National Poetry Month is the largest literary celebration in the world, with tens of millions of readers, students, K-12 teachers, librarians, booksellers, literary events... READ MORE »»
This past week, Jacksonville High School’s very own music department embarked on the trip they do every four years. The destination? The Big Apple.
Compared to previous trips that have ranged from Toronto to Disney World, New York City was selected on a basis of music-centered activities... READ MORE »»
The season that has been much awaited after a brisk winter is finally here: Spring! Countless individuals welcome this season with all their heart. Daylight Saving Time has come, causing our clocks to spring forward. The snow has transformed to green grass growing. The bare branches of trees are beginn... READ MORE »»
On March 3, 2016, JHS welcomed back to the stage actors from The Shakespeare Festival St. Louis Education Tour. The performance was brought through the generosity of the Jacksonville, Illinois Imagine Foundation. The troupe performed Hamlet, an acclaimed play written by William Shakespeare. The fiv... READ MORE »»