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The dangers of war

Madison Reynolds, Staff Writer

December 5, 2016

Filed under A & E, Movies

Hacksaw Ridge is a movie that recently came out based on a true story. This story takes place during World War 2 while this group of troops is fighting the Japanese. The main plot of the story is about a man, Pfc. Desmond T. Doss,...

The power of music education

Mary Rose Prewitt, Staff Writer

December 2, 2016

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Music education has been a tradition in Jacksonville for over a hundred years now since the centennial anniversary in 2011. It continues on with the support of the staff and administration throughout the district. In many other...

Kane Brown’s album and tour

Avery Dugan, Staff Writer

November 30, 2016

Filed under A & E, Music

Kane Brown has been known to be one of the best country singers in today's time. As his new album, self-titled Kane Brown, is getting ready to release on December 2, his fans are excited and think this could be one of his best albu...

Cramalot opens at JHS

Molly Jackson, staff writer

November 30, 2016

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It’s that time of year again for JHS’s annual fall play. This year a talented group of students will be performing Cramalot, directed by Frau Guthrie and Señorita James. The show is based on the legendary Camelot but with a twist. It ...

Star Trek: Sci-fi and beyond

Mary Rose Prewitt, Staff Writer

November 22, 2016

Filed under A & E, Movies

Hitting the big screen for the third installment of the series, Star Trek Beyond stars Chris Pine as Captain James T. Kirk and Zachary Quinto as Commander Spock. This sci-fi blockbuster hit theater in the summer of 2016. Th...

Classic Christmas movies

Abby Scribner, Staff writer

November 22, 2016

Filed under A & E, Movies

Winter is approaching us very fast, so that means Christmas is just around the corner. It’s time to cuddle up, get some hot chocolate, and watch those classic Christmas movies! How the Grinch Stole Christmas, A Christmas St...

Classic Halloween movies

Abby Scribner, Staff writer

October 31, 2016

Filed under A & E, Movies

Halloween is a time for dressing up, spooky adventures, and of course getting cozy and watching Halloween movies! There are so many great Halloween movies to watch this fall season. The two best classic Halloween movies are Hocus Poc...

The Walking Dead murders our hearts

Madison Reynolds, Staff Writer

October 28, 2016

Filed under A & E, Movies

On Sunday, October 23, The Walking Dead released the season 7 opening episode.  This episode was much anticipated because viewers were left with a cliff hanger on the final episode of season 6. The final episode of season 6 consis...

The Shallows: A splashing thriller

Abby Scribner, Staff writer

October 21, 2016

Filed under A & E, Movies

The Shallows hit the theaters this summer on June 24. It is a thrilling movie about a hostile shark with Blake Lively trying to survive on a rock, while the shark stalked the waters around her. In my opinion shark movies aren’t...

The Roanoke Colony Nightmare

Austin Hale, Staff Writer

October 20, 2016

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The new season of AHS (American Horror Story) is called "My Roanoke Nightmare" and takes place on Roanoke Island in NC. Although it’s not much of an island anymore, in the story it is an island. The story takes place in a hou...

Hamilton steals the show

Molly Jackson, staff writer

September 27, 2016

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This summer’s 70th annual Tony awards at the Beacon Theatre brought a multitude of showstopping dance numbers and moving songs. James Corden, the host, began the show with highlights from past musicals we all know and love. ...

Best movie of the summer: Suicide Squad

Abby Scribner, Staff writer

September 23, 2016

Filed under A & E, Movies

Suicide Squad is an action movie filled with darkness and a mix a comedy. Suicide Squad came into theaters on August 5. The movie was well directed by David Ayer. Suicide Squad kept viewers on their toes with the action and f...

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