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Dancing for the mirrorball

Sarah Miner, Staff Writer

December 4, 2017

Two weeks ago, Dancing with the Stars announced their season 25 winners. The winners of the show were Jordan Fisher and his partner, Lindsay Arnold. This was the first win for both. Arnold has placed fourth, third, second, an...

What dance really is

Anna Bezler, staff writer

November 21, 2017

Around the world, people have trouble defining what dance really is. Is it a sport or an activity? Does it actually benefit people in the long run? Dance is known as an art form where humans put movement to music. While that m...

Will Byers: Dead or alive?

Claire Leanard, Staff Writer

October 27, 2017

What do you get when you combine sci-fi and the 80’s? The answer to that question is Stranger Things which debuted on July 15, 2016 on Netflix. It took the world by storm and captivated a vast audience with its incredibly witty ...

Dunkirk: A journey into the past

Claire Leanard, Staff Writer

September 29, 2017

Christopher Nolan’s World War II epic Dunkirk depicts a complex view of what it was really like on those days back in 1940. Historically, Dunkirk was the evacuation of Allied soldiers during WWII from the beaches of Dunkirk betwee...

Analyzing Annabelle: Creation

Samson Mosley, Staff Writer

September 15, 2017

Annabelle: Creation is a smooth flowing continuation to the first movie. The best aspect of this movie is its ability to make the storyline incredibly easy to follow. The main actresses Lulu Wilson and Talitha Bateman play the r...

Moana: A splash into a new world

Mary Rose Prewitt, Staff Writer

April 20, 2017

 The hit new Disney movie Moana rolled out on the big screen on November 23, 2016 and was released on DVD and Blu-Ray March 7, 2017.  Moana was a huge hit with kids around the country with the high-quality Disney animation an...

Beauty and the Beast enchants audiences

Molly Jackson, Staff Writer

April 4, 2017

Disney’s original animated film Beauty and the Beast, based on the traditional French fairy tale by Gabrielle-Suzanne Barbot de Villeneuve, was released back in 1991. Now, twenty-six years later on March 16, Disney released a live act...

Split: M. Shyamalan’s most intense film yet

Abby Mitchell, Staff Writer

February 9, 2017

An incredible performance, fantastic characters, and an excellent new look on mental illness-- the premier of the new movie, Split, wowed its audience. M. Night Shyamalan’s most praised films including Signs (2002), The Sixth Sense (1999)...

Best thriller this year

Abby Scribner, Staff writer

December 15, 2016

Don’t Breathe is the best thriller of 2016! This movie is a thrilling movie that will have viewers on the edge of their seats and their hearts racing. Don’t Breathe was released on August 5 of this year. It is a suspensef...

The dangers of war

Madison Reynolds, Staff Writer

December 5, 2016

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

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

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...

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