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14/15 of JHS DECA members make it to state

Kelly Lu, Staff Writer

February 3, 2020

On Friday, January 31, DECA sectionals took place at Moraine Valley Community College in Palos Hills. DECA chapters from schools in Southern Illinois came to the Chicago area to compete in this event, including the chapter from Jacksonville High School. In the competition, members choose options such as doing a roleplay, a written event and a virtual challenge. ...

NEHS inducts new members

Alice Webster, staff writer

November 2, 2018

October 30, 2018 saw the induction of 46 new members to the Super Comma chapter of the National English Honor Society. Each of these juniors and seniors have not only shown prowess throughout the many areas of English but have ...

Striving for more

Claire Leanard, Staff Writer

November 6, 2017

For the past year and a half, students who are a part of the business organization here at the school, DECA, have been working hard on developing and progressing within this new club. Last year, the club consisted of twelve ho...

Student Government: Planning all day, every day

Sarah Miner, Staff Writer

October 17, 2017

Over the past few months, Student Government has been very busy planning and putting on different events for the school. When school started in August, the club started planning Homecoming week. They had many responsibilities ...

NHS leading and serving at JHS

Sarah Miner, staff writer

October 3, 2017

With a new year comes another National Honor Society induction. The invitations went out to the candidates, and interested students are sending in their applications. National Honor Society is a very competitive program which ...

FFA: 2015-16 officer team

Marrion Ore, Staff Writer

May 28, 2015

On May 7, 2015, Jacksonville FFA organization members gathered in the ag shop to hold their monthly meeting. During the meeting, upcoming events like the Downtown Celebration, our incentive canoe trip, the possibility of a community-wide...

Foreign language societies induct new members

Hannah Harder, Staff Writer

March 5, 2013

The foreign language societies will meet Tuesday, March 5, to induct new members. The societies involved are the German society “Die Deutsche Ehrenverbindung” and the Spanish society “La Sociedad Honoraria Hispánica.” The...

Scholastic Bowl has buzzed into the new season

Hannah Harder, Staff Writer

November 1, 2012

The new Scholastic Bowl season has begun. This year, there are seven varsity players and nine junior varsity (JV) players. There are five returning seniors: Thomas Estabrook (the varsity captain), Jacob Roth, Hannah Harder,...

Interact club: Working together

Lacey Spaenhower, Staff Writer

October 3, 2012

This Saturday Oct. 6th is Oktober Fest.  Interact Club will be working at the Fairgrounds at concessions and doing the clean-up. The following Saturday, Oct. 12th, they will be cleaning up a classroom in Jefferson School to t...

New German club officers

Hannah Harder, Staff Writer

October 2, 2012

German Club met on September 26 to elect officers for the new year. Jacob Roth was elected President, with Thomas Estabrook as the Vice-President. Hannah Harder was elected Secretary. All three are fifth year German students....

Student Government welcomes new members

Katie Hackett, Editor

August 28, 2012

Jacksonville High School’s student government has been hard at work since school began.  Due to a vacant president position, senior Katie Hackett was recently sworn in as the new student body president. They are busy planning...

The REF program at JHS

Katie Linder, Staff Writer

August 27, 2012

  JHS is one of the few schools in the area that is home to a program for incoming freshmen in high school.  The Role Models Encouraging Freshmen (REF) Program has been in place at JHS since 2009 and with every school...

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