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This I Believe: The true givers

Maria Rubin de Celis, Staff Writer

October 21, 2013

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The moment I stepped off of the church bus in the Appalachians in southern Kentucky, I breathed in the crisp, misty air. Then and there, I made the decision that my mission trip in 2011 was going to be the best trip ever. I just...

Welcome our new teachers

Kayla Denniss, Staff Writer

October 1, 2013

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Twelve new faces roam the halls of Jacksonville High School this year. That`s three new English teachers, three new math teachers, and a new business (Christine Bucher), Spanish (Katie Coles), biology (Sharon Crowder), auto (Ben...

Jenny Ostberg: Swedish exchange student

Mikaela Moorman, Staff Writer

October 1, 2013

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Jenny Ostberg is an exchange student from Sweden who is staying in Jacksonville. She has come across new things during her stay here. Some of which are new foods, people, and activities. Jenny has enjoyed some of the differences...

Featured Athlete: Kody Wood

September 30, 2013

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It is school year number twelve or better known as senior year.  The last time seniors take the field with fellow classmates.  The last chance to reach goals set the summer before freshman year of high school.  It is the l...

Velkommen til JHS, Sofie!

Maria Rubin de Celis, Staff Writer

September 20, 2013

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This year Jacksonville High School is the home to three new exchange students: Sofie Molgaard from Denmark is one of them. Sofie, 16, is a senior at JHS, who is staying with Andi and Brandon McCombs and their family this year....

Celebrities at JHS

Celebrities at JHS

May 7, 2013

This I Believe: Disbelief

Hannah Harder, Staff Writer

March 11, 2013

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Hannah Harder is a senior at Jacksonville High School. Her belief concerns disbelief. I believe in disbelief. It may sound like I'm avoiding the question or acting pretentious, but it's true. As we are just getting out of the...

Catching up with early grads

Ellen Meystedt, Staff Writer

March 5, 2013

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This year’s JHS senior class consists of 207 students, and out of that group eighteen students opted to graduate a semester earlier than the rest. Those eighteen students had to have at least 24 credits and take a semester...

This I Believe: Open-Mindedness

Thomas Estabrook, Staff Writer

February 27, 2013

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 Thomas is a senior at Jacksonville High School. His belief concerns the importance of being flexible with new ideas. I believe in the importance of keeping an open mind. It may sound cliché; indeed, it is. Nevertheless, I am onl...

JHS teachers recognized for their hard work

Ellen Meystedt, Staff Writer

February 27, 2013

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Each month two awards are given out to teachers or school personnel who show dedication and outstanding efforts in making a difference in the classroom or school.  For the month of February, the Crystal Apple Award was given...

This I Believe: Test the Waters

Jacob Roth, Editor

February 8, 2013

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Jacob is the editor of the CrimsonJ. His "This I Believe" essay focuses on the facades we create to cover our true selves. “Wetsuits are the best clothes for picking up chicks!” asserted Ben, the awkward, lanky dive mast...

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