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December and January teachers of the month announced

Thomas Estabrook, Staff Writer

February 8, 2013

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In the months since the November teachers of the month were announced, two more rounds of teachers of the month have been announced. The awards given out are the Crystal Apple Award (in which the recipient gets to put the crystal...

This I believe: Change

Katie Linder, Staff Writer

January 28, 2013

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Katie is a senior at Jacksonville High School. She is planning to attend Illinois College in the fall and major in biology. Her belief in change is based upon a friendship that changed and eventually fell apart after entering hig...

November teachers of the month announced

Thomas Estabrook, Staff Writer

November 27, 2012

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The November You Make a Difference and Crystal Apple awards have been given out. The You Make a Difference Award, honoring dedication, service, and leadership, has gone out to Wayne Stearns, the District Technologist. It was...

A local inspiration: Mr. Stowers

Eli Mariage, Staff Writer

November 15, 2012

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In our local community are many influential people.  Some are great leaders, some are heroes, and some are just great teachers.  Of the many to choose from, I have decided to feature a teacher as an influential member of our...

New year, new teachers

Jacob Roth, Editor

September 20, 2012

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Jacksonville High School has seen a number of new teachers begin this year. Our enterprising reporters dug up the most interesting information about each. In no particular order, meet the new staff of JHS. Tim Chipman Where...

Athlete of the month

Maddy Albers, Staff Writer

September 18, 2012

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JHS’s second athlete of the month is Jaelyn Keene. Jaelyn is the JHS middle hitter on the volleyball team. She has had an average of seven kills a game and is the top scorer for her varsity team. Jaelyn has been playing volleybal...

¡Bienvenidos! -JHS welcomes two foreign exchange students with open arms

Lauren McQueen, Staff writer

August 30, 2012

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  During the 2012-2013 school year, Jacksonville High School is home to two new foreign exchange students. Jacinta Montalua, a 16 year old from Santiago, Chile, is a senior this year. She is staying with the Hackett family, and while she enjoys America, she ...

Mr. Herget named Teacher of the Year

Mary Kesinger, Editor

May 8, 2012

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The entire staff of Jacksonville High School has voted, and the results are in. Jim Herget, teacher of biology and zoology, has been named the 2011-2012 Teacher of the Year. His enthusiasm dedication as a science teacher has...

JHS administrator wins prestigious award

Holden Jones

March 27, 2012

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A JHS administrator has been honored with a prestigious award. Mrs. Dillard, an assistant principal at JHS, has been honored with the 2012-2013 Assistant Principal of the Year award for the Illinois Principals Association (IPA). IPA...

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