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Laura Bohlen: Biology and babies

Lydia K. Beard, Staff Writer

April 15, 2015

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Everyone has a pet peeve. One of the teachers at Jacksonville High School’s pet peeve is having to take the car off of cruise control while driving. Which teacher you might ask? The one and only Mrs. Bohlen of the science department. Laura...

Stuff about Duff

Cheyanne Jockisch, Staff Writer

April 15, 2015

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Kenneth Dufelmeier, also known as “Duff,” is definitely known around the school as nothing less than a character. He is goofy, funny, and always entertaining to be around. Most students have at least one hilarious story about...

Marie Whaley: Algebra all day, every day

Kassidy Volk, Staff Writer

April 15, 2015

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Marie Whaley is an Algebra 2 teacher here at Jacksonville High School. Whaley has a love for teaching high school students and goes the extra mile to help a student understand the material she teaches. Whaley knew she wanted...

Andrea Kelsey: Influencing the lives of students

Lydia K. Beard, Staff Writer

March 24, 2015

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“Whatever you are, be a good one.” This is a quote by Abraham Lincoln that Andrea Kelsey, the new guidance counselor, lives by. Kelsey is the junior counselor and also the freshmen counselor for those whose last names start...

Joe Brooks: The man who does it all

Lucy Deal, Staff Writer

March 24, 2015

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Joe Brooks is a currently a driver education, health, and PE teacher, as well as the boys and girls tennis coach here at Jacksonville High School.  Mr. Brooks began teaching at a very young age after receiving his Bachelor’s...

Cynthia Arnold: Strict but caring

Joe Brannan, Staff Writer

January 15, 2015

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Cynthia Arnold, a Calculus and Algebra II teacher here at Jacksonville High School, is a perfect example of someone living her dream.  When in the 7th grade while tutoring a classmate, Arnold realized immediately that she wanted...

A bit about Dufelmeier

Marrion Ore, staff writer

January 12, 2015

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In the words of a great counselor, “Dufelmeier doesn’t just teach in a classroom - he teaches a kingdom.” Shuffling between the Agriculture Shop and the Wood Shop, Kenny Dufelmeier (Duff or Mr. D to many students) teaches...

Clever Mr. VanBebber

Cheyanne Jockisch, Staff Writer

January 8, 2015

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Breck VanBebber, also known as VB, Vanbebs, and Baldie. is a math teacher here at Jacksonville High, although he started here as a social studies teacher. Apparently the school realized that he was too much of a nerd to not teach...

Amanda Snader: JHS English teacher

Olivia Lee, staff writer

January 8, 2015

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With the inspiration from her mother, who also shared a passion for teaching, Amanda Snader has always known that teaching was for her.  “My mom is a third grade teacher, and I loved going into her classroom and helping her...

Ian English

Emanuel Lopez, Staff Writer

January 3, 2015

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Ian English is a special education teacher at Jacksonville High School. Before he wanted to be a teacher, he was told to go into business. English says that the idea of going into business was boring so he started college as a...

Biology and English, Heather English that is

Andrew Watret, Staff Writer

January 3, 2015

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Heather English is one of many biology teachers here at Jacksonville High School, and I had the privilege to get to meet her for the first time since I started coming to JHS. I asked Mrs. English about her inspiration to become...

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