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Sophomores will take a new Work Keys test

Emily Tabeek, Staff Writer

March 26, 2012

Jacksonville High School is incorporating a new test into the PSAE testing week. This test will be given to sophomores on the second testing day. The National Career Readiness Certificate will assess career readiness in students...

March commemorates women’s rights continued

Liza Lewellen, Staff Writer

March 26, 2012

Born in Sun Prairie, Wisconsin on November 15, 1887, Georgia O’Keefe was “one of the greatest American artists of the twentieth century.”  She was incredibly well known for her elaborate paintings of flowers, and began...

Getting the chow down on Munch Madness

Liza Lewellen, Staff Writer

March 23, 2012

Forget the excitement of March Madness, it is time for the community of Jacksonville to feast our appetites on the popular dishes around the area for Munch Madness! Starting March 1, 16 downtown restaurants began serving up...

March commemorates women’s rights

Liza Lewellen, Staff Writer

March 22, 2012

March is not just for St. Patrick’s Day and March Madness. It also a month dedicated to Women’s History!  From past to present, women have been considered the inferior sex and have had to work from the ground up for equal...

PRESS RELEASE: Fotografia is looking for 2013 senior models

March 20, 2012

The Fotografia Portrait Studio is now accepting applications for the 2012 Senior Model Program. The photographers that are based in Springfield, Illinois specialize in senior pictures and were voted Springfield Area's #1 High...

National English Honor Society recognizes new inductees

Liza Lewellen, Staff writer

March 15, 2012

In a ceremony held in the JHS auditorium on Wednesday, February 15, The National English Honor Society’s President, Ashley Pond, vice-president, Andrea Phelps, secretary, Sydne Peck, and treasurer, Holden Jones all gathered...

Spanish, German, and French Honor Societies welcome new inductees

Liza Lewellen, Staff Writer

March 14, 2012

In a candle-lit ceremony, March 6, the three foreign language departments at JHS---Spanish, German, and French---inducted new recruits to its ever-growing membership in the respective societies. Spanish teacher Mrs. Terhark...

Paperless newspapers: Adjusting to the internet

Jacob Roth, Staff Writer

March 13, 2012

 The school newspaper formerly known as The Crimson Times and now known as The Crimson J has gone online, as you might have noticed. This change brings the paper into the digital age and allows easy access for everyone. One ...

All-School Writing Contest WINNERS

Courtney Norton, Staff Writer

March 9, 2012

Congratulations to the winners of the All-School Writing Contest! 9/10 POETRY: 1st- Mary Thorsen 2nd- Meredith Singleton 3rd- Kara Pattie 9/10 PROSE: 1st- Faith Ambrose 2nd- Ben Fox 3rd- David Sibert 1...

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