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Understanding the reality of tips

Kassidi Welch, Staff Writer

October 19, 2015

Filed under Opinion

When you only make $4.95 an hour waiting on tables, money doesn’t end up adding up to much at the end of your shift.  Tips can make a glorious difference in the amount of money one makes when tipped well. Understanding that...

A few thoughts on SIP day at JHS

Ashley Orendoff, Staff Writer

October 14, 2015

Filed under Opinion, Student Life

Short days at school are always an exciting time, and this is even truer when there aren’t any classes to go to. This is why Jacksonville High School’s annual SIP, or School Improvement Day, is so highly anticipated. While...

Finding fall fun

Megan Evans, Staff Writer

September 23, 2015

Filed under Opinion

With fall approaching, many people may be racking their brains for ways to enjoy this season. If you are desperately bored and willing to make this fall one to remember, you’ve come to the right place! If you’re into everything...

New school policies

Devon Huff, Staff Writer

September 23, 2015

Filed under Opinion

A new year at JHS brings a new list of school policies, and this year JHS has created a lot of new rules and has changed their school policies. The first and probably most important change this school year is the schedule change....

Remember the sunshine

Ashlyn Raymond, Staff Writer

September 23, 2015

Filed under Opinion

Life is a very beautiful and messy thing. Some days, everything is perfect, and other days everything is crumbling down and you feel like there is no hope whatsoever. And honestly, you will probably have a lot of those days where...

Weird phobias

Kassidy Volk, Staff writer

May 28, 2015

Filed under Opinion

Fear is a normal emotion that everyone will experience from time to time. Whether it's walking through a haunted house or watching a scary movie-- everyone has experienced it-- but there are some people who have strange fears. Almost...

The next chapter

Cheyanne Jockisch, Staff Writer

May 28, 2015

Filed under Opinion

All around the country, students are graduating high school. They are walking across the stage, being handed their diplomas, and ending the ceremony with the tradition of throwing their caps high in the air. Starting with kindergarten,...

Protecting yourself from summer insects

Marrion Ore, Staff Writer

May 28, 2015

Filed under Opinion

“I thought that I was ready for summer...until all the bugs came out from the 7th layer of Hell. Now, I’m not so sure,” Kayla Flowers jokes, as she rolls up the car window to save herself from a particularly large bug. She’s...

End of the Year

Mikaela Moorman, Staff Writer

May 28, 2015

Filed under Opinion

During the last few weeks of school, all the students are eager for the final bell to ring before summer starts. Classes seem to take longer and the weather gets nicer making it hard to concentrate. The whole school is abuzz with...

Green for change

Mikaela Moorman, Staff Writer

May 28, 2015

Filed under Opinion

I heard about the Day of Silence the morning of April 21, 2015. As far as I knew, it was a day of silence for those who have self harmed or are suicidal. It made a huge impact on me that there was a movement bringing attention...

Packing for departure

Kurt Erickson, Staff Writer

May 28, 2015

Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

These past few years of high school have taught me quite a bit. I’ve learned that a few friends are all that you need. I’ve learned to be careful with whom I trust and that change is good and necessary for development as a...

End of the year

Josh Hymes, Staff Writer

May 28, 2015

Filed under Opinion

Finals, graduation, and the parties are here. This year has been a bumpy one for some, a sad one for others, and maybe the best year yet for the rest. The end of a school year for high school isn’t like any other graduations...

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