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JHS’s Peter Pan through the Stage Manager’s eyes

Bre Scott, Staff Writer

January 16, 2020

People typically see a performance to be wowed by the nerve-wracking spectacle put on by the actors and actresses; in doing this, the stressful work backstage is often unnoticed. In all honesty, a play or musical simply would...

Swim meet celebrates senior girls’ performance

Bre Scott, Staff Writer

October 18, 2019

As the girls’ swim season comes to an end, seniors have been making the best out of their last season as a Jacksonville High School swimmer. This was seen at JHS’s Senior Girls’ swim meet on October 17 against rival school...

A senior year guide to the incoming class

Camri Anderson, Staff Writer

May 25, 2019

As the year comes to an end, the roles start to switch and the seniors are no longer rulers of the school anymore. Juniors have an exciting new role as top dog in the building and become the leader of the pack. Juniors, this year...

Senior Trip 2019: Six Flags

Camri Anderson, Staff Writer

May 13, 2019

On May 9, the seniors had their class trip to Six Flags in Eureka, Missouri. The day started with assembling the seniors into the auditorium for attendance and bag checks, along with loading on the charter buses. The departur...

No time for senioritis

Camri Anderson, Staff Writer

April 10, 2019

The countdown for seniors is on. Graduation is approximately 50 days, 7 weeks, and I haven’t counted many hours yet. Seniors are talking about graduation parties, senior superlatives, cap and gowns, and all the exciting thi...

Senior year blues

Camri Anderson, Staff Writer

March 29, 2019

As my senior year is starting to dwindle down, I am beginning to realize how many last experiences or moments have taken place in the last couple of months. Now, most seniors around this time of year are more than ready to hit...

A farewell to JHS

Anna Bezler, staff writer

May 22, 2018

As the school year comes to a close, the seniors are looking forward to walking across the stage and receiving their diplomas. They are ready to move on in different directions to discover themselves and see who they are meant to b...

A letter to a junior about to begin senior year

Sydney Hembrough, Staff writer

May 22, 2018

Juniors - this one’s for you. I know you have all seen articles shared on Facebook dedicated to the soon-to-be graduate. While graduation is an exciting time that you may already be longing for, you have a whole year until the...

A thank you to the teachers

Sarah Miner, Staff Writer

May 16, 2018

Over the past four years here at Jacksonville High School, I have learned a lot about life and about myself. The Crimson community has given me various opportunities, and I will forever be grateful to my friends, my administrator...

What four years of high school taught me

Grayce Lillpop, Staff Writer

May 10, 2018

Coming into high school, a place where all the cool, big kids went was terrifying despite what I learned in books and movies. As any 8th grader having to switch from one school to the next, it was a pretty big deal. You are goin...

Memories at JHS

Sydney Hembrough, Staff writer

May 2, 2018

Ahhh, May 2018. The month I have been anxiously awaiting for the past four years. The year 2018 seemed like a distant dream when I was walking in the doors of Jacksonville High School for the first time. Now it is here, and so ar...

Nearing the finish line

Claire Leanard, Staff Writer

April 30, 2018

As the school year comes to an end, many activities are taking place in order to wrap up the last nine months of high school for the seniors. The most anticipated of these events is prom! This year’s theme is “Cinco de Mayo” si...

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