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J’ettes compete at IHSA State competition

Anna Bezler, Staff Writer

February 2, 2018

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The Jacksonville J’ettes Varsity Dance Team just went to the IHSA State competition. As some may know, both the Varsity and JV teams are going to the IDTA State competition next weekend, but only the varsity dance team was allo...

Sweet victory for the J’ettes

Sydney Hembrough, Staff Writer

January 25, 2018

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In the midst of competition season, the Jacksonville J’ettes varsity team competed at the IHSA 1A Sectional competition in Mascoutah this past weekend. This was a new adventure for the team. Before this season, the J’ettes had ...

Jacksonville J’ettes qualify for State

Anna Bezler, Staff Writer

January 19, 2018

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The J’ettes dance team has been working very hard this year in hopes of taking home a State title. But this year has been very challenging. This year the J’ette coaches decided that there were too many talented girls and tha...

One step closer to senior year

Sky Moberly, Staff Writer

December 15, 2017

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As crazy as it is, another semester of school is coming to an end. Being a senior is not something one can really mentally prepare for; so many emotions about being an upcoming senior exist that it can be hard to really unders...

What you didn’t know about ugly Christmas sweater week

Grayce Lillpop, Staff Writer

December 12, 2017

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With the holiday season in full swing, JHS students continue a long lived tradition of wearing ugly holiday sweaters to celebrate their holiday spirit and to alleviate some stress before finals week. Each day students wear a ...

J’ettes ready for the first competition of the season

Anna Bezler, staff writer

December 11, 2017

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In past years, the Jacksonville J’ettes high school dance team has been known for competing every year and qualifying for state almost every year. This year is no different, as the J’ettes go to their first competition of t...

How to ACE your finals

Sydney Hembrough, Staff Writer

December 8, 2017

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As this semester comes to a close, many exciting things are to come. The holidays, a much needed break, snowy weather, and whether we like it or not, finals. If you are in denial about this scary time of year, you're not the on...

Sara’s Dance Company Show in review

Claire Leanard, Staff Writer

November 20, 2017

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The weekend of November 11 marked the showcase for a very prominent dance company, Sara’s Studio of Dance. Every year the studio performs a collection of intricate dances in order to exhibit the type of skill that comes out of...

JAMmin’ fundraisers

Sydney Hembrough, Staff writer

November 8, 2017

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Crimson pride is something that every club, team and organization at Jacksonville High School holds near and dear to their heart. The marching band and color guard are a capstone of school spirit within the Jacksonville communi...

Sara’s Studio of Dance annual Fall Show coming up

Anna Bezler, staff writer

October 31, 2017

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Every year, Sara’s Studio of Dance puts on a show in the fall at the JHS auditorium. Friends and families of the dancers at Sara’s get to see what is to come this year. This show is different from the recital in May because...

Clicking “unsubscribe” on stereotypes

Sydney Hembrough, Staff writer

October 27, 2017

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When thinking of the term “Youtuber,” what comes to your mind? Iced lattes from Starbucks? Target runs? Food deliveries? Forever 21 hauls? Collaborations? LA apartment tours? Modern-day Youtubers have set a standard for those l...

J’ette Pom Revue coming up

Anna Bezler, staff writer

October 19, 2017

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Every year, the Jacksonville J’ettes Dance team hosts an event called the J’ette Pom Revue at the JHS Bowl for a night full of dancing. This year, the event will be held on October 29, 2017. The whole thing is put together...

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