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Speech team returns to JHS

Alice Webster, staff writer

October 2, 2018

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There are many young actors at Jacksonville High School, but their opportunities to stretch their creative muscles have been limited to the fall play and the spring musical. Until now, that is. English teacher and Shakespeare...

Let’s get connected

Camri Anderson, Staff Writer

September 13, 2018

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Last year, the Role Models Encouraging Freshman (REF) program teamed up with Midwest Youth Services to create a project to get students from Jacksonville High School and Jacksonville Middle School more involved in their school and co...

Tips for incoming sophomores

Kelly Lu, Staff Writer

May 22, 2018

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It is commonly agreed that in high school, freshman year, along with senior year, is the easiest year of high school. When one is a freshman, he or she learns the basics of certain subjects. Most high school first-years at J.H....

Diagnosis: Senioritis

Sydney Hembrough, Staff writer

March 29, 2018

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My fellow class of 2018, we are almost there. We have nearly completed what some may say were the best four years of our life. Whether we believe it or not, high school is about to be a thing of the past. The days of coming to...

J’ette tryouts for the 2018-2019 season are coming up

Anna Bezler, staff writer

March 16, 2018

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The Jacksonville High School J’ettes Dance team season has recently come to an end. Last season was amazing. The accomplishments made, five state championship titles, and the basketball game performances, were unprecedented. But with th...

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

Filed under Student Life

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

Filed under Student Life

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...

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