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Sara’s Dance Company Show in review

Claire Leanard, Staff Writer

November 20, 2017

Filed under Student Life

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...

Sesquicentennial Celebration: Through the generations

Ellie Smith, Staff Writer

October 2, 2017

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In a district that has undergone many changes, Jacksonville School District 117 is still thriving and ready to teach and learn. 2017 is a big year in Jacksonville history as the educational system it provides to public schools r...

Dear Class of 2021

Sydney Hembrough, Staff writer

October 2, 2017

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Welcome to high school, the land of sleep deprived students, tests you forgot to study for, and friendships you thought would last forever. If you haven’t had at least one mental breakdown in the past month, are you really ...

Senior year: Taking advantage of the opportunities

Grayce Lillpop, Staff Writer

September 20, 2017

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When I was in elementary school, Eisenhower Elementary to be exact, I never would have imagined having the life I do now. Being a senior has made me realize and cherish so much already, and it’s only September of my senior yea...

Senior girls decorate for Homecoming

Grayce Lillpop, Staff Writer

September 18, 2017

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As the clock strikes 10pm, the school lights flash on and the graduating ladies of 2018, with arms full of streamers, duct tape, posters and unblown balloons, pour into the empty school for the annual senior girls’ overnight. The...

Homecoming: Behind the scenes

Sydney Hembrough, Staff writer

September 14, 2017

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In the world of high school, Homecoming week is, indeed, the most wonderful time of the year. There are many fun activities to boost your school pride, and the spirit days make getting up for school a little better. Girls spend we...

Jacksonville J’ettes season kicks off

Anna Bezler, staff writer

September 14, 2017

Filed under Student Life

This year, the Jacksonville J’ettes dance team is going to be better than ever!  The coaches have decided that they were going to have a JV and Varsity team. The Varsity coaches are Sara Gray, Katie Armstrong and Tiffany Hic...

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