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Students ride donkeys for fundraiser

Katie Hackett, Editor

April 9, 2012

Filed under Student Life

March 27, 2012, marks the first Donkey Basketball game at the JHS bowl.  The hilarious night was a fundraiser for PBIS at Jacksonville High School and Turner Junior High School. There were four teams: a Turner staff team,...

JHS students take action to stop Kony

May-Linn Fengaas, Staff Writer

March 31, 2012

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Over eighty million people all over the world have watched the YouTube clip STOP KONY 2012 by Invisible Children. It made a lot of people open their eyes and see how the real world is. The Invisible Children has been working for...

New NHS Inductees are in!

Courtney Norton, Staff Writer

March 29, 2012

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Newly inducted members include the following: Hannah Harder, Amy King, Clayton Lonergan, Adam Metz, Dominic Scott, Linditi Selimi, Brady Sprinkle They join the following current members: David Albers, Erin Barber, Kate Barker,...

Friday, March 30: Write love on your arm

Katie Hackett, Editor

March 28, 2012

Filed under Student Life

In the United States alone, 18 million people are suffering from depression.  Thirty percent of teenagers who suffer from depression also suffer from a substance abuse problem. Two-thirds of all people who suffer from depression...

Two Rivers Career Fair will be hosted at JHS

March 25, 2012

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The Two Rivers Career Fair will be hosted at JHS on Friday, March 30 from 8 am until 1 pm in both of the gyms. Students in PE, study hall, or advisories are invited to attend. Each student will be given a card to participate...

JHS girls model for J Parsons Fashion Show

Ellen Meystedt, Staff Writer

March 22, 2012

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Recently, 16 JHS girls got the chance to model for clothing store, J Parsons, in Springfield, Illinois. J Parsons invited any junior or senior girls to model in a fashion show for them if they wanted. It was a fun opportunity...

Swing Into Spring Week

March 22, 2012

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These are the spirit days for next week. Happy spring! Monday- Silly hair-do day Tuesday- Socks n’ Sandals day Wednesday- Decades day Thursday- Twin day Friday- Tie day Friday

PRESS RELEASE: TheatreWorks to stage hit musical “Hairspray” this month

Illinois College

March 19, 2012

Filed under Student Life

Illinois College TheatreWorks is mounting the hit musical, “Hairspray,” this month on the Sibert Theatre stage. Based on the 1988 John Waters film starring Ricki Lake, the musical takes place in 1962 Baltimore. Big-haired...

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