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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

Filed under Student Life

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

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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...

National English Honor Society recognizes new inductees

Liza Lewellen, Staff writer

March 15, 2012

Filed under News, Student Life

In a ceremony held in the JHS auditorium on Wednesday, February 15, The National English Honor Society’s President, Ashley Pond, vice-president, Andrea Phelps, secretary, Sydne Peck, and treasurer, Holden Jones all gathered...

Kiwanis annual pancake dinner

March 12, 2012

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By Andy Mills Monday, March 5, was the 63rd Annual Kiwanis Pancake and Sausage Dinner. People from the surrounding area flocked to the McClelland Dining Hall on MacMurray’s campus. The Kiwanis Annual Pancake and Sausage...

All-School Writing Contest WINNERS

Courtney Norton, Staff Writer

March 9, 2012

Filed under News, Student Life

Congratulations to the winners of the All-School Writing Contest! 9/10 POETRY: 1st- Mary Thorsen 2nd- Meredith Singleton 3rd- Kara Pattie 9/10 PROSE: 1st- Faith Ambrose 2nd- Ben Fox 3rd- David Sibert 1...

Attention all juniors: ACT is heading your way

Emily Tabeek, Staff writer

March 9, 2012

Filed under Student Life

Well, juniors, the time is approaching to take the ACT/PSAE tests. Cramming, pulling your hair out, or having a panic attack will not help you, considering the tests are about a month away.  There are many tools you can use,...

4-year-old boy in high school

Ellen Meystedt, Staff Writer

March 2, 2012

Filed under Student Life

What would you do if you didn’t have your birthday on the same day every single year? Do you not celebrate your birthday? Do you celebrate it the day before your birthday? One JHS student, Jacari Mitchell, who has his birthday...

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