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Two Rivers Career Fair will be hosted at JHS

March 25, 2012

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

Cut back on the cell phones

Jacob Roth, Staff Writer

March 2, 2012

I can confidently say that nearly everyone reading this has a cell phone or iPod in their pocket right now. Before you continue reading, try making it to the end without responding to texts or plugging in to music. Whether we’re...

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