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J’ette tryouts right around the corner

Anna Bezler, Staff Writer

March 14, 2017

Filed under Student Life

The Jacksonville J’ettes high school dance team just ended their 2016-17 season. They were very successful at competitions and fun to watch during half time at Crimson basketball games. A few weeks ago they ended their season...

Too rich for FAFSA, too poor for college

Olivia Lee, staff writer

March 14, 2017

Filed under Student Life

FAFSA, the Free Application for Federal Student Aid is used to determine the financial aid status of current and prospective college students. By taking into consideration many different factors that dictate these students’ ...

How to keep yourself motivated when senioritis kicks in

Abby Mitchell, Staff Writer

March 13, 2017

Filed under Student Life

Remind yourself of your goals: Take some time and write down both your short and long-term goals in life. Writing goals down on a piece of paper makes for a much higher success rate of achieving those goals. A study done on Ha...

Morgan-Scott CEO class event with CEO of Rent Like a Champion Michael Doyle

Abby Mitchell, Staff Writer

February 24, 2017

Filed under Student Life

Last Wednesday February 15, 2017, the Morgan-Scott CEO class held a luncheon with special guest Mike Doyle. The Morgan-Scott CEO class is made up of a group of 14 students from throughout Morgan and Scott counties. Students attend...

J’ettes competition season summed up

Olivia Lee, staff writer

February 21, 2017

Filed under Student Life

Although the Jacksonville J’ettes dance team is technically referred to as a winter sport, their season begins with practices occurring during summer, fall, and winter seasons. With only a short break from late February to Apr...

Jacksonville High School DECA heads to state

Molly Jackson, Staff Writer

February 15, 2017

Filed under Student Life

DECA, previously known as Distributive Education Clubs of America, is new to Jacksonville High School as of last year. The club’s faculty sponsor is Mrs. Ritter and the president is Abby Mitchell. Regarding DECA Abby stated, “...

5 things seniors wish they knew freshman year

Abby Mitchell, Staff Writer

February 1, 2017

Filed under Student Life

Beginning high school can be a scary time--a new building, tougher curriculum, and an abundance of students that you have never seen before. As a freshman, students will undoubtedly face hardships and will one day come to a point...

Early Action decision suspended

Olivia Lee, staff writer

January 17, 2017

Filed under Student Life

In past years the early action decision has been an option for a large percentage of colleges through their application process offering an admission decision to potential students by the months of December to January at the l...

Madrigals: A dinner and a show

Mary Rose Prewitt, Staff Writer

January 17, 2017

Filed under Student Life

In a month, the most elite singing group from Jacksonville High School will take to the stage and go back in time to the legacies of kings and queens and knights rescuing ladies in distress. Directed by Christine Smith, the madriga...

J’ette competition season underway

Anna Bezler, Staff Writer

January 13, 2017

Filed under Student Life

This weekend, the J’ettes will be going to their first dance competition of the year. They have been putting in many hours to get their routines looking crisp and clean and ready to compete. They will be competing against school...

JHS students take their shot

Molly Jackson, Staff Writer

December 21, 2016

Filed under Student Life

Photography is a one semester course here at Jacksonville High School, taught by Mr. Homolka. It is offered only to juniors and seniors. The class focuses mainly on photography with film. This year the students in Mr. Homolka’s...

Cramalot

Mary Rose Prewitt, Staff Writer

December 9, 2016

Filed under Student Life

The first week of December, the play Cramalot made its debut on the JHS stage. The show ran shows for three days, giving the community time to come and see the performance. The cast of this play was quite large and contained some ...

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