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The 60th Annual Beaux Arts Ball

Abby Mitchell, Staff Writer

May 12, 2017

Filed under Student Life

The 60th annual Beaux Arts Ball took place in Jacksonville on Saturday, April 29. The theme for the 60th year of the ball was “Pop Revolution: Revive the Movement” and was co-chaired by Sarah Van Aken and Kristin Van Aken....

Enjoy the end of the year activities

Molly Jackson, Staff Writer

April 28, 2017

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As we come near to the end of the year, Jacksonville High School students have a few things to look forward to. Prom is quickly approaching for the upperclassmen on May 6. This year’s theme is Midnight in Morocco and has the...

JHS Interact Club has had a busy year

Abby Mitchell, Staff Writer

April 28, 2017

Filed under Student Life

Throughout this school year the Jacksonville Interact Club has kept busy. With a growing number of members, the club has been able to do more service projects and get more involved than ever before! Here is a rundown of what the m...

New season for the J’ettes

Anna Bezler, Staff Writer

April 28, 2017

Filed under Student Life

The J’ettes dance team is known for dancing at basketball games, competing, and just being great role models and supporters of Jacksonville High School. They are very popular in Jacksonville and all of them are very talented...

Sara’s Studio of Dance’s annual recital right around the corner

Anna Bezler, Staff Writer

April 25, 2017

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Sara’s Studio of Dance has had tumbling and dance recitals for a long time now. Every year, they keep getting better and better. This year the girls and boys have been working extra hard to make sure these shows are a huge success....

J’ette Officer tryouts happen soon

Anna Bezler, Staff Writer

March 24, 2017

Filed under Student Life

The J’ettes are known for being well-behaved, beautiful dancers. This is all because of how the practices are led. With J’ette tryouts coming up, the coaches will have to pick their new leaders for the team as well. These...

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

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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, “...

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