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JHS business Chicago trip 2016

Olivia Lee, staff writer

December 9, 2016

Filed under Student Life

This year’s Jacksonville High School Chicago Business Trip took place on December 2, 2016. Students enrolled in any type of business class at JHS including Consumer’s Ed, Accounting, and CVE are encouraged to turn in the s...

The Sara’s Studio of Dance Fall Show 2K16

Anna Bezler, Staff Writer

November 18, 2016

Filed under Student Life

The Sara’s Studio of Dance’s annual Company Fall Show is finally here! This weekend Saturday, November 19 at 7:00p.m. and Sunday, November 20 at 2:00 p.m., the Sara’s dancers will take the stage.  For the past few months,...

Student joins the Freedom Foundation

Sky Moberly, Staff Writer

November 15, 2016

Filed under Student Life

Lydia Mellor, a student here at JHS,  had the amazing opportunity to file for a scholarship with the Freedom Foundation. This foundation is a national, non-profit, non-partisan, non-sectarian educational organization founded in 1949. ...

J’ettes continue tradition with Pom Revue

Anna Bezler, Staff Writer

November 8, 2016

Filed under Student Life

The J’ette dance team just recently had their annual Fall Pom Revue. Might I say, it was not a show to miss. Prior to the night of the performance, the J’ettes hosted a fall dance clinic for kids from pre-school through 8th grade. All...

Yuda bands for education

Abby Mitchell, Staff Writer

November 8, 2016

Filed under Student Life

Handmade, stylish, one-size-fits-all, bracelets for sale for only seven dollars a piece--sounds good, right? What if you knew that these bracelets are also made by children in Guatemala and sent here to the United States in or...

CEO: A learning experience outside of the classroom

Abby Mitchell, Staff Writer

November 2, 2016

Filed under Student Life, Uncategorized

A new year has begun at Jacksonville High School and so has the CEO program. Unfortunately many students at JHS are unaware of what CEO is. Many do not know what CEO stands for let alone what it all entails. CEO stands for...

Interact sells Yuda Bands

Olivia Lee, staff writer

October 20, 2016

Filed under Student Life

The Jacksonville High School Interact Club will be participating with the Yuda Bands organization this year in order to help promote the education of less fortunate children from the country of Guatemala.Yuda Bands are bracel...

New cell phone policy generates questions

Molly Jackson, Staff Writer

October 17, 2016

Filed under Student Life

Jacksonville High School adopted a new cell phone policy on September 16 of this year. The previous policy vaguely stated that the punishment for a cell phone violation was “confiscation of the device and/or disciplinary consequences....

When in Germany

Madison Cook, staff writer

October 6, 2016

Filed under Student Life

At the end of every school year,  students from Jacksonville High School go to Germany much like when the German students come here to America in the fall. One of the students that was able to go over to Germany was Jacksonv...

Dress the best during Homecoming week

Madison Reynolds, Staff Writer

October 6, 2016

Filed under Student Life

Homecoming is one of the most festive times of the school year. Many of the students participate in spirit week or if you’re a senior girl, senior girls’ overnight. This year, spirit week consisted of ‘Murica Monday, Twin...

Ready, set, DECA!

Abby Mitchell, Staff Writer

September 27, 2016

Filed under Student Life

Last year kicked off the start of DECA at Jacksonville High School. When most people hear about DECA, they question what the club entails. DECA is a worldwide club for both high school and college students across the globe that ...

Making the music of Russian composers come to life

Mary Rose Prewitt, Staff Writer

September 23, 2016

Filed under Student Life

It's amazing how one thing can bring so many people together. At JHS this activity is marching band, a group of approximately 80 kids, who put hundreds of hours into a show that only lasts a maximum of fifteen minutes. This unique...

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