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Jacksonville High School DECA heads to state

Molly Jackson, Staff Writer

February 15, 2017

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 ...

JHS business Chicago trip 2016

Olivia Lee, staff writer

December 9, 2016

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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...

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