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Clicking “unsubscribe” on stereotypes

Sydney Hembrough, Staff writer

October 27, 2017

When thinking of the term “Youtuber,” what comes to your mind? Iced lattes from Starbucks? Target runs? Food deliveries? Forever 21 hauls? Collaborations? LA apartment tours? Modern-day Youtubers have set a standard for those l...

J’ette Pom Revue coming up

Anna Bezler, staff writer

October 19, 2017

Every year, the Jacksonville J’ettes Dance team hosts an event called the J’ette Pom Revue at the JHS Bowl for a night full of dancing. This year, the event will be held on October 29, 2017. The whole thing is put together...

Sesquicentennial Celebration: Through the generations

Ellie Smith, Staff Writer

October 2, 2017

In a district that has undergone many changes, Jacksonville School District 117 is still thriving and ready to teach and learn. 2017 is a big year in Jacksonville history as the educational system it provides to public schools r...

Dear Class of 2021

Sydney Hembrough, Staff writer

October 2, 2017

Welcome to high school, the land of sleep deprived students, tests you forgot to study for, and friendships you thought would last forever. If you haven’t had at least one mental breakdown in the past month, are you really ...

Senior year: Taking advantage of the opportunities

Grayce Lillpop, Staff Writer

September 20, 2017

When I was in elementary school, Eisenhower Elementary to be exact, I never would have imagined having the life I do now. Being a senior has made me realize and cherish so much already, and it’s only September of my senior yea...

Senior girls decorate for Homecoming

Grayce Lillpop, Staff Writer

September 18, 2017

As the clock strikes 10pm, the school lights flash on and the graduating ladies of 2018, with arms full of streamers, duct tape, posters and unblown balloons, pour into the empty school for the annual senior girls’ overnight. The...

Homecoming: Behind the scenes

Sydney Hembrough, Staff writer

September 14, 2017

In the world of high school, Homecoming week is, indeed, the most wonderful time of the year. There are many fun activities to boost your school pride, and the spirit days make getting up for school a little better. Girls spend we...

Jacksonville J’ettes season kicks off

Anna Bezler, staff writer

September 14, 2017

This year, the Jacksonville J’ettes dance team is going to be better than ever!  The coaches have decided that they were going to have a JV and Varsity team. The Varsity coaches are Sara Gray, Katie Armstrong and Tiffany Hic...

Class of ’21 joins Jacksonville High School

Sky Moberly, Staff Writer

September 9, 2017

This year we are welcoming the Class of 2021 to Jacksonville High School. Some freshmen might be a little terrified to be walking the halls of such a big school and some probably feel more comfortable and excited. Don't worr...

J’ette Kiddie Camp is coming soon

Anna Bezler, Staff Writer

May 15, 2017

Just recently, the Jacksonville J’ettes got their new team for their upcoming season. This team is full of many talented and sweet girls. Every year, the J’ettes host an event over the summer called kiddie camp. This is when...

The 60th Annual Beaux Arts Ball

Abby Mitchell, Staff Writer

May 12, 2017

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....

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