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FFA: Setting the bar high

FFA: Setting the bar high

September 23, 2015

Changes in schedules

Mikaela Moorman, Staff Writer

September 22, 2015

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There have been several changes to the school district this year. Among them have been schedule changes. Most should know that there is no longer advisory before or after lunch but at the end of the day. Because of this there ...

Preparing for finals

Olivia Lee, staff writer

May 28, 2015

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Preparing for final exams correctly is the key to success. One must learn to manage time wisely, organize, and strategize to overcome difficult problems. In order to find the right days and times to study, one must manage time....

End of the year: AP exams

Kassidy Volk, staff writer

May 13, 2015

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As a student body, we are quickly approaching the end of the year. With summer vacation looming right around the corner, focusing becomes very difficult. However, for many students, there is no relaxing with finals and homework...

The secrets beyond the garden

Hannah Preston, Staff Writer

May 7, 2015

Filed under Student Life

The spring musical is often a highly-anticipated event for Jacksonville High School, and whether the purpose is the extra credit from your English teacher or your inner drama enthusiast dying to be released, it is always something...

“Madness”

Kaitlynn Cole, contest winner

April 29, 2015

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Kaitlynn Cole, a senior at Jacksonville High School, placed 3rd in the 11th/12th grade poetry division of the Regional Office of Education Writing Talent Search. Madness Right here, nestled Within your arms, I finally g...

“Squirm”

Sarah Massey, contest winner

April 29, 2015

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Sarah Massey, a senior at Jacksonville High School, placed 1st in the 11th/12th grade prose division of the Regional Office of Education Writing Talent Search. Squirm It starts with an itch, a little itch that the host just coul...

“The Push”

Josh Hymes, staff writer

April 29, 2015

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Josh Hymes, a sophomore at Jacksonville High School and a Crimson J staff member, placed 2nd in the 9th/10th grade poetry division of the Regional Office of Education Writing Talent Search. The Push Tumbling over and over ag...

“A Long Journey With Little Time”

Niki Patel, writing contest winner

April 29, 2015

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Niki Patel, a junior at Jacksonville High School, placed 2nd in the 11th/12th grade poetry division of the Regional Office of Education Writing Talent Search. A Long Journey With Little Time A lifetime appears to be a prolonged...

Moonlight Masquerade: Prom Committee

Marrion Ore, staff writer

April 21, 2015

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Every Monday and Wednesday, a small group of juniors gather together with Mrs. Beard and Mr. Hall in room 805 to plan prom. The prom committee includes Blaire Long, Erin Lind, Lydia Beard, Marrion Ore, and Hayley Rockwell.  The...

J’ette tryouts

Olivia Lee, staff writer

April 21, 2015

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J’ette tryouts officially began as of April 13th.  Girls trying out for J’ettes must complete a set of strict requirements in order to score well.  One of these requirements that differs from any other sports team here ...

Spring Break adventures

Walter D. Miller, Staff Writer

April 21, 2015

Filed under Student Life

The definition of spring break is a vacation period in early spring at universities and schools in various countries in the northern hemisphere. Spring break is different for a lot of people. I asked a college friend about...

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