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Interact Club helps out the Presbyterian Church

Olivia Lee, staff writer

December 1, 2015

Filed under Student Life

Interact Club is an organization through Rotary which allows teens ages 14 to 18 to participate in a variety of activities.  Interact Club bases their activities and projects off of the four main principle elements of the club ...

Are you ready for finals?

Ashley Orendoff, Staff Writer

November 30, 2015

Filed under Student Life

As the seasons change and winter takes hold of the world, amid daydreams of winter wonderlands, Christmas festivities, and drinking hot cocoa by a fire, one word lurks in the back of every high school student’s mind. Finals....

‘Tis the season for college applications

Hannah Preston, Staff Writer

November 20, 2015

Filed under Student Life

Now is the time of the year where a question hangs over the heads of seniors everywhere:  Where will the future take us? For some, this may mean finding out what career path you wish to follow or if the military may be the...

J’ette Pom Revue

Olivia Lee, staff writer

November 13, 2015

Filed under Student Life

Each year the Jacksonville J’ettes host their annual Pom Revue open to all local dance studios and dance teams.  Each dance group, including the J’ettes, is able to showcase several of their own dances to the Jacksonville ...

The corniest play this side of the Mississippi

Ashley Orendoff, Staff Writer

November 13, 2015

Filed under Student Life

If you had the chance to make it down to the Jacksonville High School Auditorium this past weekend and watch the school play, “Cornfield of Dreams,” then you are a lucky duck. The play was comical, dramatic, and interactive....

Marching Crimsons end on a high note

Ashley Orendoff, Staff Writer

October 30, 2015

Filed under Student Life

Over the course of the first months of school, the Jacksonville Marching Crimsons have improved leaps and bounds. From our first home game performance to our very last competition, our show has gone from okay to good and from...

That next step

Carlie Day, Staff Writer

October 19, 2015

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There comes a point in every high school student’s career to decide on the next step. Will you go into the Army, take on the family business, go to college, become the owner of your dream bakery or dive straight into the workforce...

Marching Crimsons

Samuel Hutchcraft, staff writer

October 15, 2015

Filed under Student Life

One knows them by their red, white, and black uniforms, and they play the national anthem and our school song at the football games. It’s the Marching Crimsons! Their show this year is Elvis themed including the songs “You...

German Club potluck fun

Teri Black, Staff Writer

October 15, 2015

Filed under Student Life

Food was spread out on the table as people filed into the cafeteria. Those who arrived at the potluck earlier helped set up and prepare the atmosphere. Students brought in dishes as they walked in and the pots or pans were hu...

A few thoughts on SIP day at JHS

Ashley Orendoff, Staff Writer

October 14, 2015

Filed under Opinion, Student Life

Short days at school are always an exciting time, and this is even truer when there aren’t any classes to go to. This is why Jacksonville High School’s annual SIP, or School Improvement Day, is so highly anticipated. While...

The German students are coming

Devon Huff, Staff Writer

October 7, 2015

Filed under Student Life

Every year at Jacksonville High School, the German American Partnership Program (GAPP) brings people from two different cultures, America and Germany, together to form bonds and lasting friendships. This year, the program will...

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