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The Patriot In-Depth: game on

The Patriot In-Depth: game on

Billy Jump, In-Depth Editor
May 1, 2015
Filed under Community, In Focus, In-Depth, In-Depth

From Atari to the PlayStation 4, video games have picked up a passionate and dedicated fan base. How does JC and beyond get their game on? Click to view The Patriot's In-Depth centerspread ...

The Patriot In-Depth: music on the mind

The Patriot In-Depth: music on the mind

Billy Jump, In-Depth Editor
February 27, 2015
Filed under Community, In Focus, In-Depth, In-Depth, Top Stories

Junior Eric Wright gets ready to go on stage with the rest of the orchestra. He feels a trace of nervousness in the pit of his stomach, but he quickly focuses his eyes back onto the sheet music in front of him. He lugs his cello onto the stage and waits for his cue to begin. Before he knows it, he’s...

The Patriot In-Depth: why I teach

The Patriot In-Depth: why I teach

February 6, 2015
Filed under Community, In Focus, In-Depth, In-Depth

The Patriot interviewed five teachers about why they became educators and what they enjoy most about teaching. Their responses illustrate a variety of career paths and motivations. These stories outline their journeys to JC.

The Patriot In-Depth: finding time for family

The Patriot In-Depth: finding time for family

Sydney Kirwan and Billy Jump, In-Depth Editors
January 28, 2015
Filed under Community, In Focus, In-Depth, Top Stories

Junior Kristen Flanigan walks around her kitchen table, getting ready for dinner with her family while she tells them about her day. The Flanigan family, unlike some, continues to eat dinner together almost every night. “My family used to eat together every night when my sister wasn’t at college,...

The 12 days of JC Christmas

The 12 days of JC Christmas

Lauren Glase and Nick Miller
December 17, 2014
Filed under In Focus, Video

The Patriot finds the best, worst, and most bizarre Christmas gifts that members of the JC community have received. Every day leading up to the final day of exams, a new video will be posted of a student or teacher sharing their Christmas morning present opening experiences. Nick Miller is an A&E Editor for The P...

The Patriot In-Depth: Do our minds think alike?

The Patriot In-Depth: Do our minds think alike?

Billy Jump, In-Depth Editor
December 17, 2014
Filed under Community, In Focus, In-Depth, In-Depth

Since the dawn of academia, the divide between creative and analytical minds has always been clear. For every Picasso there has been an Einstein, for every Isaac Newton a Beethoven. But what is it that makes mankind’s megaminds different? ...

The Patriot In-Depth: JC’s verdict on vices

The Patriot In-Depth: JC’s verdict on vices

Billy Jump and Sydney Kirwan, In-Depth Editors
November 20, 2014
Filed under Community, In Focus, In-Depth, In-Depth

The Patriot looks into trends among teenagers' usage of alcohol, marijuana, electronic cigarettes, and smokeless tobacco, or dip. Click the image to view The Patriot In-Depth.   Trends among teenagers regarding the use of alcohol, electronic cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (dip), and marijuana have evolved over the years. Ho...

The Patriot In-Depth: students spend free time online shopping

The Patriot In-Depth: students spend free time online shopping

Angela DeCarlo, Stories Chief
November 5, 2014
Filed under Community, In Focus, In-Depth, Top Stories

Senior Eleanor Cohen sits in her bed, illuminated by the glow of her computer screen. Her fingers fly across the keyboard, entering email after email into a database. She chuckles to herself, admiring her work at winning the game, at cheating the system. For every email account she refers to the site,...

The Patriot In-Depth: what JC thinks of ink

The Patriot In-Depth: what JC thinks of ink

Billy Jump, In-Depth Editor
October 3, 2014
Filed under In Focus, In-Depth

Like the civilizations that donned them, the meanings behind tattoos have changed as well. From the prostitutes in Egypt to high school students rebelling against society, tattoos have served as an emblem of both spirituality and self expression. However, the way society reacts to the sight of ink has...

The Patriot In-Depth: Through the Years

The Patriot In-Depth: Through the Years

Madison Meyer, In-Depth Editor
May 6, 2014
Filed under In Focus, In-Depth, In-Depth, Uncategorized

TECHNOLOGY Today technology defines JC. It is used in every class, in different ways. A teacher on The Patriot survey on April 28 said, “students are learning useful real-world skills [with the technology].” The one-to-one laptop program was first introduced in 2006. The students leas...

The Patriot In-Depth: Unwrapping JC’s sweet tooth

Nicole Arrison, In-Depth Editor
April 3, 2014
Filed under In Focus, In-Depth, In-Depth

Does JC have a sweet tooth? “Sour patch kids are the greatest gift from God,” senior Sam Werneke said, describing his favorite candy. Like other students at JC, Werneke has a sweet tooth. According to a survey of 89 students conducted by The Patriot on March 24, 70.9 percent of students ...

A golden tradition: football helmets spark controversy

A golden tradition: football helmets spark controversy

Cole Alban and Justin Hawkins
April 2, 2014
Filed under In Focus, JC News, News, Top Stories

The football team wanted to change their uniforms by adding black helmets to their existing gold helmets. The proposed uniform change was announced at a football event on Feb. 7. This caused a strong response from alumni and other community members who wanted to stick with the traditional gold helmets....

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