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Kiosks introduced to expedite sign-in process

Kiosks introduced to expedite sign-in process

Grace Mottley, Assignment Chief
March 16, 2017
Filed under JC News, News

Junior Jayla Ferguson runs down the hallway at 8:15 a.m. and skids to a halt at the end of the line spilling outside Dean of Freshmen and Sophomores Sean Ireton’s office. She waits along with almost a dozen other students to get their late passes to go to their mod one class. Instead of visiting ...

Academic Team strives for success

Academic Team strives for success

Taylor Bynion, Copy Editor
March 10, 2017
Filed under JC News, News

Matt Foulk calmly looks around the room. He studies the looks on his competitors faces, and wonders if he can answer the next question correctly. Filled with confidence, Foulk quickly buzzes in and prepares to give his answer. To the surprise of his Institute of Notre Dame competitors, this is his f...

In case you missed it: Week of Feb. 27

In case you missed it: Week of Feb. 27

Anna Kotula, Contributor
March 8, 2017
Filed under JC News, News

Senior Class Trip to D.C. On Monday, Feb. 27, the senior class and teacher chaperones travelled to Washington D.C. First, they visited Arlington National Cemetery. Seniors Olivia Barnhart, Olivia Lang, Andrew Moss, and Seth Anderson participated in the Laying of the Wreath Ceremony at the Tomb of ...

In case you missed it: Week of Feb. 20

In case you missed it: Week of Feb. 20

Anna Kotula, Contributor
February 28, 2017
Filed under JC News, News

PHG Phonathon On Tuesday, Feb. 21, the Patriot Hospitality Group held their annual phonathon. This event involved students who are members of the group calling the recently accepted students. The Patriot Hospitality Group members read from a script to notify the students of their acceptance and t...

Flu hits hard

Flu hits hard

Lauren Becker, News Editor
February 22, 2017
Filed under JC News, News

Junior Bella Brooke trudges down to the nurse’s office. Her ears are clogged and her head is spinning. The nurse swipes the thermometer across her forehead - it reads 101 degrees. Brooke is not the only student who visited the nurse’s office last week. School nurse Michelle Webster sent home four ...

In case you missed it: Week of Feb. 13

In case you missed it: Week of Feb. 13

Anna Kotula, Contributor
February 21, 2017
Filed under JC News, News

Valentine’s Day Flowers This past Tuesday, Feb. 14, JC celebrated Valentine’s Day. As a fundraiser for the National Honor Society, flowers were sold leading up to Valentine’s Day. In advisory on Tuesday, students received the flowers that their friends or significant others had bought for them....

Discipline Committee addresses uniform violations

Discipline Committee addresses uniform violations

Paige Alban and Ianna Pirozzi
February 17, 2017
Filed under JC News, News, Top Stories

On Monday, Feb. 6, Vice Principal of Academics Gary Scholl announced during advisory that teachers would begin to issue more warnings and detentions regarding uniform violations, effective immediately. Students quickly began to talk, and within a few days, students heard that the women whose skirts are...

Going Global

Going Global

Elizabeth Harmison, News Editor
February 16, 2017
Filed under JC News, News

As senior Anna Smith sits in her Christian Life Choices class, her head slips into her hands as she starts to doze off. She has been taking religion classes since she was in elementary school, and this one is nothing new for her. Many seniors share Smith’s experience, and by the time second semester ro...

In case you missed it: Week of Feb. 6

In case you missed it: Week of Feb. 6

Anna Kotula, Contributor
February 15, 2017
Filed under JC News, News

Honors Receptions During the week of Feb. 6, students with first or second honors for second quarter were recognized. On separate days, different grade levels had a reception in the Brown Room and an optional dress down day. In the last 10 minutes of their lunch mods, honors students were invited to ...

Marchers demonstrate in D.C. streets

Marchers demonstrate in D.C. streets

Lauren Becker, News Editor
February 13, 2017
Filed under News, News Outside JC, Top Stories

Over the course of about a week, three large gatherings occurred in Washington, D.C. including President Donald Trump’s inauguration, the Women’s March on Washington, and the March for Life. An estimated 535,000 people have marched through Washington since Trump’s inauguration on Jan. 20. The...

Food Committee makes changes to cafeteria

Food Committee makes changes to cafeteria

Ianna Pirozzi, In-Focus Editor
February 8, 2017
Filed under JC News, News

On Jan. 11, Chief Financial Officer Kathy Cullen announced a variety of changes that would be made to the cafeteria in accordance with the results of Dec. 6 survey from the Food Committee. The survey, which received almost 270 responses, led to decreases in prices, the availability of healthier optio...

In case you missed it: Week of Jan. 30

In case you missed it: Week of Jan. 30

Anna Kotula, Contributor
February 8, 2017
Filed under JC News, News

Catholic Schools Week Throughout the week, JC celebrated Catholic Schools Week with a variety of activities. On Monday, students helped make hats during advisory for children with cancer, and on Tuesday, there was a Catholic School trivia contest. Student Appreciation Day was celebrated on Thursday. As stu...

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