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  • Annual JC Blood Drive will be held Jan. 27

  • National Honor Society meeting at 7:30am on Jan. 20

Grandparents shadow JC

Grandparents shadow JC

Katherine Grimm, Media Editor
April 29, 2016
Filed under Community, Profiles, Video

On Thursday, April 22, grandparents were invited to spend time with the grandchildren for lunch, a tour of the school, and a couple classes for Grandparent's Day. The grandparents were also invited to attend a jazz ensemble and Bella Voce performance.

Ducklings waddle into spring

Ducklings waddle into spring

April 21, 2016
Filed under Community, Student Life, Top Stories, Video

Every year at JC there is a new group of ducklings that are born in the courtyard and protected by the mother duck. Students and faculty look forward to the arrival of new ducklings each spring.

Students and faculty speak about Lent

Students and faculty speak about Lent

Kevin Blandeburgo, Video Editor
March 23, 2016
Filed under Community, Video

The Patriot asks students about what they're giving up for Lent and their experiences and difficulties during the season. Kevin Blandeburgo is a Video Editor for The Patriot and jcpatriot.com.

Powerball inspires big plans

Powerball inspires big plans

January 13, 2016
Filed under Community, Student Life, Video

What would you do if you won the lottery? Would you retire like religion teacher Dave Huber, or buy the school like guidance counselor Carol Heflin? The Powerball jackpot has reached a whopping $1.5 billion, an estimated $930 million cash value according to Powerball. As the drawing comes closer and closer ... Read more »

“Curtains” prepares to take center stage

“Curtains” prepares to take center stage

Nick Miller, Lilly Stannard, and Adriana Guidi
November 12, 2015
Filed under Entertainment, In the Community, Video

Senior Gabe Webster walks onto stage and feels a “high” of happiness. He says a quick prayer thanking God for the opportunity to be on stage before the curtain opens. He allows the audience’s applause to give him energy through the night. "Curtains" is a musical within a musical. The story ... Read more »

Senior signs to record label

Senior signs to record label

Mitch Hopkins, Multimedia Editor
October 16, 2015
Filed under Artist Profile, Entertainment, Video

Under the stage name “Samurai Tiger,” senior Conrad Gagnon achieved a goal dreamed of by many musicians: signing to a record label. According to Gagnon, “Record labels have a bigger reach and more resources. Instead of independently putting out 20 tapes and a few handmade CDs, I'll get a good... Read more »

Students give opinions on new schedule

Students give opinions on new schedule

Kevin Blandeburgo, Video Editor
October 14, 2015
Filed under In-Focus - New Schedule: How does the community react?, Video

The school made the switch to a new eight day cycle schedule. There are lots of changes, including a new bell schedule, integrated lunch periods, a half hour delay once a cycle, a designated community time for Mass/assemblies, and school ends at 2:50 p.m. instead of 2:40 p.m. The Patriot also wrote... Read more »

JC reflects on 9/11

JC reflects on 9/11

Kevin Blandeburgo, Video Editor
September 18, 2015
Filed under News, News Outside JC, Top Stories, Video

The Patriot interviews people involved in the community on their recollections of 9/11. This year was the 14 year anniversary of 9/11.

Turf fields come together

Turf fields come together

Tona Rimpel, Video Editor
May 21, 2015
Filed under Sports, Video

The Patriot combines photos taken over the course of the turf field construction. The turf fields are now operational and are being used by all different types of sports.

Seniors show feelings about graduation

Seniors show feelings about graduation

Tona Rimpel, Video Editor
April 27, 2015
Filed under Video

Seniors discuss how they feel about graduation coming up and their favorite moments while at JC. Graduation will take place May 30.

Advisories pose for St. Patrick’s Day contest

Advisories pose for St. Patrick’s Day contest

March 19, 2015
Filed under Uncategorized, Video

On St. Patrick's Day, each advisory was given a paper leprechaun head to pose with, either in a photo or a 15 second video. The submissions of the advisories who chose to participate were judged and the winning advisories won a "Pot of Gold." The winning advisories: 3rd floor: 1st place - Mrs.... Read more »

Dr. Hawk makes it awk

Dr. Hawk makes it awk

Nicole Arrison and Justin Hawkins
February 2, 2015
Filed under Video

As Valentine's Day approaches, The Patriot films "Dr. Hawk Makes it Awk," a webshow featuring Opinion Editor Justin Hawkins as "Dr. Hawk." Hawkins interviews current and broken-up couples with questions in order to make things as awkward as possible between them. A new episode featuring a different couple... Read more »

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