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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...

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...

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....

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...

“The Interview” draws viewers in

“The Interview” draws viewers in

January 28, 2015
Filed under Video

The Patriot interviews students who have seen "The Interview" and discovers what they thought about the movie and their opinion on the conflict between Korea and The United States before the movie was released.

Pow Wow spreads Native American culture

Pow Wow spreads Native American culture

Will Bolton, Opinion Editor
January 16, 2015
Filed under JC News, News, Video

Sioux, Cheyenne, Kiowa, Cherokee, Crow, and Iroquois Native Americans are all different cultural groups, but even in this diverse list there is a common factor. All were represented at the 15th annual Pow Wow on Jan. 10. The Pow Wow took place from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and featured over 100 dancers from...

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...

Bella Voce celebrates “The Twelve Days of Christmas”

Bella Voce celebrates “The Twelve Days of Christmas”

Tona Rimpel, Video Editor
December 15, 2014
Filed under Video

Bella Voce members sing "The Twelve Days of Christmas" at the annual Christmas concert. The concert was Dec. 10. Tona Rimpel is a Video Editor for The Patriot and jcpatriot.com.

Potato cannons can provide entertainment over Christmas break

Potato cannons can provide entertainment over Christmas break

Will Bolton, Opinion Editor
December 13, 2014
Filed under Community, Student Life, Video

Inside the homemade device, an explosion is concentrated through the barrel propelling the projectile a distance of over 400 feet. Although this sounds like something from a Middle Eastern war zone, it is not. This explosion is taking place on a Churchville farm and the projectile is a potato. Potato...

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