• High School Musical Saturday shows moved to Thursday and Sunday at 7 p.m. October 19, 2014

  • Homecoming tickets are now on sale in the school store for $20 October 16, 2014

Students Serving Students changes lives one child at a time

Meg Kirchner, Reporter

September 24, 2010

Filed under Lifestyles

On a warm morning in July, Senior Amanda Hudak was frustrated beyond belief.  Children were running crazily all around the classroom and would not listen to a word she said.   But this was all forgotten by lunchtime, when... Read more »

Seniors outlawed for not serving time

Collin Hoofnagle, News Editor

May 14, 2010

Filed under News, Top Stories

As they finish their last exams and clean out their lockers, seniors seem closer than ever to graduation. However, one thing stands in the way of a quarter of the senior class: service hours. According to Outreach Coordinator... Read more »

JV In-depth: Rawlings, Martin encourage unity

Daniel Gallen, Editor in Chief

April 4, 2010

Filed under Sports

When former head football coach Keith Rawlings first arrived in 2007 and started to rebuild the Patriots football program, there was one particular detail that irked him. "When I got here, the JV uniforms were garbage," said... Read more »

JC Insider: Additional summer programs to be offered; alumnus funds Holocaust program

March 18, 2010

Filed under JC Insider

Every week, “The Patriot” checks all its campus-wide sources to bring you the best of what’s happening at JC. School increases number of summer... Read more »

Hosting an exchange student now considered service opportunity

Collin Hoofnagle, News Editor

March 4, 2010

Filed under News

Service hours will now be given to students hosting school-sponsored foreign exchange students, according to Outreach Director Tony Martin. Students will be given one hour for every twenty-four hours of hosting, said Martin.... Read more »

Loss in semifinals shatter dreams of basketball championship

Daniel Gallen, Editor in Chief

March 3, 2010

Filed under Game Recaps, Sports

The men's varsity basketball team was ended its playoff run on February 19 with a 70-30 loss at Mount St. Joseph High School in the MIAA A Conference Semifinals.  The Gaels were lead by senior forward Ryley Beaumont's 21 points... Read more »

Fan Spotlight: Pep Band

Allison Siegel, Managing Editor

February 2, 2010

Filed under Sports

Hailing from the college that claims to possess the “best damn pep band in all the land,” it’s not surprising that the music department’s latest faculty addition is able to use his skills to assist the growing JC Pep Band. Marc... Read more »

Owona twins reunite in a new court

Rachel Kokoska, Sports Editor

February 1, 2010

Filed under Sports, Sports News

Five rejections are hard for anyone to take, but for freshman Christian Owona they were preventing his ticket to America. Christian and, his twin brother, Mike went to obtain student visas in Cameroon on the same day.  Both... Read more »

Patriot of the Month: Malcolm McMillan

Rachel Kokoska, Sports Editor

January 28, 2010

Filed under Sports

Junior point guard Malcolm McMillan began his basketball career at age five.  McMillan enjoys basketball because “it’s fun to play with my teammates.”  For the second year in a row, McMillan is the captain of the men’s... Read more »

Men’s varsity basketball suffers defeat against Calvert Hall

Julia Earnshaw, In-depth Editor

January 11, 2010

Filed under Game Recaps, Sports

The men’s varsity basketball team suffered a tough loss to the Calvert Hall Cardinals, 74-48, on January 5. “We were a little overwhelmed by the Cardinals because they’re a very good team,” said Coach Tony Martin. The... Read more »

Men’s basketball receives no southern hospitality in SC tournament

Mollyann Pais, Photo Editor

January 6, 2010

Filed under Game Recaps, Sports

Visiting South Carolina over Christmas break would indicate a vacation for most people, but for the men’s varsity basketball team, the journey was for the 17th Annual Roundball Classic. Last year, JC finished third... Read more »

Students find service hour counts inaccurate

Ryan Lina, General Staff

November 13, 2009

Filed under News

Junior Sheena Patel glanced at her first quarter report card, only to find that less than half of the service hours she completed were recorded. “I was frustrated and immediately went to see Mr. Martin and was like ‘What... Read more »