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Administrative decision on prom drinking causes concerns

May 23, 2011

If JC seeks to change the “social landscape” plagued by underage drinking, then the administration must crack down on alcohol violations and change the attitude students have toward drinking. The administration allowed...

Barker leaves behind lasting legacy

Ashley Snyder, Opinion Editor

March 22, 2011

As all students of the school are now aware, Paul Barker, JC principal of 10 years, has announced his resignation.  In his time at JC, Barker has made a lasting impact on the school and its traditions, which will be his legacy...

Teachers on Facebook for personal, professional use only

Meg Kirchner, Reporter

March 8, 2011

He posted his relationship status as “Married.” He listed “The Count of Monte Cristo” and the “Harry Potter” series as his favorite books. This is the profile page of history teacher Jim Fendryk. But Fendryk isn’t...

Staff requests admin attitude adjustment

March 8, 2011

If the administration's goal is to change our “rude” and “inappropriate” behavior, then the administrators themselves need to set a better example for students. A few weeks after the administration addressed the issue...

Snow disrupts mid-quarters, ineligibility

Meg Kirchner, Reporter

March 4, 2011

Due to school closing yet again on Tuesday, Feb. 22, the administration decided to cut mid-quarters from the third quarter. “Our feeling was that the issued class time did not give teachers time to provide an adequate number...

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