The Jacket Journal

  • Toying with Games!

    Toying with Games!

    Kaitlyn Toy, Staff Reporter, Editor

    May 24, 2018

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  • The Thoroughbred Recovery

    The Thoroughbred Recovery

    Hillary Ocampo, Staff Reporter

    May 22, 2018

    We all know about horse racing, as many have been to Keeneland as well as other races to see thoroughbreds and bet. But not everyone looks behind to wonder about them when they are young and just taking their first steps into the world. My family is in the thoroughbred business where we breed, foal,...

    Photo by Hillary Ocampo

  • 5 Summer Jobs That Will Turn You Into a Hard-Working Machine

    5 Summer Jobs That Will Turn You Into a Hard-Working Machine

    Will Fisher, Staff Reporter

    May 18, 2018

    Over the summer, high-schoolers are always pressed to get a job so that they can gain skills that will make them ready for the real world. Most jobs are boring and make students not want to work when they could be out with their friends. However, there are some jobs that could be fun and exciting for...

  • Teachers Who Go the Extra Mile!

    Teachers Who Go the Extra Mile!

    Jasmine Collins, Staff Reporter

    May 18, 2018

    As you know, this year has been an interesting time for teachers in the state of Kentucky. Our Kentucky State Governor, Matt Bevin, made some rather rude comments about our teachers calling them "selfish" and "short strapped" for protesting the pension reform bill. On April 13th, 2018, both students...

  • Making Houses Green with Ms. Probst and Class

    Making Houses Green with Ms. Probst and Class

    Jordan Murphy, Staff Reporter

    May 18, 2018

    Every year at WCHS we have a greenhouse class, and near the end of the year they sell the plants that they grew throughout the year. The teacher of greenhouse class, Ms. Probst, said that, "The greenhouse class is always a success and it lets the students get their hands dirty," and that, "consumer demand...

    Entrance Sign for the WCHS Greenhouse

    Jordan Murphy

  • Wofo Takes Europe

    Wofo Takes Europe

    Emily Brookfield, Editor, Staff Reporter

    May 18, 2018

    Over spring break, 18 students from Woodford County High School took off on a trip to Europe. Accompanied by Mr. Tonks, Mr. Ruff, and Ms. Benton,  the students boarded a plane to London and stayed in the countries of England and France for 10 days, beginning April 1st. Here is some of what they saw: ...

    All attendees of the Woodford County Europe Trip Pose in front of the Eiffle Tower. (Back Row: Connor Akers (11), Liam Burke (11), Sarah Goforth (11) Middle Row: Hannah Brady (11), Addison Beck (11), Hannah Kinkade (12), Emily Brookfield (11), Caleb Cheser (11), Maddie Gatewood (11), Josie Coyle (11), Audrey Spillman (10), Caroline Crane (11) Front Row: Grace Royalty (11), Emily Tackett (11), Mason McIntyre (11), Anna Manges (11), Amanda Cooper (12).)

  • “Tale as Old as Time”- Beauty and the Beast

    “Tale as Old as Time”- Beauty and the Beast

    Kennedy Johnson, Staff Reporter

    May 18, 2018

    Hear from some of the lead roles played by Seniors: Makenna Henehan, Charlie Davis, Emily Debold, Alex Gililland, and Eliza Bradshaw, and Junior Kevin Lausche who will be leaving the Hive the Summer. READ MORE »»

    Cast 1 during their final bow (Photo by: Sally Horowitz)

  • Sitting Down With Girls Lacrosse

    Sitting Down With Girls Lacrosse

    Lucianna Miele, Staff Reporter

    May 18, 2018

    Lacrosse is a lesser known and highly underappreciated sport here in Woodford County. However, that doesn't stop the girls on the team from working hard and meeting all their goals. With all that happened this season it would take ages to explain absolutely everything, so some of the girls of Woodford...

    The girls of Woodford County Lacrosse with their coaches Jeff Faulkner (left) and Haven Buckner (right) on the day they won state championship

  • Summer Self Care

    Summer Self Care

    Breanna Willis, Staff Reporter

    May 18, 2018

    As the summer approaches many of us want to look good to get that summer glow! Many companies make products that attempt to give you what you want, but fail and then you wasted a good buck on it. Natural beauty remedies are key to keep you looking your best this summer. Here, you will find recipe...

    Summer Photography

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  • 55 Years of Success

    55 Years of Success

    Brook Jankowski, Staff Reporter

    May 17, 2018

    The Jacket Journal got its name because of the Yellow Jacket mascot. Before we became The Jacket Journal, we were called The Tattle-Tale. The Tattle-Tale has many unknown secrets. Why do we only have articles from 1923-1924? Where is the rest of The Tattle-Tale? Well, we can't answer that, but I can...

    All The Jacket Journals from 1989 to 2016

    By Brook Jankowski

Music is the Remedy
Toying with Games!
Rockin’ Guitars
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Making Houses Green with Ms. Probst and Class
Wofo Takes Europe
A Goodbye to Joyner
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Somewhere Far, Far Away

Catie Heerman, Staff Reporter
May 18, 2018

Noah Johnson, Staff Reporter
May 18, 2018

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Sitting Down With Girls Lacrosse

Lucianna Miele, Staff Reporter
May 18, 2018

Lacrosse is a lesser known and highly underappreciated sport here in Woodford County. However, that doesn't stop the girls on the team from working hard and meeting all their goals. With all that happened this season it would take ages to explain absolutely everything, so some of the girls of Woodford County Lacrosse narrowed down their season to their favorite memories and what they look forward to...

Falling Springs Volleyball Camp

Lauren Newman, Staff Reporter
May 16, 2018

Falling Springs is known for their great programs for both youth and adults. One of their summer programs is volleyball camp. The camp is open to both boys and girls ages 8 to 12. The deadline to register is June 6. If you or someone you know is interested in doing this, it is $55 to register. This camp offers participants a chance to learn and improve their skills in volleyball. Click the link...

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