The Jacket Journal

Theater Nerds Unite!

January 24, 2020

The 2020 Junior Theater Festival took place this past weekend (January 16th - 18th) in Atlanta, Georgia. Woodford County sent a few groups to the festival--Folsom Academy of the Arts, Innovation Arts Academy, and Woodford Theatre. Each group brings a 15 minute cut of a Junior Musical and is given feedback...

How Music Affects Different People

How Music Affects Different People

December 18, 2019

Whether they are influenced by their own musical talent or by what they have grown up listening to, everyone has a different taste in music. With that said, what makes good music is simple: WHAT. IT. MEANS. TO. YOU. Many people are looking to make their own forms of music and do not understand that ...

Snacks for Insomniacs

Snacks for Insomniacs

December 17, 2019

People enjoy eating sweets during the day. There are many ice cream shops and other cookie shops but I've heard that Insomnia Cookies is pretty far up there. Insomnia Cookies is located at 433 Jersey St, Lexington, Kentucky. I arrived there with my friend Lilly Martindale around 1:00 PM on Saturday afternoon....

Pictures from the December 14th Winter Wonderland Dance!

Pictures from the December 14th Winter Wonderland Dance!

December 17, 2019

If you attended or are just interested in looking at the pictures from last weekend's Winter Wonderland dance, please check out the website below.  Ms. Gibson and William Newcomb are graciously inviting you to copy and paste pictures that you love for your own use! https://sites.google.com/woodford.kyschools.us/woodfordwonderland/home?authuser=0 ...

Relieving the Stress of the Holidays

Relieving the Stress of the Holidays

December 17, 2019

The holiday season tends to be a very stressful time. Parents are busy buying gifts and cooking, traffic is bad and people worry about their travels, kids are worried about what they're going to get and how they're going buy gifts. If you're not careful, the stress of the season will quickly out due...

WCHS Orchestra Winter Concert

December 14, 2019

Colors of Home by Alan Lee Silva The WCHS concert orchestra performed Colors of Home by Alan Lee Silva as their first piece. They also performed this piece at the Thanksgiving Assembly at the High School along with the chamber group. Riu Riu Chiu arranged by David Marlatt The WCHS concert or...

BAD VIBES FOREVER: Album Review

BAD VIBES FOREVER: Album Review

December 13, 2019

"Bad Vibes Forever" is the newest album from XXXTentacion, who was shot and killed in Deerpark, Florida, on June 18, 2018. The album being released was very controversial partially because some people feel that the record label (EMPIRE) is exploiting his death for money. The album was released o...

Crossover Choir Concert

December 13, 2019

On Monday, December 9th the WCHS Choral students had the opportunity to participate in a conjoined choir concert with Great Crossings High School and Scott County High School at the University of Kentucky Singletary Center for the Arts in Lexington. Mr. Brent Merritt from SCHS, Mr. Jamie Wright from GCHS, and our very own Mr. T...

Wacky Holiday Traditions

December 12, 2019

While many families celebrate the holidays with candy canes, mistletoe, or Christmas trees, there are some families at Woodford County High School that celebrate in their own special and zany ways, my family included. For as long as I can remember, my family has always celebrated the winter holidays...

Lighting up the Night in Versailles

December 12, 2019

The Tree Lighting Ceremony happened Friday the 6th and the Christmas parade was on Saturday the 7th in downtown Versailles on Main Street. Check out the photos below to get a look at the festivities!   ...

All You Need is Faith, Trust, and Disney Plus

All You Need is Faith, Trust, and Disney Plus

December 11, 2019

If you consider yourself a Disney fan, Disney Plus is right for you! The Walt Disney Company launched Disney Plus on November 12, 2019 and it quickly signed up more than 10 million people. This site allows subscribers to watch most of their favorite Disney, Pixar, National Geographic, Star Wars and Mar...

The Best Bakeries in Lexington

The Best Bakeries in Lexington

December 9, 2019

With the holidays approaching very soon, food and dessert play a big part in many people's homes. With this in mind, I took a look around Lexington and found some great bakeries that would be great to check out such as European Delights, La Petit Delicat, and Martine's Pastries. European Delights Bakery 221 ...

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