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The Jacket Journal Storms KET

November 20, 2019

KET stands for Kentucky Education Television. This is a network of PBS that serves the U.S. Commonwealth of Kentucky. The network has programs such as Doc Martin, Comment on Kentucky, and Big Family, among others. The Jacket Journal staff went to KET’s Lexington location. When approaching the doo...

Tips and Tricks For Staying Safe!

Tips and Tricks For Staying Safe!

Amariah Reed, Staff Reporter

November 8, 2019

According to the National Center of Missing and Exploited Children(NCMEC), nearly 800,000 children are reported missing each year--that's more than 2,000 children a day. The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children also report that 203,000 children are kidnapped each year by family members and...

An Out of This World Performance

An Out of This World Performance

November 8, 2019

The marching band's season is coming to a close with one of their final performances last night at the community performance. Despite the sub 40 degree weather, the band had two successful runs at the performance that both received a large round of applause. This year, the title of the show was "In Orbit"...

Homecoming: Is it Rigged?

Homecoming: Is it Rigged?

November 8, 2019

Homecoming week is one that almost every student at Woodford County High School looks forward too. It is a fun-filled week that allows students to dress in crazy outfits and dance in the halls. This week is also a time that each grade level gets to unite to create their float for the WCHS Homecoming P...

How to Write the Perfect College Essay

How to Write the Perfect College Essay

Ashlyn Martin, Staff Reporter

November 7, 2019

For most students, college applications can be the most daunting part of senior year. After all, so much rides on them.  Not only this, but it is also your only chance to show college admissions who you are. It can be difficult not to cave into the pressure and stress they bring along. There are many t...

Getting Spooky in Downtown Lexington

November 6, 2019

Spooky season has come to an end and Lexington went out with a BOOm! On Sunday, October 27th, Lexington held its annual downtown Halloween festival, followed by a parade, then concluded with Michael Jackson's Thriller reenactment. There was quite a crowd and many activities leading up to t...

5 Autumn Traditions from Around the World

5 Autumn Traditions from Around the World

October 29, 2019

Halloween is just around the bend, and everyone is gearing up for a night of campy horror movies, over-the-top costumes of fan-favorite characters, and sweet treats that rot your teeth. Most Americans have been celebrating this holiday for as long as they can remember; it's simply a staple tradit...

Parading Through Time

Parading Through Time

Luna Wu and Jeri Ireland

October 24, 2019

Each year in the fall, students in each grade are assigned a certain theme to design their floats. This year's theme is together through time with Freshmen as the 50s, Sophomores as the 60s, Juniors as the 70s, and Seniors as the 80s. Alongside the floats were the homecoming candidates, marching b...

WCHS Volleyball Team Volleys for a Cure

WCHS Volleyball Team Volleys for a Cure

October 22, 2019

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month on Thursday, October 10th, 2019 the Woodford County High School Volleyball Team hosted Lexington Catholic for their annual Dig Pink game, an event organized by the Side-Out Foundation which works with the community to spread breast cancer awareness. ...

Celebrating Ace Awareness Week

Celebrating Ace Awareness Week

October 21, 2019

Ace Awareness Week 2019 began yesterday, October 20th, and ends October 26th. This week, we celebrate asexual identities and educate ourselves and the people around us about asexuality and the "ace" spectrum. What is Asexuality? Asexuality is a very broad term that is most simply defined as the lac...

September is National Suicide Prevention Month

September is National Suicide Prevention Month

October 7, 2019

 What Are Suicidal Thoughts? Suicidal thoughts can happen when someone's feelings of hopelessness, isolation, or despair become too heavy to bear. Suicidal thoughts can affect anyone of any age. It is like a mental disease and people who choose to commit suicide feel that there is no other option. O...

A Look at Spiced “Candie’s” Art in the Fall

A Look at Spiced “Candie’s” Art in the Fall

September 27, 2019

For about half a year now, my mother, Candice (Candie) Jenkins, has been diving into the world of art (painting to be specific). She's been working hard being in charge of a personal business; she has already participated in her first art exhibit, and this month, she has been given the chance to participate...

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