The Jacket Journal

The Calm During the Quarantine

The Calm During the Quarantine

The Jacket Journal Staff, Staff Reporters, Editors

April 8, 2020


Mr. WCHS candidates Tanner Cavins, Nick Crowe, and Jonathan Pitman go meet the judges with their friend.

Mr. WCHS 2020!

March 28, 2020

Mr. WCHS was an event hosted by the junior prom committee. The people involved in Mr. WCHS were the junior and senior boys, as well as the senior girls. The junior and senior boys opened the show with a dance number; followed by their talents and then walking out in their tuxes. After that, the senior g...

WCHS' New Dress Code Policy

WCHS’ New Dress Code Policy

March 27, 2020

A new dress code policy has been presented and approved by the Site-Based Decision-Making council (SBDM). The dress code aims to be inclusive of all religions, races, cultural observances, genders, household incomes, and body types. Having a formal dress code teaches students how to practice personal...

Let’s Head to Morehead!

The view of Morehead's campus before beginning the tour.

Luna Wu, Staff Reporter

March 26, 2020

On March 10, the Freshman class traveled to Morehead State University to take a tour of the campus. Although the day was gloomy and rainy, Woodford still traveled an hour and a half to visit the campus. Upon arrival, each group of students was greeted by Morehead Eagles, also known as the tour guides....

Aisle from Kroger where the toilet paper is normally located. Completely empty, all toilet paper has been sold out.

Stuff in Stores? Not Anymore!

March 26, 2020

The CDC recently announced that the novel coronavirus, known as COVID-19, is officially a pandemic. Our country, along with many others, is going through something resembling a shutdown as a result. As people are out of work and imports are slowing down, many families have made an attempt to stock up...

Landon Oxley and James Hawkins hold their certificates for earning Eagle Scout after their Court of Honor.

Two Eagles Take Flight

February 29, 2020

The Eagle Scout rank is the highest honor in the Scouts BSA (Boy Scouts of America). It’s more than just a personal goal for many scouts. It is a testament to a recipient’s leadership ability, determination, and skill. Two Yellow Jackets, Landon Oxley (12) and James Hawkins (12) rose to the rank of Eagle at their joint court of honor this past...

GSA: Schooling WCHS On Sexuality & Gender

GSA: Schooling WCHS On Sexuality & Gender

February 10, 2020

According to ACLU (American Civil Liberties Union), there are over 4,000 GSA clubs nationwide. “Gay-Straight Alliances, or GSAs, are student-led and student-organized school clubs that aim to create a safe, welcoming, and accepting school environment for all youth, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identi...

STLP–Is It for Me?

February 6, 2020

STLP, which stands for Student Technology Leadership Program, is a new club here at the high school. STLP Club began this year and it has very few members but lots of potential. The club is student-led mainly by club President Amaya Patrick, a sophomore here at WCHS, and the club embraces the members'...

Woodford County High School was built in 1963 and has seen many additions throughout the years. Woodford County is one of the oldest buildings in the region and has seen multiple generations go through its doors.

The Most Important Thing that Students and Teachers Want in a New School

February 6, 2020

In the Spring of 2018, Woodford County tried to pass a new tax that would help build a new, proposed high school. During that vote, many voters in the county went to the polls and the new tax was knocked down by a narrow margin. Even though this happened, the school board is still moving forward with...

Sneak Peek of Legally Blonde the Musical

February 6, 2020

Legally Blonde the Musical is going to be the next theatre production here at Woodford County High School. Ms. Amro, Mr. Strickland, Mr. Tonks, and Ms. Bays are all taking part to construct this musical. This musical consists of at least 20 musical numbers and two main acts. As of right n0w, Legally Blo...

Be Involved in the Be Campaign

February 6, 2020

Woodford County High School’s Art, Design, and Voice class has been working on three projects over the course of this school year. These projects include creating birdhouses, a card deck featuring community members, and a campaign to spread positive messages around Woodford. The last project, also known as...