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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 ...

2nd Annual Woodford Talent Show

2nd Annual Woodford Talent Show

Kayla Hadley, Staff Reporter

December 17, 2019

Woodford County is holding what used to be the Anual Talent Show. This event will be held on January 17th in the cafeteria and is organized by HOSA (Future Health Professionals) Mrs. Fitzpatrick and I met so that she could give me information about the upcoming talent show. How many years has the...

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...

Got Stress?

Got Stress?

December 11, 2019

Stress is something that we all have to deal with. There is no one in this world that stress has not affected in some way, shape, or form. So what exactly is "stress"? Stress is a state of emotional or mental pressure resulting from very challenging situations. Essentially, stress is a strain caused by di...

How to Survive Winter Finals!

How to Survive Winter Finals!

December 6, 2019

  At-a-Glance Finals Schedule As finals get closer and closer, we all start to stress a little bit more. To ease your stress, this page has a full schedule with all of the dates and times for the finals, homework club and more! Good luck to everyone with their finals!! You got this!! T...

Calling All Gamers!

Calling All Gamers!

November 22, 2019

On November 7th, Woodford County High School decided to create Esports teams for their students. Esports is usually a multiplayer video game that is played competitively for spectators, typically by professional gamers. Esports has been around for as long as multiplayer games have. The three videogames...

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. On November 12, the Jacket Journal staff went to KET’s Lexington location. When app...

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...

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. ...

2019 Football Season: Back in Action!

September 26, 2019

As we all know, Woodford County has never failed to be full of spirit and hope for any team or club, no matter the success created within them. We have always held onto our hope for the boys of fall, but this year our football team is sitting on 3-2 record after a few seasons of little to no wins so...

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