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The Amsden’s Roots

The Amsden’s Roots

Addison Kerr, Staff Reporter

March 21, 2019

Filed under Community, Showcase

"They are some of the busiest people I know," said the barista, who is talking about Emily and Alex Riddle.  Most likely, you have heard about Versaille's newer local coffee shop, The Amsden. The Amsden building contains the coffee shop as well as a small store and bourbon bar. Alex and Emily Riddle are ...

Blackbird Dance Theatre Presents: End of the World/ Bricolage

Blackbird Dance Theatre Presents: End of the World/ Bricolage

Chap Hollin, Staff Reporter

March 21, 2019

Filed under Dance, Music, Showcase, Theatre, Visual Arts

"And so it goes... The story of the world. The Iron Age of tragic life. When will we learn to say I love you before the world ends... Tell your sweetheart you love them, give your brother a hug, tell your truth, and never give up hope. Right until the very end."   Performance Informa...

Old Traditions, New Traditions

Old Traditions, New Traditions

February 26, 2019

Woodford County High School hasn't had a talent show in years, but 2019 is the year for a comeback. In previous years, our school has held a talent show every year and the community loved it. Over time, this tradition started to die out. This year, Mrs. Fitz and HOSA got the show back on the road. On...

Living a Mini-Life

Living a Mini-Life

February 26, 2019

Over the past month or so, I have watched many videos on what minimalism really is and people's views on it. Minimalism is keeping only the things you need such as the essentials and things that give meaning; it's about living a simpler life and having freedom. There are many misconceptions of what minim...

Cradle Queen Makes History

Cradle Queen Makes History

February 21, 2019

The cradle is a basic technique in wrestling. The wrestler performs the cradle by grabbing the neck of their opponent with an arm and wrapping the elbow of the other arm behind the knee of the opponent.  The cradle is also known as sophomore Ashley Courtney's signature move in wrestling which she uses...

The One We Crave: Dr. Pepper Thursday

The One We Crave: Dr. Pepper Thursday

February 20, 2019

Every Thursday, some WCHS students come together to express their love for Dr. Pepper. On "Dr. Pepper Thursday", as it is dubbed, its participants celebrate it by donning apparel branded with Dr. Pepper, usually a t-Shirt. While the tradition started last school year (2017-18), it was during the...

World Equestrian Center: A Day in the Life

World Equestrian Center: A Day in the Life

February 13, 2019

The World Equestrian Center, also known as WEC, is one of the premier indoor show grounds of the midwest, located in Wilmington, Ohio. Exhibitors from around the world come to try for their shot at the gorgeous ribbons. All aspects of English riding are on display, from the fast-paced scene of the Jum...

Love, The Jacket Journal Staff

December 17, 2018

Here at The Jacket Journal, we have a wonderful staff made up of many students who work hard to create great stories to share with you! Check out The Jacket Journal every month for exciting stories.

Filipino Flavors

Filipino Flavors

Ashley Courtney, Staff Reporter

December 17, 2018

Filed under Food, Showcase

The Philippines is a country characterized by its collection of various islands and tropical beaches. The country is home to illustrious views and ample cultural diversity. What is often overlooked is the cuisine and dishes that lie under the surface. From rich soups and stews to savory pork dishes and...

Mental Illness: Walk a Mile In Its Shoes

Mental Illness: Walk a Mile In Its Shoes

December 14, 2018

Mental illness and mental health are important issues that need to be recognized, especially here at Woodford Couty High School. An anonymous student said, "The effect that it has on people is life-changing, and even if you don't have a mental illness, you are most likely affected by someone around you...

Homecoming 2018: The Dresses that Make the Magical Night

Hillary Ocampo, Katherine Kelly, and Parker Robinson

November 1, 2018

Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Homecoming comes and goes every year, and every time it looks different. The main reason: The dresses! Every girl wants to find her perfect dress, and here are some of the ones that were featured at the 2018 dance.

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