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Fayette Mall’s New “Youth Escort Policy” Now in Place

April 13, 2020

The Fayette Mall in Lexington is a very popular shopping spot, and with that being said, it is used as a hangout spot as well for many people, mostly teenagers. For years teenagers have been visiting the mall to socialize and shop, whether it be in groups, pairs, or by themselves. Recently, Fayette...

A red-roofed barn tucked into the elbow of the Elkhorn Creek.

Self-Care in Self-Quarantine

April 9, 2020

Woodford County High School students have been out of school since mid-March, as well as all students in all surrounding schools. Being out of school for a "Corona-cation" might sound like a luxury, but many students, including myself, are becoming restless. With the absence of the normal structure of...

The Calm During the Quarantine

The Calm During the Quarantine

The Jacket Journal Staff, Staff Reporters, Editors

April 8, 2020


Lifestyle as the Big Sister

Lil bro and I hanging out during the 2 week quarantine!!

Amariah Reed, Staff Reporter

April 7, 2020

Hey Jackets! As you all know we have been in Quarantine for about two weeks now and it has been crazy. I'm back to tell you all how my past 10 days have been while watching my 7-year-old brother, Amarion. It has definitely been an interesting experience, so read below to hear about my time with this...

What's it Like Being a Home-schooled Student?

What’s it Like Being a Home-schooled Student?

March 30, 2020

There has always been a stereotype that homeschooled kids don't learn well. When we think of home school, we think of awkward kids taking classes online or being taught by their mothers and not having the same privileges as public/private school students. My best friend, Allisa Shuck (10), has been ho...

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...

This break has me on life support from all this boredom.

Coronacation: A Look Into What I Have Been Doing to Pass the Time

March 27, 2020

With school being out for the forseeable future, we on the Journalism team have been asked to document our lives over this break so others can see what we have been up to. I am not sure why I was asked to do this because I live a very boring and repetitive lifestyle that I am sure will not entertain...

Living with Celiac Disease

March 27, 2020

In the 1940s, Physician Willem Dicke discovered an auto-immune disease that was affecting many people--Celiac Disease. Celiac Disease is an autoimmune disease where ingesting gluten results in damage to the small intestine and eventually many other organs. It is estimated that this disease affects 3 m...

Tiktok: Safe or Too Convenient?

Tiktok: Safe or Too Convenient?

Emma Duggan, Staff Reporter

March 27, 2020

Tiktok is a social media app that teenagers, adults, and celebrities use to create fun videos of many different things.  Along with this new app, there is a controversial argument on whether Tiktok is a safe app or if it is too convenient for people of young age. Let's break down both sides of the issue! Safe: The ...

Blue Light Glasses: Are They Worth It?

Blue Light Glasses: Are They Worth It?

March 20, 2020

Blue light glasses have become increasingly popular. The question is: Do they really work, or are they just another trend? The scientific answer is no. No scientific studies have been shown to prove that blue light causes eye problems. According to the American Academy of Ophthalmology, “Th...

Old Farms Harbor Many Souls

This picture was taken of my uncle's farmhouse  at midnight. It gave me this off feeling when I saw it.

Abby Frakes, Staff Reporter

March 19, 2020

My mom, uncle, and I started at the farmhouse. It's where she and my uncle used to live when they were kids. My mother's father bought it, but I'm not too sure who owned it before. It gives off this eerie sort of vibe. This house would be a good place for ghosts to roam in and around as it is fairly...

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