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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 2020!

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...

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

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 ...

The Calm During the Quarantine

The Calm During the Quarantine

The Jacket Journal Staff, Staff Reporters, Editors

March 24, 2020

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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

Old Farms Harbor Many Souls

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...

Two Eagles Take Flight

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...

Winner of Woodford’s Got Talent

February 10, 2020

This January, Woodford's HOSA club put on the second Woodford's Got Talent. This is a school-wide talent show open to all Woodford County High School Students. There were many incredible acts from singing to dancing and even whip cracking. However, only one act could win and the winning act was an incredible...

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'...

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