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Student Spotlight: Esteban Saavedra

Student Spotlight: Esteban Saavedra

Tania Armas, Writer

October 19, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase, Student Spotlight

Esteban Saavedra is a Junior at Clinton High School. He has become a well-known student around campus for the short amount of time he has been in Clinton. Esteban enrolled around a year ago after arriving from Mexico with little English. People might think Esteban would have some difficulties at schoo...

CHS Biology Teacher Attends Regeneron Research Conference

CHS Biology Teacher Attends Regeneron Research Conference

Amanda Sellers, Writer

October 10, 2018


Filed under Features, High School, News, Showcase

I recently had the opportunity to attend the Regeneron Society for Science & the Public Research Conference in Washington D.C.  I was one of 200 teachers selected out of 2,000 to represent Clinton High School. At the conference, we had several speakers that inspired us to keep emphasizing the impo...

Quote of The Week: Oct. 1st-5th

Quote of The Week: Oct. 1st-5th

October 2, 2018


Filed under Features, Quote of the Week

"Ask yourself if what you're doing today is getting you closer to where you want to be tomorrow."

Student Spotlight: Cade Williams

Student Spotlight: Cade Williams

Glory Stroup, Writer

September 17, 2018


Filed under Features, News, Student Spotlight

Cade is a Sophomore this year, and he can’t wait to make some unforgettable high school memories! His biggest supporters are his parents and friends, and he has some big plans for the future!   Cade loves anything and everything that has to do with music. He would love to have a career i...

Change of Administration

Change of Administration

Kyler Hensley, Editor

September 10, 2018


Filed under Elementary, Features, High School, Junior High, News, Showcase

During the spring/summer heading into the 2018-2019 school year, there were many changes to Clinton Public Schools. One major change was in administration. Clinton Schools hired a new superintendent, Dr. Joe Fisher. Dr. Fisher previously served as the superintendent at Atkins High School before comin...

Last Blood Drive of the Year

Last Blood Drive of the Year

Brittany Shannon, Editor

April 16, 2018


Filed under Clubs, Features, High School, News, Schools, Showcase

Please come out and support the Arkansas Blood Institute and your local FBLA chapter by giving blood on May 2nd right outside of the high school office. You can help save 3 lives with just one donation and support your CHS seniors by helping with scholarship funds! ...

Last Thing on His Mind

Last Thing on His Mind

Sydney Brown and Kyler Hensley, Writer and Sports Editor

March 5, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase, Sports Center

It was homecoming night in the small town of Clinton, Arkansas. The undefeated Clinton Yellowjackets were preparing to take the field against the stiffest conference competition of the year, the Melbourne Bearcats. When the team broke through the tunnel, and onto the field with their fans going crazy... ...

History of Valentine’s Day

History of Valentine’s Day

Gabby Helton, Writer

February 14, 2018


Filed under Features, News, Showcase

February is considered the month of romance and every February 14th, the United States and other countries celebrate the one and only Valentine’s Day! The Catholic Church recognizes at least three different saints named Valentine or Valentinus, all of whom were martyred. One legend contends that Val...

Beta Club Raffles GIANT Bear!

Beta Club Raffles GIANT Bear!

Brittany Shannon, Co-Editor

February 14, 2018


Filed under Clubs, Features, High School, News

Help support your Beta Club make it to National Convention by buying tickets for this 6 foot GIANT Teddy Bear! Tickets will be sold by all qualifiers for National Convention and in Mrs. Hutchins classroom. Tickets will also be sold at lunch. The winner will be announced at the end of the day....

Denita Watson Fighting Cancer with Faith and Strength

Denita Watson Fighting Cancer with Faith and Strength

October 31, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase

This week I had the pleasure to interview Denita Watson, a member of the Clinton School family and a breast cancer survivor. I asked her how being diagnosed with breast cancer has affected her. She stated “ I had a routine mammogram and then an ultrasound when they saw something suspicious.  I was dia...

Sherry Williams’s Resilient Spirit in her Fight Against Breast Cancer

Sherry Williams’s Resilient Spirit in her Fight Against Breast Cancer

Emily Kirk, Writer

October 31, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase

October has been known as “Breast Cancer Awareness” month for 32 years. It was founded in 1985 by a group of women who wanted to make a difference for breast cancer. For every eight women, at least one will be diagnosed. Sad to say, many women in our own community have been diagnosed including a...

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