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Merry Christmas from The Jacket Journal

Merry Christmas from The Jacket Journal

December 18, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

We would like to wish you and yours a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! From the Staff of The Jacket Journal

Christmas in Clinton

Christmas in Clinton

Emily Kirk, Writer

December 18, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

At this busy time of year Clinton like many small towns have traditions they cherish and new traditions that emerge.  There have been many activities going on in Clinton to gear up for holiday season.   CHS CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) held a breakfast with Santa on Saturday, December 9 fro...

FCCLA Wins Big at District STAR Events

FCCLA Wins Big at District STAR Events

Gabby Helton, Writer

December 18, 2017


Filed under Clubs, News, Showcase

Clinton High School’s FCCLA had a great run in their district competition held on December 6, 2017. The following FCCLA members competed and won in the following STAR events with various gold and silver medals. Job Interview - Baylee Greffen (Gold Medal) Leadership - Tania Armas (Gold Medal) Chapter Po...

FBLA Prepares for District

FBLA Prepares for District

Brittany Shannon, Writer

December 14, 2017


Filed under Clubs, News, Showcase

This past week, the Clinton FBLA chapter travelled to Heber to participate in Basic Training to prepare for District FBLA. In this, the students compete in what they will in district and they receive feedback on what they need to do better and what they did well on. Below are pictures and results of the...

Clinton Ends History Making Season

Clinton Ends History Making Season

Kyler Hensley, Sports Editor

December 7, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports Center

CLINTON, AR-- Clinton’s state championship hopes ended with a heartbreaking loss in the state quarter finals last Friday night, when the official signaled a touchdown to put Junction City up 48-43 with only 9 seconds remaining in the game. In week 12, Clinton knocked off Harmony Grove 48-42 and became t...

Senior Girls Claim St. Joseph Classic Championship

Senior Girls Claim St. Joseph Classic Championship

Lexie Smith, Writer

December 7, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports Center

Clinton Lady Jackets are now on a four game winning streak!!! After a somewhat rocky start to the season, they have had a complete 360 this past week. Both senior high boys and girls teams participated in the St. Joseph Classic in Conway this past week. Tuesday the girls faced England in the first roun...

Clinton Senior Night

Clinton Senior Night

Emily Kirk, Writer

November 2, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports Center

This Friday will be senior night at Clinton High School for all fall sports.This is a time dedicated to honoring these seniors. The following sports will be involved in this week's event: football, volleyball, cheer, golf, tennis, band, and color guard. This is a very special time for these seniors ...

Clinton Dominating Regular Season

Clinton Dominating Regular Season

Kyler Hensley, Sports Editor

November 1, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports Center

Yellville, AR--- Weston Amos threw for 125 yards and 2 touchdowns, John Riley Hinchey rushed for 112 yards and two touchdowns, and the Jackets cruised to another dominating win 42-6 to remain unbeaten. Ethen Drake rushed for 98 yards for Clinton (9-0), which gives the Jackets their first 9-0 start...

Halloween Fun in Clinton

Halloween Fun in Clinton

Brittany Shannon, Co-Editor

October 31, 2017


Filed under Elementary, News, Showcase

The Clinton Scare on the Square is going on tonight in downtown Clinton. It will be from 5 PM until after dark. It is scary safe family fun provided by the Clinton Volunteer Fire Department. It is free admission! There will be trick-or-treating, candy, a hayride, and a costume contest! There will als...

Clinton High Choir Achieves All Region Honors

Clinton High Choir Achieves All Region Honors

Gabby Helton, Writer

October 26, 2017


Filed under Clubs, High School, News, Showcase

The Clinton High School Choir recently competed in the All Region auditions.  The Choir competed against many central and north central Arkansas schools.  Cade Williams a Freshman at Clinton High School and a member of the Jacket Harmony made 6th chair bass at the all region choir auditions. This ac...

Red Ribbon Week at CHS

Red Ribbon Week at CHS

Brittany Shannon, Co-Editor

October 26, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life

This week is nationally known as Red Ribbon Week. It is a week about drug and alcohol prevention and awareness. To raise awareness, the high school has participated in the following activities: Monday- Proud to be Drug Free - Wear Red Monday, October 23rd - Countywide Red Ribbon Rally for grades 9-12 @...

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