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Battle of the Little Red Tailgate : School Spirit on the Rise

Battle of the Little Red Tailgate : School Spirit on the Rise

Paige Bryant

September 7, 2016


Filed under High School, News, Sports Center

School spirit is on the rise at CHS.  Before the game last Friday night, Clinton High School hosted a tailgate where students could get ready for the big game.  Local businesses sponsored food and Kona Ice was also there serving snow cones. The band played and the cheerleaders danced. It was a great...

Jackets vs. Panthers Football Recap

Jackets vs. Panthers Football Recap

Nate Lonnon

September 7, 2016


Filed under High School, News, Sports Center

It’s a 70 degree Friday night. The grass is cut, field is painted and the stands are filled. It’s the Clinton vs. Heber game, Battle of The Little Red, with a trophy on the line. This is the game situation every high school football player wants to be in. Heber won the toss and got the ball. Clin...

CHS Tennis Off to a Great Start

CHS Tennis Off to a Great Start

Rue Ragsdale

September 6, 2016


Filed under High School, News, Sports Center

The Clinton Yellowjackets High School Tennis team has already started off with a great season.  They currently have 4 wins with only 1 loss.  We have many returning players plus a few new members, giving us an astounding roster of 21 players.  Returning seniors, Kylie Blanton and Alyssa McKnight, ha...

VBC Fair Approaching Quickly

Phillip Price

September 2, 2016


Filed under News

It's time for the Van Buren County Fair! September 12-17 the fair will be held at the fairgrounds. The GW building will be open Wed-Thur 9a.m to 9p.m, and the gate will be open from 4 p.m to 9 p.m at the same time the commercial exhibit will open. Clinton High School's FFA team will be both showing a...

Chuckwagon Races Return to VBC

Chuckwagon Races Return to VBC

Phillip Price and Rachel Dawson

September 1, 2016


Filed under News, Student Life

End of summer marks the beginning of school and the return of the National Championship Chuckwagon Races.  This is the time of year that puts our tiny town back on the map. It is not surprising to see horses on Main Street.  While the dramatic influx of people can seem aggravating at times, it is a m...

CJHS Band Members Attend Camp

CJHS Band Members Attend Camp

Katlin Green

August 30, 2016


Filed under Junior High, News, Schools

During the summer, 13 Clinton Junior High band members attended the Dixie Band Camp on the campus of the University of Central Arkansas in Conway, Arkansas .The Dixie camp is the oldest in the south, and second oldest in the United States. A total of 850 students from Arkansas all the way to Florida...

CHS Jacket Football Preparing for Season Opener

CHS Jacket Football Preparing for Season Opener

Nate Lonnon, Writer

August 30, 2016


Filed under High School, News, Sports Center

 It’s that time of year again, the annual Clinton vs. Heber Springs week one rivalry game. This is the one that opens the school year and sets the tone for the rest of the football season. It’s going to be a great game. The student section will be roarin’, showing their school pride with the the...

3rd Grade Studies Scientific Method

Savannah Lynch

August 30, 2016


Filed under Activities, Elementary, News, Schools

Students in Ms. Scrimshire's third grade class have been studying the scientific method.  Students did an experiment using these steps to see how many drops of water would fit on a coin.  The results were surprising!!  

New CHS Staff

New CHS Staff

Jaci Slayton

August 30, 2016


Filed under Features, High School, News

We are proud to welcome the new staff members to the Clinton Yellow Jacket Family. We are looking forward to a great year with them.   Mrs. Evans - Principal Mrs. Chaney - Chemistry Teacher Mrs. Hance - Algebra 2 Mr. David Greer- Janitor ...

CHS Golf Team in Full Swing

CHS Golf Team in Full Swing

Ty Johnson and Paige Bryant

August 30, 2016


Filed under High School, News, Sports Center

The Clinton High School Golf team worked very hard over summer vacation. Starting in July, the 9 young men and 4 young ladies began to start practice at two golf clubs, Mountain Ranch of Fairfield Bay and Tannenbaum of Drasco. Our boys had a very successful year last year. They brought home a plaque for ...

CHS Volleyball Setting Up for the Year

CHS Volleyball Setting Up for the Year

Bryce Dodd

August 29, 2016


Filed under High School, News, Sports Center

The Clinton Yellowjacket volleyball team had a very productive summer break. They attended two team camps over the summer including one at Arkansas Tech University and another team tournament in Greenbrier. Many practices and hard work will surely pay off in the games this year. Their season is gett...

Students Attend Boys State/Girls State

Students Attend Boys State/Girls State

Rachel Dawson

August 27, 2016


Filed under Features, High School, News

This Summer, Josh Pryor and Zane Hinchey attended Arkansas Boys State while Jessica Smith and Ashley Reyome went to Arkansas Girls State. It is an honor to be chosen to attend Boys or Girls State based on leadership skills, character, integrity, and academic achievement. At Boys or Girls State Students...

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