The Jacket Journal

Lady Yellow Jacket Softball Advances to Regionals

Lady Yellow Jacket Softball Advances to Regionals

Brittany Shannon, Editor

May 1, 2018


Filed under High School, News, Photo Gallery, Schools, Showcase, Sports Center, Student Life

This past weekend, the Clinton Lady Yellowjackets looked at the District tournament for their key to regionals. They played the Yellville Lady Panthers in the first round. The Lady Yellowjackets hit very well off of Yellville’s pitcher, while the Lady Panthers struggled to hit off of Tori Bradford. Br...

Baseball Senior Night

Baseball Senior Night

Aaron Hogue, Journalist

May 1, 2018


Filed under High School, News, News, Showcase, Sports Center, Student Life, Student Spotlight

Friday, April 20 Clinton hosted a conference doubleheader against the Dardanelle Sand Lizards. This was the Yellow Jackets last home game of the year, which is always senior night. There were 9 seniors recognized this night.   Ty Johnson Bryce Dodd Avery Bramlet Stiles Booher T...

Clinton Students Bring Home Gold in Special Olympics!

Clinton Students Bring Home Gold in Special Olympics!

Brittany Shannon, Editor

May 1, 2018


Filed under High School, News, Photo Gallery, Schools, Showcase, Sports Center, Student Life, Student Spotlight

Some of our very own students participated in Special Olympics track and field on Wednesday, April 25th at UALR track. They've been excited to compete in this outing for months! Out of everyone there, we came back VERY successful! Listed here are all of the winners: 100 Meter Run Boys 12-15 Brandon ...

Lady Jacket Softball Faces Lamar

Lady Jacket Softball Faces Lamar

Brittany Shannon, Editor

April 18, 2018


Filed under High School, News, News, Sports, Sports Center

On Tuesday, April 16th, the Clinton Lady Yellowjackets packed up and headed out to face Lamar in a double header. The Lady Jackets played a solid 5 innings, holding the Lady Warriors to 1 run while your Clinton Lady Jackets, scored 3. Pitcher, Tori Bradford, recorded a no hitter against the Lady Warriors...

Agronomy Girls Take State

Agronomy Girls Take State

Brittany Shannon, Editor

April 17, 2018


Filed under Clubs, High School, News, Photo Gallery, Picture of the Week, Showcase, Student Life, Student Spotlight

This past Thursday and Friday, the Clinton FFA Chapter took 11 teams to compete at FFA State Convention in Fayetteville. Many teams did well, but only one team made it to the top. That was the Agronomy team consisting of Abby Bone, Brooke Bradford, Gisselle Hernandez, and Savannah Lynch. They have been...

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! ...

2018 CAP Night

Gabby Helton

April 10, 2018


Filed under High School, News

On Wednesday, April 11, Clinton High School will be hosting a CAP Night from 3:30 to 5:30 that evening. This event will be held in the Clinton Public School Basketball Arena. CAP Night is to advise and assist students and parents in academic scheduling/course selections for the 2018-2019 school year. ...

Clinton Students Excel at Special Olympics

Clinton Students Excel at Special Olympics

Gabby Helton, Writer

April 6, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Athletes from Clinton High School participated in the Special Olympics last week. The athletes competed in the ten meter dribble, target pass, and spot shot. In the girls 3-C Division, Cynthia Forrester received 5th place, Tara Slayton earned 5th place, Leandra Pledger got 4th place, and Sammy McJunk...

FFA earns their way to State

FFA earns their way to State

Natalie Alexander, Writer

April 4, 2018


Filed under Clubs, High School, News, Showcase

“Practice like you’ve never won. Perform like you’ve never lost.” Our FFA chapter went to Arkansas Tech University in Russellville to compete at the district CDE (Career Development Events) competition, on March 15th, 2018. This contest determines if our teams get to move on to the state conte...

CHS Lady Jacket Softball

CHS Lady Jacket Softball

Emily Kirk, Writer

April 4, 2018


Filed under News, Sports Center

The Clinton Lady Yellow Jacket Softball team has not been able to play the past two weeks, because of the nasty weather. The last game the girls were able to play was last Monday against Mountain Home. The Lady Jackets took a tough loss against the 6A school. This Thursday and Friday, the girls plan on p...

Rustic Enchanted Garden Prom 2018

Rustic Enchanted Garden Prom 2018

Alexus Smith

April 3, 2018


Filed under High School, News, Showcase

It’s that time of year again! CHS prom is this coming Saturday, April 7th. Prom parade will be ready to roll at 6 that evening and begin promptly at 6:30 at the downtown courthouse. Weather has been a major concern of many citizens of Clinton. There has been a chance of freezing rain and snow with ...

Hunger Run

Hunger Run

Gabby Helton, Writer

March 29, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports Center

On Saturday, March 31, the community will gather to participate in the 6th annual Hunger Run. It is a 5K race. Every year, the participants can choose to either walk or run through the beautiful Ozark mountains residing in Van Buren County. The purpose of the Hunger Run is to raise awareness for the h...

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