The Jacket Journal

National Attendance Month

National Attendance Month

September 11, 2018


Filed under Elementary, High School, Junior High, Showcase

September is National Attendance Awareness Month. Addressing chronic absence is a key component of improving graduation rates, increasing academic achievement and giving young people the best chance at success in their adult life. Please join us in encouraging your student to attend school each day to...

Varsity Football Conway Christian

Varsity Football Conway Christian

Kyler Hensley, Editor

September 10, 2018


Filed under High School, Photo Gallery, Showcase, Sports, Sports Center

CLINTON, Ar.--- After a questionable week 1 performance, Clinton flexed its muscles, and ran right through 2A Conway Christian (1-2) on the way to a 34 point blowout. The Jackets reeled off 6 unanswered touchdowns and 442 total yards on the ground to give them a lopsided win 55-21. It wasn’t all ...

7th Annual Clinton Down Syndrome Walk

7th Annual Clinton Down Syndrome Walk

Aaron Hogue, Writer

September 10, 2018


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

The 7th Annual Clinton Down Syndrome Walk was held September 8th at the Clinton High School Arena.  The Clinton Down Syndrome Walk formerly known as the Buddy Walk was created by Randi Newland and a friend to bring awareness to Down Syndrome. This year’s slogan was “New Name Same Tradition!” ...

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...

CHS Football Team Visits Devon Wooten

CHS Football Team Visits Devon Wooten

Weston Amos, Writer

September 7, 2018


Filed under High School, Junior High, Showcase, Sports Center

Friday the 24th there were several warriors in the the Little Rock Children’s Hospital.  One warrior in particular stood out among them all, Devon Wooten. Some members of the Clinton High School football team made a surprise visit to Devon. The Jackets brought letters spreading love and positivity t...

The Hive Designs

The Hive Designs

August 31, 2018


Filed under High School, News, Showcase

The FACS Department, under the leadership of Valerie Lawson, has a new program of study this year. They are now offering three new classes; Consumer Services, Customer Relations, and Entrepreneurial Experience. In the Entrepreneurial Experience class the students are getting hands on experience at starting...

A Musical Summer With Band

A Musical Summer With Band

Glory Stroup, Writer

August 28, 2018


Filed under High School, Junior High, Showcase

The members of the Clinton High and Junior High Band have been busy this summer! From practicing and coming up with routines to attending band camp, band kids have been wrapped up in a music-filled summer. They will continue their hard work throughout the new school year! Not only did band kids have a blast at Dixie...

Hunting the Panthers

Hunting the Panthers

Kyler Hensley, Editor

August 21, 2018


Filed under High School, News, Showcase, Sports Center

No one is really sure when the rivalry between Heber Springs and Clinton began. Some may say it began the first time the two teams faced off in 1939. While others believe it began years later. Regardless of how it all began, the infamous rivalry is there. On August 31st, the two teams will meet for the...

Clinton School Changes

Clinton School Changes

Glory Stroup, Writer

August 20, 2018


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

There have been numerous changes happening across the Clinton School District. Ranging from new paint to new teachers, the Clinton High School, Junior High, Elementary, and PreSchool have been switching it up this year. The Clinton ABC Pre-School had a new addition born into their preschool family.  ...

Putting in the Work

Putting in the Work

Kaylee Hobbs, Writer

August 16, 2018


Filed under Clubs, High School, News, Showcase

FFA showers have been working hard this summer preparing their animals, and preparing themselves for show season. A lot of time goes into getting the animals to the point of being presentable in the show ring. There are multiple kinds of animals that can be shown such as goats, lambs, hogs, cattle, ...

CHS Baseball Advances to Quarter Finals of State Tournament

CHS Baseball Advances to Quarter Finals of State Tournament

Aaron Hogue, Writer

May 31, 2018


Filed under High School, News, Showcase, Sports Center

Wednesday, May 9th the Clinton baseball team left to head south 3 hours to the small town of Smackover, Arkansas for the 3A State Tournament. Clinton won their regional tournament giving them a number 1 seed in the tournament. Clinton spent Wednesday night in El Dorado and woke up early in the mornin...

Clinton High School Graduation

Clinton High School Graduation

Emily Kirk, Writer

May 21, 2018


Filed under High School, News, Showcase

2018 Clinton High School Graduation This past Friday night was the 2018 Clinton High School graduation. The auditorium was standing room only. Cody Bagley started the night with the invocation, leading the entire auditorium in prayer. Savannah Lynch, the salutatorian, gave a three minute speech explaining ...

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