The Jacket Journal

North Central Arkansas District Fair Livestock Show

North Central Arkansas District Fair Livestock Show

Kaylee Hobbs, Writer

October 1, 2018


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

Last week Clinton students traveled to Melbourne to compete in the North Central Arkansas District Fair. Clinton was once again very well represented, bringing home honors in several areas of competition.  . Market Goat Show Brayden Mooney- 1st, 1st, and 2nd in class; Reserve Grand Champion Over...

Clinton High School Theater Presents: “The Odyssey”

Glory Stroup, Writer

September 27, 2018


Filed under Announcements, Clubs, High School

Clinton High School Theater would like to present to you, a very famous and well loved play, The Odyssey! This fall, multiple showings of this classic tale will be exhibited in the Clinton High School Auditorium. This year’s cast and crew is excited to show you what they have been working on! &...

Update from Junior High

Kaylee Hobbs, Writer

September 11, 2018


Filed under Junior High, News

Junior High is a full house with 6th-8th grade! They started out the school year with a couple of new changes by adding two new programs. One of them is the T.E.A.M program that goes on during the weekly mentoring period. During this time groups of students go to an assigned teacher that they will remain w...

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...

Clinton Wins Battle of the Little Red

Clinton Wins Battle of the Little Red

Kyler Hensley, Editor

September 7, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports Center

CLINTON, Ark. -- With 2 seconds left on the clock, Clinton desperately needed a a big play to avoid an upset, and sophomore Kenny Ethridge delivered. Ethridge tipped a 49 yard field goal attempt as time expired to help the Jackets hold on to win 36-34. A rivalry is supposed to be tough, hot heade...

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...

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