The Jacket Journal

Kids Can Sack Hunger

Kids Can Sack Hunger

Jentry Wade, Writer

November 22, 2016


Filed under Activities, Elementary, Junior High, News, News

Clinton School was very successful in their fundraising efforts with the  Kids Can Sack Hunger food drive this year. High school and junior high each collected money, high school raised a total of $1,902 and junior high raised a total of $2,550.  The elementary collected over 1,000 non-perishable food ...

CHS Students of the Month : Khristina Huff and Evelyn Lopez

Rachel Dawson

November 21, 2016


Filed under High School, News, Student Spotlight

Clinton High School would like to recognize Khristina Huff and Evelyn Lopez as the September and October Students of the month. To be student of the month, you have to be nominated by at least one of your teachers then drawn out of a bowl of names by the CHS principal, Ms. Evans. These girls show exe...

Miss Clinton Pageant 2016

Miss Clinton Pageant 2016

Rachel Dawson, Writer

November 11, 2016


Filed under News, Schools, Student Life

The second annual Miss Clinton Pageant was Saturday, November 5 in the Clinton auditorium. There were many beautiful contestants ranging from ages 2 through 19 years old. The pageant was themed “A Night In Paris” with many decorations such as the Eiffel Tower and street lights lining the stage. The fo...

Week 10: Clinton Yellowjackets VS Mountain View Yellowjackets

Week 10: Clinton Yellowjackets VS Mountain View Yellowjackets

Nate Lonnon, Writer

November 11, 2016


Filed under High School, News, Sports Center

Friday, November 4th, was a game for the ages. Picked as the Hooten’s High School game of the week, and a conference title and playoff seed on the line, Clinton did not disappoint or step down. By defeating Mt. View in a 34-32 fashion they share the conference title and go into playoffs as a 3rd s...

Week 10 : First Arkansas Bank & Trust : Player of the Game : Kort Weaver

Week 10 : First Arkansas Bank & Trust : Player of the Game : Kort Weaver

Shon Paul Hastings, Writer

November 10, 2016


Filed under High School, News, Sports Center

Friday, November 4th, 2016 the CHS Yellowjackets defeated the Mountain View Yellowjackets in the season finale to earn a share of the 1-3A Conference Title; the final score was 34-32 Clinton. The First Arkansas Bank and Trust player of the game was awarded to the starting quarterback Kort Weaver. With a...

Squirrel Hunt 2017

Squirrel Hunt 2017

Jayla Cody, Writer

November 9, 2016


Filed under Clubs, News, Showcase

 CHS BETA is hosting a Squirrel Hunting Competition that will be held Saturday, January 14th, 2017.  The date is to be determined. You can hunt in pairs or by yourself.  If you’re doing it alone, it will be $15 to enter, and $25 for a pair.  Winners will be determined by the number of squirrels brou...

FFA Nationals

Jayla Cody, Writer

November 7, 2016


Filed under Clubs, News

Our FFA group recently took some students to Indianapolis, Indiana for the FFA National Convention.  A few of them competed against other students from all around the world.  10th grader, Aaron Hogue, and senior, Hunter McHam, won silver medals in dairy and 10th graders Joseph Smith and Hallie Treece ...

VBC Fair Winners

VBC Fair Winners

Rachel Dawson, Writer

November 4, 2016


Filed under Elementary, High School, Junior High, News, News, News, Student Life

Four Van Buren County Fair winners advanced to the finals of the Arkansas State Fair. Tiffanie Hicks, Junior Instrumental Finalist. She performed a piano solo. Abbie Bone, Junior Dance Solo Finalist. She is the daughter of Steve and Pam Bone, of Clinton. She performed a clogging dance solo tit...

Week 9 : CHS Football vs. Yellville Panthers

Week 9 : CHS Football vs. Yellville Panthers

Nate Lonnon, Writer

November 4, 2016


Filed under High School, News, Sports Center, Uncategorized

Last Friday night was a moment in which the seniors played their hearts out. All four of our senior running backs and receivers had a big night. They combined for 286 of our 346 yards and all 38 of our points. The scores came from a Wyatt McCoy 22 yard rush, a Chase Cooley 25 yard scamper, two Jake Ferre...

CHS Volleyball Goes to State

CHS Volleyball Goes to State

Bryce Dodd, Writer

November 4, 2016


Filed under High School, News, Sports Center

The Clinton Yellowjackets Sr. Volleyball team went to Paris to compete in the State Tournament  this past week. In the first round they played against Cutter and won 3-2. The Lady Jackets then lost to host and eventual State Champions Paris in the second round. They fought very hard all year and came out...

First Arkansas Bank & Trust Player of the Game : Week 9 : Jonathan Ochoa

Shon Paul Hastings, Writer

November 1, 2016


Filed under High School, News, Sports Center

The 2016 Senior Night football game on took place Friday, October 28, 2016 with our Clinton Yellowjackets beating Yellville-Summit 38-0. The First Arkansas Bank and Trust player of the game was Johnathan Ochoa (Senior). He is the CHS starting kicker and offensive/defensive lineman. He had a combined tota...

CES Fall Festival

Rue Ragsdale, Writer

November 1, 2016


Filed under Elementary, News, News

This past weekend the CES Gold Team hosted their 1st annual Fall Festival.  They couldn’t have asked for a better turnout; there were so many people that attended this great event.  The kids had a great time from playing games such as The Potty Toss, Booger Picker, and even getting put in the jai...

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