The Jacket Journal

Clinton Excels at Van Buren County Fair

Clinton Excels at Van Buren County Fair

Kyler Hensley, Writer

September 24, 2018


Filed under Clubs, High School, News, Showcase

Clinton, AR-- Thomas Edison once said, “Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.” One thing is for sure, Clinton students did not shy away from work. In fact they have seized the opportunity to work hard over the past several months and achieve thei...

Tennis Update

Tennis Update

Blake Burgess, Writer

September 20, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports Center

On Tuesday, September 18th the Clinton Yellowjacket Tennis team defeated 2 4A teams. They defeated Batesville and Southside Batesville at Lyon’s College.  Coach Johnson said, “It was a very significant win for our team as we prepare for district next week.” Their record is now 11-1-2 (11 wins, ...

Around the State in 3A Football

Around the State in 3A Football

JoJo Jones, Writer

September 20, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports Center

Clinton starts its season off 3-0 and has won 15 of their last 16 games. Harding Academy on the other hand is 2-1, with a tight loss to Bald Knob in Week 2. Harding’s heavy pass, spread offense, will be a competition for the Jackets. The past two weeks the Yellow Jackets have rolled Conway Christian, a...

Tennis Update

Tennis Update

Weston Amos, Writer

September 17, 2018


Filed under High School, News, Showcase, Sports Center

Clinton Tennis is having another successful year behind Coach Tami Johnson. When asked how this year is shaping up compared to others, she answered saying, “We’ve been in a tough conference, but as a team we have performed really well. I coach a great group of student athletes.” Coach Johnson seem...

3A Top 25

3A Top 25

Jo Jo Jones, Writer

September 13, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports Center

Booneville (3-0) Prescott (2-0) Clinton (2-0) Mayflower (2-0) Smackover (2-1) Charleston (1-1) Newport (1-1) Osceola (1-1) Rison (2-0) Glen Rose (1-1) Harding Academy (1-1) Atkins (3-0) McGehee (0-2) C. Harmony Grove (2-1) Lamar (2-0) Hoxie ...

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...

Clinton Football to Host Steak Out

Clinton Football to Host Steak Out

Caleb Bowman, Writer

September 7, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports Center

This Saturday, the Clinton football team will be hosting their annual Steak Out. The event will be located in front of Cash Saver from 5-6 p.m.  The Clinton football team puts on the event to raise money to pay for many activities such as 7 on 7s. The football team also uses the money from the steak o...

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...

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