Entries by Mila Vernon

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“Dancing for those who can’t”

Jasper High School has hosted Riley’s Dance Marathon for the past three years. The event will take place from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Friday, March 16 in the auxiliary gym. Admission is free and open to all students, but a donation of $10 is encouraged. Riley’s Dance Marathon was originally held in 1991 […]

The Cold Stares to Perform in Jasper

On Saturday the Cold Stares will perform a free concert at Redemption Christian Church from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Admission for the event is limited to the first 250 people. The Scratch will be providing concessions with a variety of baked goods. All proceeds benefit the high school radio program. The concert was won […]

National Yearbook Week

October 2 through the 6 is National Yearbook Week. To celebrate, Jostens, the company that helps design, print, and sell yearbooks, is hosting a sweepstakes and a photo contest. Students who buy the 2018 edition of The “J,” currently on sale for $50, from October 2 through the 13 will automatically be entered to win one […]

Just for Pablo

On Tuesday, April 18 Jasper High School hosted quite a surprise for one student. Emily Huddleston received quite a shock when she was led to an awards ceremony for her instead of the class photo she was expecting. Mr. Elrod, the Jasper High School yearbook adviser had told the class to dress nicely for an […]

Behind the Scenes

On April 8, 2017 Jasper High School will host their prom. This year the theme of prom is The Great Gatsby, and post prom is themed Under the Boardwalk. Tickets have been purchased, and post prom tickets have been handed out. Every year the junior class helps to fund, and decorate prom by voting on […]

Don’t Be Lame

On Saturday, January 21 Jasper High School held their winter formal, also known as the Snowball Dance. This winter themed dance boasted a DJ, concessions, and a great atmosphere. The dance is hosted by the student council, who organizes everything from the snacks to the DJ. From the very beginning the dance was a hit […]

“¡Dale Dale Dale!”

“Dale dale dale”, pronounced dah-leh, is just a portion of the Piñata Song that the Jasper High School Spanish club sang on Tuesday, January 10, before they swung at the cactus piñata that was provided by Mrs. Johnson. The students ate Rosca de Reyes, a traditional pastry that is normally eaten on Kings’ Day and […]

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Yearbook Holiday Sale

  At the beginning of every year, a new book with old memories is handed out to the hands of many. This book comes with a new theme, and new stories. The book remains a constant in the lives of many Jasper high schoolers. Many look forward to the day they can find themselves in the […]

Tumbling to State

On Saturday, October 29, the Jasper High School cheerleading team competed at regional. The girls placed third overall, and will be competing at state Saturday, November 5. The competition will be tough, but the girls are working to persevere and bring home a first place trophy. Although Seibert, who has been a member of the […]

Horsing Around

For the past two weeks Jasper High School hosted artist, Phillip Payne. The Phoenix native was brought to Jasper by the Friends of the Arts, who bought a piece from him. The piece is a half life-size bronze casting of the deaf 19th century composer Beethoven. “It’s about 5 ½ feet, close to 6 feet,” […]