Flaunt for Frankie

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The Jasper Dance Team stepped out onto the basketball court dressed in yellow and black stripped overalls. To any other team, these outfits have no significance. But, the Jasper community immediately knows the story behind their unique…

Winter Weather Spells Speculation

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In this area of the country, it seems like every time a winter weather system starts threatening the area, the threat of school being cancelled always seems to take over towns.  In Jasper, this is certainly the case.  With the potential for…

"Dancing for those who can't"

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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…

Yearbook Holiday Sale

As we approach the holiday season, it’s always hard to find gifts. Yearbooks make great gifts that are sure to bring back memories from days long passed. That’s why every year, the “J” Yearbook staff sponsors a holiday yearbook sale.…

Gallery Brings Student Artists Together

Art, with its various interpretations, is a form of universal communication. That’s why senior Maggie Getzin has taken her love and passion for photography and reached out to other local student artists to put together a pop-up gallery above…

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.…

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…

2016-2017 Yearbooks Are In!

“We enter high school with a blank slate. A plain, white canvas that we would get all to ourselves for the next four years. All of our canvases are different, but are tied together by one detail: the streak of black and gold.” It’s…

In Admiration of Lexi

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On Friday, April 28, Jasper High School celebrated the life of Alexa "Lexi" Layne Mattingly, 16, from Holland who passed away April 20th. Jasper High School wore plaid in remembrance of Lexi who was well liked among local schools. Mattingly…