Physics Club wins first in chemistry competition, second in robotics

Winter Wilson, staff writer

February 27, 2012

Filed under Top Stories

   Austin Musser and Garrett Griffith placed first in the chemistry competition and the robotics team placed second in their Feb. 17 competition during the physics club field trip to Stephen F. Austin (SFA) for STEM (science, technolo...

Basketball ends season

Tyler Hudson, staff writer

February 24, 2012

Filed under Sports, Top Stories

 The Jacket basketball team ended the year with a record of 3-11 as the fifth spot in the district.  “We have improved from previous years, but I still think we should have done better,” Coach Steadman said.  Last year the ...

Siblings become ‘blessings’

Courtney Hudgins, staff writer

February 22, 2012

Filed under Opinions

  I was told that I was my sister’s personal doll for a while. Who needs Barbies when you have a little sister? And I can vaguely remember a time when I was two and she must have gotten tired of me. She pushed me off the bed...

Hudgins on mornings

Courtney Hudgins, staff writer

February 22, 2012

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   Any weekday morning for high school students is probably stressful. A weekday morning at my house consists of yelling, barking, and alarms going of everywhere. Try sleeping through that.     Sleep is like my drug. I...

Rick Riordan builds on Greek mythology

Lincoln Fischer, staff writer

February 16, 2012

Filed under A&E

            In the book Sea of Monsters, the author, Rick Riordan, uses such great description to describe every thing. The descriptions were so great it was almost like a movie in my head, but I did have to work a l...

Flanagan creates Middle Ages conflict

Caleb Witt, staff writer

February 16, 2012

Filed under A&E

    In a land where knights commence in battle and wargals pillage, John Flanagan brings you a story about an apprentice boy’s attempt to stop The Lord of Rain and Night from taking control of the kingdom. In The Burning Bri...

‘Wimpy Kid’ entertains energetic readers

Harrison Howell, staff writer

February 16, 2012

Filed under A&E

   The Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days, is a very relatable book for a 14 year old boy. The author, Jeff Kenney, did a very good job with the things that happened in the story. I have read most of the books in the series, and this...

Jacket Buzz section editors

February 15, 2012

Filed under Uncategorized

Arts & Entertainment Editor: Morgan Massey is junior who loves music, old movies and friends. She is first chair oboein the band and is a member of Anchor Club and Junior Historians. She loves to write and has written...

Students to help with MDA fundraiser

Linlee Palmer, staff writer

February 15, 2012

Filed under News

  A few students were chosen to help with the Muscular Dystrophy Association lockup fundraiser  Thursday, February,23 at East Texas Burger Company.  Community jail birds will be waiting to be bailed from “jail” between...

Video tech classes teaches production skills

Rikkilyn Hass, staff writer

February 15, 2012

Filed under Features

In video technology class students learn the technical parts of movies, behind the scenes parts of movies, and television production.  This class will help students if they are interested in a career of audio and video, learning...

Powerlifters work toward regional March 10

Harrison Howell, staff writer

February 15, 2012

Filed under Sports

   The Texas High School Powerlifters Association competition will be March 10 at Rusk High School with lifters from around the region coming to test their strength.    Team members Tino Elias, Brady Rose, L.T. Flournoy,...

Film portrays social changes of the Sixties

Jorie Sauer, staff writer

February 14, 2012

Filed under A&E

In a little town in Mississippi during the 1960s, three very different women create a friendship around a secret journal project that puts them all at risk and goes against all of society’s rules. This sisterhood brings courage...