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  • New Electives Chosen for the Students, by the students

    New Electives Chosen for the Students, by the students

    Alexa Halko, Art & Entertainment Editor

    May 12, 2016

    Electives are the some of the best parts of high school. From painting classes to sociology classes, students are given many options. But are these the electives students really want? Schools have had gym as a required course since the beginning, which has allowed athletes great training time as well as healthy activity.That’s nice for athletes,...

    Aaliyah Jone's Practice model sketches in hopes for fashion class

  • Riders Gallop into Summer

    Riders Gallop into Summer

    Katie Balding, Reporter

    May 10, 2016

      As the school year comes to a close, the equestrians at Jamestown are shifting their focus onto every rider's’ priority: the summer horse show season. Unlike other sports, horseback riders have no “off season,” but the summer season is the host of the majority of the shows in a year, leading up to the final competitions of the year....

    From left to right: Meredith Keesee, Devin Francis, and Susan Shell. Photo by M. Kristin Francis.

  • School Store Funds Future Leaders

    School Store Funds Future Leaders

    Jasmine Willis, Reporter

    May 4, 2016

    Outside the door of Jamestown’s school store, hungry students, with change jingling in their pockets, wait for the door to get unlocked so they can buy their snacks and make it to their next class before the bell rings. Buying snacks, drinks and occasionally school-themed apparel, students rarely think about what their money is used for. Business...

    Charlotte Stowers and one of her FBLA members waiting for customers in the school store.

  • ReLaxin Cause We’re Laxin

    ReLaxin Cause We’re Laxin

    Ethan Holcomb and Hunter Pegram

    May 2, 2016

      This year is a big year for spring sports with the introduction of girls lacrosse. Being only the second time in Jamestown’s history to field a girls lacrosse team, they have high hopes for the upcoming season. With the number of freshmen joining the team, there's been a transition to both  a JV and a varsity team. And with the incr...

    Jamestown Lacrosse team posing for a picture

  • Jamestown Career Fair Brings Jobs Galore

    Jamestown Career Fair Brings Jobs Galore

    Jimmy Sharp and Breanna Knotts

    May 2, 2016

    An overwhelming crowd of students and adults flooded into the auxiliary gym to attend the first Jamestown Career Fair. On Thursday, April 15, close to 20 businesses from around Hampton Roads clustered in the gym with one goal: to encourage and give high school students opportunities for a job this summer or for one after high school. Both Jamestown ...

    Students talking to different businesses at the career fair

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Stomp Your Feet to the Beat

Stomp Your Feet to the Beat

Jasmine Willis, Reporter

Kick off your shoes and cut “Footloose” for this spring’s musical brought to you by Jamestown’s theater students. This performance of “Footloose,” running March 24, 25 and 26, is bound to appeal to teenagers with...

March 16, 2016

Black Friday Continues to Dominate Thanksgiving Weekend

Black Friday Continues to Dominate Thanksgiving Weekend

Kevin Mooney, Editor

Each year, shoppers line up outside the doors of major retailers to find the best deals for the holidays. As the tradition continues to grow, the number of injuries and deaths rise due to the pressure and rush during the...

December 11, 2015

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Feature

Have You Heard?

Have You Heard?

Emily Spence, Reporter

Beginning in sixth grade Houston Heard was told to write a song for his science class, and he decided that writing a rap better suited him. With the help of his Rock Band ...

March 16, 2016

Students Delegating in Model United Nations

Students Delegating in Model United Nations

Alexa Fitzpatrick, Reporter

Students Delegating in Model United Nations Although Jamestown’s representatives are not delegates in the real world, they can act as them by participating in Model Unit...

March 10, 2016

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Entertainment

Ascent Rises to the Occasion

Ascent Rises to the Occasion

Breanna Knotts, Co-Editor-in-Chief

Are you a poet? A short story writer? A columnist? Are you working on a novel and have always dreamed of publishing? Jamestown’s literary magazine, Ascent, is still looking for submissions for its’ eighth consecutive volume coming this June. The magazine advisers, Maeghan Christie and Tanya Graham-Galatro, said that submissions from any student should meet the theme and the requirements for origina...

April 29, 2016

Deadpool Comes Alive on the Big Screen

Deadpool Comes Alive on the Big Screen

March 21, 2016

Your favorite Models Save the Fashion World Once Again

Your favorite Models Save the Fashion World Once Again

March 15, 2016

“Mockingjay Part Two” Dominates The Box Office

“Mockingjay Part Two” Dominates The Box Office

December 11, 2015

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Spirit Week

Spirit Week

'Merica/ Mix-Match Monday Tropical Tuesday Character Wednesday Throwback Thursday   Black Out/Class Color Friday    ...

December 11, 2015

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