Casual Friday is Changing! Watch Out, Fans of Arby’s Verizon’s Plowing the Competition Once Again! Advantages of Sports Eighth Grade Falcons Take the NAEP Freddie Answers Meek Musician Doc B is the Best Teacher in Jackson – Literally! Advanced Choir Goes to Festival Geoguessr Teaches JPEC Students While They Have Fun! New Movies Coming in 2017 Administration Spotlight: Laura VanWormer The Daisy Cutter Tom Brady’s Jersey Got Stolen? Teacher Spotlight: Miss Shirk The Super Babies Sweet Surprise! JPEC’s Flower Sale JPEC Student Goes to Open Auditions for America’s Got Talent The Rise of Fidget Cubes at JPEC Beyoncé’s Expecting Not One, But Two! Is Multitasking Bad for You? JPEC 2016-2017 Athletics Overview Punxsutawney Phil Predicts the Weather! Every Big Company Has Their Secrets. Editorial: Why People Photoshop, and Why It Is Bad Lady Gaga Takes on the Super Bowl Once Again! Freddie Answers Flustered Failure Insane Population in China Trending Music: January 2017 Same Gender Schools: Pros and Cons Did You Know That Instant Noodles Were This Bad for You? Growing Tensions Between the US and Other Nations Freddie Answers Unfortunately Undecided The iPhone 8 Awaits its Destiny CIA Reveals Declassified Documents: Aliens, Parapsychology, Invisible Ink, and Fish? The Battle of Obesity The Educational Controversy of Betsy DeVos Nutella Causes Cancer? Student Spotlight: Angela Martinez Freddie Answers Stumbling Skater Teacher Spotlight: Mrs. Ortell Freddie Answers Suffering Secret Santa Schools Flip Out Over Bottle Flipping The Amazing Show Dancing With The Stars When You Get a Full-Night’s Sleep You Do Better in School Mock Trail: The Fate of America Freddie Answers Depressed and Dateless Freddie Answers Costumeless Creator Spirit week/Early College Dance Survey: Trump versus Clinton Megan Trainor’s “Me Too” Survey and Controversy Survey: How Well Do People Know the Meanings of Popular Songs? Has Your Zodiac Changed? Steller Falcons! -September-Student Spotlight College Football has begun! Clinton and Trump Go Head-to-Head in First Debate 7th graders Transition to a New Year The “Huh” Challenge Teacher Spotlight: Mr. Schaeffer Freddie Answers Friendless Falcon Meet Mrs.Shirk the New JPEC art Teacher Letter from the Editor 9-29-16 Long Strides, Good Times Falcons’ Soar at First Cross Country Meet “Pops on the Lawn” Wows Crowd Four! Dear Freddie 5-31-16 Letter from the Editor A Trip to Cedar Point Freddie Answers Worried Walter JPEC Tennis Letter from the Editor 5-15-16 Ways to Keep You Organized! Mr. Llerena Teacher Spotlight Staff Dominates Against Students Sixth Grade Camp Talented Falcons Letter from the Editor 4-25-16 Freddie Answers Concerned Carol Spring Break Preview Girl’s Volleyball Crafty Ways to Help Improve Spring Break! Spring Break No More Choir Rocks Festival to Its Core Letter from the Editor 4-1-16 Meet JPEC’s President Freddie Answers Questioning Quentin Life Hacks to Help You Succeed In School Move Over Leprechauns, Here Come The Falcons Letter from the Editor 3-22-16
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Casual Friday is Changing!

(Picture source: Classdojo Howto for Teachers)   For every Friday up to this point, students earned their day of leisure clothing by having all their assignments in and not getting a reflection. Recently though, the JPEC staff decided that the current system was not working, and there needed to be a shift in the fundamentals […]

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Verizon’s Plowing the Competition Once Again!

  Verizon has come out with a new unlimited plan. Verizon has always been very expensive, and had great service. People pay for the quality of Verizon’s service. Sprint and T-Mobile do not offer unlimited plans anymore, but many people are grandfathered in, or have been part of a plan that no longer exists. Verizon […]

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Doc B is the Best Teacher in Jackson – Literally!

JPEC’s assembly on Tuesday, February 14, was disguised as a Valentine’s Celebration. But what most of the school didn’t know – including Doc B – was that Jackson Magazine declared JPEC’s teacher, Dr. Clinton Bartholomew, the teacher-of-the-year in Jackson, Michigan. He admits he had no clue about it before the assembly. Doc B is the […]

Advanced Choir Goes to Festival

In February, 2017, the Advanced choir will be going to Jackson County Choir Festivals. The festivals will be held at Holt High School on Wednesday, February 22. The choir will sight sing for the Michigan School Vocal Music Association (MSVMA) and sing two world peace songs that they have chosen; “Come Follow Me,” and “River […]

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Geoguessr Teaches JPEC Students While They Have Fun!

The College Preparatory Social Studies teacher, Mr. Schaeffer, has recently introduced the student body to a geography game that helps the students recognize different areas of the world. This game is called Geoguessr, and the link is geoguessr.com.   In this game, the player is placed into a random place on the earth, and they […]

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The Daisy Cutter

The Daisy Cutter bomb incorrectly referred to as, “daisy cutter,” a term which more properly applies to the fuze assembly for above-ground bursts. It’s referred to as Daisy Cutter because it’s mostly used to create helicopter landings, after set off, it clears all vegetation without creating a crater. It’s 15,000 Ib’s is the general size of […]

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Sweet Surprise! JPEC’s Flower Sale

(Picture from left to right: Samantha Ulicny, Jade Davis, Mercedes Myers, Olivia Ortell, Hassan Ahmad) As Valentine’s day approaches, students have been looking for ways to celebrate the holiday. The college prep student council has come up with a solution to solve this dilemma. The JPEC flower sale has allowed students to buy whomever they […]

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Beyoncé’s Expecting Not One, But Two!

(Picture Sources: Music Feeds and Beyonce’s Instagram) The internet exploded recently when Beyoncé posted maternity pictures, announcing she not only was having a child, but she is having twins! On instagram, she received 9 million likes on her twins announcement photo in just one day. A lot of sources have analyzed her photos and have […]

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Punxsutawney Phil Predicts the Weather!

February second was the eventful Groundhog’s day. A large crowd gathered in Pennsylvania Thursday, and it was no surprise when the sun came out and Phil predicted six more weeks of winter, so don’t put your mittens away quite yet! Michigan and the Mid-West/North-East has had some icy weather, but the majority of our country […]

Editorial: Why People Photoshop, and Why It Is Bad

You don’t need to bombard every single media outlet with digitally-enhanced images of idealized versions of beauty. All genders shouldn’t let non-true advertisements ruin their self-confidence. I feel as if you want to photoshop everything on your body, it just doesn’t feel right. If you are insecure about your body and want to hide your […]

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Lady Gaga Takes on the Super Bowl Once Again!

Not everyone enjoys watching football, but for most people, the halftime show is something they can get behind. The Super Bowl is known for having many years of astonishing performances, and the newest edition will hopefully live up to everyone’s expectations. Last year, Lady Gaga performed the National Anthem and the crowd was very impressed. […]