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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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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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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Staff Dominates Against Students

The staff v student basketball game, unfortunately witnessed another staff domination. The staff swept all the teams 6th grade, 7th/8th grade, and the boy’s high school team convincingly. The scoring was mostly done my Physical education teacher, Mr. Messner, followed by our Athletic Director and boys’ basketball coach, Mr. Llerena. The scoring was widely, spread […]

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Talented Falcons

Two of JPEC’S own, Katelyn Gragg and Faith Kimpell, were accepted into a band performance at Western University on April 14th. The two Early College students both auditioned for a spot into the famous composer Frank Ticheli’s Allstar Band. According to Katelyn Gragg, a clarinet player, the composer only took “the top 120 band members […]

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Move Over Leprechauns, Here Come The Falcons

By Madison Meyerhofer The College Prep Student Council held a pancake breakfast on March 17th in honor of St. Patrick’s Day. According to Madison Ostrowski, a member of the College Prep Student Council, the pancake breakfast was made to promote Falcon pride and to raise money for student council! Both of these things were achieved. […]