Electronic Flight Ban JPEC Robotics Team Obtains Three Awards! The New Nintendo Switch Twelve New Celebrities Compete for the Mirrorball Trophy Freddie Answers Drastic Drama Insane Facts About The Human Body Future Budget Cuts in Store for the Environmental Protection Agency Beauty and the Beast Review Jamaican Rice is Fake!?!? The Beginning of the GSA Jackson Woman Competes On Jeopardy New Transportation Available in Jackson is Uber Cool! March Madness College Prep Lounges Out for Reading Month Bombers Attack in Syria Resulting in Multiple Casualties The $15 Minimum Wage March is Reading Month Storm Stella Puts Millions Under Weather Advisories Bachelor Nick Viall Finally Gets Engaged! Glowing Frogs In South America? Do you Need to Change your Sleep Schedule? PI Day! The 8th Grade Heads out West Hawaii, The First State To Sue President Trump Over The New Travel Ban Women’s Rights Activists Take Streets on March 8th Michigan’s Asian Carp Issues Your Chicken Nuggets May Have the Flu! American Horror Story and The 2016 Presidential Election Will The Arctic Sea Ice Be Doomed To Disappear Even With Reaching The Climate Target? How Much is Your Penny Really Worth? Technology! Is it Too Much For Us? Government Requires Flint Residents to Pay Water Bills Again Study Finds Vitamin D, The Sunshine Supplement, Can Prevent Common Colds New Game Announced in Legend of Zelda Franchise Freddie Answers Spiteful Springbreaker Why are Winters Getting Warmer? NASA Discovers Seven New Planets! Academy Award Nominations Superintendent Whiston visits JPEC Benefits of Achieve3000 2017 Newberry Award Winner Everlasting Lightning of Venezuela Students Set Goals for NWEA Testing Vladimir Putin Signs Law Decriminalizing Domestic Violence The Perfect Milk Fake Or Not? 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!

Electronic Flight Ban

The United States government is currently banning passengers from having certain electronics on nonstop bound flights from eight Middle Eastern and North African Countries. The government have banned any electronics bigger than a cellphone such as laptops, kindles, ipads, cameras, and many other electronics. This ban only applies to ten airports in the United States. […]


JPEC Robotics Team Obtains Three Awards!

JPEC’s Robotics Team, Team 6635, recently competed at a robotics competition in Mason. They were partnered with FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition in Science and Technology) Robotics Program, and the Mason Competition was JPEC’s second competition this season.   The theme for the competition was Steampunk, and they were competing to score points. Our team’s […]

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Future Budget Cuts in Store for the Environmental Protection Agency

In the White House’s proposed 2018 budget plan, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is set to have a thirty one percent reduction in their budget. In order to achieve that reduction around fifty of the EPA’s programs would have to be terminated.   It is known that Donald Trump has been skeptical about climate change, […]


College Prep Lounges Out for Reading Month

(Picture from left to right: Hannah Stokely, Amanda Burzynski, Rae Baker, and Nichole Mendoza) Friday, March 17, the College Preparatory at JPEC had the opportunity to come to school wearing their pajamas, to celebrate reading month. Students went to their capstone groups and took attendance, then began the fun.   Students participated in many reading […]

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Bombers Attack in Syria Resulting in Multiple Casualties

This Wednesday two suicide bombers targeted the Syrian capital, Damascus, leading to dozens being killed.   The first bombing was located at the Palace Of Justice, Damascus’s main courthouse. It was reported that the bomb was detonated at a peak time to “inflict the maximum number of casualties.” 32 people were announced dead and over […]

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Hawaii, The First State To Sue President Trump Over The New Travel Ban

Hawaii has become the first state to sue the trump administration over the updated travel ban, stating it would “disrupt families, harm Hawaii’s Muslim population, tourism and foreign students.”   Hawaii’s lawsuit was filed officially on Wednesday in a federal court located in Honolulu,Hawaii.  The state had also attempted to file when Trump had originally […]

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Women’s Rights Activists Take Streets on March 8th

(Picture Source: The Seattle Pi) In celebration of March 8th being Women’s Day, feminist protesters put on their red outfits and protested for women’s rights. Their goal was by taking work off for a day to do this, they are hoping that it will show the employment system how vital of a role they believe […]


Your Chicken Nuggets May Have the Flu!

Recently, a Tyson chicken supplier has faced the issue of their chickens being overwhelmed with the bird flu. According to CBS news, thousands of chickens have been obliterated at a Tennessee chicken farm, that happens to be one of the main suppliers for Tyson.   Tons of chickens were destroyed at the farm, and the […]

American Horror Story and The 2016 Presidential Election

It’s time for American Horror Story to get political. The TV show ‘American Horror Story ‘ might be crashing on a new story of terror, which many would consider,  the 2016 election, which possibly stands as absolutely horrifying  in its own respects. The Co-Creator of the popular show, Brad Falchuk, remarked “Well, I don’t have […]

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Will The Arctic Sea Ice Be Doomed To Disappear Even With Reaching The Climate Target?

Ice in the Arctic Ocean could vanish even if countries achieved the 2 degree celsius limit for global warming, scientist have recently warned.   In recent years, the polar ice has steadily declined. The region, as a result, is now available for more oil, gas, and shipping explorations, while also severely damaging the livelihoods of […]