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!
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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 […]


Government Requires Flint Residents to Pay Water Bills Again

(Picture source: Washington Post) During the entirety of the Flint Water crisis up until this point, citizens of Flint have been excused from their water bills. Recently, a water-test has read that the water supply in Flint is up to federal standard, so Flint can charge for water again. Although this may sound like the […]


Study Finds Vitamin D, The Sunshine Supplement, Can Prevent Common Colds

According to the British Medical Journal or BMJ, taking a daily dose of Vitamin D reduces your chances of getting a respiratory tract infection. The study had 25 controlled trials with over 11,000 participants worldwide, all had significantly reduced rates of becoming ill.   It is said that vitamin D increases levels of antimicrobial peptides […]

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NASA Discovers Seven New Planets!

(Picture Source: The Telegraph) Much to the surprise of scientists at NASA, seven planets similar to Earth’s size were spotted while using the telescope TRAPPIST-1, orbiting a nearby star. According to The Telegraph, the discovery is less than 40 light years away from Earth, and the discovery was announced on Wednesday.   The planets are […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]