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Bubble Ball match during pep session

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Pep session

A long-standing tradition at Jasper High School is holding pep sessions around homecoming. Organized by student council, this year’s winter pep session on February 9th was 45 minutes packed with fun activities for the student body to watch and participate in. From bubble ball battles to tic tac toe and from a line dance led by the cast of the musical May We All to a teacher costume show, there was something […]

todayFebruary 18, 2023 47

Elle Smith poses with her medals.

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Academic Success

Ellie Smith, sophomore, smiles with her first-place ribbon on February 8th. Smith competed in the psychology portion of the Oakland City Academic Contest, gaining a perfect score of 50/50. Along with Ellie Smith,  Andrew Davis, junior, also received a second-place ribbon. The Jasper High School Academic team consisting of 17 members competed in a variety of contests and got the experience to explore the Oakland City University Campus. "I was […]

todayFebruary 17, 2023 29

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Kind is my love today

After reading William Shakespeare’s classic play, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, students were challenged to memorize a sonnet and perform it in front of the class.  Learning and reciting the words of Shakespeare by memory proved to be very challenging, and many students struggled to remember the difficult prose. Chelsea Schwenk, senior, commented on this, stating, “It was hard trying to decipher what each word meant”.  Although daunting, this assignment allowed […]

todayFebruary 17, 2023 32

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What is YouR Why?

Teaching the new generations of teachers. On February 15th, Mrs. Venderley, A new teacher at Jasper High School, Took her students to USI for “Be A Teacher Day!” Mrs. Venderley Teaches ED professions, principles of teaching, and child adolescents. This trip was beneficial to the students who dream to be future educators. Students were able to see the campus and see all the programs that are available to the students. […]

todayFebruary 17, 2023 42

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Hooked on Wrestling

Senior Jeb Prechtel was hooked after seeing his older cousins wrestling. Prechtel started his own journey of wrestling in kindergarten where he learned the basics. At age 18 he recently celebrated his 100th win and is en route to semi-state. Even though he has accomplished one major goal he doesn’t plan on stopping. “I did not celebrate my 100th win,” said Prechtel, “because I still have more things to finish.” […]

todayFebruary 13, 2023 28

Karleigh bowling

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That’s How We Roll

The Jasper's girls bowling team advanced to state for the 3rd year in a row, proving to everyone that they were competitors, and were making a name for themselves in the bowling world. This year, at state on February 11, they exceeded everyone's expectations, placing 5th with an average of 169. In order to make it to state, the team had to advance past sectionals, regionals, and semi-state, which they […]

todayFebruary 13, 2023 32

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FFA

High school is a period in life where students are meant to be academically challenged, but also have fun while experiencing new things. Although for some this can be stressful with the worry of getting bad grades and fitting in. For some students, the biggest challenge can be figuring out where they belong or what they will continue to do after high school. Jasper High School has approximately 30 clubs […]

todayJanuary 26, 2023 45

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Drawing II

On January 9, 2023, the students in Drawing II began an invigorating new project that forces them to rely on touch, rather than sight. This ongoing project is unlike any other that would be found in an art class. Each student has their own brown paper bag that was filled with random objects selected by an art student not in the class. This project requires them to put their hands […]

todayJanuary 25, 2023 47

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Basketball Homecoming

Freshman Dylan Durcholz listens as Sophomore Connor Fair explains how to put the metal frame for the backdrop together. On the night of homecoming, the court sits in front of the backdrop to have their picture taken, so student council members know how important it is to set the backdrop up perfectly.   Senior Abby Kidwell folds a sheet to set up the seating for the homecoming court. The bleachers […]

todayJanuary 25, 2023 57 1

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