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School News

Kaylelyn H. places 2nd in National Grocery Bagging Contest

Feb 16, 2017

Kayelyn H., a junior, recently made her second appearance in Las Vegas for the National Grocery Bagging Contest.  She made her first appearance last year.

The competition kicked off this fall at the Food City on Euclid Avenue.  She had no problem in advancing to the next level from there.  She participated in the national competition in Las Vegas on February 13.  Kayelyn got first runner-up and won $5,000.

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Feb 10, 2017


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JSB Student attends the Presidential Inauguration

Feb 1, 2017

Girl in front of capitol buildingAdrianna N., a sophomore at JSB, was nominated to attend the Presidential Inauguration Leadership Summit.  She, along with other students, participated in various meetings and events while visiting the nation's capital.  The groups worked on problem statements, research, solutions to real life problems the government is facing and prepared an essay on the information they had gathered.  These essays will be presented to President Donald Trump and key members of Congress.  They also saw various speakers, such as General Colin Powell and Spike Lee.  And last, but not least, Adrianna got to be a part of American history  by watching the inauguration in person.

Join The Shift-Sponsored by Erie Insurance

Jan 20, 2017

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On January 13, John S. Battle was presented with a $10,000 check for taking first place in the "Join the Shift" contest sponsored by Erie Insurance. Join the  Shift is a competition between schools and students that encourages teens to practice and share messages about safe driving. More than a contest, it’s a movement of young drivers who are ready and willing to make a change that is long overdue: to reduce the high number of teen injuries and deaths that happen on the road every year. JSB students participated  by completing weekly challenges, making videos, and participating in online polls.