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School Planners Not Purchased For 2018-2019 School Year

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School Planners Not Purchased For 2018-2019 School Year

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Noah Johnson, A&E Editor

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If you’re a returning student to JCHS, one thing you probably have, or have not noticed, is the lack of a student planner.

To some, the planner was a necessity, but to many others it was just a hall pass. Due to the lack of students that actually used the planner for organizational purposes, the school has decided not to purchase planners for the 2018-2019 school year.

“Since we’ve gotten 1-to-1 computers, which has been 3 years now, why are we still printing this document,” asked Principal Melissa Sharp about the purpose of the student planners.

Now that all students have their own HP 1-to-1 tablet, they are able to access the student handbook electronically from a document saved on their desktop Sharp said. Students can also use the calendar feature for personal organization.

With this decision the school’s building budget saved approximately $10,000.

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This is Noah Johnson's second year with the Blue Jay staff, man. He plays guitar and listens to a lot of bossa nova, alternative, hippie hop, but also...

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