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Yes or no: What it means to be an organ donor

Megan Gordin, Editor-in-Chief

December 18, 2017

Filed under Features

You’re sixteen and sitting at the DMV, panicking about your upcoming driver’s exam. They call your name, you take the test, and you pass!     You get your picture taken, but before she hands you your license, the lad...

Jase’s Journey

Jase’s Journey

December 18, 2017

Giving Life

December 18, 2017

Filed under Features

  According to the American Red Cross’s Website, 4.5 million American lives are saved each year by blood transfusions. This means that every two seconds, another person is in need of blood. This striking number should be a call to ac...

Entertainment For Home and On The Go

Evan Keiffer, Photo Editor

December 18, 2017

Filed under Features

    The Nintendo Switch is the latest and greatest console from, believe it or not, Nintendo and is a great and convenient source of entertainment for High Schoolers. This because of 3 things. The Nintendo Switch is the chea...

Plain City Police present ‘Pioneer Project’

Megan Gordin, School News Reporter

May 8, 2017

Filed under Features, Life & Style, School News

On Friday April 28, the Plain City Police Department traveled to JAHS to teach juniors and seniors the importance of staying sober behind the wheel. Their goal was to remind upperclassmen to stay safe not only during the quick...

Gorman bids farewell to Alder

Megan Gordin, School News Reporter

May 2, 2017

Filed under Features, Life & Style, School News

    Anne Gorman, director of choirs at Canaan Middle School, JAJHS and JAHS has decided to retire after a long career of teaching music. Gorman taught for 29 years--18 of those here at Alder.     Gorman’s impact...

Advice for Underclassmen

Riley Gruenbaum '17, School News Editor

April 24, 2017

Filed under Features, Opinion

As I begin to prepare for my last days at Jonathan Alder, I am catching myself looking back on the memories that I have made here, and I smile.     During almost all four years of my high school career, I have looked forwar...

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