Mrs. Sager has been a teacher for over 20 years. She found out about JPEC by coming across it on an education administration website. She teaches Theater Arts, Reading and Writing the Graphic Novel, Contemporary Literature, Composition 111, Composition 121, Corporate Communications, and The Falcon Press and Broadcasting Network Production. She says that she knew she wanted to be a teacher when she stumbled upon it in graduate school while getting her M.A in English at Easter
Mr. Pratt has been a teacher at Jpec for three years. He teaches math and robotics. He found out about Jpec through the media about a new charter school opening and he saw some signs on campus when he was teaching at the college. He went to Western Michigan University. His favorite part of teaching at JPEC are the students and the administration. He has several favorite memories: the first month of craziness at Jpec, the robotics competitions, Cedar Point trips, and when stud
In June, 2017, there are quite a few popular names. Here are the top five most popular girl’s and boy’s names in the United States right now. Are these any of you? Girl Names: Emma Definition ~ It is derived from the Germanic word, “ermen,” meaning whole or universal. Emma is also used as a diminutive of Emmeline, Amelia or any other name beginning with "em". Origin ~ German Olivia Definition ~ “Olive tree” Origin ~ Latin Ava Definition ~ A variation of Eve. May be from the L
The week of June 19th through June 23rd, that Friday, we’ll have our first Intersession Friday. Intersession Fridays are to help you catch up on work that you may be missing or behind on. Your Focus Group teacher will send out an email if you are behind in a class or multiple classes, recommending you to that class for intersession. It starts at 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM, giving you three hours and thirty minutes to just focus on one or multiple subjects that you have to catch up.
The benefits of not having an internet addiction and tips to help you unwind Now a days everyone has their face in a screen, whether it’s a computer, cell phone or even a tablet. There are many problems that occur from isolating yourself in the world of technology. With these issues that technology causes, comes innovative ways to unplug and unwind. Technology makes it easier to collect data and exploit people. Think about it, what does almost everyone own? A phone. If someon
Intersession Friday’s are half days of working on assignments that are late or incomplete. They are for the purpose of catching up in classes you may fall behind in or to move further ahead. Is this really helpful? Students do not have to attend intersession, even though it’s recommended by teachers. One reason intersession Fridays are not helpful is the time left, having only four to five weeks left, having these Fridays takes time away from core and other important classes.
Ms. Lloyd teaches English to college prep years two and three. She first heard about JPEC when she was a substitute teacher. She went to school for two years at Olivet Nazarene University and then transferred to Albion College to finish her degree. She has been a teacher for three years now. Ms. Lloyd’s favorite colors are cerulean and purple. Her favorite animal is a penguin. She has two cats that are brother and sister. Odysseus is a boy and Jenkins is a girl. Her favorite
Every single student knows that high school is extremely chaotic. Between the school work, the athletics, the relationships, and the drama, we somehow have to find time for food, family time, extra homework, extra curricular activities, and sleep. Now, just think about it. Let’s say you wake up for school at 7:30am, then school starts at 9:00am, and you stay there until 4:25pm. Then, you have be at your softball/baseball game at 5:00pm sharp. You rush to get there on time, an
Everybody knows that staying hydrated is one of the most important things you can do for your health and your body. Keeping a good amount of water in your body keeps your heart pumping regularly, your muscles loose, your metabolism up, and can even prevent things like headaches. But how do you stay hydrated? Its simple: just drink! But for some people, it might not be so easy. If you forget things easily, or if you’re a fairly busy person, you may find yourself at the end of
The FIFA Confederation Cup is a tournament between the holders of the regional championships, which are called the CONCACAF (North America, Caribbean, and Central America), UEFA (Europe and Russia), CONMEBOL (South America). CAF (Africa), ASF (Middle-East, Asia, Australia and the Island North of it), and finally the OFC (Fiji, New Zealand, other small Pacific Islands). These 6 teams are accompanied by the current FIFA World Cup Holder and the host country to bring a total of