Changing representation

Akira Sinnott '22, Lifestyles Staff

October 5, 2020

English teacher Jeremy Quach, an Asian American, recently replaced Ebikepreye Obguinipe as the African American Lit teacher amidst Black Lives Matter protests. This year, Obguinipe was supposed to teach African American Lit....

Freshman connection goes online

Josh Lazar '21, Sports Editor

August 21, 2020

Counselor Brian Coleman and teacher David Gilmer recreated freshman connection virtually in order to avoid in-person gatherings.  Due to the social nature of the two-week orientation, freshman connection has historically been...

CPS announces all-remote learning plan

Simone Garber '22 and Fiona Kogan '22

August 19, 2020

Mayor Lori Lightfoot and Chicago Public Schools (CPS) CEO Janice Jackson announced at a joint press conference Wednesday morning that CPS will start the 2020-21 school year entirely remotely. Lightfoot’s and Jackson’s statement foll...

Coronavirus steals the show

Myles Cole '20, School Editor

June 9, 2020

  Since Tuesday, Mar. 17, all Chicago Public Schools (CPS) facilities have been closed to students and faculty in an attempt to reduce the spread of the COVID-19.  In-person classes have been canceled and new “e-learning” ...

Building on up

Building on up

March 24, 2020

Have to prep for the test

Josh Lazar '21, Sports Staff

November 27, 2019

The multi-week strike puts Advanced Placement (AP) classes in an awkward position. Having two weeks lost for the AP curriculum may change how teachers will prepare their students for the exam in May.  AP classes that have ...


A fishy addition

October 17, 2019

Walking in instead of out

Walking in instead of out

October 10, 2019

The JV team (right), led by coach and chemistry teacher Heidi Park, sets up for a match.

Super bowl

January 29, 2019

Last minute

Sam Tedrowe '21 and Ava Thompson '21

December 21, 2018

Students are finding themselves with large amounts of homework, projects, and tests in the weeks leading up to the break, more so than a normal school week. According to Jones’ policy, teachers cannot assign homework im...

Choir students could be heard singing Holiday songs and 80s classics such as


December 21, 2018

Aspen transition puts CPS in a tight spot

GABRIEL TAYLOR ‘21, School Staff

December 18, 2018

The transition to new ‘Portal’ websites is proving to be one of the most important yet for CPS-- but it’s lofty goals are turning it into one of their most controversial moves yet. After holiday break, CPS will begin the wide...

Students wander through the caves of Iceland.

Ice, ice, baby

April 18, 2018

Students gathered against the walls of the gym while students left their classes for the walk out

The other side

April 4, 2018

From left to right: Escobar, who focused on both her family’s experiences and society standing together as a family to combat gun violence; Hamilton, who highlighted the fact that the Constitution is meant to guarantee the American people freedom, not harm, advocating for legislative change; Wright, who called for justice for friends that have fallen, frightened students, and minority populations that have been facing gun violence for years with no response; Lannert, who emphasized that she did not want to become a statistic in her next three years at Jones; and Nwosu, who described the horrific norm she and her peers now face as gun violence rages throughout the country, calling for them to stand with her and march for a better future.


March 16, 2018