Final Four Bound

The varsity boys volleyball team continued their tear through the CPS Playoffs on Thursday night, knocking off the defending champion Payton Grizzlies in the quarterfinals to move on to the Final Four. Although they were…

Students join hundreds in climate strike

Approximately 400 Jones students checked out of school on March 15 to take part in the international Youth Climate Strike at Grant Park. In order to leave, administration required students to bring a signed note…

Eagles roll over Juarez in season opener

The Eagles started off the season on the right foot Wednesday night, putting one in the win column as they dominated Juarez in a two-set sweep. Jones had the height advantage in this one, allowing…

Eagles fall to Payton on senior night

The Jones Eagles were stopped in their tracks by the Payton Grizzlies on Friday’s senior night despite playing in front of the largest crowd the Eagle’s Nest has seen this year. “We win some, we…

Jones soars over Clemente

Suffocating defense and fast paced basketball was the name of the game on Friday, Jan. 11, as the Eagles downed the Roberto Clemente Wildcats 64-53 behind Stefan Rosich ‘19 and his 28 points, six rebounds,…

Home, sweet home

Feeding off of the strong home crowd, the Jones Eagles came right out of the gate to beat the Solorio Sun Warriors 73-47 on Tuesday in their first home game of the basketball season. Jones…

Eagle Lab: A Closer Look

Jones is characterized by its continual pursuit for change in every facet of school functioning, whether it be students constantly forming new groups to address social issues, administration adjusting the schedule from year to year,…

Launchpad for student entrepreneurs

Getting a head start takes on a whole new meaning for the members of the MIT LaunchX Club; this year, they have become entrepreneurs, creating companies that are meant to last beyond their four years…

Through the eyes of the protector

After yet another school massacre, the Jones security team mourns like the rest of us. Margaret Hug, one of the longest standing members of the Jones security team, chooses not to follow the news coverage…

Social science department reports for civic duty

With the time to begin scheduling classes rapidly approaching, rising juniors are about to  find themselves faced with fewer options. In 2015, Governor Bruce Rauner signed legislation mandating that a civics course would become a…

Into the wild

Steven Kush ‘18 fell in love with animals at an early age. As an seventh grader at the Near North Montessori School, he was given the chance to volunteer at a local reptile rescue facility.…

Coming out of the shadows

11:08 a.m., September 5, 2017. Some were at home with their families. Some were at work. Some were starting their first day of elementary school, high school, or college. Yet, for all 800,000 of the…

Wigging out

Hair: don’t touch it, but you can love it. With a new wave of feminism and realization of intersectionality, Kai Wright ‘18 and fellow students created a club to embrace their natural hair. “Jones doesn’t…

On pointe

 The Robin Bennett Theater is pitch black, except for a singular bright white spotlight illuminating the center of the stage. Enter Boris Fedorov ‘18, decked head to toe in black dance gear. Leaping through the…

Lights, camera, action

In the Digital Imaging Lab, Mac computers are scattered throughout the room. Camera’s are lined against the left wall along with boom mics and other film accessories. A projector lays against the front wall and…

A walk through our kitchen

We see them five days a week, every week of the school year, and they are responsible for five of our weekly meals, yet it is rare that we ever take the time to truly…

OUR VIEW: PDA should be a privately done…

Walk down any hallway during Ac Lab and you’ll see Jones students using the allotted time in three different ways: working on homework, extending their nap time, or indignifying themselves with public displays of affection.…