Jillian Craig earned a scholarship for students entering the field of journalism. She’s been interested in the career since 8th grade.
“When I walked in to Piada’s Italian Restaraunt, I was surrounded by a calm and placid atmosphere that was just as welcoming as my home.”
Jillian Craig eSomethin Staff On January 26, 2018, three Perrysburg High School mock trial teams competed at the district mock trial competition at the Wood County Clerk of Courts courthouse in Bowling Green, Ohio. Students that have participated in mock trial throughout this school year had to argue a mock civil case about a motion for a new trial. According to the case materials sent to the club from the Ohio Center for Law-Related Education, the defendant, Adam Smith, is looking to overturn a murder conviction set by the court back in 1999. The materials further explain that Smith was accused of murdering his ex-girlfriend, Hayley Leigh. The issue comes down to his original trial in which Smith’s sixth amendment right to a competent legal advisor. Both sides agree that the original attorney provided insufficient legal counseling, but the defense must prove that their performance was so egregious that it prejudiced Smith. Meanwhile, the prosecution must prove that despite having an incompetent attorney, the evidence against Smith outweighs his attorney’s performance. Through exhibits, expert testimony, and eyewitness testimony, students from each side have the opportunity to do so. At the end of the competition, Abdur Khan, Emma Viles, Evan Leong, and Chloe Wegener all were awarded outstand attorney for their individual trials. In addition to this, Mia Wegener,
Jilian Craig explores the burdens of standardized testing in Ohio
School transportation is an on-going conversation in the district.
The Perrysburg High School Students For Change club met with Perrysburg High School’s Young American’s For Freedom club and the Maumee Valley Country Day School Young Democrats club to discuss some political topics, ideas, and questions.
A delicious peppermint cookie recipe is inside!
“I feel like not only you were able to help yourself feel better, but you were also able to help other people make themselves feel worth it.”
The first Jackets Giving Back day will take place this Friday, October 20th.
7s, an abbreviated form of the traditional 15-person rugby game, is catching on with female athletes.