Red Gold News Student Publication Student Life and News at Jimmy Carter Early College High School

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Everything has its beginning

Growing up as a red wolf is no small feat. We face adversity and have chosen to not only attend high school but an early college high school at that. While earning high school credit, the classes we choose are dual enrollment and push our commitment level to that of...

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JCECHS Selected As Blue Ribbon School

One of the biggest accomplishments a school can achieve is being recognized as a Blue Ribbon School. It is a nation-wide recognition based on academic performance or overcoming achievement struggles for students. To meet this status, the school must first be nominated by the U.S. Department of Education. Once nominated,...

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LGBTQ+ Flag History

Many people identify with the LGBTQ flag, however, many don’t know the story behind it. Originally, the flag was composed of eight stripes, resembling a rainbow. Behind every color there was meaning: hot pink symbolized sex, red was for life, orange for healing, yellow for sunlight, green for nature, turquoise...

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Carter Students Receive Superior Rating at VASE Competition

Jimmy Carter Students Receive A Superior Rating in Visual Arts Scholastic Event. The students attended the competition at Nikki Rowe High School on February 9th. VASE is a TAEA (Texas Art Education Association) sponsored-visual arts event that recognizes and celebrates exemplary high school student artwork.  High school students in grades...

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Lady Huskies Soccer Team

Juarez Lincoln High School’s boys soccer team has built a statewide reputation for their success in soccer. However, this year the girls soccer team has built their own reputation for the successful season they’ve had. Leslie Lopez, Jimmy Carter Early College High School student and Juarez Lincoln athlete, has played...

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I’ll Do It Tomorrow!

A phrase that is heard a lot among students is “ill do it tomorrow”, which probably means they would do their school work some other time for something of less value or something more entertaining. Procrastination is the “action of delaying or postponing something.” This act is very common among...

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Royal Court Chaos

As Valentines approaches, the Student Council and Student Government committee are organizing a Western Valentines Dance in which nominees will run for the royal court. Grade level students nominated six classmates; however, more than 50% of the nominees are failing their classes; therefore they have been immediately disqualified. Furthermore, the...

Jimmy Carter Goes Green!

The new year brings about a new Going Green Initiative. Red Gold News students enacted an initiative to take on the growing problem of paper consumption and waste by collecting used and discarded paper, newspaper, and cardboard to help the environment and reduce our carbon footprint.

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Carterbots Advance at Tesla League Championship

Led by Jennifer Garza, Carterbots hold on to a first-place ranking throughout much of the championship seizing a second place win and maintaining first place in the overall ranking. This school year marks the inauguration of a robotics UIL team at Jimmy Carter and through trial and tribulation the team...

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Counselors Week

The American School Counselor Association celebrates school counselors around the nation during National School Counseling Week, February 4th-8th. This week honors school counselors for the important role they play in college, career readiness, and in helping students examine their talents, strengths, abilities, and interest. Take a moment to thank your...

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Professional Boxer Slain at Home

Uvalde, Texas-John Duane VanMeter, a professional boxer, was found bleeding out on his home’s floor a Wednesday night in January. The suspect, the police say, is a twelve-year-old friend of the son of VanMeter’s fiancee. VanMeter’s fiancee, Sammy Arellano, recounted the events that happened on the night of the murder....