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Slideshow: Baseball claims 17th State title

Slideshow: Baseball claims 17th State title

May 26, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

                     

“Speech and Debate” hits the box office

“Speech and Debate” hits the box office

By Stewart McCullough
May 17, 2017
Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

During the summer, Prep’s campus has its share of quiet days. However, in the summer of 2015, Prep’s campus took center stage for the filming of “Speech and Debate.” Now, two years later, the movie has been released and is available to the public. When producer Tom Rice first read the scri...

10th grade takes Macbeth interpretations to the stage

10th grade takes Macbeth interpretations to the stage

By Stewart McCullough and Will Fletcher
May 8, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

As the school year winds down, 10th grade English teacher Jessica Wilkinson decided to test her students knowledge on the play Macbeth in a new way.  Once her classes finished reading the play, she challenged them to pick a theme or motif from Macbeth and as a group, cut out 50 lines that symbolize...

Bradford named Coach of the Year by Clarion-Ledger

Bradford named Coach of the Year by Clarion-Ledger

By Emory Maxwell
May 8, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Coach Bradford and the Jackson Prep Golf team have won a lot over the years.  Coach Bradford has coached many state championship winning teams, and many athletes who have taken their talents to the college level.   This year, Coach Bradford was named the Golf Coach of the Year by The Clarion-Le...

Music and poetry fill the air at Earthwinds Coffeehouse

Music and poetry fill the air at Earthwinds Coffeehouse

By Caroline McIntyre
April 27, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

In conjunction with the release of the 46th edition of Prep’s award-winning literary magazine, Earthwinds invited the school to celebrate writing and music at their annual coffeehouse on April 27. Earthwinds is a publication of the creative writing class taken at Prep. The staff, led by sponsor D...

Juniors win 2017 Powder Puff Championship

Juniors win 2017 Powder Puff Championship

April 21, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

On Thursday April 20, the student council sponsored the annual Powder Puff football game on Patriot Field. Powder Puff consists of senior-high girls playing two-hand-touch football, coached by students. The first game was between the sophomores and the juniors. The sophomores took an ea...

Spring play opens gateway to Narnia

Spring play opens gateway to Narnia

By Maclain Kennedy
April 20, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

A cold breeze is blowing into the Jackson Prep theatre come April 22nd  and 24th. The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe is the spring play being put on this year. Director Mr. Kenneth McDade and many students have been working hard to prepare the show for an eager audience. Originally a beloved bo...

OPINION: Capture the moment, not the video

OPINION: Capture the moment, not the video

By Tanner McCraney
April 12, 2017
Filed under Opinion, Showcase

The root of my hate came about a year ago at a Weeks concert. I was standing behind a man who videoed the entire concert with one of the Galaxy phones that are about the size of a brick. Because of this, I was not only barely able to see, but also I began to notice how many event-goers spend their time ...

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