The Sentry

Prep's tennis 'A' team

Tennis serves up a dominating season

From Issue 10
By Lily Flowers, Photo Editor May 25, 2021

This year the 2020-2021 tennis team had an excellent season considering the circumstances. Last year the team only played one match against North West Rankin before COVID.  Tryouts for the team were held...

The shooters gather together after finishing the state championship shoot.

Clay, Trap, and Skeet takes aim at competitors

From Issue 10
By Jake Mathews, Staff Writer May 25, 2021

  The Jackson Prep Clay, Trap, and Skeet team finished their season on a strong note at the MSSP State Championship. The team first had to compete at Turcotte shooting range in Canton and then...

Junior high building renovations begin

Junior high building renovations begin

From Issue 10
By Hannah Polk, Staff Writer May 25, 2021

With the announcement of the remodeling of the junior high building, both students and staff were excited for the prospect of new updates and classroom improvements. However, in order to have the...

The team rushes the field, creating a dog pile on top of Will Gibbs, the closing pitcher, after the final out of the championship series.

Baseball piles on another championship

From Issue 10
By Will Gibbs, Assistant Sports Editor May 24, 2021

On May 13, Jackson Prep’s varsity baseball team captured its fourth consecutive state title after defeating MRA in the championship series. Prep had an impressive regular season record of 31-3,...

Class of ‘21 says farewell

Class of ‘21 says farewell

From Issue 10
By Jane Hurst, Managing Editor May 24, 2021

On Sunday May 16, the Jackson Prep class of 2021 graduated at Trustmark Park. This marks Prep’s second year of using this venue as a COVID-19 safe gathering place, as opposed to the usual Thalia...

Caroline Jones teaching in India

Alumni Profile: Caroline Jones (2015) – Mississippi to Texas to India

From Issue 10
By Hart Maley, Staff Writer May 18, 2021

Caroline Jones, Class of 2015, has made a major impact on the people and world around her since graduating from Jackson Prep. In high school, she was a Pacer from 10th-12th grade and 2nd Lieutenant...

The Patriot Shop: The place for Prep merchandise

The Patriot Shop: The place for Prep merchandise

From Issue 10
By Livvy Robertson, Staff Writer May 18, 2021

What’s the Patriot Shop? Even if you haven’t been around Jackson Prep for long, you’ve probably heard about the Patriot Shop. If you have been here for long, you’ve most likely shopped there at...

Explainer: How does Student Council work?

Explainer: How does Student Council work?

From Issue 10
By Ryleigh Wells, Staff Writer May 18, 2021

With recent student body and class officer elections, you might wonder how student council works. Student council is a group of students elected by their peers to address issues and plan school activities...

Haze Clayton, 9th, reading to Mason Deas(9th) Lilly Luckett(9th), Tyler Collins(10th) as they study French

Classes squeeze in last bits before year ends

From Issue 10
By Sarah Headley and Hart Maley May 18, 2021

Teachers in the junior high have been working on ways to wrap up the school year before exams. In the 7th grade, Ms. Cado’s class did a presentation on religions around the world. Each student had...

SIBLING SHOWDOWN: The Hollowells

SIBLING SHOWDOWN: The Hollowells

From Issue 10
By Hart Maley and Margaret Dye May 18, 2021

Sibling Showdown focuses on some of the families with multiple students at Prep simultaneously.  Two siblings who have definitely left their mark this school year are John Woods and Embry Hollowell....

TALKIN’ TUNES: Ellyn Waits talks Fleetwood Mac

NOTE: The QR Code labeled "Spider-man speculation" in the print edition of Issue 10 accidentally links to this page. For the actual Spidey story, go to https://jpsentry.net/1179317/
By Jane Hurst, Managing Editor May 18, 2021

Each student at Jackson Prep is unique. Everyone has a hobby or special interest. Some people are devoted to one singer or band, and they want to share their love of their music with other people. Talkin’...

Hanyu is one to watch for next year's Winter Olympics

Hanyu is one to watch for next year’s Winter Olympics

From Issue 10
By Riley Spivey, Staff Writer May 18, 2021

Figure skating is a popular sport that many people watch, but not everyone knows the scoring process or the athletes that compete against each other. The 2022 Winter Olympics are not for a while, but it’s...

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