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Jackson decks out in green for parade

Jackson decks out in green for parade

From Issue 6
By Chatham Kennedy April 4, 2017

Beads and flowers littered the streets of Downtown Jackson on March 18th, 2017. Jacksonians dressed in green tutus, boas, and suits for the annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade. This time-honored tradition...

Obituary: Frito Bill Jr., gone but not forgotten

Obituary: Frito Bill Jr., gone but not forgotten

From Issue 5
By Chatham Kennedy February 16, 2017

Frito-Bill Jr. made his final lap around the Jackson Prep fish bowl on Monday, January 9, 2017. Hearts of adminstration and frequent office visitors broke when they heard that the school’s mascot had...

La La Land: The movie that resurrected a genre

La La Land: The movie that resurrected a genre

From Issue 5
By Lawson Marchetti February 15, 2017

The number 14. It’s a particularly lovely even number that is often considered lucky. It is a meticulously coveted and extremely rare number in the art of film, for it is the most Academy Award nominations...

(left to right) Maclain Kennedy, Wesley Roberson, and Jennings Duncan lead worship. Photo by Chatham Kennedy

“Making Marks” at The Pursuit

By Tynes Carroll January 9, 2017

On the days of January 4th, 5th, and 9th, students met in the Fortenberry Theatre for the third annual Pursuit, Jackson Prep’s student-led spiritual enrichment week. Senior leaders for the Pursuit, Chatham...

Lorelai (Lauren Graham) and Rory (Alexis Bledel) Gilmore “smell snow” in the Winter (season one, episode one) poster.

Oy with the poodles already! Gilmore Girls returns

From Issue 4
By Chatham Kennedy December 15, 2016

Fast paced jabber has once again rung through the homes of Gilmore girls fans. For months, admirers stalked Youtube channels and Facebook pages in hopes to find out who the returning characters would...

Seniors (left to right) Marion Sapen and Mary Dunbar prepare for their presentation at Mantle. Their product was a sunscreen app that used location services to provide notifications on how often one should apply sunscreen and what SPF one should use. Photo by Chatham Kennedy

Economics teaches students how to dive into Shark Tank

From Issue 3
By Chatham Kennedy November 4, 2016

On Wednesday October 26th, Senior AP Economics students  swam with the sharks, metaphorically speaking at least. Since late July, students have been avidly working on an entrepreneurial Shark Tank...

Jackson Prep students enjoy their time in China. Photo courtesy of Amanda Roberts

Prep Students Travel Worldwide

From Issue 1
By Maclain Kennedy August 17, 2016

This summer, Jackson Prep students had the opportunity to travel across the globe to Austria, China, and Spain. The first trip taken this summer was the Sound of Music Tour, which included stops in Austria...

Drew Holcomb Performs at Stray Art and Music Festival

Drew Holcomb Performs at Stray Art and Music Festival

From Issue 7
By Matthew Clay May 20, 2016
From Issue 7

“Of Mice and Men” to be Produced by Students

From Issue 7
By Avery Andress May 20, 2016

The play “Of Mice and Men” that will be performed this summer at Prep, and will be directed by Gregor Patti and assisted by Lawson Marchetti. The cast will start rehearsing at the end of May. The...

“Music Man” Set to Hit Jackson Prep’s Box Office

From Issue 7
By Chatham Kennedy May 20, 2016

The Jackson Prep Fine Arts department is looking forward to the fall production of “The Music Man.” “The Music Man” focuses on Harold Hill, a traveling salesman who peddles band equipment to...

Young Life:

Young Life: “You Were Made For This”

From Issue 7
By Gracie McCraney May 20, 2016

Young Life is a Christian ministry that is encouraged and talked about often at Jackson Prep. It is offered to high school students. “Club” is often advertised all over the school on flyers and by...

Each year, Students anticipate the release of  the award winning Earthwinds literary and art journal.

Earthwinds Coffeehouse 2016

By Chatham Kennedy April 29, 2016

Patriot Avenue roared with music as students played (and broke) instruments for Earthwinds annual Coffeehouse. Jackson Prep’s award winning literary magazine presented its 45th yearly edition on April...

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