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Jackson decks out in green for parade

Jackson decks out in green for parade

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

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

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

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

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

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...

Of Mice and Men to be Produced by Students

“Of Mice and Men” to be Produced by Students

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 Preps Box Office

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

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: You Were Made For This

Young Life: “You Were Made For This”

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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