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Mu Alpha Theta Goes for Gold

Mu Alpha Theta Goes for Gold
From Issue 6
April 13, 2016

On April 10th and 11th, the Jackson Prep Mathletes participated in the Mu Alpha Theta Convention. The math teachers selected students to attend the competition. 9th through 12th  graders students participated...

Student Profile: Caroline Pringle

Student Profile: Caroline Pringle
From Issue 6
April 13, 2016

Caroline Pringle is a junior at Jackson Prep and is commonly known to be outgoing. She is very approachable and has a wide variety of friends. Caroline is involved with many different activities including...

Foreign Language Food Day

Foreign Language Food Day
January 22, 2016

On Friday January 22nd, all students taking a foreign language bring food to celebrate the culture of the students' language. French, Latin, Spanish, Greek, and Mandarin Chinese are all the languages...

JP Pursuit 2016 Starts Off Strong

JP Pursuit 2016 Starts Off Strong
January 5, 2016

    Last year a new tradition was started at Prep --The Pursuit. This Christian event takes place annually on the first week back from Christmas break. The basic goal is to give students...

Busywork Takes a Toll on Students

Busywork Takes a Toll on Students
From Issue 3
November 12, 2015

Jackson Prep has been known for its academic excellence for decades. However, there seems to be a belief among many teachers that assigning busywork is what makes their class “challenging, rigorous,...

Teacher Profile: David Hogue

Teacher Profile: David Hogue
From Issue 3
November 12, 2015

Mr. David Hogue teaches all levels of Latin courses that are offered at Jackson Prep. He is in his eleventh year at Prep and also sponsors the Junior Classical League (JCL). Hogue is considered by his...

The Martian Movie Review

The Martian Movie Review
From Issue 3
November 12, 2015

The Martian was a book that was adapted into a screenplay and released in theaters on October 2, 2015. It was directed by Ridley Scott. Matt Damon plays Mark Watney in this science fiction movie. During...

What Is Fantasy Football?

What Is Fantasy Football?
From Issue 2
September 29, 2015

Fantasy Football is an online game in which participants select imaginary teams from the players in the NFL and score points according to the actual performance of their players. It is an extremely fun...

Alumni Profile: Jonathan Randolph

Alumni Profile: Jonathan Randolph
February 19, 2015

Jonathan Randolph is from Brandon, Mississippi, and graduated from Jackson Prep in 2007. He was one of the top golfers coming out of his class in the country. He went on to Ole Miss with great success...

Student Profile: Charlie Miller

Student Profile: Charlie Miller
February 19, 2015

Charlie Miller is a 10th grader at Jackson Prep and is currently ranked 22nd in the nation for golf in his age group. He is a member of the Prep golf team. He plays in golf tournaments throughout the United...

Youth Legislature Called to Order

Youth Legislature Called to Order
December 15, 2014

Youth Legislature or Youth Leg is a program in which high school students from all around the state come to Jackson to participate in a mock legislative session. Just before Thanksgiving break, students...

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