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Jackson garbage dispute plagues the capital city

By Jake Mathews, News & Features Editor April 28, 2022

The City of Jackson has recently had a real problem on its hands: who is going to pick up the trash. The city’s contract with Waste Management expired on March 31. With the City Council unable to...

Confederate Memorial Day should not be a state holiday

By Megan Tomlinson, Opinion Editor April 28, 2022

Even though it was fought 157 years ago, the Civil War’s startling, lifelong effects on America are still seen today. It can come in the form of what many southerners call “Southern Pride”, which...

Your Guide to Very Vivacious Valentines Day

Your Guide to Very Vivacious Valentine’s Day

By Lauren Anne Smith and Lilly Grace Sites February 12, 2021

Not sure how to spend the heartfelt holiday? We've got you covered! Whether you’re  single or taken, here are some festive activities around town to get you in the spirit! Stop by the local Dunkin'...

Enola Holmes steps out from her brothers shadow in new movie

Enola Holmes steps out from her brother’s shadow in new movie

By Jane Hurst, Managing Editor November 4, 2020

Enola Holmes, the title character, is the teenage sister of Sherlock and Mycroft Holmes. She has not had much communication with her older brothers throughout her life, as she lives with her mother, Eudoria....

Talkin Tunes: Havens Smith talks Current Joys

Talkin’ Tunes: Havens Smith talks Current Joys

By Jane Hurst, Managing Editor November 4, 2020

Every student at Jackson Prep is unique.  Every student has an interest or a hobby. Some people devote themself to one singer or band and want to share their love of their music with other people. Talking...

Now Matters Most: Varsity Football Preview

Now Matters Most: Varsity Football Preview

From Issue 1
By Charles Stephenson, Sports Story August 22, 2019

School starting again has students and athletes itching for football season, particularly the  varsity football team, which has its eyes on another state championship. As the Patriots have previously...

Students get groovy at Prom 2019

Students get groovy at Prom 2019

By Preston Dubberly and Caroline McIntyre April 8, 2019

Prom was on April 5th for the juniors and seniors of Jackson Prep. The theme was masquerade and it was decorated to the nines. Masks were provided which was really fun for everyone. Unlike last year, prom...

All-Mississippi Journalist Entry – Stewart McCullough

February 15, 2019

Stewart McCullough Jackson Prep Sentry Editor-In-Chief - 2018-19 Managing Editor - 2017-18 Social Media Editor - 2016-17     Awards and Accolades 1. School Newspapers Online...

Stewart McCullough News Gathering Page

February 15, 2019

News Gathering Ricky Black named high school coach of the year The player input of this story gives each reader a way to understand Coach Black as a football coach and as a person too. Many news stories...

Stewart McCullough Design and Editing

February 15, 2019

Design and Editing As editor-in-chief, my main focus when it comes to designing the paper is helping other editors lay out their sections and revising them once completed. I am in charge of designing...

Stewart McCullough Sports Journalism

February 15, 2019

Sports Journalism Football claims 7th in a row This story was a fan favorite among Sentry readers and was recognized by Best of SNO (School Newspapers Online) for excellence in sports journalism. Boys'...

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