The Sentry

Now Matters Most: Varsity Football Preview

Now Matters Most: Varsity Football Preview

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 beaten the state record of six consecutive championships, the 2019 team looks to claim eight victori...

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 was held in a new location: the Ivy in Flowood, MS.  Many people enjoyed the Ivy more than Dulin...

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 "Best of SNO" honoree - January 2019 2. Winner - NEWS PHOTO - MSPA 2018 Winner - SPORTS PHOTO - MSPA ...

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 don't dive too deep into the type of person someone is. Thanks to a few of his players, I was ab...

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 and laying out the front cover of each issue. Below is a collage of recently designed covers that I h...

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' soccer beats JA in tie-breaker to decide number 1 seed This story was written in a way that each reader ...

Stewart McCullough Multimedia Broadcast Page

February 15, 2019

Multimedia Broadcast Cookin' with the boys Not everything in the newspaper business is serious, and following along with a Sentry tradition, I have taken on the production of a series we call "Cookin' with the boys" where we host our very own cooking show. It informs the audience as well as bringi...

Three Patriots put pen to paper on National Signing Day

Peyton Greenwood, Jerrion Ealy, and Adam Norsworthy, ready to take their talents to the next level.

By Steven Wyatt and Stewart McCullough

February 7, 2019

Flowood, MS -- From national media outlets to the coaches and fans at Jackson Prep, February 6th has been a day in the back of everyone’s mind for quite some time now. On National Signing Day (NSD), three Prep stars made their decisions official in front of the entire student body and a whole host o...

Seniors exercise their right to vote

Seniors exercise their right to vote

By Mary Patton Murphy, Copy Editor

November 26, 2018

In the recent midterm elections, several Prep seniors who turned eighteen before voting day hit the polls and voted for the first time. These students who were eligible to vote registered thirty days before the election and indicated on their registration that they would be eighteen on voting day. Because...

Big night from defense and RB Jerrion Ealy help Patriots defeat rival Jackson Academy 35-13

Photo courtesy of Beverly Oden.

By Charles Stephenson, Assistant Sports Editor

October 1, 2018

Flowood, MS — This past Friday, September 28, Prep played its cross-town rival--the Jackson Academy Raiders. This was arguably their toughest challenge of the season so far. The first quarter was tight, but thanks to a big night from Jerrion Ealy and a relentless Patriot defense, Jackson Prep was able ...

Week 2 football preview – Washington School

Week 2 football preview - Washington School

By Steven Wyatt

August 24, 2018

Flowood, MS. -- Jackson Prep will return home Friday to take on a Washington General's team that has yet to find their stride this season. The Generals got shut out in their season opener at home last week 31-0 to Prep's cross-town rival Jackson Academy. Washington will, however, come into Friday hopin...

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