The Sentry

Quiz Bowl Heading to Nationals

Quiz Bowl Heading to Nationals

By Lee Meena

May 20, 2016

The Jackson Prep quiz bowl team is once again concluding another great year of competition. The team, sponsored by 12th grade English teacher Nathan Devine, will be traveling to New Orleans at the end of May to compete in the national competition. The team consists of Juniors Wesley Roberson and Ro...

Viewing Drake’s “Views” and Reviewing

Viewing Drake's

By Lee Meena

May 19, 2016

Ladies and gentlemen, October’s Very Own has done it again! Everyone’s favorite Canadian rapper, Drake, has once again dropped another one of his chart busting, critically acclaimed albums, this time tagging it with the title Views. The album, colloquially known as Views from the 6, was named as...

Précis Pageant Honors Students

2016 Class favorites chosen by their peers.Photo courtesy of Hubert Worley Photography.

By Lee Meena and Elliot Weill

January 12, 2016

The 2016 Précis Pageant, held on Monday, January 11, was a special night for Jackson Prep’s senior class. The pageant is an annual event awarding seniors for showing qualities such a “Most Athletic,” “Most Charming,” and “Wittiest.” The pageant was led by Ms. Anna Griffin and her Pr...

Student Profile: Ethan “Oxman” Oxley

Student Profile: Ethan

By John Keeler and Lee Meena

January 11, 2016

Ethan Oxley is in the eleventh grade at Jackson Prep, and is known as a true friend among Prep students. Some may know him as “The Oxman,” but many just call him Ethan. During activity period and homeroom, Ethan can be found working diligently on his laptop in the library cubicle area with his cl...

Poetry Out Loud Winners Selected

Poetry Out Loud Winners Selected

By Lee Meena

December 10, 2015

On Thursday, December the 10th, Jackson Prep participated in a school-wide Poetry Out Loud competition. Students selected from all grades went to Lindsay Hall to recite their favorite poems in front of a live audience. The English department puts on this event every year in order to find so...

Prep Replacing iBoss

Prep Replacing iBoss

By Lee Meena, Elliot Weill, and Sam Mosely

November 12, 2015

Recently, the school has decided that they will do away with the current filter system known as iBoss. The reason is because Prep has upgraded its 100 megabyte bandwidth to a 500 megabyte bandwidth. This has caused iBoss to become obsolete with the current bandwidth. The head of technology for Prep, Ms. ...

Volleyball Spikes to Third Place

Volleyball Spikes to Third Place

By Lee Meena

November 5, 2015

The Prep Varsity Volleyball team placed third in the MAIS tournament held on Thursday, October 8. The tournament was held at Belhaven University where Prep defeated Hartfield in the quarterfinals. Their season concluded in the semifinals where they were knocked off by Presbyterian Christian School, who w...

New Teacher Profile- John Holmes Hilburn

New Teacher Profile- John Holmes Hilburn

By Lee Meena

September 15, 2015

Mr. John Holmes Hilburn is Jackson Prep’s instructor for its first-ever woodworking class. A Jackson native and Prep alumnus, Hilburn studied Industrial Technology at Mississippi State University. He also runs a custom furniture company based out of Jackson named Homelite John’s. Hilburn started to dev...

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