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Robotics Team Accepts the First Tech Challenge

Robotics Team Accepts the First Tech Challenge

By Megan Dallas

April 22, 2015

With so much talent in the robotics club this year, club leader and physics teacher, Mr. Clay Conn, decided to split the students into two teams. Each team was asked to design and program a robot to compete in the First Tech Challenge (FTC). This year, the FTC was designed around an original game called ...

“The Bachelor” Contestant Visits Jackson

By Megan Dallas

April 21, 2015

On March 9th, fans of the popular ABC TV show, The Bachelor, witnessed Chris Soules propose to Whitney Bischoff in an antique barn in his home town of Arlington, Iowa. Only moments before the happy exchange, however, Soules was saying goodbye to runner up, Becca Tilley. Tilley, who admitted she was falling in...

One Act Performs “The Voice of the Prairie”

David Quinn (Gregor Patti) tells his love story on the radio in the One Act play.
(Photo courtesy of Caroline Cotten)

January 15, 2015

One Act drama competitions are demanding on participants. Within a forty-five minute time limit, the participants in a competitive One Act are required to set up their props, perform the play, and tear down the sets before time runs out. Prep’s One Act team began practicing every day after school ...

Equestrian Team Rides for the First Time

Equestrian Team Rides for the First Time

December 17, 2014

On November 1st, Prep became the first high school in the state to institute an equestrian team. Prep will compete in zone four of the Interscholastic Equestrian Association, (IEA). They will go up against teams from Alabama, Tennessee, Georgia, and Florida. All the students were invited to sign up no...

The Annual Celebration of Moles

The Annual Celebration of Moles

October 23, 2014

Today, October 23 (10/23) we celebrate moles. Not the vermin sort of mole, or the epidermis kind of mole, but the basic measuring unit in chemistry. The mole, also called Avogadro's number, is 6.02 × 10^23, and today from 6:02 AM until 6:02 PM we celebrate this number. For more information about...

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