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Meet the Arts: 2015

Meet the Arts: 2015

By Chatham Kennedy and Michael Wilson

September 23, 2015

The 6th Annual Jackson Prep Meet the Arts took place on September 23rd, 2015. Hundreds of students, faculty, parents, and alums gathered together in Fortenberry Theatre to see the many talents of Prep’s visual and fine arts departments. The night opened another excellent performance from the Jackson Prep band...

Drama/Film Classes Vote on Oscars

Drama/Film Classes Vote on Oscars

February 20, 2015

This week, Mr. Kenneth McDade's Drama and Film classes took a vote on the current Oscar nominees. These are their predictions for Sunday's awards: (The class prediction is bolded and italicized. You can fill out your own ballot online at http://oscar.go.com/mypicks) BEST PICTURE “American Sniper” “Birdman or (The Unex...

Teacher Profile: Leah Heath

Teacher Profile: Leah Heath

November 14, 2014

Ms. Leah Heath is the college prep Chemistry I teacher for the tenth grade. She grew up local, here in Jackson, MS, and attended Murrah High School. Ms. Heath explained that her favorite classes in high school were chemistry (shocker) and English. Her most influential figure that inspired her to pursue...

Quiz Bowl: SH Takes 2nd, JH 1st at MC Tournament

Quiz Bowl: SH Takes 2nd, JH 1st at MC Tournament

October 27, 2014

The Jackson Prep quiz bowl team competed on Saturday October, 18th at Madison Central. Their record was 5-1 in preliminary rounds, in semifinals 3-0, and in the finals lost by 4 questions to Lamar. They received 2nd place in high school division, the junior high won 1st in their division. The...

Reveillon 2014-15: Looking Forward

Reveillon 2014-15: Looking Forward

October 21, 2014

Jackson Prep’s show choir Reveillon, established in 2008, had its best year yet in the 2013-14 school year. First, Reveillon won grand champion at the South Jones competition taking best vocals, best choreography, and best show design. Connor Ball won best male soloist. Next, Reveillon won second...

New Teacher Profile: Mari Farrington

New Teacher Profile: Mari Farrington

September 5, 2014

Ms. Mari Farrington is starting her first year at Jackson Prep. Ms. Farrington is Prep’s newest  6th grade teacher. She enjoys and teaches the language arts, and is serving as the 6th Grade Programs Coordinator. Farrington, a native of Missouri, recalls that in the first grade, she had alread...

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