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Prep Players To Perform M*A*S*H

MASH cast

By Sarah Kennedy Duncan and John William Creel

April 22, 2015

For the spring play the Jackson Prep Players will be performing M*A*S*H.  M*A*S*H was a TV series from the seventies and eighties, and before that a much-lauded 1970 motion picture. Both were based on a book, MASH: A Novel About Three Army Doctors by Richard Hooker. The book, movie, and TV series followed doctors in a Mobile Army Surgical Hospital or M...

Music, Writing to Meet at Earthwinds Coffeehouse

Music, Writing to Meet at Earthwinds Coffeehouse

By Haynes Horsley

April 22, 2015

On April 24, Jackson Prep's literary magazine will be holding its annual Coffeehouse. The Coffeehouse is put on by Earthwinds on the same day that they release their new magazine. The event allows students to perform in front of the student body on Patriot Avenue. Musical acts will be alternated with spo...

Prep Hosts Blood Drive

Tori Jones sips on a sugary drink as she donates blood

By Sarah Kennedy Duncan and Megan Dallas

April 21, 2015

  Jackson Prep hosted a blood drive on the 14th and 15th of April. Students were asked to sign up to donate blood the week before and students from grades 10-12 participated. Over 80 students and teachers signed up to give blood initially. The Mississippi Blood Services mobile station parked...

Into The Woods Falls Flat

Into The Woods Falls Flat

February 20, 2015

Disney is attempting to move into the live action side of things. Over the next few years they will be turning some of their classic animated movies into live action. Cinderella will hit theaters in March and Beauty and the Beast is slated to come out in 2016. (Just a side note: Emma Watson has officia...

Agent Carter: One Tough Dame

Agent Carter: One Tough Dame

February 19, 2015

ABC’s new TV show Agent Carter premiered January 6th. The show is a spinoff of the Captain America movie franchise and stars Hayley Atwell as Peggy Carter. It takes place after World War II and Captain America’s “death.” The war has ended and, although she was a valuable agent during the war, Peggy...

Précis Pageant Winners

(photo courtesy of Mr. Hubert Worley)
The 2015 Class Favorites

January 15, 2015


2015 Précis Pageant: Who’s Who

(photo courtesy of Mr. Hubert Worley)
Cooper Henry leads awarded seniors in a dance to David velasquez's music

January 13, 2015

The Jackson Prep Précis pageant was held in the Fortenberry Auditorium on Monday January 12th, at 7pm.  The theme for the pageant was "Into the Midst."  The hosts for the night were seniors Trey Box and Brooke McCulley. Many students performed throughout the night in between the awards. &nbs...

Tacky Christmas Sweater Contest

Honorable mention
Jacob Land and Coach Bradford

December 12, 2014

Students participated in the annual Sentry Tacky Christmas Sweater Competition.  Throughout the day Sentry staff members were on the lookout for the tackiest sweaters out there.  After many pictures were considered the Sentry staff voted on the top three tackiest sweaters.  There were so many swea...

Prep Takes Down Parklane Academy in MC Quiz Bowl Tournament

November 12, 2014

On November 12, the Jackson Prep Quiz Bowl team traveled to Mississippi College to take part in the first part of the MC tournament. In this particular competition matches are spread over a few months instead of one day. When a team wins they are given the date and time of the next match. Prep went...

#PFL (Pacer For Life)

#PFL (Pacer For Life)

October 23, 2014

The first Pacer Reunion will take place this Friday at the school. The reunion is being hosted by the current Pacer sponsor, Ms. Lou Ann McKibben, and the current Pacer mothers. "We have had reunions for various sport teams, such as football or basketball, but never for Pacer,” said Ms. McKibben...

Welcome to Night Vale is Good Listening

Welcome to Night Vale is Good Listening

October 3, 2014

“A friendly desert community where the sun is hot the moon is beautiful and mysterious lights pass overhead while we all pretend to sleep Welcome to Night Vale” Welcome to Night Vale is a free podcast that airs twice a month and is produced by commonplace books. The podcast is fashioned after a commu...

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