The Sentry

Prep students answer the call of the wild in Alaska

Raising the Prep flag high on Mt. Alyeska

By Lauren Anne Smith

June 28, 2020

COVID-19 canceled many events and plans this year, but the Global Leadership Institute Alaska trip was not one of them. GLI director Colonel William Merrell worked hard to keep the trip afloat and was determined that the students would still go to Alaska. On June 13, five chaperones and fifteen students...

A Season in Review: Softball

A Season in Review: Softball

By Lauren Anne Smith, Managing Editor

May 12, 2020

This school year didn’t end the way we wanted it to, but that doesn’t mean we can’t reminisce about the good times. The year’s softball team was one of the best Prep has had, placing 3rd in the conference.  Coach Caton gave a recap on the season. The team had a very successful season, with...

The ABCs of Quarantine

Our guide to 26 ways to keep yourself from going stir-crazy while sheltering in place.

By Lauren Anne Smith, Managing Editor

April 16, 2020

It's week 5 of quarantine, and boredom is starting to settle in for students. Whether you’re stuck inside all day or get a chance to get some fresh air, here are some fun things to pass the time! Art (photo courtesy of Sarah Beth Usey) Baking (photo courtesy of Hannah Grace Big...

Prom is cancelled; now what?

Prom is cancelled; now what?

By Lauren Anne Smith, Managing Editor

March 31, 2020

On the afternoon of Thursday, March 19th, the juniors and seniors received the dreadful email from Dr. Luke Nealey informing the student body that prom was officially canceled. The prom, an annual junior-senior event, had been scheduled for April 9 at Duling Hall in Fondren. Ms. Laura Hepner, the stude...

Students react to coronavirus shutdown

The infamous coronavirus as rendered by graphics editor Alex Roberson

By Lauren Anne Smith, Managing Editor

March 27, 2020

The past few weeks have been tiring for some due to how sudden everyone has reacted to the spread of the coronavirus. Governor Tate Reeves put out a statement declaring all Mississippi public schools stay closed until April 17th.  Some schools are still on spring break, but Prep hasn’t skipped a bea...

Here’s the tea on loaded teas and shakes

Here's the tea on loaded teas and shakes

By Lauren Anne Smith, Staff Writer

May 8, 2019

Over the past year, loaded teas and shakes have become a widespread trend around town.  The whole point of the Loaded Tea and shake craze is eating something that tastes good while being healthy, and the nutrition spots have reached that goal.  So far there are a total of nine nutrition places that are new to the metro ar...

RESTAURANT REVIEW: Basil’s – The Best Mix of Mediterranean and Italian

RESTAURANT REVIEW: Basil's - The Best Mix of Mediterranean and Italian

By Lauren Anne Smith, Staff Writer

April 26, 2019

Basil’s was first established in 2003 by Nathan Glenn who wanted to bring a mix of Italian and Mediterranean foods to Mississippi.  Basil’s has been loved and adored by the people of Fondren with its mouth-watering food, and now it’s now expanding to the Renaissance. The newly opened restaurant is already...

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