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Prep Alum Runs for MS State Treasurer

Prep Alum Runs for MS State Treasurer

By Brendon McLeod

April 21, 2015


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This year Jackson Prep graduate David McRae is running for State Treasurer of Mississippi. McRae grew up in Jackson and  graduated from Prep in the class of 2000. He said Prep has played a major role in preparing him for the challenges of work and life. McRae was very involved with theater and arts...

Alumni Profile: Jonathan Randolph

Alumni Profile: Jonathan Randolph

February 19, 2015


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Jonathan Randolph is from Brandon, Mississippi, and graduated from Jackson Prep in 2007. He was one of the top golfers coming out of his class in the country. He went on to Ole Miss with great success and was named an All American his senior year. Jonathan played in the Palmer Cup which is similar to...

Student Profile: Charlie Miller

Student Profile: Charlie Miller

February 19, 2015


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Charlie Miller is a 10th grader at Jackson Prep and is currently ranked 22nd in the nation for golf in his age group. He is a member of the Prep golf team. He plays in golf tournaments throughout the United States and recently played in Puerto Rico. His golf coach, Cliff Bailey, has helped elevate Ch...

Student Profile: Khue Tran

Student Profile: Khue Tran

December 17, 2014


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      For the first 16 years of her life,  Khue Tran lived in Vietnam, spoke Vietnamese, and watched “futball,” yet she now attends Jackson Prep. Khue moved to Huntsville, Alabama before her junior year and had to learn to speak a new language, live in a new culture, and go to school from a...

Christmas in Jackson

Christmas in Jackson

December 15, 2014


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Christmas in the South is a wonderful time of year. Living in the “Bible Belt," many of the celebrations are religious based as opposed to the secular theme that many times is the focus of the holiday season. Here in Jackson, we take pride in celebrated this awesome time of the year by displaying...

Student Profile: Kennedi Pass

Student Profile: Kennedi Pass

November 18, 2014


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Kennedi Pass is a sophomore at Jackson Prep. She runs the hurdles and pole vaults for the track team. Her favorite activities include running, yoga, painting, cooking, and hanging out with her friends. After school, she says loves to spend time with Jeremy Morgan, who is a current senior at Prep. Kennedi...

Teacher Profile: Leah Heath

Teacher Profile: Leah Heath

November 14, 2014


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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...

New Teacher Profile: Ms. Kimberly Reedy

New Teacher Profile: Ms. Kimberly Reedy

October 20, 2014


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Ms. Kimberly Reedy grew up in McComb, MS. and attended the University of Southern Mississippi. Ms. Reedy majored in English and later obtained M. Ed with emphasis in Curriculum and Instruction and Secondary English with a minor in Latin. She previously taught English at Ecole Classiques in Metari...

Student Profile: William Garrard, The Model, Rapper, Athlete, and Gentleman

Student Profile: William Garrard, The Model, Rapper, Athlete, and Gentleman

October 14, 2014


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William Garrard is a junior at Jackson Prep. He is a returning athlete on the varsity football team who says, “I enjoy playing football because I get cool scars.” William attended St. Andrew’s from kindergarten through sixth grade. He came to Prep in seventh grade. He is about to become an ...

From Issue 2: Walker Wilbanks Tribute

From Issue 2: Walker Wilbanks Tribute

October 8, 2014


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These two pages were the center spread of Issue 2. ...

Alumni Profile: Tom Rice, Movie Producer, Brings Films Back Home

Alumni Profile:  Tom Rice, Movie Producer, Brings Films Back Home

October 7, 2014


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As far back as he can remember, 1992 Prep graduate Tom Rice has always wanted to work with movies. Rice was born in Jackson, where he attended Prep from seveneth to twelfth grade. He then went to New York to study film. Rice lives in Los Angeles, CA and is a producer and founder of Sycamore Pictures. As a producer, Tom has many responsibilities. A produc...

Spirit Dance Team Keeps Junior High Energetic

Spirit Dance Team Keeps Junior High Energetic

September 29, 2014


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The Spirit Dance Team of 2014-2015 has flourished under the captains Elly Lamb, Miriam Box, and Anne Clark Harvey. “I love having leadership and getting to know all the sweet girls!” says Miriam Box.  The captains make up the dances preformed at pep rallies and games. They also encourage the other...

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