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New Staff Profile: Captain David Gammill

New Staff Profile: Captain David Gammill

By Madeline Claire Hughes

August 31, 2016


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Mr. David Gammill, who is addressed as Captain Gammill, is Jackson Prep’s first Director of Campus Safety. Captain Gammill has already been a part of the Prep family for 23 years, monitoring football and basketball games. Captain Gammill graduated from Jim Hill High School in 1974, after which...

New Staff Profile: Sharon Box

New Staff Profile: Sharon Box

By Caroline McIntyre

August 31, 2016


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Ms. Sharon Box is a new member of the staff at Jackson Prep. She first started working here in June. Ms. Box works as assistant director to the Global Leadership Institute. The GLI is a leadership program through which students can provide service to others in their community. Box helps students ...

New Teacher Profile: Cyndi Harrison

New Teacher Profile: Cyndi Harrison

By Avery Andress

August 30, 2016


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Ms. Cyndi Harrison is a new Latin teacher at Prep this year. She teaches classes during fifth and sixth period. Ms. Harrison was born and raised in Ruleville, MS. One of her favorite activities as a child was to ride horses; she had a horse named Joker. She attended school at Ruleville Element...

New Teacher Profile: Carol Rose

New Teacher Profile: Carol Rose

By Tynes Carroll

August 30, 2016


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Ms. Carol Rose is a new friendly face at Jackson Prep this year. She teaches eighth grade Honors Algebra 1 and eleventh grade college prep Algebra 2. Rose went to high school at Madison Central High School in Madison, MS. Rose then proceeded to study Business Administration at Mississippi College. ...

Teacher Profile: Suzanne Eskrigge

Teacher Profile: Suzanne Eskrigge

By Tanner McCraney

May 27, 2016


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Ms. Suzanne Hasseltine Eskrigge, a Jackson Prep graduate of 1986, is currently the 9th grade honors biology teacher in the science building. Ms. Eskrigge was born and raised in the Jackson area. She attended First Presbyterian Day School for elementary and middle school. After leaving FPDS in 8h grade...

Young Life: “You Were Made For This”

Young Life: “You Were Made For This”

By Gracie McCraney

May 20, 2016


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Young Life is a Christian ministry that is encouraged and talked about often at Jackson Prep. It is offered to high school students. “Club” is often advertised all over the school on flyers and by word of mouth. Club takes place at Trinity Presbyterian Church on Old Canton Road on Monday nights at...

Student Profile: Caroline Pringle

Student Profile: Caroline Pringle

April 13, 2016


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Caroline Pringle is a junior at Jackson Prep and is commonly known to be outgoing. She is very approachable and has a wide variety of friends. Caroline is involved with many different activities including Pacer and French Club at Prep. Caroline likes to watch TV and movies, take naps after school...

Student Profile: Nina Sun

Student Profile: Nina Sun

By Maclain Kennedy, Junior High Staff Writer

March 4, 2016


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Nina Sun is new to Jackson Prep, not to mention new to America too. The ninth-grader is from the southeast part of China, and has been in Mississippi for seven months. Sun says that her favorite thing about Mississippi is the clean environment; especially the fact that there isn’t as much pol...

Teacher Profile: Dr. Luke Nealey

Teacher Profile: Dr. Luke Nealey

By Gracie McCraney

March 1, 2016


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Dr. Luke Nealey is currently the Assistant Head of School, Head of the Senior High, and teaches Advanced Placement Chemistry at Jackson Prep. This is Dr. Nealey’s 17th year working at the school. He was born in Butte, Montana. Dr. Nealey has one older and one younger brother, Matt and Paul. He has li...

Student Profile: Tori Newsome

Student Profile: Tori Newsome

By Preston Dubberly, Junior High Staff Writer

February 11, 2016


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Tori Newsome, a current ninth grader, came to Jackson Prep in sixth grade. Before Tori attended Prep, she went to Northshore Elementary School.  Coming to Prep in the sixth grade was good for her because the classes were smaller and she was able to know her classmates better. Tori is involved in...

Student Profile: Ethan “Oxman” Oxley

Student Profile: Ethan “Oxman” Oxley

By John Keeler and Lee Meena

January 11, 2016


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Ethan Oxley is in the eleventh grade at Jackson Prep, and is known as a true friend among Prep students. Some may know him as “The Oxman,” but many just call him Ethan. During activity period and homeroom, Ethan can be found working diligently on his laptop in the library cubicle area with his cl...

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