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New Teacher Profile: John Haberman

New Teacher Profile: John Haberman

By Ellis Abdo

October 26, 2015


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Coach John Haberman is starting his first year teaching and coaching at Prep. He teaches social studies (Government/Economics and World History) and is also the junior high football coach. Coach Haberman is from Northern Minnesota. He went to St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota where he played football. He says that col...

Prep Hunters Weigh in on Baiting Controversy

Prep Hunters Weigh in on Baiting Controversy

By Forrest Smith

September 29, 2015


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On October 1st, the beginning of deer season will be upon us, but the implementation of a new policy on the baiting of deer leaves many Prep hunters divided. The Mississippi department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks (MDWFP) voted on August 19 to make the hunting and harvesting of deer over a feeder...

In Case You Were Wondering: What Goes Into Preparing for a Pep Rally?

In Case You Were Wondering: What Goes Into Preparing for a Pep Rally?

By Nevin Wells

September 25, 2015


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Preparing for Friday pep rallies may look simple, but it’s very complex. Cheerleaders, Pacers, band members, and parents put in work every day each week preparing for the pep rally.  It all starts as early as the summer, when the cheerleading squad decides the theme for each pep rally. “We paint a...

New Teacher Profile: Allison Myers

New Teacher Profile: Allison Myers

By Matthew Clay

September 22, 2015


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Ms. Allison Myers grew up in Pascagoula on the Gulf Coast. Dancing was her original passion. It did not matter whether it was traditional dance, ballet, jazz, or anything else, she did it. For a total of 16 years she danced. Up to this day she still likes to coach cheer - even if it’s only one day p...

New Teacher Profile: Terra Kirkland

New Teacher Profile: Terra Kirkland

By Gracie McCraney

September 18, 2015


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Ms. Terra Kirkland is a new teacher at Jackson Prep this year. She teaches Spanish I, ninth grade English, and a gym class. Kirkland found out about Prep from a good friend who encouraged her to apply for a full time teaching job. Before Prep she taught English at Mississippi College and Belhav...

New Teacher Profile: Lynn Miller

New Teacher Profile: Lynn Miller

By Ann Clardy Byrd

September 17, 2015


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Dr. Lynn Miller is a new teacher this year at Jackson Prep. Miller grew up in Jackson and she was an undergraduate at Mississippi University for Women. Miller has a masters in art history at Georgia and a masters in Divinity at Union . She was a Dr. of Ministry at The University of Pittsburg. Miller also...

New Teacher Profile- John Holmes Hilburn

New Teacher Profile- John Holmes Hilburn

By Lee Meena

September 15, 2015


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Mr. John Holmes Hilburn is Jackson Prep’s instructor for its first-ever woodworking class. A Jackson native and Prep alumnus, Hilburn studied Industrial Technology at Mississippi State University. He also runs a custom furniture company based out of Jackson named Homelite John’s. Hilburn started to dev...

New Teacher Profile: Scott Rogers

New Teacher Profile: Scott Rogers

By Holman Buchanan

September 14, 2015


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Mr. Scott Rogers is starting his first year teaching at Prep. He teaches 11th grade college prep English. He also is the robotics team sponsor. Rogers is a native of Jackson and graduated from Murrah High School. After high school, he went to college at LSU and then the University of Southern Mississippi, ...

New Teacher Profile: JoJo Herring

New Teacher Profile: JoJo Herring

By Brittany Wilkinson

September 11, 2015


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Ms. JoJo Herring is starting her first year here at Jackson Prep. She teaches eigth grade honors math, ninth grade college prep math, and also coaches MathCounts. Before she came to Jackson Prep, Herring taught at Madison Middle. She recalls that she used to compete against Prep in MathCounts. She sai...

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...

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