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Co-Governor Jeffrey Jordan(12) and future Governor Sakshi Kuara

Youth legislature back in session in Jackson

Prep picks up its fourth governor in a row
By Jane Hurst, Editor-in-Chief November 23, 2021

From November 11 to 13th, seventeen delegates, representing the sophomore, junior, and senior classes, headed downtown for the Lead Mississippi Youth Legislature conference. In 2020, the conference...

Sentry staff members at the MSPA conference

Publications staffs attend scholastic statewide conference

By Anna Blaire Bryant, News & Features Editor November 3, 2021

On Monday, November 1, members of Jackson Prep’s publication staffs and their advisers went on a trip to the 75th annual MSPA convention hosted by The University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg....

Art gallery adds flair to library

Art gallery adds flair to library

From Issue 3
By Anna Blaire Bryant and Sophie Slade November 2, 2021

Studying the earth may seem boring to some, but it is pretty exciting. Cartography, the design of maps, is easily one of the most overlooked forms of art. The Jackson Prep art gallery showed their appreciation...

Grease is the word at JP this October

Grease is the word at JP this October

From Issue 3
By Evans Reynolds, Staff Writer October 27, 2021

For four shows October 16-19, the Jackson Prep Performing Arts Department staged their annual fall musical. This year under the direction of Ms. Emily Waterloo and music directed by Mr. Chris Sweatt,...

New president holds his campaign sign

Newly elected junior high president takes office

From Issue 2
By Lindan Garner, Staff Writer September 30, 2021

The 2021-2022 Junior High Elections were Thursday, September 2nd, with three contenders campaigning for Student Body President, a position only available for 9th graders. Elliot Davis, Meredith Hawkins,...

Alaskan adventurers pose with their catch.

Global Leadership Institute takes on Alaska

From Issue 2
By Anna Blaire Bryant, News and Features Editor September 30, 2021

For the last few years, the GLI Institute has taken a trip to Alaska every June with tenth through twelve grade students. This year's group hiked, kayaked, camped, fished, and experienced Alaskan wildlife...

The 50s are coming back in Prep performance of Grease

The 50s are coming back in Prep performance of ‘Grease’

From Issue 2
By Lily Teague, Entertainment Editor September 30, 2021

In mid-October, Jackson Prep Performing Arts  will present the high school version of the classic musical Grease, directed by Ms. Emily Waterloo (Jackson Prep Director of Theatrical Productions) with...

HOCO at the Disco

HOCO at the Disco

From Issue 2
By Hannah Polk and Olivia Patricia Smith September 23, 2021
From Issue 1
Service animals relieve first-week anxiety

Service animals relieve first-week anxiety

By Evans Reynolds, Staff Writer August 18, 2021

Upon Jackson Prep’s first week of school, numerous clubs throughout the school started to ramp up ideas for the year ahead. One in particular is the Jackson Prep Service Club. The Service Club is a high...

Junior high renovation completed in time for Day 1

Junior high renovation completed in time for Day 1

From Issue 1
By Olivia Patricia Smith August 16, 2021

As the last school year started to wind down, the renovations of the junior high were just starting. A week before exams started, junior high faculty, staff, and students moved to the senior high, so the...

A Prep summer camper shows off a weeks worth of art.

Happy campers spend time at Prep during summer

From Issue 1
By Lilly Grace Sites August 10, 2021

Even though school was not in session, the halls of Jackson Prep were still filled with students of all ages. Prep was able to host yet another successful five weeks of summer camps with activities for...

DEI comes to Prep

From Issue 1
By Mayrant Gonwa August 10, 2021

The Diversity, Equality, and Inclusion group at Prep, known as the DEI, was established in the spring of last year by Mr. Ryan Upshaw, the school’s Director of Diversity and Outreach. The goal of the...

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