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JCL learns about graffiti

Dr. DiBlasie-Sammons talks about Greek and Roman graffiti to the JCL club members.
From Issue 4
November 28, 2020

The Junior Classical League kicked off their first meeting of the year on November 5th by having a guest speaker talk . The session was given by Dr. Jacqueline DiBasie-Sammons, who is a professor...

Chess team dominates in three local tournaments

Grayson Ohnmacht makes the winning move.
From Issue 4
November 28, 2020

The chess club participated in its first few tournaments at the end of October, starting the year off with 3 tournaments in one week. On Halloween morning, Jackson Prep held its first...

Gardening Club sprouts

Gardening Club sprouts
From Issue 4
November 24, 2020

Have you ever thought about starting a garden? If so, the Gardening Club would be a great place to start. The club was recently created by junior Lilly Grace Sites. Lilly Grace said, “During...

‘Rona Remote, Round II: Prep goes virtual as state cases rise

Students at home but also at school in Issue 4's cover graphic
From Issue 4
November 24, 2020

The week of November 2, the Prep community experienced an uptick in COVID-19 cases. On Friday, November 6, Head of School Lawrence Coco announced grades 9-12 would move to remote learning from...

Grades 9-12 go temporarily remote to fight spread of virus

The infamous coronavirus as rendered by graphics editor Alex Roberson
November 9, 2020

On Friday, November 6, Head of School Lawrence Coco announced grades 9-12 would move to remote learning from Monday, November 9 to Wednesday, November 11. This came as the Prep community experienced...

Prep yearbook, literary magazines honored in MSPA contest

Prep yearbook, literary magazines honored in MSPA contest
October 30, 2020

On October 29th the Mississippi Scholastic Press Association hosted their fall awards ceremony to celebrate the achievements of student run yearbook and literary magazine publications. The event was held...

Fiber arts club leads to a class

Fiber arts club leads to a class
From Issue 3
October 29, 2020

The Jackson Prep Fiber Arts class is a roaring hit and has only been a class for two years. Fiber Arts was made because the students of the Fiber Arts Club wanted a class. The Fiber Arts Club is still...

State’s chief health officer addresses Biomedical Club

Chief Health Officer and State Epidemiologist Dr. Thomas Dobbs chats with biology teacher Ms. Suzanne Eskrigge and Biomedical Club president Hawthorne Cleveland.
October 28, 2020

At 7:30 on the morning of Wednesday, October 28, Dr. Thomas Dobbs, Mississippi’s Chief Health Officer and State Epidemiologist, spoke at this year's first Biomedical Club meeting. His topics of discussion...

Barrett confirmed after quick but intense process

Barrett confirmed after quick but intense process
From Issue 3
October 28, 2020

On September 18, 2020, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Associate Justice of the Supreme Court, passed away after serving for 27 years on the United States’ highest court.  Ginsburg started her legal career...

New broadcasting class puts Prep in the news

New broadcasting class puts Prep in the news
October 23, 2020

As of this year, Jackson Prep has its own news channel on YouTube: JP Broadcast. The news channel is run by the newly formed Broadcast Media class, which was started this August by Mr. Bobby Gross, the...

3 seniors named “25 students who will change the world”

3 seniors named “25 students who will change the world”
From Issue 3
October 23, 2020

Every year, Portico magazine showcases “25 seniors who will change the world.”  Portico asks local high school principals and counselors to choose five upcoming seniors who shine both inside and...

Homecoming Court presentation delayed to Oct. 23

Homecoming Court presentation delayed to Oct. 23
October 7, 2020

The presentation of this year’s Homecoming Court and the crowning of the Homecoming Queen has been delayed by two weeks. Due to Hurricane Delta, disruptive weather is expected to interfere with Friday...

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