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A record six sign national letters of intent

A record six sign national letters of intent
From Issue 5A
December 18, 2020

Six members of Jackson Prep’s senior class recently signed their letter of intent to continue playing athletics at the collegiate level. Five boys signed to continue their baseball career, while one...

Show choir performs Fall Fanfare

Reveillon performs “When I Go.”
From Issue 5
December 18, 2020

On the nights of December 8 and 9, Jackson Prep’s Reveillon and Fusion showed a sneak peek into their competition show and welcomed the Christmas spirit through their Fall Fanfare showcase.  Fusion,...

Prep performing arts program sets spring musical

Prep performing arts program sets spring musical
From Issue 5
December 10, 2020

This year Prep will be hosting its musical, High School Musical on Stage, in the spring, rather than in the fall.  High School Musical is an adaptation of Shakespeare’s classic Romeo and Juliet set...

A vaccine for COVID-19 is just around the corner

The infamous coronavirus as rendered by graphics editor Alex Roberson
From Issue 5
December 10, 2020

A vaccine for COVID-19 might be ready by the end of the year. In the last few weeks, two vaccines, one by a collaboration between Pfizer and BioNTech and the other by Moderna, have been submitted for the...

Précis Pageant 2020

Luke Runnels and William McHenry, both beaux in the pageant, performed together.
From Issue 5
December 9, 2020

On Monday, December 7, Précis held their annual pageant to honor students, especially seniors of the class of 2021. The night began with the Beauties and Beaux, who were introduced by the emcees,...

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...

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