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Students Pitching in to Help “Trash” Diabetes

Students Pitching in to Help “Trash” Diabetes

September 22, 2014


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Jackson Prep students are making a difference this week by bringing glucose gels, tabs, monitors, and other supplies to help trash diabetes. This year the Community Service Club is partnering with the Diabetes Foundation Of Mississippi to raise awareness and give aid to those with this sickness. Trash...

From the Summer: Basketball Team Members Visit Guatemala

From the Summer: Basketball Team Members Visit Guatemala

September 19, 2014


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From July 17-24, head basketball Coach Chris Moore and assistant coach Andrew Mitchell led a mission trip to Guatemala. The students who went were the juniors and seniors of the varsity basketball team. This is a trip that has been a tradition of the basketball program for many years. The coaches and...

Nine Prep Seniors Named National Merit Semifinalists

Nine Prep Seniors Named National Merit Semifinalists

September 18, 2014


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“One School, Many Books” Turns Campus Into Giant Book Club

“One School, Many Books” Turns Campus Into Giant Book Club

September 10, 2014


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At the end of the 2013-2014 school year, students were introduced to a unique experience by being given the opportunity of choosing one of their summer reading books from a wide assortment suggested by faculty and staff. This idea, which came to be known as “One School, Many Books,” was conceived...

Community Partner Week

Community Partner Week

September 9, 2014


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This year, Jackson Prep’s community service partner is the Mississippi Diabetes Foundation, and during the school week after Labor Day, Community Partner Week helped inform students about the partnership and the opportunities to volunteer. Diabetes is a prevalent disease throughout Mississippi that...

GLI Envoys to Travel to Switzerland, Italy in 2015

GLI Envoys to Travel to Switzerland, Italy in 2015

September 3, 2014


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Prep is educating students outside the classroom and across the world. Last year, Prep’s Global Leadership Institute took a group of approximately 20 students and four chaperones to Shanghai, China to attend a Global Leadership Summit. The group spent the first eight days of their trip touring three unique...

Senior, Mother Helping Kids Through “The Love Project”

Senior, Mother Helping Kids Through “The Love Project”

August 27, 2014


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Like many Prep students, Lauren Herring hopes to make a difference in the world. Through a joint project with her mother, she is measuring that progress one child at a time. Prep senior Lauren Herring and her mother, Wendy Herring, have been volunteering their time at Sunnybrook Children’s home i...

Prep Community Comes Together to #PrayForWalker

Prep Community Comes Together to #PrayForWalker

August 25, 2014


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During Prep’s football game against Oxford High School on Friday, August 22, junior Walker Wilbanks became ill and was taken to the Baptist Hospital. At the hospital, Wilbanks had a seizure and brain swelling started to occur. Once students became aware of the situation after the game, they began...

Meet The Patriots

Meet The Patriots

August 20, 2014


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Vanderbilt Road Show Comes To Prep

Vanderbilt Road Show Comes To Prep

August 18, 2014


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Jackson Preparatory School hosted the Vanderbilt Road Show on August 13th. The Road Show is an opportunity for high school students of  all ages to learn about Vanderbilt University. Two Vanderbilt admissions representatives were in charge of the local seminar with help from Vanderbil...

Grad Talks Acting With Drama Classes

August 18, 2014


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Last week actress Jaclyn Bethany visited Prep’s drama class to share her experiences working in the acting industry. Jaclyn loved acting from the time she could walk and talk. Her dream as a child was to play Annie on Broadway. Unfortunately, that was not her parents plan for her; they believed...

New Faculty & Staff

New Faculty & Staff

August 18, 2014


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