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Community Partner Week

Community Partner Week

September 9, 2014

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

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

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

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

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

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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Prep Alumna’s “Cinderella” Proposal Goes Viral

Prep Alumna’s “Cinderella” Proposal Goes Viral

August 15, 2014

This summer a fairytale came true for Jackson Prep alumnus Taylor Townsend right in Prep’s newly-renovated auditorium. After having dinner with her mother, Prep’s Global Leadership Institute director Dr. Cindy Townsend, Taylor, unsuspecting, was driven to Prep. There, in Lindsay Hall, she found...

Dual-Enrollment Engineering Course Begins

Dual-Enrollment Engineering Course Begins

August 15, 2014

Jackson Prep has paired with the University of Mississippi Department of Engineering to offer a pre-engineering course to current Jackson Prep students. This class will give students credit at both Jackson Prep and University of Mississippi. The course will be taught by Ms. Marsha Hobbs with assistance fro...

Free School?

Free School?

August 15, 2014

Jackson Prep has announced its first-ever tuition raffle. Entries can be purchased at $50 apiece ($125 for three), and patrons may buy as many entries as they desire. At halftime at the homecoming game on October 3, a drawing will be held, and the lucky winner will receive up to $6,420 toward spring...

Service Club To Help Fight Diabetes

Service Club To Help Fight Diabetes

August 15, 2014

The Diabetes Foundation of Mississippi will be the community partner of Prep’s Service Club for the 2014-2015 school year. As a nonprofit health organization, the Diabetes Foundation of Mississippi works both to prevent diabetes and to improve the lives of those touched by this disease. Prep...

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