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Physiology Fair highlights fitness

Physiology Fair highlights fitness

By Camp Carter

May 17, 2018


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The Jackson Prep Senior High recently hosted a Physiology Fair featuring the projects of the kinesthesiology class taught by Coach Meredith Lang outside the Fortenberry theater. All 84 of her students got into groups of two to three and presented their posters highlighting their fitness-focused p...

International Day celebrated at Prep

International Day celebrated at Prep

By Charles Stephenson

May 17, 2018


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International Day was held on April 11 in the gym. This day celebrated many different countries throughout the world. Booths filled with snacks, images, and items from their represented country were in the gymnasium from 10 am - 2 pm. Volunteers dressed in clothing from their country, gave out food, o...

Campus to remain busy throughout summer

Campus to remain busy throughout summer

May 17, 2018


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Just because the school year is ending doesn’t mean the events are. Every summer, Prep hosts a great array of events, classes, clinics, and other activities for all grades and age groups, and this summer is no exception. For the summer of 2018 you can expect to see many of the same camps that o...

Juuling may be on the rise, but it’s still hazardous

Juuling may be on the rise, but it’s still hazardous

By Tanner Gough

May 17, 2018


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A controversial new trend is sweeping through high schools across the country, including potentially right here at Jackson Prep. It is known as “juuling,” which sounds quite odd to someone seeing it for the first time. Juuling, simply put, is another form of vaping. It works in the same way vapin...

Brandon Amphitheater opens

Brandon Amphitheater opens

By Aubrey Scott Moak

May 1, 2018


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In the heart of Brandon, Mississippi, lies a brand new venue:  the Quarry. Fully equipped with a new nature trail, dog park, baseball facility, and amphitheatre, this 250 acres is sure to draw many families to the area. The idea for the venue sparked as a group of like-minded individuals sought  a ...

NHS takes on San Fran

NHS takes on San Fran

By Preston Dubberly and Henley Johnson

April 30, 2018


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Jackson Prep’s National Honors Society recently took sixteen students to San Francisco, California for an educational and exciting vacation April 18-22.  The chaperones on this trip were sponsor, Lou Ann McKibben and Anna Griffin. Although the trip was short, it was jam packed with tons of walkin...

Culinary Club is cooking up a storm

Culinary Club is cooking up a storm

By Allie Wise and Ainsley O'Quinn

April 25, 2018


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Culinary Club brings students together who share a love of food and cooking.  They meet once a month during activity period and homeroom. Members are invited to bring a dish based on the theme that month with a copy of their recipe. Everyone gathers and enjoys the food brought by each student. Some...

Clay, Trap & Skeet Club

Clay, Trap & Skeet Club

By Will Fletcher

April 23, 2018


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One of the newer clubs at Prep is the Clay, Trap, & Skeet team. For those unfamiliar with these terms, it is a type of shooting team. Known previously as the Gun & Bow club, the name was changed this year and various different activities and events were added. The Clay, Trap, & Skeet team...

Prep students set sail on a new voyage

Prep students set sail on a new voyage

By Stewart McCullough

April 13, 2018


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Prep added an outdoors activity this past winter for students to enjoy - sailing. The Sailing Club is focused on giving students the chance to sail, something that most kids would never be able to do. Over the past three months, students have learned many skills necessary for sailing, some include: hois...

Emerald Isle delights Prep students, faculty

Emerald Isle delights Prep students, faculty

By Mary Virginia Baldwin

April 13, 2018


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photos by Mary Virginia Baldwin A group from Jackson Prep chose to take a trip all around Ireland for Spring Break. 14 students along with a number of parents accompanied by English teacher Ms. Jessica Wilkinson, choir teacher Mr. Mitchell McGinnis, and drama teacher Mr. Kenneth McDade. The trip lasted...

8th graders prep for Washington D.C. trip

8th graders prep for Washington D.C. trip

By Mara Liston and Sarah Cory

April 11, 2018


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Spring Break might be over, but the eighth graders still have a trip to look forward to. Mr. Kevin Robichaux, eighth grade history teacher, is taking his annual trip to Washington D.C. with a group of students. They will leave for  D.C. on April 26 and return on the 30th. A total of 47 students ar...

Extended Reality Learning Lab debuts in Prep library

Extended Reality Learning Lab debuts in Prep library

By Russ Upton

April 5, 2018


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Jackson Prep is poised to become a leading school in preparing students for the technology-filled world they are bound to encounter. On Thursday, April 5, the school inaugurated its new Extended Reality (XR) Learning Lab in the Jesse L. Howell library. With an initial installation of 24 virtual-real...

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