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Release of new school schedule nears

Release of new school schedule nears

By Avery Andress

September 12, 2017


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Change is coming soon to the Jackson Prep day. The school has been working on deciding a new schedule as part of a strategic plan that began in the 2014-2015 school year, and the final result of the process will be an all-new schedule that will start in the fall of 2018. A main goal of this schedule ch...

Harvey Hurts Houston: Hurricane Harvey leaves Houston in ruins

Harvey Hurts Houston: Hurricane Harvey leaves Houston in ruins

By Caroline McIntyre

August 31, 2017


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Houston, Texas citizens are devastated seeing their homes and neighborhoods being washed away by the deadly Hurricane Harvey. This most recent natural disaster destroyed the homes of many civilians around the Houston area, and has killed 10 people and injured many more. Some parts of Harris County has...

School pauses to watch solar eclipse

School pauses to watch solar eclipse

By Russ Upton

August 21, 2017


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(see more pictures on our Facebook page) A solar eclipse is an amazing natural phenomenon in which the moon completely blocks out the sun for a portion of the earth. On August 21, many parts of the planet, including most of North America, experienced at least a partial eclipse. Though the ...

Newly distributed yearbook “A Work of Art”

Newly distributed yearbook “A Work of Art”

By Charles Stephenson

August 17, 2017


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During activity period on Thursday, August 16, all of the school was invited to Patriot Avenue to pick up their yearbooks. It was very chaotic, but worth the wait. The theme of the Précis, the school’s yearbook, for the 2016-2017 school year was “A Work of Art,” and the cover prominently feat...

Staff releases JH literary magazine Mindprints to world

Staff releases JH literary magazine Mindprints to world

By Camp Carter

August 16, 2017


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On Wednesday, August, 16,  the staff of Mindprints, Prep's award-winning junior high literary magazine, released their latest creation, Vol. IX, to the Prep community. The book was given away on Patriot Avenue during activity period and homeroom. Members of the staff were joined by sponsor Ms. Kimbe...

New Faculty & Staff 2017-2018

New Faculty & Staff 2017-2018

August 14, 2017


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Meet the new faces at Prep.

New looks have popped up all over campus

New looks have popped up all over campus

By Tori Newsome

August 14, 2017


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Over this past summer, there were multiple changes made on the Jackson Prep campus. In the college counseling office, a wall was taken out and replaced with a glass window. New LED light fixtures have been placed in the ceilings in the hallways, the MPR, and the administrative offices. This year, the...

International Camp thrives in second year

International Camp thrives in second year

By Tynes Carroll and Avery Andress

August 7, 2017


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From July 16th to July 30th, Jackson Prep’s second annual International Camp welcomed fourteen international students who attended a fun-packed two week summer international program hosted by Jackson Prep. Led by Ms. Van Uden, Ms. Zhu, and Ms. Guilbeau, the students were given a taste of Mississippi...

Prep students put “Global” in Leadership Institute

Prep students put “Global” in Leadership Institute

By Tynes Carroll

July 20, 2017


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From June 29th to July 10th, fifteen Prep students visited three different countries and five different cities in thirteen days. From seeing Big Ben in London to marveling at the Sistine Chapel in Rome, these Prep G.L.I. students made their mark on the opposite side of the globe. Paired with Educatio...

Britt takes over as interim Head of School

Britt takes over as interim Head of School

By Stewart McCullough

July 7, 2017


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On Monday, June 26th, Jackson Prep’s Headmaster Dr. Jason Walton resigned after three years at the helm of the school. The news reached most of the Prep community via a general statement issued by Mr. Dudley Wooley, the President of the 2016-2017 Prep Board of Trustees, saying that Dr. Walton’s letter of resignati...

Prep readies for leadership change

Prep readies for leadership change

By Stewart McCullough

June 27, 2017


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On Monday, June 26th, Jackson Prep’s Headmaster Dr. Jason Walton resigned after three years at the helm of the school. The news reached most of the Prep community via a general statement issued by Mr. Dudley Wooley, the President of the 2016-2017 Prep Board of Trustees, saying that Dr. Walton...

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