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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...

Students bring classic “Death of a Salesman” to Prep

Students bring classic “Death of a Salesman” to Prep

By Avery Andress

June 25, 2017


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Death of a Salesman was presented on June 23 and 24, directed by 2017 Prep graduate Gregor Patti. Mr. Kenneth McDade was the faculty advisor for the play. The play, by Arthur Miller, was first produced in 1949. It received Tony Awards and a Pulitzer prize and is considered an American classic. The cast began pra...

Debate team celebrates success

Debate team celebrates success

By Payne Bell

June 13, 2017


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Jackson Prep’s speech and debate team, guided and sponsored by Mr. Younce and Ms. Jenkins, had a very successful year competing in many different tournaments across the southeast. The team attended eleven tournaments, many in the Jackson area, but also in places such as Hattiesburg, Petal, Oxford,...

Legendary quiz bowl season for Prep

Legendary quiz bowl season for Prep

By Mary Patton Murphy 

June 13, 2017


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Students Wesley Roberson, Robert Wasson, Lawson Marchetti and Alex Reichle are without a doubt four of the smartest Patriots at Prep,  and because of their performances on this year’s senior high quiz bowl team, these students have landed the reputations of being some of the most knowledgeable...

Class of 2017 graduates in style

Class of 2017 graduates in style

By Caroline McIntyre

May 26, 2017


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Now is the time to say your goodbyes with tear filled eyes as your beloved Seniors leave for their next step in life. Jackson Prep Graduation was held on Thursday, May 25, 2017 at Thalia Mara Hall. Friends and family crowded this event to send off their loved ones for the “college life.”   ...

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