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New Teacher Profile: Chance Theriot

New Teacher Profile: Chance Theriot

By Victoria Nowell and Abbey Mangum

October 19, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

Mr. Chance Theriot is the new eleventh grade science teacher at Prep. Originally from Poplarville, MS, which is south of Hattiesburg and north of Gulfport, Mr. Theriot attended Poplarville high school.  He went on to receive a B.S. in Chemistry Medical Sciences from Mississippi College and is currentl...

New Staff Profile: Kesha Mabry

New Staff Profile: Kesha Mabry

By Lilly Noble and Hannah Carter

October 18, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

This year, Ms. Kesha Mabry joined the Prep Family by beginning her work in the admissions office at Jackson Prep, where she serves as the assistant director of admissions. Director of Admissions Ms. Tracie Mallard said, “Ms. Mabry has been a great addition to the admission office so far.” She has...

Week 10 football preview — New Hope

Week 10 football preview — New Hope

By Steven Wyatt, Sports Editor

October 18, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Flowood, MS -- Following their first and only loss of the season to MRA last week, the Jackson Prep football team will be looking to bounce back Friday versus a subpar New Hope squad. In their 42-21 loss, the Patriots struggled heavily to find a sense of consistency on either side of the ball. Howeve...

Student Profile: From Germany to Jackson

Student Profile: From Germany to Jackson

By Camp Carter, Assistant Entertainment Editor

October 17, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

Till Frederic Bernhardt is a sophomore international student from Germany who is visiting Jackson Prep.  Till, who is fluent in German and English, is staying with the family of Jack and Louie Gatlin for two weeks, and leaves on the 18th of October. His parents have professional connections to the Gatlins. The family also...

Shrek takes center stage

Shrek takes center stage

October 17, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, News, Showcase

Prep students will perform Shrek:  The Musical, an original Broadway production, on October 20, 22, and 23. Showtimes for October 20 are 2:00 PM and 7:00 PM, and on October 22 and 23, students will perform at 7:00 PM.  This is the first year an ogre will appear on Prep’s stage, and John Lo...

New Teacher Profile: Mary Kelly Branning

New Teacher Profile: Mary Kelly Branning

By Rosy Ruffin and Sarah Herring

October 17, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

After having been a Prep student, teacher, and parent, Mary Kelly Branning is back and she says it is better than ever. Ms. Branning graduated from Prep in 1994. From there, she attended the University of Mississippi and Mississippi College, where she got her Bachelor of Arts in English. Ms....

Undefeated season ends as MRA takes care of Prep

Undefeated season ends as MRA takes care of Prep

By Steven Wyatt, Sports Editor

October 16, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Madison, MS -- Friday, Jackson Prep went into their ninth game of the season on the road with an undefeated record, however, for the first time in two years, they exited with a loss. The Prep Patriots faced off with Madison-Ridgeland Academy, who was also unbeaten going in, but MRA got the best of the...

JH football team finishes strong; win last game 41-6

JH football team finishes strong; win last game 41-6

By Walker Poole, Sentry Staff

October 12, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Flowood, Ms - Last night, Thursday, October 11, 2018, the Jackson Prep Junior High football team beat the Lamar School Raiders by a score of 41-6 to finish off the season 7-1. Head coach Zander Romano finished off his first season as coach with his seventh win of the season. The game was a great way to...

MOVIE REVIEW: A Star is Born

MOVIE REVIEW: A Star is Born

By Preston Dubberly, Entertainment Editor

October 11, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

A Star Is Born, released into theaters on October 5, has already captured the hearts of many. Bradley Cooper directs the film and stars as Jackson Maine, a famous country singer. Lady Gaga plays his love interest, Ally, who also sings and writes her own music but has not caught her big break. Ally’...

There’s a new sheriff in town

There’s a new sheriff in town

By Tanner Gough, News Editor

September 24, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

As the saying goes, it’s a dirty job, but someone has to do it. For many of the things that make the senior high run, that person is the new Assistant Head of Senior High, Ms. Sarah Scruggs. She takes over the position most recenlty held by Ms. Nell Bradford, who retired at the end of the 2017-...

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