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2018 senior high football preview

2018 senior high football preview

By Steven Wyatt

August 15, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Flowood, MS -- August is upon us, and the Jackson Prep Patriots are on the cusp of their 2018 football campaign. This season is not a normal one for the Patriots, seeing as they have several spots on both sides of the ball to fill before they kick off their season at East Rankin on August 17. The pos...

Ricky Black named high school coach of the year

Ricky Black named high school coach of the year

By Stewart McCullough

August 10, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports

On Wednesday, June 27th, long time Jackson Prep head football coach Ricky Black was named Coach of the Year by the National High School Coaches Association. Coach Black was selected from eight other high school coaches from around the country. He is the first Jackson Prep head coach and second Mis...

New faculty and staff, 2018-2019

New faculty and staff, 2018-2019

August 10, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

BACK ROW, L to R: Chance Theriot (Science/Mathematics) Don Regan (Business/Technology) Mariclaire Nix (Athletics) Meagan Vinson (Science) Marcus Canoy (Athletics) Les Triplett (Social Studies/Athletics)   FRONT ROW, L to R: Kesha Mabry (Asst. Dir. of Admissions) A...

MOVIE REVIEW: Ant-Man and the Wasp

MOVIE REVIEW: Ant-Man and the Wasp

By Chloe Tew

July 19, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

Ant-Man and the Wasp is the sequel to 2015’s Ant-Man, produced by Marvels Studios. Quickly after the release of Ant-Man, talks of a possible sequel arose; the filming process beginning in August of 2017. After the hype associated with big films such as Black Panther and Infinity War, Ant Man an...

MOVIE REVIEW: Won’t You Be My Neighbor?

MOVIE REVIEW: Won’t You Be My Neighbor?

By Cass Rutledge

July 18, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

A new documentary, Won't You Be My Neighbor, deals with one of children's televisions most important figures. In the late 1960s and throughout his career and life, Fred Rogers, a kids' television host on PBS, affectionately known as "Mr. Rogers," faced many challenges, including getting funding from Congress...

Keep hydrated during the summer swelter

Keep hydrated during the summer swelter

By Charles Stephenson

June 26, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

With summer here, vacations and sports training are starting to heat up. Many students will go to the beach and participate in athletic training throughout the summer. Temperatures in the Mississippi summertime typically run in the 90s, causing a very hot and rough summer for most students. For b...

Coach Bradford says goodbye after 33 years of service

Coach Bradford says goodbye after 33 years of service

By William Fletcher

June 8, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

Of all the significant changes that Prep has had in the past decade, one thing has remained constant:  the presence of Coach Nell Bradford on campus. For the past 33 years, Coach Bradford has served in many different positions and has continuously made positive contributions to the school each an...

Graduation Day comes for Class of 2018

Graduation Day comes for Class of 2018

By Stewart McCullough

May 26, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

The Jackson Prep class of 2018 graduated on Thursday, March 24th at Thalia Mara Hall in Jackson, Mississippi. Friends and family packed the venue to capacity as they watched seniors become Jackson Prep alumni. Graduation day began with a class brunch at The South in downtown Jackson. The highlights o...

Prep’s Class of 2018 – Who’s Going Where

Prep’s Class of 2018 – Who’s Going Where

By Tynes Carroll

May 24, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Macey Abraham  Mississippi State University John Ahanatou Univeristy of Mississippi Emme Aldridge Mississippi State University Quincy Anderson  Mississippi State University Avery Andress  University of Mississippi Shelby Andress  The University of Alabama Seth Bailey Mississi...

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