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Justice Sonia Sotomayor speaks to students

Justice Sonia Sotomayor speaks to students

By Hannah Grace Biggs, Selby Ireland, and Joseph Watts

August 16, 2019

Prep's AP and Honors English and History students in grades 10-12 were invited, along with students from other schools in the area, to listen to sitting Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, at Galloway United Methodist Church in downtown Jackson on August 16th. Sotomayor was in town for the Mississippi...

Junior high joins senior high in newly tweaked rotating schedule

Junior high joins senior high in newly tweaked rotating schedule

By Hannah Grace Biggs, Copy Editor

August 15, 2019

This year, Jackson Prep’s junior high will be transitioning from the six-period day to the new rotating schedule as adopted by the senior high last year. The senior high schedule will also be receiving several minor adjustments. Following these changes, all students will be operating u...

MS Sports Hall of Fame honors Coach Black

MS Sports Hall of Fame honors Coach Black

By Jake Lange, Staff Writer

August 9, 2019

Jackson Prep has had a highly successful football program for the past 20 years, producing winning teams year after year.  State title chases have become the expectation. The biggest constant during that time is head coach Ricky Black. Black’s sustained success has earned him a spot in the Mississi...

Scouting a positive experience for many Prep boys

Scouting a positive experience for many Prep boys

By Lilly Noble, Staff Writer

May 29, 2019

The Boy Scouts of America’s highest attainable rank is Eagle Scout. This year many Prep students from multiple troops finally reached this long-sought achievement.  Obtaining the rank of Eagle is a long, hard task. In order to become an Eagle Scout, one must obtain 21+ merit badges, lead a no...

So, why do students get so many tickets?

So, why do students get so many tickets?

By Mason Nichols, Staff Writer

May 15, 2019

As sixteen-year-old Prep students hit the pavement with their newly acquired driver’s licenses, they quickly begin to learn the rules of the road. Though many have taken part in driver’s education classes, many lessons have to be learned through experience. Unfortunately, this often entails traffic...

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