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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 students really can go anywhere

Prep students really can go anywhere

By Sarah Avery Huffman

May 24, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

Jackson Prep’s outstanding academics, arts, and athletics allow many students to explore their passions, as well as develop dreams for their futures. The Class of 2018 has been an exceptional class, and many of the students have decided to follow their dreams across the country, and even across the...

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...

Anxiety — a growing problem for today’s students

Anxiety — a growing problem for today’s students

By Maclain Kennedy

May 17, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

You may know what it’s like to feel “butterflies” in your stomach before you do something that you’re nervous about. However, in today’s society, the “butterfly” feeling has grown into something more. Anxiety is common among many teens. The problem is that this anxiety can begin to form at an early a...

MOVIE REVIEW: “Avengers: Infinity War” is Marvel’s best movie yet

MOVIE REVIEW: “Avengers: Infinity War” is Marvel’s best movie yet

By Alex Gibbs

April 30, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

Dubbed as the “most ambitious crossover event in history,” Marvel’s Avengers:  Infinity War was released in theaters April 26. Infinity War is the nineteenth movie in the MCU, or Marvel Cinematic Universe. The MCU includes many of our favorite heroes such as Iron Man, Captain America, the ...

Emerald Isle delights Prep students, faculty

Emerald Isle delights Prep students, faculty

By Mary Virginia Baldwin

April 13, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

photos by Mary Virginia Baldwin A group from Jackson Prep chose to take a trip all around Ireland for Spring Break. 14 students along with a number of parents accompanied by English teacher Ms. Jessica Wilkinson, choir teacher Mr. Mitchell McGinnis, and drama teacher Mr. Kenneth McDade. The trip lasted...

Extended Reality Learning Lab debuts in Prep library

Extended Reality Learning Lab debuts in Prep library

By Russ Upton

April 5, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Jackson Prep is poised to become a leading school in preparing students for the technology-filled world they are bound to encounter. On Thursday, April 5, the school inaugurated its new Extended Reality (XR) Learning Lab in the Jesse L. Howell library. With an initial installation of 24 virtual-real...

Sentry brings home awards from MSPA convention

Sentry brings home awards from MSPA convention

By William Fletcher

March 28, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

On Tuesday, March 27th, a group of students involved in different publications traveled to The University of Mississippi to represent Prep at the Mississippi Scholastic Press Association day. High Schools from all around the state came to learn and receive awards for their work and range of publica...

Prep names Lawrence Coco as next Head of School

Prep names Lawrence Coco as next Head of School

By Alex Gibbs

February 14, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

On Wednesday, February 14, the Jackson Prep Board of Trustees announced their selection of Mr. Lawrence Coco to serve as the next Head of School through an official press release. Coco was chosen following a national search from the Head of School Search Committee and Faculty Advisory Committee with...

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