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Prep student media shines in MSPA contest

Prep student media shines in MSPA contest

March 31, 2022

On Wednesday, March 30, the Mississippi Scholastic Press Association announced the news publication, broadcast, podcast, and streaming finalists and winners from its annual Best of Mississippi contest....

Prep senior Joseph Slack welcomes his mother, Amanda, to her new job.

Amanda Slack named Head of Lower School

From Issue 7
By Anna Blaire Bryant, News and Features Editor March 9, 2022

As Lower School plans have been rolling out, many have been wondering who will be the Head of the Elementary School. On March 9, Head of School Lawrence Coco was thrilled to  announce that Ms....

Basketball teams sweep overall championship

Basketball teams sweep overall championship

From Issue 7
By Gavin Mullins, Sports Editor March 9, 2022

After winning the MAIS 6A championship held at Jackson Academy this season, both girls and boys basketball teams were poised to go all the way to win the overall championship tournament.  Following...

Highball Lanes making a strike in Fondren

Highball Lanes making a strike in Fondren

From Issue 7
By Anna Cate Hayes and Mary Kathryn Mason March 9, 2022

The area of Fondren has recently undergone some new changes. A couple new assets have been renewed to spice up this district even more. The Capri Theatre is now the new hot spot in town. It is reopening...

Jennifer Lopez and Owen Wilson make a connection

“Marry Me” hits romantic-comedy sweet spot

By Evans Reynolds February 25, 2022

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ebv9_rNb5Ig Each and every year the entertainment industry finds many new ways to celebrate Valentine’s Day. Whether it be movies, events, television series, or new...

Coach Doug Goodwin (photo courtesy Jackson Prep)

Goodwin named new head football coach

By Will Gibbs, Sports Editor February 3, 2022

On February 3, Jackson Prep announced the hiring of its new head football coach, Doug Goodwin. Coach Goodwin will be taking over following Tyler Turner’s recent departure from Prep.  Coach Goodwin...

Senior Andie Flatgard

Basketball shoots and scores

From Issue 6
By Will Gibbs, Sports Editor January 25, 2022

Both Jackson Prep basketball teams are off to a great start as conference play has begun. The boys are playing their best basketball of the season. They have won three out of their first four conference...

Prep unwraps plans for elementary school

Prep unwraps plans for elementary school

Fifth grade to start next year, Pre-K-fourth grade in 2023-2024
By Jane Hurst and Hannah Polk December 8, 2021

Just in time for the holiday season, Head of School Lawrence Coco has a spectacular announcement for the Jackson Prep community: Prep will soon have an elementary school. The school announced on December...

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