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Yeti: real or fake?

Yeti: real or fake?

By Lauren Anne Smith, Managing Editor

January 14, 2020

The Abominable Snowman, also referred to as the Yeti, is a mythical creature that’s said to roam the Himalayan Mountains. It’s described as having ape-like features with white hair covering its body, standing at six feet tall, and resembling a human’s stance.  The Yeti originated from pre-Buddhism, as Le...

New Teacher Profiles 2019

September 17, 2019

MOVIE REVIEW – Avengers: Endgame lives up to the hype and then some (SPOILER VERSION)

MOVIE REVIEW –  Avengers: Endgame lives up to the hype and then some (SPOILER VERSION)

By Alex Gibbs, Copy Editor

April 30, 2019

At least in my lifetime, the release of a movie has never been more anticipated than the release of Avengers: Endgame on April 26. Following the end of last year’s Infinity War, in which Thanos killed half of all life after obtaining all six infinity stones, fans were eager to see how Earth’s mighties...

MOVIE REVIEW – Avengers: Endgame lives up to the hype and then some (NON-SPOILER VERSION)

MOVIE REVIEW – Avengers: Endgame lives up to the hype and then some (NON-SPOILER VERSION)

By Alex Gibbs, Copy Editor

April 30, 2019

At least in my lifetime, the release of a movie has never been more anticipated than the release of Avengers: Endgame on April 26. Following the end of last year’s Infinity War, in which Thanos killed half of all life after obtaining all six infinity stones, fans were eager to see how Earth’s mighties...

Follow liveblog of Prep China trip

Follow liveblog of Prep China trip

March 8, 2019

Senior Hannah Arnold will be updating this blog throughout the trip at:   https://preptakesonchina.blogspot.com

Steven Wyatt – 2019 Sports Journalist Portfolio

By Steven Wyatt

February 15, 2019

  Steven Wyatt Jackson Prep Sentry Sports Editor - 2017-2019 Staff Writer - 2016-2017     Awards and Accolades While serving as Sports Editor for the 2017-2018 school year, The Sentry was nominated as a 2018 MSPA finalist for Sports Writing.   Design and Editing: During my tim...

All-Mississippi Journalist Entry – Stewart McCullough

February 15, 2019

Stewart McCullough Jackson Prep Sentry Editor-In-Chief - 2018-19 Managing Editor - 2017-18 Social Media Editor - 2016-17     Awards and Accolades 1. School Newspapers Online "Best of SNO" honoree - January 2019 2. Winner - NEWS PHOTO - MSPA 2018 Winner - SPORTS PHOTO - MSPA ...

Stewart McCullough News Gathering Page

February 15, 2019

News Gathering Ricky Black named high school coach of the year The player input of this story gives each reader a way to understand Coach Black as a football coach and as a person too. Many news stories don't dive too deep into the type of person someone is. Thanks to a few of his players, I was ab...

Stewart McCullough Design and Editing

February 15, 2019

Design and Editing As editor-in-chief, my main focus when it comes to designing the paper is helping other editors lay out their sections and revising them once completed. I am in charge of designing and laying out the front cover of each issue. Below is a collage of recently designed covers that I h...

Stewart McCullough Sports Journalism

February 15, 2019

Sports Journalism Football claims 7th in a row This story was a fan favorite among Sentry readers and was recognized by Best of SNO (School Newspapers Online) for excellence in sports journalism. Boys' soccer beats JA in tie-breaker to decide number 1 seed This story was written in a way that each reader ...

Stewart McCullough Multimedia Broadcast Page

February 15, 2019

Multimedia Broadcast Cookin' with the boys Not everything in the newspaper business is serious, and following along with a Sentry tradition, I have taken on the production of a series we call "Cookin' with the boys" where we host our very own cooking show. It informs the audience as well as bringi...

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