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Location cited as factor in low attendance at Jackson Zoo

For the Jackson Zoo, it’s all about location, location, location.

Shearer overcomes back injury to continue love of dance at Indiana University

What at one point seemed impossible for a young ballerina has now become a reality.

Robert Miller was recently named public works director for the city of Jackson. Miller has a bachelor’s degree in commerce from the University of Louisville and a master’s in business administration from Indiana University.

Another new project officially began recently as ground was broken for the Windgate Visual Arts Center on the west side of the Millsaps College campus. Dr. Robert W.

Hundreds of new jobs are coming to downtown Jackson, as are new hotel rooms and new developments.

Recently, a ribbon cutting was held to mark the opening of the downtown regional business office of Baptist Memorial Health Care.

Ballet Mississippi presents holiday classic

Junior court

Madison Ridgeland Academy 2017 eleventh-grade homecoming maids and escorts include (from left, back) Luke Agent, Libby Thomas, Grant Case, Walker Manning; (middle row) Katie Morris, Shelby McCraw; (front) Hamp Hudnall, Claire Finch, Alexandra Cullom and Alec Honan.


Girls soccer

Girls soccer awards were won by Jackson Prep students (from left) Ramsay Jeffreys, Best Offensive and Co-MVP; Madeleine Black, Best Defensive; and Josie Duncan, Co-MVP.

 


Carnival fun

The JA Fall Carnival brought (from left, back) EJ Mason, Thad Bishop; (front) Demi Williamson, Shields Armstrong, Noah Berry, Charlotte Palmer, Krislyn Gibson, Ari Jackson, Donovan Veasley, and McKenna Thompson out to enjoy the annual community event’s games and events.


Go gold

First Presbyterian Day School Crusaders recognized childhood cancer awareness month by going gold at their weekly football game. Shown supporting the team are (from left) Claire Katsaboulas, Mary Hollis Maddux, and Addie Dier.

 


AP Scholars

Madison Central High School broke its own record for the 2016-2017 school year with a total of 80 AP Scholars. AP Scholars were awarded for scoring a three or higher on three AP exams. AP Scholars with Honor were awarded for scoring at least a 3.25 on all AP exams taken and scores of three or higher on four or more exams.


Players honored

St. Andrew’s Episcopal School’s varsity volleyball team recently held Senior Night, recognizing the seniors on the team and their parents. Shown are (from left) host mom Kristi McHale, Hana Ando, and host dad Danny McHale.


Buddies

Fifth-graders at First Presbyterian Day School held a “pumpkin investigation” with each kindergarten class as part of their “buddy program.” Shown are (from left) Jacob Marble and Aidan Dunbar.

 


Mini-golf

Wee Care Schoolagers mini-golfing are (from left) Crews Russum, Phil Nelson, and Robert Ogletree.

 


Lots of spirit

St. Andrew’s Episcopal School recently held Lower School Spirit Night during a home football game against Raleigh. Shown are (from left, back) Miley Ray, Virginia Kate Gammon, Ally Brumfield; (front) Mary Mac, Cilia and Caitlin Penton.


Soccer awards

Girls soccer wwards were won by Jackson Prep students (from left) Price Loposer, MVP; Mary Price Montagnet, Best Offensive; Addison Galloway, Best Defensive; Cassidy ZumMallen, Impact Player; and Macey Abraham, Patriot Award.


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First Presbyterian Day School’s Crusader Club parent organization is made up of multiple committees of parent volunteers.