HB 1612, which would allow for the creation of Community Improvement Districts (CIDs), just passed the Senate.
The vote total was immediately available.
Emmy award-winning painter Frank Ordaz was a recent chapel speaker at Jackson Academy. He has worked as a matte painter for films such as “Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan,” and “E.T.
Sisters Anne Fair (left) and Charlotte Lucas (right) raised $254 from a recent lemonade stand that they donated to Mission First, First Presbyterian Day School’s 2017-2018 school-wide mission project. Also shown is Head of School Gary Herring (center).
Jackson Prep varsity football MAIS 2017 All-Star team members include (from left) Cooper Carroll, Forrest Smith, Chance Lovertich.
The Duke University Talent Identification Program (TIP) identifies seventh-graders in 16 states in the Southeast, Midwest and Southwest who have scored at the 95th percentile or above on a grade-level achievement test. These students are invited to participate in the Duke TIP 7th Grade Talent Search and take either the SAT or the ACT.
The New Summit Excel Club are a group of high school students dedicated to improving their school, community and country through volunteerism. Excel Club focuses on four programs of service: Americanism, youth activities, community service and the prevention of child abuse.
St. Andrew’s Episcopal School students recently enjoyed the rare December snow day. Spotted building a snowman were (from left) Eli, Susanna and Watts Everett.
Jackson Academy fifth-graders (from left) Emma Ray, Ann Campbell Lake, Wiggy Ball, and Stanton Cole attended a showing of “Wonder” recently with their class. After the film, which deals with themes of kindness, student’s signed a pledge stating “when given the choice between being right or being kind, [we pledge to] choose kind.”
Three things I don’t understand about football:
• Why do you have to be tall to run successfully with the ball? I mean, the idea is to make the other guy miss, right? Why do you have to be six-feet tall to make the other guy miss?
Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Lee Morgan of Madison announce the engagement of their daughter, Molly Lee Morgan, to Blake Reynolds Besselievre, son of Mr. and Mrs. Scott Sylvin Besselievre of Birmingham.