Today's Top Stories

A settlement could be on the horizon in the city of Jackson’s $225 million lawsuit against Siemens Industry.
The coming weeks promise to be busy for leaders with two Northside community groups, who are pushing forward with plans to implement “community improvement districts” (CIDs).
Children learning early value of Community Commitment through Junior Homeowners Association. Residents and officials in the city of Madison talk a lot about having “hometown spirit.”
A second arrest has been made in Jackson’s water theft investigation.
Golf on the N’side growing in popularity among junior players After plateauing in recent years, junior golf on the Northside again appears to be on the upswing.

Gardening Glimpses

By MRS. HERMAN MCKENZIE,

In our ADS convention diary, Saturday was an even busier day than Friday. It began promptly at 9 a.m. with a discussion with pictures by Frank Veul from the Netherlands. Frank is a special friend from the New Zealand trip, and we’ve connected at every convention.


Senior inductees

Seniors (from left, back) Luke Pitts, Baley Reed, Blake Mills, Gage Morgan; (front) Mary Mitchell, Lillie Walker, Sarah Grea Walker, and De’ja Bradford were recently inducted to Jackson Academy’s chapter of the National Honor Society.



Jerseys and jewels

Kindergartners at First Presbyterian Day School dressed in jerseys and jewels as they studied the letter J. Shown are (from left) Davison Tyra, Eloise Ketchum, Marie Young, and Blake Townsend.


Citizenship award

Germantown High School recently held its Underclassmen Awards Day. Ninth, tenth and eleventh-grade students who display qualities of leadership, character, loyalty, and service to Germantown High School were selected by the faculty to receive the prestigious Maverick Citizenship Award.



Law day art

Madison Central High School art students were named 2018 Law Day Art Contest winners. Shown are (from left) Abigail Deville (first place statewide in 10th-grade division) and Candace Williams (first place statewide in 11th-grade division and overall division winner in grades 10th-12th).


Entrepreneurial alley

St. Andrew’s Episcopal School held Arts on the Green on April 21. Students who participated in the event’s Entrepreneurial Alley are (from left) Bess Ketner, Susanna Everett, Emmy Painter, and Annabelle Abraham.



Accelerated readers

First Presbyterian Day School students were recognized as having the most Accelerated Reader points in the school for the 2017-2018 year. Shown are (from left) Ellis Rich, Will Conner, Alex Guidry, Emily Maggio, Nichols Katsaboulas, and Charlie Penny.


Ash Wednesday

St. Andrew’s Episcopal School’s lower school held an Ash Wednesday chapel service. Shown are (from left) Chloe Marion, Annie Walker, James Machost, Brooks Maier, Jude Misenar, The Rt. Rev. Brian R. Seage, Avery Shiflett, Garet Longabaugh, and Sophia Sabin.



May Crowning Mass

Wearing their favorite dresses and suits, sixth-graders of St. Richard Catholic School led the May Crowning Mass at St. Richard Catholic Church. In the Catholic Faith, May is the month to Honor Mary as the Mother of Jesus Christ. May is considered the season of the beginning of new life, and the “May Crowning” marks a new spiritual season.


Jernberg scholar

Jackson Academy announces that Abby Arnett (left), daughter of Jason and Pamela Arnett, has been selected as the 2018-19 recipient of the Jernberg Scholarship. Arnett is a current eighth-grade student in her first year at JA. The scholarship will begin in her ninth-grade year.


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First Presbyterian Day School sixth-graders (from left) Causey Jones and Casen Macke were chosen Best Manners by their classmates.