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A year later, the Pearl River Valley Water Supply District (PRVWSD) board is returning to several tactics to fight Giant Salvinia, which has been rediscovered in Pelahatchie Bay.
Northsider attempting to replenish disappearing trees
NCL Waste has hired an attorney and announced opposition to Ridgeland’s plans for annexation.
St. Anthony plans December 7 event
Dick Hall has served nearly 21 years as Central District Transportation Commissioner, having first been appointed to the position by the late Gov. Kirk Fordice.

All Sports Night

Jackson Academy students (from left) Presley Russell, Natalie Thompson, Ella Logan, Emma Ray, Bella Palomo, Ella Boykin, Ashton Berry, Anna Lauren Parker, Lindsey Johnson, Sarah Clay, and Molly Marie Moody recently represented their teams at the school’s annual All Sports Night.


Math awards

St. Andrew’s Episcopal School recently held the 2018 Honors Day Assembly, recognizing students’ accomplishments over the course of the school year.



Dan Morse award

Jackson Academy’s Dan Morse award recognizes a boy and girl in the eighth grade who most closely embody the school’s mission. It is given to students whose academic, extracurricular, and interpersonal endeavors reveal a pursuit of purpose and significance. The 2018 recipients are (from left) Clayton Mahaffey and Regan Felder.


Subject awards

St. Andrew’s Episcopal School recently held the 2018 Honors Day Assembly, recognizing students’ accomplishments over the course of the school year. Among the award recipients are (from left) Sam Roffwarg – Sociology, Evan Bowman – Environmental Science, Jake Mitchell – Precalculus, C.J. Carron – A.P.









Foreign language

Jackson Prep students (from left, back) Dixon Hughes, Matt Gross, Olivia Clapp, Anna Stack; (front) Cassidy Zummallen, Anna Regan Mask, Hannah Arnold, Emison Geiger and Anna Katherine Cooper won the Subject Area Awards in Foreign Language at the recent 10th and 11th-grade class day program.


High since seventh

At the Jackson Prep ninth-grade class day, it was announced that students (from left) John Henry Andress, Lauren Noe, Kimberly Blount and Mason Nichols were on the Honor Roll 95 or above since seventh-grade.


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St. Andrew’s Upper School Theatre Department’s fall play will be the mystery A Murder is Announced based on the novel by Agatha Christie and adapted by playwright Leslie Darbon.