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Although it might not be as festive as the idyllic White Christmas that Bing Crosby sings about, some residents on the Northside might actually benefit from a dry, warm holiday season.
A new service with the Jackson-Hinds Library System has made hundreds of thousands of books available in electronic form. Is digital the wave of the future for public libraries?
Morris chronicles association with Doo Wop artists and his journey of faith in new book. Bill Morris reflected as he rode back to hisWash-ington D.C. hotel.
First Presbyterian Day School presents annual tradition.
Parents, young people learning to navigate digital platforms. Like mANY parents, Katie Chustz is concerned about how social media affects her sons.

Talent search

Fourth and fifth-grade students at Mannsdale Upper Elementary who received the Duke Talent Search Award include (from left, back, top photo) Principal Debra Houghton, fourth-graders Mary Ann Robertson, Michael Zhang, Skylar Thomas, Kallie Knoll, Mahlon Day, Jasmaan Banipal, William Hodges, and Assistant Principal Nicole Cockrell; (second row) E



School production

Madison Middle School recently presented Mary Poppins, Jr. as their school-wide musical. Sixth-grade choir students sang as the chorus, selected art students assisted with the sets, and former students now in high school served as crew. Shown are (from left) eighth-graders Lilly Ross and Conner Nguyen as Mary Poppins and Bert.




Receives award

St. Andrew’s Episcopal School recently held the lower school’s closing chapel, during which rising fifth-graders received certificates signifying successful completion of the fourth-grade.


Glenn Cain scholars

Jackson Academy students (from left) Isabelle Lee, Avery Hederman, and Anna Roberson received the Glenn Cain scholarship, which was established in honor of the third headmaster of JA, Glenn Cain. The scholarship is based on academic performance, school citizenship and service to the institution.






Summer’s Over

By ANTHONY WARREN,

Northside students preparing to return to the classrooms

Parents are likely counting down the days until their kids are out of the house and back in the classroom.

School is about to start back on the Northside, with students slated to return to school in early August.



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The Mississippi Museum of Art has been awarded a total of $1 million in grants by two of the... READ MORE

Obituaries

Ann Kelly Allin, 93, wife of The Rt. Rev. John (Jack) Maury Allin, Sr.; daughter of Thaddeus... READ MORE

Social

The Millsaps College football team opened up the 2019 season with the Riverside Rumble against cross-town rival Belhaven University.