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Mississippi State, Ole Miss top choices for Northside graduates

The numbers are in, and Mississippi State University is the top choice this year for Northside graduates.

The Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) is moving forward with several projects in south Madison County and North Jackson.

St. Andrew’s honors trustees

Northsider returns home from iraq as part of his travels around the world with National Guard

Lauren Rhoades was recently named director of the Eudora Welty House and Garden in Belhaven.

DeAsia was being shown around the governor’s mansion after her birthday, when she asked First Lady Deborah Bryant if she could stop for just a few minutes in the rose parlor.

Chapel speaker

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.


Support mission

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).




TIPs

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.



Excel club

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.


Snow day

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.



Choose kind

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.”





Miss Wise and McInnis to exchange wedding vows January 6 at St. James

Mr. and Mrs. Alan Wise of Baton Rouge announce the engagement of their daughter, Kathryn Clarice Wise, to Robert Garrett McInnis, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert McInnis of Hattiesburg.

Miss Wise, a graduate of Millsaps College, is the professional development and recruiting assistant at Butler Snow LLP in Ridgeland.


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Mississippi State, Ole Miss top choices for Northside graduates

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Obituaries

Betty McCarty Edwards, age 96, passed away peacefully on May 23, 2019 at St. Catherine’s... READ MORE


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Jackson Prep Chi Alpha Mu 2019 members include (from left, back) Will Skipper, Sam Stogner, Jackie Chen, Harrison Jones, William Walker, Maddox Noe, Walker Headley, Jeffrey Jordan, George Pittman,