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Manpower and money hurting city’s efforts to repair streets

An average of 20 people experience physical violence from an intimate partner every minute in the United States.

JA Booster Club hosts event April 9

Margo Coleman uses golf to help teach young people skills for a successful life

A federal appeals court has given state lawmakers four weeks to redraw a state Senate district after a lower court determined the district violates the federal Voting Rights Act.

He has been a part of the Batte business even washing windows as a child. If he isn’t working, he would prefer to be playing golf. He is a beach bum.

Plan fund-raiser

First Presbyterian Day School’s Holiday Potpourri fund-raiser will be held October 13, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the home of Cherry and Ted Duckworth in the Eastover neighborhood.




Camouflage

Kindergartners at First Presbyterian Day School dressed in camouflage as they finished their studies of the letter C.


Go Gold

Jackson Academy’s Go Gold pep rally glittered as the school raised awareness and support for pediatric cancer research. Sporting their support are (from left) Hallie Hillman, Slates Veazey, Gavin Lomax, Pearson Greer, Gloria Helen Scott, Zoe Laney, Aubrey Mapp, Hampton Blanks, Julia McCrory, and Addie Hahn.



Senior Homecoming Court

Seniors on Jackson Academy’s homecoming court, held September 15, are (from left, back) Charles Rand Beneke, son of Jill and Richard Beneke; Sam Ciaccio, son of Cori and Jay Ciaccio; Tre Lewis, son of Linda and Rob Lewis; Duncan Scanlon, son of Mary Schiele and Dr.


Mystix dance

The Rosa Scott JV Mystix dance team recently held their summer camp for the 2016-2017 season. During the four-day private camp, the team was taught by a choreographer from American All-Star, based in Louisiana.



Boosters

The goal of the Germantown High School MAVS Booster Club is for student athletes to be ambassadors for the Mavericks not only on the field but also in the classroom. Shown are (from left) Josiah Thomas, Larry Taylor, club president, and Emma Simpson.


Tea parties

Students in Jackson Academy’s preschool celebrated the start of the school year with tea parties. Sharing cookies and other sweets gave (from left) Carmen, Claire and Adam Thrash a special reason to smile.



Flood buckets

Christ Covenant School partnered with Mt. Salus Christian School, First Presbyterian Day School, and Hartfield Academy in a hurricane relief project. Christ Covenant School focused on flood buckets for the project and collected items to assemble 100 buckets.


Community service

Madison Ridgeland Academy’s first-graders collecting donations for Webster Animal Shelter include (from left) Bailey Potter, Jack Evans, Dylan Duncan, Collins Kirk, Lydia Foote, Sims Wiggins, Sarah Kate Williamson, Pablo Arcas Raez.


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Two area high schools have started what will be an annual competition to raise money for waterfowl conservation.