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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.

Poetry out loud

Prep’s Poetry Out Loud winners are (from left) Grace Wilkinson, third place; Mary Patton Murphy and Katie Hubacek, who tied for first place.  Once the tie breaker is determined, the winner will represent Jackson Prep at the regional Poetry Out Loud competition.

 


Junior court

Madison Ridgeland Academy 2017 eleventh-grade homecoming maids and escorts include (from left, back) Luke Agent, Libby Thomas, Grant Case, Walker Manning; (middle row) Katie Morris, Shelby McCraw; (front) Hamp Hudnall, Claire Finch, Alexandra Cullom and Alec Honan.



Girls soccer

Girls soccer awards were won by Jackson Prep students (from left) Ramsay Jeffreys, Best Offensive and Co-MVP; Madeleine Black, Best Defensive; and Josie Duncan, Co-MVP.

 


Carnival fun

The JA Fall Carnival brought (from left, back) EJ Mason, Thad Bishop; (front) Demi Williamson, Shields Armstrong, Noah Berry, Charlotte Palmer, Krislyn Gibson, Ari Jackson, Donovan Veasley, and McKenna Thompson out to enjoy the annual community event’s games and events.



Go gold

First Presbyterian Day School Crusaders recognized childhood cancer awareness month by going gold at their weekly football game. Shown supporting the team are (from left) Claire Katsaboulas, Mary Hollis Maddux, and Addie Dier.

 


AP Scholars

Madison Central High School broke its own record for the 2016-2017 school year with a total of 80 AP Scholars. AP Scholars were awarded for scoring a three or higher on three AP exams. AP Scholars with Honor were awarded for scoring at least a 3.25 on all AP exams taken and scores of three or higher on four or more exams.



Players honored

St. Andrew’s Episcopal School’s varsity volleyball team recently held Senior Night, recognizing the seniors on the team and their parents. Shown are (from left) host mom Kristi McHale, Hana Ando, and host dad Danny McHale.


Buddies

Fifth-graders at First Presbyterian Day School held a “pumpkin investigation” with each kindergarten class as part of their “buddy program.” Shown are (from left) Jacob Marble and Aidan Dunbar.

 



Mini-golf

Wee Care Schoolagers mini-golfing are (from left) Crews Russum, Phil Nelson, and Robert Ogletree.

 


Lots of spirit

St. Andrew’s Episcopal School recently held Lower School Spirit Night during a home football game against Raleigh. Shown are (from left, back) Miley Ray, Virginia Kate Gammon, Ally Brumfield; (front) Mary Mac, Cilia and Caitlin Penton.


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