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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.


Dog Man reading

Jackson Academy fourth-graders (from left) Kinlee Lutken, Jayden Williams, Anna Phillips, Anna Katherine Godfrey, and J. Michael Moody attended a book reading by the author of the “Dog Man” series, Dav Pilkey, at the Mississippi Book Festival.



Handprints

Third-graders at First Presbyterian Day School painted colorful handprints in Art Class. Shown are (from left) Jacob Suggs, Mary Harr Payne, Layla Giachelli, and Cooper Robichaux.










Teams earn bye

By ANTHONY WARREN,

MID-SoutH Association of Independent Schools Class 6A playoffs get under way this week, and for three schools that means a Friday night off. 

Madison-Ridgeland Academy (10-2, 5-0) earned the top seed in the district, followed by Jackson Prep (9-2, 4-1) and Jackson Academy (7-4, 3-2).


Dual enrollment

Jackson Academy Head of School Jack Milne (right, seated) and Belhaven University President Dr. Roger Parrott (left, seated) signed documents beginning a dual enrollment program between the two educational institutions.


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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.