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Park obstacles

Jackson Academy students (from left, back) Camille Towery, Presley Russell, Mary Manning Farese; (second row) Ann Cole Hammons, Anna Lauren Parker, Emma Duncan Hogue, Sophie Rhoden, Mary Peyton Barnette, Hayes Tharp, Lucy Brooks Elfert, Will Adams; (front) Samuel Long, Gray Glaze, Bennett Weir, and Tad Carpenter participated in team building ac



Linzsey Lyle

Linzsey Lyle, St. Joseph’s Catholic High School sophomore, has spent many hours volunteering at Mississippi Children’s Museum. She was recently recognized as “Volunteer of the Month” for December from among hundreds of other museum volunteers.


Joseph Crum

Joseph Crum, Madison Ridgeland Academy sophomore, was among those who placed first in the Congressional App Challenge, a competition aimed at encouraging students across the United States to learn how to code by creating their own applications.




Fun Friday

Fifth-graders at First Presbyterian Day School celebrated the end of the term with a “Fun Friday.”  Shown are (from left) Lydia Tidwell, Claire McElhaney, Ava Tillery and Lauren Hand.



Next level

Madison Ridgeland Academy senior Lilli Denson (left) will play soccer at Belhaven University and senior Aubree Dillon (right) will play soccer at Southeastern Louisiana University.


Writing award

Jackson Academy students (from left) Isabelle Eiland, Jesse Montgomery, and Kate White were recently recognized as winners in the flash fiction and short story categories of the Scholastic Writing Awards. Not pictured: Graham Laseter.



Give thanks

The annual Thanksgiving Feast was held at Jackson Academy and gave first-grade students and their teacher (from left back) Lambdin Young, Joseph New, Clay Chustz, Preston Gough, AJ Duncombe, Josh Hubbard, Laurence Asher, Carson Lester, Gage Cason; (front) Katrice Hadley, Anders Quinn, Emily Lampton, Chloe’ Fleming, Sarah Logan, Margaret Johnsto


Varsity basketball

Jackson Prep boys varsity basketball team members include (from left, back) Bennett Johnston, Sam Buchanan, Colt Blough, Andrew Beard, Pete Zouboukos, Brooks Martin, John Ahanotu, Steven Wyatt, Thomas Thornton, Cam Carroll, Brady Polk; (front) Devin Brown, Jacob Perkins, Hayden Perkins, Reece Davis, Cooper Carroll, Morgan Williams, Russell Weat


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Bragging rights for another year are on the line tomorrow night, as St. Joseph Catholic School takes on St. Andrew’s Episcopal School, in a storied matchup formerly dubbed “The Holy War.”