Schools

TV day

Jackson Academy students (from left) Avery Hendrick, Samia Wilson, and Ashton Berry dressed as characters from their favorite television shows for homecoming week festivities.


Beauties

Jackson Prep recently held its 2017 Précis Pageant. Voted among the beauties and beaux are (from left) Addison Galloway and Jake Maloney.



Rainbows

Preschoolers at First Presbyterian Day School celebrated the end of “rainbow week” by wearing bright colors or their favorite color. Shown are (from left) Nella Hunter, Ella Dismuke, and Della Burns.




dress for express

First Presbyterian Day School first-graders dressed in pajamas to watch “The Polar Express.”  Shown are (from left, back) Woody Wise, Charlie James, Baxter Hughes, London Mabry, Layla Giachelli, Timothy Fulcher, Tate Shull; (middle row) Joseph Phillips, Emma Reid, Nellie Barnett, Emma Shay, Lydian Peipon; (front) Rivers Smith, George Steiner an


Sign for baseball

Madison Central High School senior Kirkland Trahan signed to play baseball at Jones County Junior College next year. Shown are (standing)Ty Trahan; (seated, from left) Wendi Gowdy, Kirkland and Kortney Trahan.



Performers

Prep students (from left, standing) Mason Deas, Madeline Page, Emerson Busin; (kneeling) Sophia Malone performed in Mississippi Metropolitan Ballet’s production of “The Nutcracker.” All four dancers are students at the Mississippi Metropolitan Dance Academy and were selected for their roles in The Nutcracker via audition in September.


Honor service

Cliff Kling was recently honored with a reception for his 17 years of service and leadership at Jackson Academy as CFO, general counsel, and president. Families, teachers, and staff celebrated his legacy of excellence as he prepares to relocate to Miami where he will serve as president and CEO of the Gulliver Schools’ four campuses.



Grinch party

The Christmas party for Jackson Academy’s alpha and omega program brought (from left) Trussell Jones, Cade Wilson, and Alex Sirven together to share a snack and watch “How the Grinch Stole Christmas” together.


Lunch reward

First Presbyterian Day School students enjoyed a special lunch in the library for reaching their reading goals.  Shown are (from left, back) Charlie Penny, Will Conner, Cameron Clune, Alex Guidry, Ellis Rich, (front) Wade Smith and Sophia Splaingard.  Not pictured: Nichols Katsaboulas.


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