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.


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.


St. Andrew’s Episcopal School’s football team had several players selected to the 2nd Team All District for 2017. Recipients of this honor are (from left) A.J. LeFlore, David Caddle, Spencer Wallace, and Brooks Lacoste.

Special recognition

Jackson Prep recently presented football varsity awards. Receiving Special Recognition Awards are (from left) Russell Roberts, Special Team Award; Reed Peets and Jerrion Ealy, Walter Shelton Award; and Christopher Russell, LaCoste Academic Award.

Broadway tunes

The Madison Middle School choral department, comprised of more than 250 students, recently presented Broadway 39110, a review of popular Broadway songs.  The show opened with all of the students welcoming the audience with “Be Our Guest” from Beauty and the Beast.  Shown are (from left) Benton Donahue, Jack Sims, Caroline Kiser, Christian Howel

Cross country

St. Andrew’s Episcopal School’s boys cross country team held its end-of-year banquet to celebrate their state championship season and recognize runners for outstanding individual contributions to the team.


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