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St. Richard Catholic School had an unprecedented crowd during their Sister of Mercy/Grandparents Day celebration. St. Richard grandparents were able to attend a special mass at Saint Richard Catholic Church in their honor before visiting their grandchild’s classroom and attending a special breakfast reception hosted and catered by the St.


Turnover

After 28 years as the announcer for Friday night football games, Jackson Academy president emeritus James Peter Jernberg Jr. (right) handed the microphone over to JA alumnus Chris Blackburn, class of 1986.




Cheerleaders

The 2017-2018 Rosa Scott cheerleaders attended UCA camp this summer at Beach Club Resort in Fort Morgan, Ala., where they won overall Game Day, second in Game Day Cheer, third in Extreme Routine along with Spirit Sticks and seven All-Americans selected.



Color guard

St. Andrew’s Episcopal School students who serve as boy scouts contributed to the recent Saints Celebration and opening of the school’s new Athletics and Recreation Center (ARC) as the event’s color guard. Shown are (from left) Forrest Carson, Owen Newburger, Luke Fender, and John Sistrunk.


Playtime

First Presbyterian Day School preschoolers enjoying end-of-morning play are (from left) Gray Nicols, Carlisle Lavender, Walt Mardis, Hank Walker, and Charlie Jones.



Cancer awareness

First Presbyterian Day School recognized childhood cancer awareness month by “going gold for Mississippi kids.” Shown are (from left) McLeod Woodson, Parker Thomas, Gaines Reeves, Maggie Bailey, Reese Russ, and Sophia French.


Take a break

Jackson Academy preschoolers (from left) Brickell Breazeale, Levi Bates, Carter Haralson, Mary Hollis Gresham, Kate Samuels, Ainslie Long, Dudley Stancill, Kaylen Turner paused from a busy day of learning to rest in the shade for awhile.




Gold in the sky

Second-graders at First Presbyterian Day School released gold balloons to recognize September as childhood cancer awareness month. Shown are (from left) Anna Fair Barbour, Victoria Morgan, Frances Hollingsworth, Mary Ainsley Zischke, and Eliza Christopher.


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