Schools

Kindness awards

St. Richard Catholic School rewards students with “house points” for being caught performing random acts of kindness. The school has recently partnered with John Dorsa State Farm Insurance agency to present a monthly Kindness Award to the winning students, while also encouraging them to keep up their acts of kindness.


Winterfest Court

Representing the Upper School as Jackson Academy’s 2020 Winterfest Court are (from left, back) Elise Robinson, Miles Taylor Leverette, Annalee Willson, Ashley Runnels,

Mollie Ann Robertson, Mary Elizabeth Seward, Grayce Geary; (second row) Barton Boyll, Andrew Holmes, Simms Baker, Reggie Rigsby, Wilson Eatherly, Adams Kennedy,



Fabulous Friends

First Presbyterian Day School’s Fabulous Friends (down syndrome class) blessed their teachers and office staff with a “thankful cart” full of goodies and treats before Thanksgiving. Shown are (from left) Amelia White, Leighton Myrick, Charlotte Luzardo, Taylor Edmonson, and Ava Hutton Gregory.


St. Andrew's dancers

St. Andrew’s Episcopal School had 12 students who danced in the Mississippi Metropolitan production of “The Nutcracker” at Jackson Academy Performing Arts Center. Most are students of Mississippi Metropolitan Dance Academy, who auditioned for the ballet in September.



Letters to Santa

Jackson Academy first graders (from left) Maddie Harris, Maclure Blanks, Reed Miley, and Mac Rogers recently wrote letters to Santa and colored pictures of him to prepare for Christmas.


Letter B Day

Kindergarten students at First Presbyterian Day School recently wore bandanas, bows, boots, blue jeans, and the color blue for Letter B day. Shown are (from left) Caroline Thomas and Allegra Browne.



Football awards

St. Andrew’s Episcopal School varsity football players were recently recognized with All District 3A (Region 6) team selections for the 2019-2020 football season.


Life in a snowglobe

Jackson Academy second grade students (from left) Grayson Moomaw, Lewis Garrard, Ava Harwell, and Taylor Brown imagined what life would be like if they lived in snowglobes and created art to accompany the essays they wrote about it.



Varsity Girls

Jackson Prep’s Varsity Girls baskbetball team includes (from left, back) Head Coach Michael McAnally, Julia Stradinger, Madeleine Black, Julia Zouboukos, Mackenzie Shoemaker, Olivia Sasser, Coach Mariclaire Nix, manager Lauren Nickels; (front) Annie Jicka, Elle Lingle, Andie Flatgard, Anna Grace Morgan, Campbell Perkins, Allie Wise, Caroline Dr



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