Spirit Steppers

The St. Joseph Catholic School Spirit Steppers attended UDA Dance Camp at Mississippi State University. They received numerous awards including Medium Division first place Home Routine Evaluation, a bid to Nationals and a Superior rating from individual routine evaluations.

College panel

St. Andrew’s Episcopal School alumni from the Class of 2019 returned to campus recently to speak with current seniors about the experiences and challenges they can expect as they transition into college next year.

To play softball

Sydnee Pawlak, senior at Germantown High School, signed to play softball at The University of Montevallo.  Shown at the signing are (from left, back)  Kenny Perry, assistant softball coach; Xavier Pawlak, Lindsey McMullen, head softball coach; Whitney Davis, former assistant softball coach; and (front) Valerie, Sydnee, Xenia , and Walter Pawlak

Christmas writing

Jackson Academy fourth grade students (from left) Sam Brown, Lucy Canton Hogue, Kinlee Lutkin, and Alexander Weems recently wrote and decorated paragraphs answering questions about the holidays, like “Do you think it is better to give or receive presents?”

Colorful fish

Kindergarten students at First Presbyterian Day School display their colorful fish they created in Art Class. Shown are (from left) Garnett Sturdivant, Quinn Norsworthy, and Salem Hogan.

Assisting at the State Capitol

Bekah Woodruff (left) and Parker Watts (center), both of Madison, recently served as pages for the Mississippi Senate. Pages generally run errands for officials and Senate staff. Lt. Governor Delbert Hosemann sponsored Parker’s visit. Parker is the daughter of Chris and Ashley Watts and attends Madison Central High School.

'Friends' gather

Jackson Academy students (from left, back) Connor Gee, Graham Stevens, Drew Barrentine; (front) Regan Felder, Anna Claire Bush, and Molly Ann Robertson dressed as the cast of NBC’s sitcom “Friends” for a TV-themed dress day during spirit week.

Signs with LSU

Madison Central High School senior Brooks Rice has signed a letter of intent with Louisiana State University for baseball. Shown are (from left, back) Hardy Mitchell, Tucker and Sam Rice, Frances Mitchell; and (front) Melanie, Coy, Brooks  and Jason Rice.

Top spellers

St. Andrew’s Episcopal School held the annual Middle School Spelling Bee. The top three spellers are (from left) Lily Margaret Johnson, winner Eesh Majithia, and Jai Moss.


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1. She took her first ceramics class at seven years old at Pickenpaugh Pottery. 2. She and her father got their black belts in Tae Kwon Do together.