Schools


Encore show choir

Performing with Jackson Academy's award-winning Upper School show choir, Encore, for the 2020 competition season are (from back, left) Eliza Perkins, Pariss Smoot, Kendall Ross, Avery Hendrick, Miles Johnson, Julianna Copeland, Noah Sullivan, Elizabeth Pedigo, Lila Robertson, Rosemary Caldwell, Isabelle Lee; (second row) Fumi Hall, Jalia Coins,



In memory

Students at First Presbyterian Day School recognized Childhood Cancer Awareness Month by Going Gold to raise money for The Campbell Bulldog Fund, and the fourth-grade class released gold balloons in memory of Campbell Dale. Shown are (from left) Olivia Collins, Helen Ruth Dieckman, Mia Covington, Allison Mason, and Avery Dale.


Step Up Day

St. Andrew’s Episcopal School 8th graders recently had a surprise visit to the Upper School where they experienced a taste of what life looks like in the 9th grade.



Varsity basketball

Jackson Prep’s Varsity boys basketball team includes (from left, back) Gavin Mullins, Wayne Hsieh, Haddon McLeod, Walker Craddock, Lampton Moore, Garner Watkins, Alexander Payne, Sam Buchanan, Andrew Purvis, Parker Griffis, Josh Powe; (front) John Camp Wise, Hudson Sushenia, Will Evans, Luke Williams, Cam Brent, Brady Winscott, Logan Huff and J


Honor Choir

First Presbyterian Day School Sixth Grade Honor Choir members include (from left, back) Emily Maggio, Anna Davis Vernon, Meg Barbour, Christina Lee, Mary Banks McAllister, Laurie Barbour, Annie Metcalf, Elizabeth Sweat; (middle) Jake Maggio, Gate Gregory, Jacob Pritchett, Landon Booker, Olivia Mitchell, Landry Boyd, London Horn, Anne Melton Hew



Cancels visit

The new coronavirus outbreak is already hitting close to home, with a Jackson Preparatory School recently cancelling a visit from its sister school in China. 

Last week, officials with Prep nixed a trip planned by the Thaizhou School, citing the outbreak.




Saints Debate

St. Andrew’s Episcopal School’s Speech and Debate Team recently competed in the Mustang Debate Invitational at Murrah High School, featuring competition in four debate events and student congress, including two middle school debaters in the Big Questions debate. St.


Reunite

Nelson Ramsey, a student at West Point (left)) and Trey Currie at the Naval Academy reconnect at the Army/ Navy football game in Philadelphia. The two are 2018 Jackson Prep graduates.


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