Conner Ivey

Conner Ivey, Madison Ridgeland Academy 10th-grader, was selected by the “FIRST” (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) organization as a FIRST Dean’s list semifinalist.

Living history

Fifth-graders at First Presbyterian Day School held a Living History Museum for friends and family. Shown are (from left, back) Christina Lee, Owen Blackwell, Isabella Bryant, Elizabeth Sweat; (front) Helen Fulcher, Elizabeth Graves, Natalie Roberson, Lauren Mathews, and Jolie Pirie.

Keenum visits

Mississippi State University’s president, Dr. Mark E. Keenum, recently spoke to Jackson Academy’s junior class. He is shown with juniors (from left) Courtney Francois, Morrissey Claire Harmon, Bonner Dinkins, Sara Evelyn McClintock, Keenum, Reeves Stratton, Ava Del Vecchio, Kennedy Nations, and Mary Liz Black.

Basketball senior

St. Andrew’s Episcopal School’s basketball teams recently celebrated Senior Night, recognizing seniors on the teams and their families. Shown are (from left) Reed and Margaret Branson, and Beverly Ray.


Covenant Presbyterian preschoolers recently studied a unit on bugs. Showing some artwork are (from left) Georgia Wolfe, Gray McKinnon, and May May Meadows.

Palace guards

Madison Middle School presented “Aladdin, Jr.”  as its fall schoolwide musical.  Students were chosen by audition for roles as the cast and dancers. Sixth-grade choir students sang as the chorus, while others assisted with sets, and former students served as crew.

Basketball awards

The 2018-2019 Jackson Prep junior high boys basketball awards went to (from left) Owen Abney, Patriot Award; Garner Watkins, Best Defensive Player; John Camp Wise, Most Valuable Player; Josh Powe, Best Offensive Player.

Dress for 100

Kindergarteners (from left) Jaycee Baker, Paylor Jordan, Lucy Hines, Hart Noblitt, and Carter Haralson recently dressed for their 100th day of school at Jackson Academy.

Shark tank winners

First Presbyterian Day School fifth-graders participated in a Shark Tank competition in Idea Lab. Groups invented a product and pitched it to “investors.” Shark Tank winners are (from left, back) Rand Woodson, Cameron Clune, Elliot Dawson, Mary Banks McAllister, Emmy Craddock; (front) Mac Anderson, Elle Bryant and Grace Decker.


First Presbyterian Day School third-graders presented the play “Under God’s Sea in 3D” for family and friends.



The University of Mississippi recently released the Fall 2018 Dean’s List. Students must earn a semester GPA of 3.50 to 3.74 to be listed on the Dean’s List.