Campus model

Engineering and Design students at Madison-Ridgeland Academy were recently asked to plan, design, develop, and present a precisely scaled model of the school campus utilizing CAD, 3D-printing, and countless other skills and tools developed through MRA’s science/STEM curriculum.

Christmas pajamas

Preschool students at First Presbyterian Day School wore Christmas pajamas before the school holiday. Shown are (from left) Taylor Goodwin, Elliott Jones, Steele Mockbee, Sawyer Marascalco, and Louis Totty.

Chancellor visits JA

Jackson Academy students (from left) Sophie Rhoden, Caroline Bennett, Mary Manning Farese, Amelia Dare Bowman, and Lilly Gebhart welcomed The University of Mississippi’s Chancellor Dr. Glenn Boyce (center, right) to campus recently and were able to ask him their questions about life in Oxford and education at Ole Miss.

Card creators

The Mississippi Manufactured Housing Association: (MMHA) recently worked with art students at The Education Center School, giving them the opportunity to participate in a Christmas Card Creation Contest. Students were asked to create a Christmas card. The first-place winner’s artwork was chosen to be used as an official MMHA Christmas card.

Saints in the Nutcracker

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


Students from the Jackson Classical Homeschool Program, who qualified for the Duke Tip program, include (from left), Nicolas Baker, Robert Meredith, Aubrey Howie, Alex Meredith, Virginia Mills, Raelyn Albright and Keaten Albright.

Halloween cats

Young students at Jackson Academy (from left) JJ Taylor, Charlie Litton, Annie Thompson, and James Blaylock recently created cats for Halloween decorations in arts and crafts.

Egyptian attire

St. Andrew’s Episcopal School 5th graders, dressed in their finest ancient Egyptian attire, recently celebrated Egypt Day, an annual celebration of their study of ancient Egypt. Shown are (from left) Ellie Brown, Lilly Garner, and Edy McMillin.


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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.