Broadcasting class

Jackson Academy broadcasting students (from left, back) Jacob Galatas, Thad Bishop, Owen Fracchia, Aden Lang, Donovan Veasley, Owen Ridgeway; (front) Ja’Ree Myers, Noah Berry, Blake Fletcher, Sam Walenta, Gracie Eubank, and Eli Ridgeway recently heard from WAPT sports director Josh Jackson.


St. Andrew’s Episcopal School fourth-graders who served as acolytes at a recent chapel service are (from left) Whitney Graham, Caroline Zhou, Marcella Robertson, Rohan Anand, Levi Coffey, Dylan Tobias, Will Fender, Emma Romero, and Ella Sofia Fraser.

All district offensive

Jackson Prep’s MAIS All-District Offensive Football Team includes (from left, back) Tripp Cory (OL), Peyton Dunn (OL), Peyton Greenwood (WR); (front) Thomas Thornton (WR), Jerrion Ealy, Player of the Year; Charlie Ott (OL).

Book buddies

Participating in the Book Buddies program at Jackson Academy are (from left, back) Sophie Slade, Anna Ballard Tharp, Bodie Atkins, Graves Haraway; (front) Ainslie Long and Cash Dickson.

Fairy tales

K3 preschoolers at First Presbyterian Day School dressed up for “Fairy Tale Day.” Shown are Jayce Jackson (left) and Aven Clark.


Senior cheers

St. Andrew’s Episcopal School recently celebrated Senior Night, recognizing senior members of the football team, spirit squads, and band. Shown are (from left) Tim, Anna and Karla Case.

Football awards

Jackson Prep’s 2018 Football Special Awards went to (from left) Charlie Ott, LaCoste Academic Award; JC Polk, Dr. Walter Shelton Award and Special Team Award; Holmes Maley, Dr. Walter Shelton Award; Alex Gibbs, LaCoste Academic Award.

Skeleton studies

Jackson Academy fifth-grade students (from left) Jack Voyles, Jonas May, Samhi Kolapalli, and Rebekah Brooke Benson have been studying science with a Halloween-themed activity, creating a skeleton.

Perry Initiative

Upper school students from Jackson Academy (from left) Anna Katherine Ray, Elizabeth Childress, Caroline Harrington, Priya Ray and Anabel McCraney participated in the UMMC Perry Initiative Outreach Program, conducting experiments and mock surgeries in a hands-on experience in engineering and medicine.


First Presbyterian Day School kindergartners in Kim Duhs’ class enjoyed her annual “Doughnuts with Duhs” during their week study of the letter D. Shown are (from left) Jane Hester, Sawyer Johnson, Logan Cheek, Caroline Bryan and Reid Hurley.



We are fortunate to attend a small church with a tight-knit congregation. Our children’s committee hosts a baby shower for each expectant family in our church and invites the entire congregation.