Mayor hopeful council, commission go along with plan
Serving as officers for Jackson Academy’s chapter of the National Honor Society are (from left) Alexander Schott - secretary, Nancy Usey - vice president, Lizzie Bowman - president, Malon Stratton - treasurer, and Travis Rogers - reporter.
St. Andrew’s Episcopal School has four eighth-grade students who have been accepted to the Lott Institute for rising ninth-graders.
Sixth-graders at First Presbyterian Day School made homemade tortillas for a project in Spanish class. Shown are (from left) Colton Holman, Kimmons Sheppard, Caroline Crumpton, and Alexis Renee Heath.
Annual garden party held at the Hilton
The Little Light House, a Christian developmental center providing tuition-free educational and therapeutic services for children with special needs, held its 2017 garden party recently at the Jackson Hilton.
For independent schools on the Northside, tuition is rising. However, it’s not by much.
The increases for the 2017-18 school year range from $50 to nearly $700.
Schools are saying the main reason for tuition increases are personnel and teacher salaries.