Schools

Pure energy

First Presbyterian Day School’s Pure Energy I dance team (first through third-grades) recently performed their year-end show. Shown are (from left) Blair Winscott, Brooklyn Wilson, Emily Head, Avery Coney, Katherine Ritchie, Emily Kate Carter, Rose Hathorn, Ava Claire Jackson, and Jane Kate Dykes.

Dancers

Madison Middle School presented “Into the Woods, Jr.” as their spring musical. Students from all grades were able to audition for roles as cast, chorus, and dancers, and students from the art department helped with sets.

Outstanding

The Outstanding Raider Award recognizes Jackson Academy students whose kindness and respect for others, enthusiasm for learning, and spirit of fairness and community consistently promote a positive learning environment for themselves and others.

True Confessions

Sixth-graders at First Presbyterian Day School performed skits of the book “The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle.” Shown are (from left) Thomas Turner, Andrew Puckett, Kate Ferguson, Molly Baldwin, Gia Picarella, Caroline Hopkins, Charles Phillips, and Vanndel Chinchen.

Showtime

Jackson Academy’s Showtime took second place in the large division at the Jackson Prep Showchoir Masters, first place as well as caption awards for best vocals and best overall effect at the South Jones Showchoir Invitational; first runner up and best visuals at the Oak Grove Magnolia Invitational, and first runner up and best visuals at the We

Caring chairs

First Presbyterian Day School’s Crusader Club parent organization is made up of multiple committees of parent volunteers. Serving as caring and hospitality committee chairs are (from left) Maggie Waddell and Ashley Smith.

Mission

Jackson Academy’s Dan Morse award recognizes a boy and girl in the eighth grade who most closely embodies the school’s mission. It is given to students whose academic, extracurricular, and interpersonal endeavors reveal a pursuit of purpose and significance. The 2017 recipients are (from left) Drew Antici and Zharia Hill.

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