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Family biographies

In Jackson Academy’s fourth grade, students (from left) Layla Farmer, Daniel Luzardo, Caroline Quin and Baird Kennedy recently presented projects where they wrote one of their family members’ biography.

Hurrican help

Christ Covenant School partnered with Mt. Salus Christian School, First Presbyterian Day School, and Hartfield Academy in a hurricane relief project. Christ Covenant School focused on flood buckets for the project and collected items to assemble 100 buckets.

River trip

As part of the Ray Edgar Higgins Soar program, fifth-grade students at Jackson Academy have the opportunity to take part in a canoe trip along the Mississippi River. Ready to set out are (from left) James Chapman, vice president and dean of the school Jack Milne, and Henley Nance.

Breley Boykin

Breley Boykin, Prep junior, pitched two perfect games with 23 strikeouts last week and batted .466 with 11 RBI and two home runs.

Book reports

First Presbyterian Day School fourth-graders presented character book reports on any biography of their choosing. Shown are (from left) Elizabeth Sweat, Owen Blackwell, Brookelyn Johnson, and Julia Vernon.

Dolph Maxwell

Dolph Maxwell, Jackson Academy senior, has been named a National Merit Semifinalist by the National Merit Scholarship Program. Maxwell will continue in competition to be a finalist for Merit Scholarship awards that will be offered next spring.

Help Community

Covenant Presbyterian Preschoolers have been studying community helpers and enjoyed a visit from Dr. Cathie Phillippi, a local pediatrician, who talked about the importance of staying healthy and having regular checkups. Shown are (from left) Miriam Cole, Davis Spitler, Dr. Phillippi, James Morris, and Ric Rutledge.

 

Middle School Volleyball

St. Andrew’s Episcopal School members of the middle school volleyball team are (from left, back) Sage Sharp, Mayrant Gonwa, Sierra Sharp, Isabella Flores, Betsy Burrow, Kendall Anderson; (front) Celestina Retumban, Sophie Lewis, Marley Tanner, Grace Jasinski, and Kara Pickett.

 

Junior court

Juniors on Jackson Academy’s homecoming court, held September 15, are (from back, left) Eeshaan Bajaj, son of Dazy and Manoj Bajaj; Gregory Johnston, son of Michelle and Greg Johnston; Tafarri Pleas, son of Arnetra and Sean Pleas; (front) Ellie Brent Cartwright, daughter of Lori and Brent Cartwright; Ansley Hill, daughter of Amy and John Hill;

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Esperanza Velasquez is founder of the Mississippi Hispanic Association in Flowood.