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State marks bicentennial with museums opening, events

Jim Wikirson is executive director of the Fondren Renaissance Foundation (FRF) and a member of JXNUNITED, a group of neighborhood association leaders that meets regularly to discuss common concerns.

Christ Methodist program offers special ministry to middle, high school students

Metropolitan ballet presents holiday favorite

Move could help zoo correct problems study concludes

A new location could be key to saving the Jackson Zoo, according to a memo from zoo Executive Director Beth Poff.

As shoppers descend on their favorite stores this holiday shopping season, police across the Northside are gearing up for another busy few weeks.


Accelerated reading

Second-graders at First Presbyterian Day School welcomed their parents to the library during Books for Breakfast week to learn about the Accelerated Reader program. Shown are (from left) Eliza and David Christopher.


Celebrate Homecoming

The 2017 homecoming queen was crowned during halftime of the St. Joseph-Canton Academy homecoming football game. Shown are (from left, back) Joseph Baladi, president of the St. Joseph Catholic School Advisory Council; Coralyn Jones, the 2016 homecoming queen; Leah Blevins, newly-crowned 2017 homecoming queen; Dr.


Farm week

First Presbyterian Day School K3 and K4 preschoolers dressed as farmers to celebrate the last day of Farm Week. Shown are (from left) Hank Walker, Macie Grey Bridges, Jack Hughes, and Porter Banchero.


Aid victims

Rosa Scott ninth-grade class members collected coloring and activity books, crayons, and markers to aid in the Houston Hurricane Harvey flood relief.  Shown are (from left) Audrey Kilgore, Katherine Delaney and Taylor Boyt.


Book Signing

Jackson Academy students (from left) Blake Bartlam, Sarah Dial Almand, Katherine Rundell, Mary Madison New, and Liza Benner are shown at a book-signing of “The Explorer” by Katherine Rundell.


Varsity team

St. Andrew’s Episcopal School members of the 2017-18 varsity volleyball team are (from left) Phoebe Xu, Sharon Xu, Madison Jones, Anna Jordan Hendrix, Emily Kruse, Lauren Watson, Caroline Croft, Alix Ebner, Destini Jimerson, Sarah Beth Greener, Hana Ando, Miley Ray, and Sarah Sullivan.



Just be kind

During homecoming week at Rosa Scott, the student government association sponsored Sandy Hook’s Say Something Week at Rosa Week, designed to ensure that everyone at Rosa Scott felt at home especially during homecoming week. Stickers were passed out to remind and encourage each other to say something kind and welcoming to others.



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The St. Joseph Catholic School girls swim team won the state championship recently at the state championship swim meet held at the Tupelo Aquatic Center. The St.