State marks bicentennial with museums opening, events
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Jackson Prep Alumni Council recently presented the annual Patriot Award to Dudley Wooley, Class of 1978.
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.
Bobby Calhoun, 85, of Madison, passed away October 24 at Mississippi Baptist Hospital.