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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.

Sophomore court

Sophomores on Jackson Academy’s homecoming court, held September 15, are (from left, back) Henry Lee, son of Drs. Ann Marie and Stephen Lee; Douglas Noble, son of Angie and Doug Noble; Tanner Golden, son of Kristal and Dr.


Help victims

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.


JA Fall carnival

The Jackson Academy Association, JA’s parent association, will host the JA Fall Carnival October 17 from 5 to 8 p.m. This community-wide event features old-fashioned carnival games, a costume contest, jump houses, a bake sale, a pumpkin decorating contest and more, all on the Jackson Academy campus.


JA Fall carnival

The Jackson Academy Association, JA’s parent association, will host the JA Fall Carnival October 17 from 5 to 8 p.m. This community-wide event features old-fashioned carnival games, a costume contest, jump houses, a bake sale, a pumpkin decorating contest and more, all on the Jackson Academy campus.


SCHOLASTIC ART AWARDS

Jackson Prep won 78 Scholastic Art awards including five senior portfolios and one ninth-grade National Gold Medal. Currently, Jackson Prep Scholastic winning artworks are on display through July in the Mary Katharine Loyacono McCravey Art Gallery in the Prep library.


Engineers

Jackson Academy’s senior-level Introduction to engineering class visited Entergy’s Hinds power plant. Shown are (from left) John Smith, Allie Perkins, Dolph Maxwell, Lacey Irby, T. J. Smith, Cameron Welch, Edwin Smith, Will Laird, Garrett Clarke, and Jameson Dear.


Hands on

Third-graders at Madison Ridgeland Academy conducted hands on experiments with Celsius and Fahrenheit using thermometers in STEM. Shown are (from left) Silvia Arcas Raez and Yuna Yano.


JV softball

Jackson Prep junior varsity softball team includes members (from left, back) Haley Toler, Head Coach Cory Caton, Sydney Ray, Lauren Noe, Belle Welch, Grace Sinclair, Ivy Vaughn, Shane Bennett; (front) Tyler Reeves, Raylei McKinney, Claire Gordin, Colby Ray, Maggie Birdsall, Miller Jordan, Emma Stensaas.


Sophomore reps

Madison Central High School Student Government Association sophomore members are (from left, back) representatives Logan Landis, Allison Hill, Mary Morgan Williams, Miller Widemire, Sadderika Mason and Justin Storm; (front) secretary Jordan Williams, treasurer Emma Grace Trammell, vice president Anna Cate Stro



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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.