Book buddies

Jackson Academy students (back) Morgan Turner; (from left, front) Addie Elliott, Lillian Griner, and Emma Robertson will be book buddies throughout the year as the sixth-graders help the first graders develop socially and educationally.

Award winners

Jackson Prep junior high football awards winners include (from left) J.K. Nowell – Best Defensive Line; Josh Oden – Best Offensive Lineman; Riley Maddox – Most Valuable Player; Mason Nichols – Best Wide Receiver; Clark Kellum – Best Defensive Back.

Varsity players

St. Andrew’s Episcopal School’s varsity volleyball team recently held Senior Night, recognizing the seniors on the team and their parents. Shown are (from left) Jamie, Lauren and Louis Watson.


First Presbyterian Day School earns money for special projects when families sign up for Kroger Rewards. Shown with the latest earnings are (from left) Purser Kellum and Hutch McClain.

Boys cross country

The Jackson Academy boys cross country team (from left, back) Jack McIntire, Emery Thigpen, Clayton Mahaffey, James McLemore, Kyle LeDuff, Peyton DePriest, Trussell Jones, Mason Glaze, Tre Lewis; (front) Michael Lowe, Hudson Edwards, John Moak Scarbrough, Cannon Bosarge, Andrew Burks, Gibson Cheney, Cooper Flechas, Reed Travelstead, Jack Culhan

National Semifinalists and scholars

Madison Central High School 2017-2018 National Merit Semifinalists and Commended Scholars are (from left, back) National Merit Semifinalists David McDonald, Noah Grovich, Jackson Dellinger, Chanu Cherukuri, Luke Little, Advait Praveen, James Michels and Commended Scholar Case Draughn; (front) National Merit Semifinalists Rimika Banerjee, Maddie

Maids and escorts

Madison Ridgeland Academy 2017 senior homecoming maids and escorts include (from left, back) Peyton Mays, Levi Chinchen, Spencer Wright, Preston Ray; (middle row) Anna-Claire Campbell, Avery Harrell, Mary Seitz Young, Hastain Biggs; (front) Zach Jones, Olivia Rives, Harrison Rich, Hattie Hedglin, Aubree Dillon, and Blake Baldwin.

Read 50

St. Andrew’s Episcopal School students are challenged every year to read 50 books the summer before starting first grade. Each year, on the first week of school, the students who successfully completed the challenge are awarded a certificate and a book of their own.

Football buddies

Football buddies at Jackson Academy are students in first-grade who befriend a football player and accompany them into a pep rally. Lining up to make their entrance together are (from left, back) Webb Strickland, JT Carney, Walker Benner, Joshua Lucas; (front) Carson Lester, Triston Donovan, Josh Hubbard, and Laurence Asher.



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.