Postponed Ash Wednesday

MERIDIAN – Father Andrew Nguyen, with the help of John Harwell, applies ashes to student Matt Farmer’s forehead Friday, Feb. 19 at St. Patrick School. Due to the winter storm, school was canceled on Ash Wednesday and a special Mass was held Friday for the students. (Photo by Emily Thompson)

Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss

JACKSON – St. Richard first grader, Iverson Simms celebrates Dr. Seuss’ birthday in Rachel Caver’s class. (Photos by Chelsea Hamilton)

Math Superstars

COLUMBUS – Seventh grade students worked on puzzles from MSMS that are part of the Math Superstars program. They worked collaboratively on building problem-solving skills along with stamina through difficult problems. The puzzles focused on adding and subtracting integers, in addition to the puzzle aspect. Pictured are Jonathan Cooper, Brandon Doumit, Gavin Elliot and Maddox House. (Photo by Katie Fenstermacher)

Visit from the Bishop

MERIDIAN – Bishop Joseph Kopacz and Christopher Caballero-Scott, along with Dailyn Dunn, Anna Harper, Foster Grandmother Mrs. Wilson and Avery Hook, look at Tilly the Turtle in the kindergarten classroom. Bishop Kopacz presided over the Children’s Mass at St. Patrick School on Thursday, March 4 and visited the classrooms afterwards. (Photo by Emily Thompson)

Ice storm geometry

SOUTHAVEN – Sacred Heart School students studied virtually due to the February ice storm. Pictured is Shayna Campbell’s eighth grade pre-algebra class studying the Pythagorean Theorem. (Photo by Laura Grisham)

Read Across America Day

VICKSBURG – (Left) St. Francis Xavier Elementary students celebrated Read Across America Day. Pictured: Cowgirl – Allie Weeks, Opal from Because of Winn Dixie – Mary Hannah Amborn, Thing 2 – Elvie Grace Bradley and Pirate – Benjamin Ponder. (Photo by Lindsey Bradley)

Stations of the Cross

SOUTHAVEN – Second graders pray the Stations of the Cross at Sacred Heart. Pictured back to front: Sterling, Braden, Brayden, Maria, Gracen, Jack, Andrew, Blaise, Valentina, Jaylen, Enrique, Skylar, Kamila, Natalie and MaKenzie. (Photo by Sister Margaret Sue Broker)