Around the schools

JACKSON – Sister Thea PreK students, Kendrea Bass, Amirah Wilson and Rhyleigh Deans enjoy some hula-hoop activities. (Photo by Christopher Payne)

JACKSON – Pre-K5 students at St. Richard School process as floats through the parking lot for the schools annual Mardi Gras celebration. (Photo by Chelsea Dillon)

MADISON – St. Joseph Spirit Steppers, Emerson Erwin, Cambell Miller, Stella McCarty and Sophia Liberto enjoy dancing in the Mardi Gras parade at St. Anthony School. (Photo by Candace Sigler)

NATCHEZ – Cathedral fifth grader, Anna Cooper throws beads to the crowd of students at school. (Photos by Cara Moody)

VICKSBURG – Sisters of Mercy Early Learning Center had a “Red, White and Blue Day” on “Celebrate our Nation” day recently at the school. Pictured: Mary Blake Brown, Emma Parrish, Emery Weeks, Hadley and Hunter Strickland. (Photo by Lindsey Bradley)