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Pony Express is a publication of Lipscomb Academy. Lipscomb Academy serves students from the age of two to twelfth grade. As an intentional Christian school, they encourage students to discover their faith by serving others in Nashville and around the world.

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    Hollywood Actor Brian Jones Shares Life Story Through Hilarious Anecdotes

    ^Listen to the podcast here!^ “I almost just made my very first mistake in my life.”  This quote without context could seem extremely narcissistic, but coming from Brian Michael Jones, the new theater teacher and director of plays here at Lipscomb academy, it’s clearly said in jest.  After having him as my teacher and director in the radio play “It’s a Wonderful Life,” I wanted to learn his origin story and ask some questions about his experience as an actor. Some may say that if you love your work you’ll never work a day in your life, but from what Jones says, I’ve become a bit more humble and realize…

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    Gym renovation: Players look forward to update 

    Both of the gyms are undergoing renovations that are set to finish the week before Thanksgiving Break. The renovations are being done to bring a liveliness to the gym and create excitement for the students.  Students noticed workers in the auxiliary gym right before fall break, and excitement arose. No one was expecting the renovation other than the basketball team, who were told about the gyms over the summer. The gym renovations came from the Academy wanting to improve our athletic programs.  According to Andrew Greer, a varsity boys basketball coach, our school has made a lot of improvements to other athletic programs, and the new gyms are an upgrade…

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    Mustangs to play Division II-AAA FOR 2023-2024 season. 

    Lipscomb Academy’s high school football team, the Mustangs, are officially moving from TSSAA Division II-AA to Division II-AAA for their 2023-2024 season.  The LA Mustangs are the current defending 2021 state champions and the 2020 state runners up with a streak of 17 consecutive wins and a record of 311 points scored. Throughout the whole 2022 season, there have only been 52 points scored against LA.  Because of Lipscomb’s dominance on the football field, some schools don’t see the competition as fair. One team chose to cancel their game altogether even though they have been on Lipscomb’s regular football schedule for years. When the Mustangs change divisions, opportunities will be…

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    Getting to know the new SESL team at Lipscomb

    Here at Lipscomb Academy, there have been a few important staff changes over the past year that Lipscomb students should be aware of regarding the social emotional and spiritual learning (SESL) team. I was able to sit down with two of the newest faculty members at LA, Ms. Elliot and Mrs. Kiser, who were both hired during the second semester of last year, and got to know both of them a little bit more. I believe that the students should feel comfortable and safe with whomever their resources at school are so that when challenges arise in the classroom or at home, they know where to go.  Mrs. Kiser is…

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    Tennis Team Revived with New Players and Coaching

    Recently the tennis program at Lipscomb Academy has made some noticeable feats, such as going to the state tournament last year. The team’s commitment and ability is on the rise as the the program works to reestablish themselves as dominant competitors. There’s multiple reasons for Lipscomb’s rise in tennis. The program has made some developments in skill over the last two years. Sophia Cullison and Maryn Brown lead the team to its first state appearance since 2015 and its first tournament win since 2004. Coach Brown said she is “incredibly proud.”  Brown spoke about the team’s shift from a lower division where “we were constantly winning state,” into a higher…