Megan Lacey and Peyton Norwood signed to play college sports on Thursday, April 11. Megan will compete as a part of Bates College’s track and field team, where she will double-major in biology and politics. Peyton will play golf for Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College studying on a pre-law track. Peyton and Megan were JA’s eighth and ninth students to sign for college athletics this year. Congratulations, Peyton and Megan!
Third grade teacher Harriett Eppes received a call last week letting her know she had been selected as a winner in the People category in Jackson Free Press Best of Jackson awards. She was named Best Teacher for 2020 by the publication.
Congratulations to the 18 Upper School students recognized in the 2020 Scholastic Art Competition!
In Cassie Alston’s literature class, seventh grade students have been studying ancient Greek and Roman mythology. The Western world has origins in ancient Greece, with allusions to ancient Greece’s deities and heroes abounding in modern literature.