Jackson Academy students attended the Mississippi Theatre Statewide Festival this past weekend. A number of JA students who were named as Individual Event finalists competed on Saturday. Congratulations to JA Theatre students named MTA Individual Event Finalists!
For the third year in a row, the Jackson Academy Lady Raider volleyball program boasts the top player in the state. Junior Lakin Laurendine was named the 2021-22 Gatorade Mississippi Volleyball Player of the Year this past week.
The feeling of being a leader is one of the unexpected aspects of Jackson Academy’s honors band class. Eight band members from sophomore to senior are taking part in an honors experience with many benefits, and not simply the extra three points the honors projects add to their average.
Memory is likely one of the most important but misunderstood functions of the brain. To understand memory and its strengths and weaknesses, you need to understand the variety of types and the influence the brain’s natural processes have on learning.
When stay-at-home orders went into effect last spring, #distractibaking quickly became a trending hashtag and a defining moment in 2021 graduate Ari Jackson’s journey as a businesswoman.
For the third time this year, Jackson Academy had a banner day for the Class of 2022 on December 15 as two more seniors signed papers that will allow them to continue their academic and athletic careers next year at Mississippi State University and MUW.
The Lady Raiders’ December 7 win over Richland High School cinched Head Varsity Basketball Coach Jan Sojourner’s 1,000th career win. One of Mississippi’s winningest coaches, Sojourner is in her 37th year at Jackson Academy.
A JA sophomore and four Jackson Academy alumni contributed to a documentary released last month on Mississippi Public Broadcasting. JA helped celebrate their work with a film screening and installation of 10 Walter Anderson originals on loan for the day from the Mississippi Museum of Art.
ackson Academy’s fall athletes played exciting and rewarding seasons this semester. This week, we recognize the girls soccer teams. As more information is submitted by teams, we will publish the results of those seasons. Congratulations to each student athlete and team on their accomplishments!