Four Jackson Academy seniors earned recognition from the National Merit Scholarship Corporation last week. Members of the Class of 2022 Abby Arnett, Gibson Cheney, Regan Felder, and Sandon Guild placed among the top scorers in the nation on the 2020 Preliminary SAT, also referred to as the National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test.
Play break at school might just be the most exciting part of a child’s day. Not only is it a time for imaginations to run wild, friendships to form, and laughter to abound, but it is also a crucial time for social development, physical development, and cognitive development in growing children.
Jackson Academy 2021 graduate Alice Williams was named USA Today’s “I Am Sport” recipient for Mississippi. “I Am Sport” is the largest high school sports recognition program in the country.
Last Friday, 65 seventh graders faced canoes and kayaks down the Okatoma river and pushed off on an adventure. After an early departure from campus and an hour and a half long bus ride, the students were eager to study in the biggest classroom in the world – the great outdoors.
Jackson Academy conducted a special ceremony Thursday that focused on the school’s Honor Code. Upper School students and faculty members joined Head of School Palmer Kennedy, Head of Upper School Brandi Richardson, Honor Council Advisor Sandra McKay, and Honor Council Chair Connor Gee in the Performing Arts Center as these leaders presented the ideals of the Jackson Academy Honor Code.
“I needed that.” Have you ever said those exact words after taking a break from your daily stresses? Maybe you planned a dinner with friends, played a round of golf, put the phone away and picked up a book, attended a church event, or had a quiet night in.
The Lady Raiders Volleyball team has a storied history, nearly dominating volleyball since the school started the program in the 2011-12 school year. Now the six-time state champion Lady Raiders have been invited to Orlando to play in the Nike Tournament of Champions.