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Parker Harris Leads JA’s Baseball Program

Fifty young baseball hopefuls eagerly took turns at the plate at Jackson Academy’s Raider Park. The second through seventh graders were part of a program called Hitting with the Raiders that newly-named Varsity Head Baseball Coach Parker Harris and his coaching staff instituted this year. The hitting camp gave the boys an opportunity to hone […]

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Theatre Students Earn Recognition at Mississippi Theatre Association Festival

A record-breaking number of JA’s theatre students earned recognition at the Mississippi Theatre Association’s Statewide Festival last weekend. Twenty-two students attended the festival in Oxford Thursday through Saturday, with thirteen students placing in the individual and 10-minute play categories. The following students were selected to compete in Individual Event Finals:Phoebe Guinn and Brent Butler – […]

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JA Hosts School Finals of National Geographic Bee

Ten students, each already a winner in their grade, stepped onto the PAC stage last Friday to compete in the final round of JA’s National Geographic Geography Bee. The students represented grades four through eight and bravely answered questions about national and global geography, culture, landforms, and science before an audience of peers and family […]

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2020 MAIS Bandmasters State Band Clinic

A record-breaking number of JA students represented the school at the MAIS Concert Band Clinic held at Hinds Community College Thursday through Friday of last week. The clinic offers students who are enrolled in MAIS band programs with an opportunity to compete, collaborate, and network with fellow musicians.

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Cross Country Ties Up 2019-2020 Season with a Bow

The JA Cross Country Team held its awards night on Wednesday, December 4 in the JA Cafeteria to wrap up an exciting season of competition and growth. The evening of food and fun was a great way to celebrate, with dinner catered by Lexington Independents. Members of the team were presented with individual awards.

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JA Names Lance Pogue Head Football Coach

Jackson Academy Head of School Jack Milne announced this morning that Lance Pogue has accepted the call to become the school’s next head football coach, following last week’s announcement by current Head Football Coach Larry Weems to his players that he would not be returning for the 2020-21 school year.

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