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National Merit Honors JA Seniors

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.

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The Importance of Play in School

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. 

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Seventh Graders Study in World’s Biggest Classroom

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.

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Upper School Students and Faculty Sign Honor Code

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. 

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