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Teacher Harriett Eppes Recognized

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.

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Seventh Graders Study Mythology

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.

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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.

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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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