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Students Invited to Grow Through Community Service

At the October 24 JA Community Service Fair, Upper School students will learn about area community partners where they can volunteer. The event is from 9:45 a.m.–10:30 a.m. in the Performing Arts Complex. During this time of focus on community service, three students reflected on previous service and what they learned from serving others. Two […]

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Impacting Writing for Middle School a Goal of Megan Logan

“Everything changed this summer,” says Megan Logan. Ready to stay at home and teach her children, she was surprised to receive a call from Middle School Dean Matt Morgan. It was two weeks before classes would start, and Morgan asked Logan to join the Jackson Academy faculty and teach eighth grade English. Sudden change is […]

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Admission Offers Fall Visit Days

Interested families can experience the action at Jackson Academy by attending one of several open houses and tour dates or by planning a personal visit. Excellent academics form the foundation for an education that is maximized to nurture students’ growth, blending competitive athletics and inspiring arts in a positive, progressive environment. At JA we are committed […]

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Jackson Academy Senior Emma Ward Commended by National Merit Program

Jackson Academy senior Emma Ward has been named a Commended student in the 2018 National Merit Corporation. Emma is a student who exemplifies more than academic prowess. A talented soccer player, Emma is most importantly known for her character. Sincerity, courage, honesty, and kindness are just a few of the traits that she has been […]

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Meet the Admission Team: Staff Realigns to Prepare for Recruitment

Jackson Academy’s Admission Office is undergoing staff changes as it prepares for another year of guiding new families as they consider JA for their children’s education. Kayla Mosal, who has worked as Associate Admission Director for the last five years, will now serve as Director of Admission and Enrollment Management. The Admission Office was previously […]

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National Merit Recognizes Jackson Academy Senior Dolph Maxwell

Jackson Academy senior Dolph Maxwell has been recognized as a semifinalist in the 2018 National Merit Scholarship Program. “Jackson Academy is thrilled that Dolph is being recognized by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation. For many years, Dolph has represented the best of Jackson Academy on the athletic fields, in the arts, and in the classroom,” […]

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Fan Experience a Highlight of the Game for Coach Walker

Jackson Academy is happy to welcome Coach Brandt Walker as associate athletic director. In addition to his associate director role, Walker is the defensive coordinator for the Junior High football team and assists with Varsity football and the boys and girls track teams. Walker comes to JA with 14 years of coaching experience, including a […]

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Ali Dinkins Turns New Page as Preschool Librarian

Shelves stacked high with beloved children’s books line the walls of Jackson Academy’s Preschool Library. Tiny chairs and tables are arranged around the room where Ali Dinkins’ lifelong love of books fuels her enthusiasm and captivates her daily audience of students. Dinkins has always loved picture books. She used them in high school speech classes […]

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Cliff Kling Accepts New Appointment, Jack Milne To Succeed Him

Chair of the Jackson Academy Board of Trustees, Gregory M. Johnston, announced yesterday that school President Cliff Kling has accepted the position as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Gulliver Schools effective January 1, 2018. Jack F. Milne has been unanimously selected by the Board of Trustees to succeed Kling and lead Jackson Academy […]

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Dr. Jimmy Abraham Gives Keynote Address at Teacher Work Week

During teacher work week, faculty and staff gathered to hear motivating messages from JA speakers and a guest speaker, Dr. Jimmy Abraham. Wright Busching opened the day with a devotional about humility. He offered a quote from noted Christian apologist C.S. Lewis that “there are no ordinary people.” All people are immortal, and we should […]

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