Three JA band members have been honored with spots on the 2017 Mississippi Lion’s All-State Band, which travels internationally each summer for competition. Claire Ross, Alexander Schott, and Bryant Thaxton will join other musicians from across Mississippi as they represent our state and their school. Bryant earned first chair in tuba, Alex earned second chair […]
Middle School students were part of a community service project led by the Interact Club to benefit Operation Christmas Child. This annual event is organized by Samaritan’s Purse, a relief and Christian evangelism organization led by Franklin Graham. The purpose is to demonstrate God’s love in a tangible way to needy children around the world. […]
The JA Board of Trustees presented, on behalf of JA faculty, staff, and students, a special honor for Ray Higgins: The SOAR program has been named the Ray Edgar Higgins SOAR program. Board chair Ashley Willson presented a beautiful etched plaque and read the following resolution: “In view of Ray Higgins’ enormous contributions for over […]
A large crowd gathered in the Learning Commons this past Wednesday to watch Conner Beth Ball, Conley Chinn, Wilson Furr, and Meredith Roberts make official their intent to play college sports. Students, coaches, parents, grandparents, relatives, faculty/staff, and members of the media were on hand to celebrate with the student athletes on National Signing Day. […]
Congratulations to senior Conley Chinn and junior Michael Barber for being named to the Clarion-Ledger Dandy Dozen for the upcoming basketball season. In addition, senior Lauran Sheriff was named to the list “40 Other Seniors to Watch” and junior Deja Bradford was listed as one of “20 Underclassmen to Watch.” Congratulations, all!
Live Music by Jim Tomlinson, JA alumnus A special JA event is scheduled Monday at the Highland Village courtyard: Raider Network will broadcast during JA at the Village with live music provided by Jim Tomlinson, a 1995 JA alumnus. The event offers refreshments, games, and interviews featuring JA students, faculty, alumni, and school programs. Alumni, […]
The student-led fall retreat, Illuminate, is scheduled for November 11-13. The inspiration behind the theme is Matthew 5:16 that encourages Christians to let their light shine. Students in grades seven through twelve may attend. The retreat will take place on the JA campus with a community service activity off site. As with previous years, students […]
Academy Honor Roll Twelfth Grade: Parker Alexander, Anna Douglas Almand, Alexandra Barlow, Lizzie Bowman, Mary Kathryn Brogan, Grace Cartwright, Conley Chinn, Natalie Ford, Grace Herfurth, Mary Hunter Johnston, Claire McClure, Milla McCormack, Kassidy Neal, Chloe Owens, Grace Parry, Sahil Patel, Michael Payne, Cole Phillips, Travis Rogers, Alexander Schott, Malon Stratton, Livvie Strickland, Phillip Talley, Nancy […]
Jan Sojourner, Conley Chinn, and Bryan Eubank discuss the 2016–17 basketball season.