This season, Showtime made appearances at Jackson Prep Showchoir Masters, where the group took second place in the large division; South Jones Showchoir Invitational, where the group won first place as well as caption awards for best vocals and best overall effect; and West Jones Showchoir Invitational, where the group won first runner up and […]
Established to recognize scholastic achievement in secondary schools, the Cum Laude Society has granted charters to only four schools in Mississippi. The Jackson Academy chapter recently selected these new members: Conley Chinn, Grace Cartwright, Will Laird, Braden Lewis, Dolph Maxwell, Travis Rogers, Caroline Watson, Milla McCormack, Anna Douglas Almand, Elizabeth Scott, Livvie Strickland, Emma Ward, […]
This year, two students were selected for the Jernberg Scholarship. In 2014, the Board of Trustees established a scholarship that celebrates and awards academic excellence and named it in honor of President Emeritus James Peter Jernberg Jr. who faithfully served the school as president for 26 years. Mr. Jernberg is considered one of the most […]
Numerous students were recognized at the Features Pageant March 6. The annual event honors Mr. and Miss Jackson Academy, class favorites, beauties and beaux, and other special awards for seniors. For a look at photos from the event, visit Jackson Academy’s Facebook page.
Congratulations to the JA Lady Raiders! The team attained its 40th win and the MAIS Overall Championship title at Mississippi College Saturday. The Lady Raiders defeated Kirk Academy 52-39 for the title. Named to the MAIS Overall All Tournament Team were De’ja Bradford, Conley Chinn, Emily McNair, Lauran Sheriff, and Malon Stratton. The Lady Raiders […]
The Mississippi WheelCats are the only wheelchair basketball team in the state, so their actual games require travel to Texas, Alabama, South Carolina, and other states. Friday, during activity period, JA hosted a game with the boys varsity basketball team, faculty, and the Mississippi WheelCats. The event was a perfect time for the WheelCats to […]
On Monday morning the Jackson Academy Chapter of the National Junior Honor Society inducted 13 new ninth grade members and 41 new eighth grade members. Students serving as officers and helping with the event were Nelson Thomas, Anna Katherine Ray, Kennedy Nations, Douglas Noble, Brent Butler, Nicholas Brown, Lily Grace Thigpen, and Virginia Parry.
JA held the first Lunch to Lead for the spring semester last week. Speaker T.C. Rollins, a local attorney, veteran, and JA parent, shared his thoughts on leadership with students. Lunch to Lead has become a tradition at JA where Upper School students gather over sack lunches and listen to a speaker regarding qualities of […]
On Wednesday, February 1 in the Learning Commons, two senior athletes indicated their intent to play collegiate sports. During the National Signing Day event, DeQuon Sterling signed to play football with Southwest Community College and Austin Ramey signed to play soccer at Dallas Baptist University.