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Classes Collect Books for Inmates

In cooperation with Big House Books, Katharine Todd’s classes are collecting books for inmates in Mississippi correctional facilities, both juvenile and adult. Dr. Todd will be sponsoring a book club this year to give students the opportunity to support Big House Books and raise awareness of its mission. So far, students have collected three large […]

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Students and Faculty Initiate Ways to Help Flood Victims

JA students and faculty/staff have been mobilizing efforts since mid-August to support victims of flooding in Louisiana. Initiatives began within a couple days of the flooding when an Upper School student began a drive to collect bottled water, clothes, and school supplies. An Upper School faculty member and his class collected cleaning supplies, paper towels, […]

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College Campus Trip Meeting for Parents

Parents, the junior year of high school is the perfect time for a student to begin exploring college options. There is no better way to learn if a college is the right fit than to visit the campus. During this school year, JA has planned a college campus six-day/five-night tour for juniors November 28-December 3. […]

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Students Predicted to Change the World

Three JA seniors were selected among “25 Students Who Will Change the World.” The honor is bestowed annually by Portico magazine upon students who demonstrate excellence and make an impact in their schools, communities, and among their peers. College presidents participate in the selection process. While the story predicts that these outstanding teens will someday […]

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Wilson Furr Named to 2016 Junior Ryder Cup Team

JA student Wilson Furr will be part of a group of 12 junior golfers who will compete at Interlachen Country Club in Edina, Minnesota September 26-27 as part of the 10th Junior Ryder Cup. The US team will compete against European counterparts. Read more on msnewsnow.com or rydercup.com

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Don’t Miss JA at the Village on August 23

Highland Village and Jackson Academy will kick off a fun, new gathering for the JA community August 23! JA will converge on the courtyard of Highland Village for a live Raider Network broadcast featuring all things JA with Bryan Eubank. Buffalo Peak Outfitters, the sponsor of the first live broadcast, will provide offers for attendees […]

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Blood Drive for JA Family

Lucy Suggs, the 3-year-old daughter of one of our JA families, was diagnosed last Wednesday with leukemia. She is currently receiving treatment at Blair E. Batson Hospital for Children. Part of her treatment will include receiving blood products, so JA is hosting a school wide blood drive. The blood drive will be held in the […]

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JA’s Raider Network Adds Broadcast Trailer

Jackson Academy, already known for its extensive use of technology in the classroom, has added even more opportunities for students to use technology in its new mobile broadcast trailer. The Jackson Academy Raider Network, formally launched in 2015, broadcasts various athletic and extracurricular activities over the internet.  Within a very short time period, the Raider […]

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Fourth Quarter Honor Rolls

Academy Honor Rolls: Twelfth Grade Makenna Adams, Madison Carroll, Kendall Cockayne, Reid Fracchia, Sarah French, Georgia Gibson, Dalton Gibson, Kathleen Giddens, Robyn Hadden, Sydney Hays, Beaty Hill, Hannah Hudson, Kyle Kantor, Parker Kennedy, Camryn Kestenbaum, Abbey Lindsay, Rose Maxwell, Tyler McClellan, Hannah McCowan, Ben McDowell, Hayley Murphy, Caroline Nall, Avenell Newman, Rebecca Nosef, Mary Ousley […]

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