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JA Welcomes Todd Taylor as Band Director

Jackson Academy is pleased to announce that Todd L. Taylor will join the faculty as band director beginning June 1. Taylor has nearly 30 years experience developing musicians and leading bands in both Mississippi and Iowa. Taylor comes to JA from Hillcrest Christian where he has served as band director for the last nine years. […]

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Uniform Exchange

The JAA is holding our Uniform Exchange this summer on Saturday, July 23, 3016. This event is an excellent opportunity to recycle uniforms that don’t fit and shop for ones that do! Details are below on shopping, drop off, early bird shopping, vouchers, uniform acceptance guidelines, and more. You do not have to drop off […]

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The Play That Changed Raider Football History

For the class of 1996, there was no greater nemesis than the pioneers of Parklane academy. In the final regular season game of 1994, Parklane inflicted the worse loss the Raiders would suffer during the Shaw regime. A humiliating 45-6 defeat that would send Shaw into a post-game tirade blasting the mettle of his young […]

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Mississippi Math and Science Competition

Jackson Academy placed fourth overall in the Mississippi School for Math & Sciences annual state-wide tournament in Columbus. The teams included Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Geometry, Trig, and Calculus. Competing on the team were: (from left, back) Chris Mondie, Travis Rogers, Sahil Patel, Alexander Schott, Emma Ward, Livvie Strickland, Nancy Usey, Dolph Maxwell, Lacey Irby, […]

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MS Preps Recognizes Students

Jack Gnam Tenth Grade Golf First Team Gage Morgan Tenth Grade Tennis Second Team Lailaa Bashir Ninth Grade Tennis First Team Caroline Hill Eighth Grade Tennis First Team Emma Roberts Seventh Grade Tennis First Team Emory Lasseter Seventh Grade Tennis Second Team

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The Clarion-Ledger Athletes of the Week April 25 – May 1

Congratulations to Lailaa Bashir for being named Metro Girls Athlete of The Week by The Clarion-Ledger. Laila (freshman) won both of her matches last week without dropping a single game. She finished the season unbeaten and didn’t drop a single set all year.

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Golf Team Closes Season Ranked Second in State

Congratulations to the Jackson Academy golf team for finishing second in the state Class AAAA Division 1 Golf Tournament. JA finished second shooting 302 at Deerfield. Jack Gnam shot even par and finished fifth in the state.

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Coach Sykes Announces Coaching Staff Arrangements for 2016-17

Athletic Director David Sykes announced that he has finalized the football staff assignments for the 2016-2017 school year. After seven years as junior high head football coach, Parker Harris will join the varsity staff as an offensive and defensive assistant. Mack Norwood will take over the leadership of the junior high football program. “We are […]

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Week of April 12-18

Congratulations to Noah Thigpen for being named a Clarion-Ledger Top Performer. Noah pitched 6.1 innings only allowing three hits and striking out five batters.

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