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Congratulations to Junior High Football Team

The junior high football team concluded its season with an 8-0 record and a victory over JP in its final game October 13. Congratulations to the team, coaches, cheerleaders, and dancers who were part of this great season! A banquet for junior high teams was held last Tuesday night where individual awards were presented. Junior […]

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Cheer and Accents Earn Spirit Titles

Congratulations to the Accents and varsity cheerleaders! Each team won first place in the MAIS Spirit Competition at the Clyde Muse Center on the Hinds Community College Rankin Campus in Pearl this past Wednesday.

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Parents: JA Memories on DVD Available in the Campus Store

The Campus Store has a selection of DVDs produced by Shorter Productions available for purchase. Regular games are $25; highlights are $35. Stop by the store to see the inventory of DVDs. Varsity football games Girls soccer Girls volleyball JA Jazz Silver Steppers Cheerleaders Seventh grade football JV football highlights and individual games Pep rallies […]

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Pat Taylor Honored by SAIS

Jackson Academy’s headmaster has been named the 2016 recipient of the Southern Association of Independent Schools Distinguished Service Award. The honor was presented to Dr. Taylor Sunday at a banquet during the SAIS Conference. This award is given by the SAIS Board of Trustees to a head of school or senior administrator in recognition of […]

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‘Illuminate’ – JA’s Fall Retreat

Students are organizing the fall retreat scheduled for November 11-13. The inspiration behind the theme of this retreat is Matthew 5:16 that encourages Christians to let their light shine. Students in grades seven through twelve may attend “Illuminate.” The retreat will take place on the JA campus with a community service activity off site. As […]

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Junior Ryder Cup Teammate Wilson Furr…

Junior Ryder Cup Teammate Wilson Furr Draws Fans from Minnesota and Mississippi On Sunday the United States reclaimed the Ryder Cup title. While that victory was special, the Ryder Cup now means something special for Jackson, and, especially, for Jackson Academy. JA senior, Wilson Furr, played on the winning U.S. team in the Junior Ryder […]

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Lady Raiders Take 3rd Straight MAIS Volleyball Title

Wednesday at Belhaven University the Lady Raiders successfully defended their state title during an all-day MAIS volleyball tournament. Their teamwork solidified a three-peat title for the volleyball team, and the first JA state title for incoming volleyball coach Christina Lawrence. Assistant coach is Jennifer Bracken. The Lady Raiders completed the season with a 25-8 record. […]

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18 Earn AP Scholar Distinctions

The College Board Advanced Placement Program recognizes high school students who have demonstrated college-level achievement through AP courses and exams. Students can cite these distinctions among their credentials on applications and resumes. “Students who choose to participate in the AP Program are those who are interested in a challenging course selection that requires independent work […]

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Education Connection—Jernberg Scholars Program

By Marilyn Tinnin For 26 years, the name Peter Jernberg was synonymous with Jackson Academy. His outstanding leadership created a culture of excellence, not just in academics but also through encouraging lives of character, purpose, and community involvement. His influence will remain a cornerstone of the Jackson Academy educational experience. In his honor, the Board […]

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Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame Selects JA Baseball Head Coach

Recognizing his baseball career spanning high school, college, and professional competition as well as coaching, a selection committee representing all aspects of Mississippi sports has named Jay Powell a 2017 Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame inductee. The official induction ceremony is Saturday, August 15, 2017, at the Jackson Convention Complex. Powell joined the JA coaching […]

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