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2016-17 Jernberg Scholars Announced

Jackson Academy has selected six students as Jernberg Scholars for the 2016-17 school year. The Jernberg Scholarship program, established by the JA Board of Trustees in 2014, celebrates and awards academic excellence and honors President Emeritus James Peter Jernberg Jr. who led Jackson Academy for 26 years. Students were chosen from among a large group […]

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Sherard Shaw Documentary

The story of former JA Head Football Coach Sherard Shaw’s life and the 1995 Raider football team is being told through a 60-minute, documentary-styled movie, that is being produced by Frascogna IP to benefit the Sherard Shaw Foundation for Pediatric Cancer Research. The movie will feature on-camera interviews with relevant individuals, including some JA coaches […]

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The Clarion-Ledger Athletes of the Week

Week of March 28-April 4 Girls Track Sara Brooks Adams won the long jump, high jump, and the 400 meter dash during the JA Invitational.   Boys Track Langston Anderson won the 100 meter dash, the 400 meter dash, and all the sprint relay wins.   Baseball Kellum Clarke went 5-for-8 hitting three doubles, a […]

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Upcoming Performances in the PAC

Honk JR. Adapted for young performers, Honk! JR. is a heartwarming celebration of being different that is sure to delight audiences with its sparkling wit, unique charm, and memorable score. Witty and hilarious, but also deeply moving, Honk! JR. will treat audiences to equal amounts of laughter and tears.

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Third Quarter Honor Rolls

Academy Honor Roll Seventh Grade: Drew Antici, Thomas Arnold, Emmy Brown, Emma Collums, Ava Couey, Coleman Dinkins, Sophie Hays, Zharia Hill, Hallie Gray House, Parker Kirby, Zoe Ladner, Emory Ann Laseter, Isabelle Lee, Isabel Lehman, Miles Taylor Leverette, Jonathan Lucas, Priya Ray, Elena Roberts, Emma Roberts, Lila Robertson, Anna Claire Seago, Gibson Smith, Emery Thigpen, […]

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Researchers Unlock Fascinating Secrets of the Gulf for 93 Students

[slideshow_deploy id=’13383′] It’s hard to say what moment of the seventh grade trip was most captivating. For students, many of whom had only passed through the Mississippi Gulf Coast while traveling, the March 8-9 overnight trip was eye-opening. Thanks to staff from the University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Coast Research Lab and the Institute of […]

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The Clarion-Ledger Athletes of the Week

Week of March 21-28 Metro Boy Ford Adams, Baseball Ford Adams went 3-for-9 at the plate with a double, 4 RBI, and a walk-off 2 run homerun against #2 Jackson Prep in a 13-12 series clinching victory. Top Performer Price Sessums, Baseball Price Sessums earned the win in a 8-1 victory over Jackson Prep on […]

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On Your Mark, Get Set, Go…Raider Racer!

When the STEM crew finished production this week, the Raider Racer sported a blue and white exterior. Of course, what other colors would do? Jackson Academy fourth graders are designing, building, and racing an electric car. The new program at JA is one way of fostering interest in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields. […]

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Educators from Three States Observe JA STEM Education

Representatives from three independent and parochial schools in Louisiana, Alabama, and Mississippi were on campus yesterday to tour JA’s STEM program. Educators learned how JA uses innovative Pitsco products in labs and classrooms. JA Headmaster Pat Taylor and Middle School Dean Matt Morgan presented to the group in the PAC, then tours of the Lower […]

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Meeting a WWII Veteran Makes Tour More Meaningful

Sometimes history seems far removed from current experience, but for JA seniors, meeting a WWII veteran yesterday brought the war that changed the world a bit closer. Seniors and chaperones visited the National WWII Museum in New Orleans, which is the official WWII museum of the United States. In addition to visiting with a veteran, […]

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