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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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Week of April 5-11

Congratulations to Sam Ciaccio for being named a Clarion-Ledger baseball top performer. Sam picked up his fourth win of the season throwing a complete game against Magnolia Heights. He allowed one earned run, five hits, and struck out four batters.

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Cum Laude Society Welcomes New Members

Inducted into The Cum Laude Society April 12 are (from left, back): Rose Maxwell, Sydney Hays, Sahil Patel, Kyle Kantor, Hayley Murphy, Alexander Schott, Nancy Usey; (front) Lizzie Bowman, Caroline Nall, Glennis McWilliams, Clarke Wilkirson, Amanda Ray, and Annalee Purdie.

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Nine Tapped Thursday for JA Hall of Fame

Announced each year during Upper School Awards Day, Hall of Fame recognizes seniors who exhibit superior qualities of leadership and citizenship, versatility in activities, service to Jackson Academy, and scholastic achievement. Hall of Fame is awarded to students who by their attitude and integrity exemplify honorable standards in all areas of school and community life. […]

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Archers Aim for Precision

The Archery Team was formed in the 2014-15 school year and has had an active season this year. They participate in the high school AAAA division in a program called Archery in Mississippi Schools (AIMS). Bill Bunch and Mallory Gnemi coach the team. Students have participated in five tournaments–two hosted at JA against Christ Covenant […]

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Empathy, Reaching Out Important Lessons of Heifer International Experiences

JA continued two key experiential learning opportunities this year…both related to Heifer International, but designed differently for each age group. Lower School students raised money to help purchase animals to benefit impoverished families around the world. In Middle School, sixth graders visited Heifer Village in Arkansas for an overnight experience that reenacts what life is […]

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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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