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Fourth Quarter Honor Rolls

Fourth quarter honor rolls are as follows: Academy Honor Roll Twelfth Grade :William Bell, Hunter Berry, Sarah Allen Bowman, Blake Brennan, Caroline Burford, Elizabeth Burford, Kristen Clower, Caroline Duncan, Maris Hardee, Maggie Hubbard, Hannah Jane LeDuff, Jake Manning, Suzie Raines, Tori Roberts, Thad Scott, Mary Brooks Thigpen, Will Tribble, Will Varner, Ann Elizabeth Walker, Matt […]

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Students Develop Skills through Leadership Programs

[slideshow_deploy id=’11411′] JA students are active in leadership development programs in Madison County, the City of Jackson, and the City of Ridgeland. Participants in these programs are nominated by the school and serve with students from schools across the county or city, depending upon the program. Caroline Burford and Hannah McCowan were selected as Junior […]

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Softball in Spring Practice Season; Gearing Up for Summer Practice

Lady Raider Softball has been participating in a spring practice season, as the weather has permitted. In conjunction with spring training, the Lady Raiders competed in several games in March and April preparing for the upcoming 2015 fast pitch season. MAIS fast pitch softball is a fall sport open to female student athletes in grades […]

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Golf Team Wins North AAA Championship

(From left, back): Wilson Furr, Drake Beneke, Conner Beth Ball, Ray Stevens, Daniel Fletcher; (front): Parker Kennedy, Cameron Mobley, Thad Scott, Jack Gnam, and Luke Pitts Congratulations to the JA Golf Team for winning the North AAA Championship with a team score of 301, winning by a combined 33 strokes. Wilson Furr was the medalist […]

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Two JA Groups Get Involved with Heifer International

What do a rooster crowing, bartering, gathering sticks, lack of sleep, a mouse, and joy in the midst of hardship have in common? All are part of the story of the Heifer Village experience. On March 30, sixth graders, faculty, and chaperones spent a night in an experiential learning setting designed to increase awareness of […]

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Twenty Former Trustees Visit JA

(Pictured front, from left): John Lundy (current), John England (current), Jane Hederman, Lamar Chustz, Karen Bush, Joy Batte, Randy James (current), Alan Futvoye; (Back, from left): Dr. Ed Kennedy (current), Richard Edmonson, Ashley Willson (current), Chuck Miner, Stephen Kruger, Hunter Cade, Dr. Don Seago, Denny Zimmerman, Art Doty, Hamp Dye, John Batte, Becky Waterer, Logan […]

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3 on 3 Basketball Tournament

[slideshow_deploy id=’10987′] The annual 3 on 3 Tournament held each year on Good Friday was April 3, beginning at 9:00 a.m. This is the fifth year for the tournament. JA students from fourth to twelfth grade came together during the holiday to play games of three on three as a way to have fun and […]

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Lower School STEM Students Explore Forensic Science

This week our fourth graders will begin a Crime Lab mission in STEM. During the next few weeks, students will rotate through five unique crime scenes which the crews will have to investigate and solve. These include “The Field Trip Forgery” (handwriting analysis), “The Vandalized Van” (footprint and tire impressions), “The Locker Room Larceny” (fingerprinting), […]

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JA Performing Arts Department Presents Our Town

Thornton Wilder’s Our Town follows the small town of Grover’s Corners through three acts: “Daily Life”, Love and Marriage”, and “Death and Eternity”. Narrated by a stage manager and performed with minimal props and sets, audiences follow the Webb and Gibbs families as their children fall in love, marry, and eventually—in one of the most […]

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2015-16 Jernberg Scholars Announced

(From left): Carter Elliott, Allie Perkins, Columbia Holeman, Peter Jernberg, Sahil Patel, and Gracie Coe Jackson Academy has selected five students for the inaugural class of Jernberg Scholars. The JA Board of Trustees established the Jernberg Scholarship, which celebrates and awards academic excellence, in honor of President Emeritus Peter Jernberg who retired this past summer. […]

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