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Students Gather 3,000 Books for Brown Elementary

(From left, back) Emily Thompson, Natalie Thompson, Megan Gautier, (front); Anna Claire Seago, and Mary Grace Downs. A group of JA sixth graders have coordinated a book drive to benefit students at Brown Elementary. Brown Elementary in Jackson offers Accelerated Reading, but needs books to make the program work well. Megan Gautier, Natalie Thompson, Emily […]

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Knight to Run for Alabama

Senior Curt Knight signed to run cross country at the University of Alabama. Knight is pictured with his coaches and parents at today’s signing ceremony. Knight recently claimed his 4th consecutive MAIS AAA cross country championship.

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Yates Signs with Missouri

Congratulations to Turner Yates, who signed today to play tennis for the Missouri Tigers. She is pictured with her parents, Gene and Kendall Yates, and her coach, Julio Godreau. Visit http://www.tennisrecruiting.net/article.asp?id=2071 for more information about Turner’s path to Mizzou. Click here to visit WAPT.com or here the University of Missouri Athletics website for more information […]

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Christmas in the PAC

Our fifth annual Christmas in the PAC is only a month away. Mark your calendars for December 5! Keep a watch on Facebook and Instagram as we begin highlighting each of our vendors. The Campus Store is open Monday-Friday from 7:45 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. Stay in touch with the Campus Store for the latest […]

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Student Cards Brighten Veterans Day

Pictured are (back, from left) Camille Felder, Lucy Clement, Gabrielle Morris; (front) Ramey Hogue, Erin Hederman, and Camille Couey. Interact Club leaders organized a campaign in the Middle School to create cheerful cards for the veterans at the VA Hospital. The students made over 200 handmade cards. The cards were delivered to the hospital, and […]

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Students Hoping for a Repeat of the JA Retreat Next Year

A group of 186 individuals attended the student-organized Christian weekend revival held at JA in October for students in seventh through twelfth grades. The weekend focused on “purpose” with sessions led by David Hederman and worship time led by Rich Price in the PAC. In host homes, senior class members facilitated discussions that expanded on […]

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National Honor Society and National Junior Honor Society

National Honor Society  View the National Honor Society program and list of current and new members here. National Junior Honor Society View the National Junior Honor Society program and list of current and new members here. Congratulations to all the students inducted into the Jackson Academy Chapter of the National Honor Society of Secondary Schools […]

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JA Founder Tours Campus

Maury Breazeale, Doris Brickell, and Cliff Kling An individual very special to Jackson Academy visited last week to see the innovation taking place at the school she helped found. Doris Brickell and her late husband, Hershel, were among 10 families involved in the founding of Jackson Academy in 1959. These families, working with educator Loyal Bearss, […]

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K3 Learning Lab Becomes Active

S.M.A.R.T. Kids Lab The Preschool early childhood development learning lab for K3 is now in use. The state-of-the-art S.M.A.R.T. Kids Lab incorporates sensory-motor science, manipulative-based math, applied art, reading readiness, and technology time. With its airplane-shaped table and clouds suspended from the ceiling, the lab is a vibrant location for students to engage in hands-on […]

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Curt Knight Wins State Championship Again!!!

  Congratulations to JA senior Curt Knight for winning the MAIS State AAA Cross Country Championship for the 4th consecutive year. What a storied career for Curt and for JA Cross Country. You can also read a write-up on Curt’s accomplishment by the Clarion Ledger by clicking below: Clarion Ledger Article        

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