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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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JA Eagle Scouts

(From left, back) Kent McNamara, Bryan Sumner, Wade Chesney, Luke Ross, Hunter Berry, Reed Galloway, Grady Fisher, Wesley Rule, Wyatt Powell, Reid Watson, Daniel Fletcher; (front) Will Laird, Blake Mills, Curt Knight, Davis Guild, and Phillip Talley    Not pictured: Garner Cheney

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Softball Banquet Awards

The Lady Raiders recently held their 2014 awards banquet. The following were recognized: • Most Valuable Player: Delaney Wallace • Best Defensive Player: Delaney Wallace • All Conference: Delaney Wallace • Best Offensive Player: Columbia Holeman • All Conference Honorable Mention: Columbia Holeman • Raider Award: Ashton Berry • Players’ Raider Award: Robyn Hadden • […]

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Lady Raiders Soccer Awards

Receiving individual awards at the varsity banquet were: (from left) Meg Rice, Sarah Allen Bowman, Jessi Cooper, Elizabeth Scott, and Annie Edgecombe. Congrats to the Lady Raiders varsity and junior high soccer teams for their successful seasons. The varsity Lady Raiders completed their season with a 7-2 record in conference play and a 9-8-3 record. […]

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From PSAT to Serving Their Community

Sophomores and freshmen took a break from class work last Wednesday after taking the PSAT that morning. The students participated in community service projects for a variety of locals organizations. Faculty and staff accompanied the students and worked with them. The tenth grade class went to CJ Stewart Ranch in Clinton where they did some […]

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Schedule Released for MRA Junior High Tournament

  Monday – November 10 4:00pm MRA vs PCS Girls 5:15pm JA vs Prep Boys 6:30pm JA vs Prep Girls 7:15pm MRA vs St. Andrews Boys       Wednesday – November 12 4:00pm Prep vs St. Andrews Boys 5:15pm MRA vs JA Girls 6:30pm MRA vs JA Boys       Thursday – November […]

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