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Raiders Begin Season with Win in Meridian

Jackson Academy defeated Northeast Lauderdale 16-12 last night in Meridian. In a rather sloppy contest, the Raiders were able to overcome three turnovers and a huge gap in the Time of Possession battle as the JA Defense rose to the occasion in the fourth quarter to stop the Trojans from reclaiming the lead in a […]

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Upper School Club Fair

[slideshow_deploy id=’8556′]Representatives from the many clubs offered in Upper School were on hand to answer questions and sign up new members at the annual Club Fair.  Students in grades nine through twelve could choose one groups that match their interests including Chess, Health & Fitness, Biomedical, Spanish, Service, Book, and other clubs.  Faculty members serve […]

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JA Fast Pitch Softball vs Magnolia Heights Recap

Lady Raider Softball travelled to Senatobia for a conference game against #2 ranked Magnolia Heights (16-2) on Tuesday.  JA pitchers Ashton Berry and Columbia Holeman shared alternating pitching duties with Berry in the circle for the odd numbered innings and Holeman pitching the even numbered innings.  After the Lady Raiders went 3 and out in […]

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JA Fast Pitch Softball vs Park Place Recap

JA Softball hosted Park Place Christian Academy (13-3) at Raider Park on Monday.  It was a manic, error-filled Monday for the Lady Raiders. They gave up 10 unearned runs; 7 in just one inning.  The Lady Raiders put 2 of their 3 runs on the board in the first inning but the uninspiring defensive play […]

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JA Fast Pitch Softball vs Jackson Victors Recap

The Jackson Victors visited Raider Park to take on the Lady Raiders on a beautiful Thursday evening.  Once again showing glimpses of a promising future to Lady Raider Softball, JA got an aggressive start on the Victors; striking out the first batter and getting a fly out on the second batter of the game.  A […]

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JA Fast Pitch Softball vs MRA Recap

JA Lady Raider Softball was scheduled to play their second conference game of the season against MRA on Monday, but heavy rains made the playing surface unusable.  Unfortunately for JA, the game was moved to Wednesday.  Struggling to connect with their bats and having difficulty on defense, JA had one of their least impressive outings […]

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JA Welcomes New Faculty and Staff

(From left, back): Rebecca Fowler, Shelley Morris, Neely Mundell, Richard Stafford, Maria Garcia, Angie Adair, Rob Triplett, Max Busching*, Hunter Murray*, Chance Theriot, Sydney Pinnen, Joy Cloud, Michele Markow (front) Cathy Strauss, Cassie Alston, Jennifer Clark, Katharine Todd, Nancy Kilpatrick, Leslie Waring, Beckie Lewis, Sarah Shaw, Lisa Perkins, Avery Buffington, and Sandra England*. Not pictured: […]

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Engineers Deliver Real-World Lessons to JA Students

[slideshow_deploy id=’8392′] Wednesday’s engineering class began with a safety briefing by student Will Varner about emergency escape routes at JA. Class ended with a discussion about tissue engineering. In between, students’ attention remained on alert as Dr. Jerry Gilbert, Mississippi State University provost and executive vice president, talked about his work and research in prosthetic […]

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JV Lady Raider Volleyball Represents in Memphis

The JA JV Lady Raider Volleyball team took on 5 different teams in the St. Georges Tournament in Memphis, TN over the weekend. The Lady Raiders went a combined 3-0-2 with wins over Hutchinson, Brighton and host St. Georges all with 2-0 scores. The two ties came against Blackman and Tipton-Rosemark with 1-1 scores. The […]

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