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Homecoming Recap

Homecoming Court Seniors: Eliza Lundy, JP Clark, Sarah Allen Bowman, Wesley Rule, Elizabeth Burford, Lee Blair, Kristen Clower, Samuel Anderson, Chrisshawn Turner, and Blake Brennan Juniors: Kendall Cockayne, Gus Barnett, Rose Maxwell, Chance Waltman, Abbey Lindsay, and Ford Williams Sophomores: Malon Stratton, Win Varner, Meg Rice, Zach Brister, Conley Chinn, and Wilson Furr First Graders: […]

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Character Education on the Mississippi River

[slideshow_deploy id=’8901′] The first fifth grade overnight trip on the Mississippi River was an exciting, character-shaping adventure for 21 fifth graders and seven chaperones. Perfect weather contributed to a wonderul outing that helped students escape their comfort zones and build confidence in unfamiliar surroundings. Participants canoed, swam, explored sandbars and gravelbars, took nature hikes, and […]

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2014 Homecoming Features Student, Alumni, and Community Activities

[slideshow_deploy id=’8878′] Jackson Academy will celebrate Homecoming 2014 with a host of activities centered on the theme “Around the World.” In addition to great football action set to begin at 7:00 p.m. when JA takes on Pillow Academy, there will be presentation of the Homecoming Court and activities that remind everyone to be mindful of […]

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Lunch to Lead

Lunch to Lead is a new opportunity at Jackson Academy for Upper School students. Community members share information about their occupation, community service, and other topics.  Dr. Mike McMullan was the first speaker and addressed interested students during an extended lunch break.  He discussed his career as an interventional cardiologist and offered tips for becoming […]

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Dr. Alan Jones from UMMC Speaks to Coaches

Dr. Alan Jones, UMMC professor and chairman of the Department of Emergency Medicine, spoke to coaches at JA on last Tuesday about the latest information available on hydration.   UMMC is reaching out to coaches to provide information for athletes taking part in athletic or exercise-intensive events. Dr. Jones is an alumnus of Jackson Academy. For […]

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JA Retreat

The Retreat is a student-organized Christian weekend revival on Oct. 17-19 for grades 7-12 that will be held on our campus and planned by our students. The weekend will focus on “purpose” with sessions led by David Hederman and worship times led by Rich Price. Senior class members will facilitate group discussions and seminars to […]

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Mayor Yarber Tours JA

[slideshow_deploy id=’8836′] Mayor Tony Yarber, his Chief of Staff Jackie Anderson-Woods, Office Coordinator Charity Clark and Executive Assistant Kimberly Bracey joined members of the JA administrative team and board for lunch and a tour of Jackson Academy Wednesday, September 17. They visited the Tech Center where he was given a description of the Apple one-to-one […]

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A Student for a Day at Jackson Academy

[slideshow_deploy id=’8771′] Click here to view all of the photos from Cliff’s experience as a student on Facebook. This past Thursday, I experienced one of the best days I have ever had at Jackson Academy in the 14-plus years I have served the school. I had the wonderful privilege of being a student for the […]

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A Student for a Day at Jackson Academy

[slideshow_deploy id=’8771′] Click here to view all of the photos from President Kling’s experience as a student on Facebook. This past Thursday, I experienced one of the best days I have ever had at Jackson Academy in the 14-plus years I have served the school.  I had the wonderful privilege of being a student for […]

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Third Thursdays Schedule for 2014-15

Please join us for informal parent workshops offered to help with a variety of “hot topics” faced by parents and students today. Feel free to come listen and learn. Each session will last one hour and will be held in the PAC (Black Box Theatre). The Third Thursday workshops are free of charge.

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