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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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JA Fast Pitch Softball vs Jackson Prep Recap

JA Softball hosted the Lady Patriots of Jackson Prep this evening at Raider Park.  8th graders Ashton Berry and Columbia Holeman put in a combined effort from the pitcher’s circle against the 5th ranked Lady Patriots.  They both threw 65% strikes and logged 2 strike outs each, but the experienced Lady Patriot bats were able […]

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JA Fast Pitch Softball vs Hillcrest Christian Recap

The Lady Raiders attempted to host Clinton Christian for their second meeting of the 2014 season,but was denied revenge due to the weather on Monday.  Tuesday, the Lady Raiders traveled to their first conference game of the 2014 season to compete against 4th ranked Hillcrest Christian School.  Facing the best pitcher they’ve seen so far this season, […]

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Two Raiders Named to Fab 15 List

Congratulations to K.C. Lucious for being named to the HS Sports in MS Football Fab 15 Senior List. Also congrats to Davis Simmons for being named to the HS Sports in MS Football Fab 15 Underclassmen List. http://www.hssportsms.com/Fab15.html  

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JA 8th Grader Named to Fab 15 List

Congratulations to Ashton Berry for being named to the HS Sports in MS Fast-Pitch Softball Fab 15 7th-8th Grade List. http://www.hssportsms.com/Fab15.html  

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Colleges Offer Engineering Course

This fall, Jackson Academy students will have the opportunity to earn college credit while taking a pre-engineering course on campus. The course, Introduction to Engineering with Chemical Engineering Applications, is being offered through an arrangement with Mississippi State University, Jackson State University, and JA. The college credit earned through this course can be applied to […]

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