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JA Featured in Pitsco Magazine

Jackson Academy was recently featured in the April/May issue of Pitsco Network Magazine. The article, written by Patti Wade, JA’s director of marketing and communications, highlights the STEM program and the benefits it provides to students. Read the full article on Pitsco.com.

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James Peter Jernberg, Jr. Scholarship

A scholarship honoring Peter Jernberg was announced at an April Board of Trustees event celebrating his 26 years of leadership at Jackson Academy. On June 1, Jernberg begins his service as president emeritus. The James Peter Jernberg, Jr. Scholarship is aimed at attracting, retaining, and recognizing students with outstanding academic performance who also have demonstrated […]

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Celebrations Remind Us We ‘Drink from Wells We Did Not Dig’

[slideshow_deploy id=’7403′] Several hundred colleagues and friends attended retirement celebrations honoring Peter Jernberg held April 9 and 10 in the Gallery of the Performing Arts Center. The April 9 event was a gathering for faculty and staff. Students presented a special choral presentation of “Unforgettable” and “It Is Well with My Soul,” favorite selections of […]

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Baseball Game Time & Day Change

Due to Monday’s rain in Columbus, the JA vs Heritage Varsity and B-Team games scheduled for Tuesday, April 15th have been moved to Wednesday April 16th. The new times are as follows: JA Varsity vs Heritage – 5:00pm JA B-Team vs Heritage – 7:00pm  

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North AAA JH/District 4AA Championship

North AAA Jr. High/District 4AA Championship April 16 @ Jackson Academy 9:00 JH Boys Shot JH Girls Discus JH Girls High Jump Varsity Boys Long Jump JH Boys Triple Jump JH and Varsity Girls Pole Vault 10:00 JH Girls Shot JH Boys Discus Var. Girls High Jump JH Boys Long Jump Var. Boys Triple Jump […]

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Saturday’s Baseball Game – Change of Location and Time

Due to rising flood waters beyond the outfield fence at Raider Field, half of the outfield is under water and therefore will not be available on Saturday. So the JA vs St. Andrews game scheduled for Saturday, April 12th will be played in Ridgeland and has been moved up to 4pm.  

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Confessions of a German exchange student…

Isabel Althoff speaks to JA third graders (from left) Lila Eubank, Addison Comer, Isabel Althoff, Patrick Robinson, and Blake Jones about life in Germany.  Confessions of a German exchange student: “I can’t imagine my life without sweet tea.” Isabel Althoff’s friends were scattering to multiple countries on different continents-to New Zealand, Australia, France, and the United […]

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4th Annual 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament

A 3 on 3 basketball tournament will be played on Friday, April 18th (Good Friday) at Jackson Academy. Playing games of 3 on 3 is a great way for kids to learn how to move without the ball while improving individual basketball skills. Games will start at 9:00 a.m. Boys and girls in grades 4 […]

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Coach Ball Honored by Clarion Ledger

Congratulations to Coach Bill Ball for Top 3 for the Clarion Ledger Metro Area Coach of the Year!!! Write-Up by Clarion Ledger: Ball guided Jackson Academy to its first Academy AAA-I division title since 2006-07 and first AAA championship since 2004. Even with the Raiders stumbling in the MAIS Overall semifinals, the feat was noteworthy […]

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