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East Coast, West Coast, Back at Home

An interest explored or a skill developed while at JA often leads graduates to a career that fits precisely with their gifts. Six JA alumni from California to New York recently shared a bit about their career choices and how JA influenced their paths.

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Three JA Ninth Graders Attend Trent Lott Leadership Institute

Each year, the Trent Lott Leadership Institute for Rising Ninth Graders accepts 50 students from the state of Mississippi. In 2020, three of those students were from JA. Blair Wilson, Red Deaton, and Benjamin Watson were nominated in December of 2019 and earned their place in the program through a two-part application process that focused on their leadership backgrounds and aspirations.

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Raiderman Encourages Raiders to Return to Campus Safely

Jackson Academy is delighted to welcome students back to campus beginning tomorrow, with K3 Meet Me in the morning and Upper School attending the traditional half day on Wednesday. All grades will be on campus starting Thursday. We also welcome students who are returning through JA’s distance learning option.

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Spin Video Casts a Wider Network

Now Raider Network is part of a broader, more ambitious platform called Spin Video. Spin Video includes Raider Network and also offers a “Raider Network” experience for other schools and educational entities.

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JA Creates Ways to Keep Teachers and Students Connected

The Lower School end of year drive-through Friday at Jackson Academy was a shining example of how JA teachers love teaching and cherish their students. The evidence was on the faces of teachers and students as they shared all the affection possible while maintaining social distancing.

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