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After School Offerings Provide Skill Development…

A variety of enrichment programs are available for Preschool students through JA After School. Having dance, computer, basketball, tennis, TaeKwonDo, gymnastics, and drama offered on campus is a great benefit for parents and students, says Hope Burford, assistant director of After School. Drama Kids is a recent offering that is currently enrolling students. “Our programs, […]

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Middle and Upper School Christmas Project

The Middle School has adopted several families, including approximately a dozen children, through the Good Samaritan Center. Faculty member Anne Keenan, the Middle School Student Council sponsor, is coordinating this annual service project and will help Middle School volunteers sort, organize, and wrap gifts for these children. The Upper School Student Council has offered to […]

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JA Classic Schedule Unveiled

The Jackson Academy Basketball teams will host the annual JA Classic Thursday January 9th through Saturday January 11th. Here is the schedule for the three days of games: Thursday, January 9 4:00 MRA vs Copiah Girls 5:15 MRA vs Copiah Boys 6:30 JA vs Hillcrest Girls 7:45 JA vs Hillcrest Boys Friday, January 10 4:00 […]

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Finale Program

Our Finale musical group presented their Christmas program, Arrest These Merry Gentlemen, in the PAC to a full house.  The story line involves a police detective called to find out why a bunch of shepherds are disturbing the peace in his town of Bethlehem! [slideshow_deploy id=’5992′]

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Softball Team Helps Family in Need at Thanksgiving

The JA Softball team rallied together for a worthy community cause at Thanksgiving. Team members gathered food, crayons, and coloring books for a needy family that consisted of a single mom taking care of six children, four of whom she has taken responsibility for in response to absent parents from other families. Some JA players […]

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Powder Puff Game Tonight

Tuesday, December 3, at 6:00 pm. Junior Girls vs. Senior Girls in Flag Football. Junior Boy “Accents” and Senior Boy “Cheerleaders” at halftime There will be a court this year with three seniors (Peyton Richards, Carter Holmes, and Connor Weissinger), two juniors (Purav Maisuria and KC Lucious), and (new this year) two sophomores (Nick Beddingfield […]

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Financial Aid and College Scholarships Meeting

An informational meeting, Paying for College: Financial Aid and College Scholarships, will be held Thursday, December 5, from 12:00-1:00 p.m. in the Black Box Theatre located in the PAC. Parents of juniors and seniors are invited to attend.

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National Honor and National Junior Honor Societies

Congratulations to students inducted in November into the Jackson Academy Chapter of the National Honor Society of Secondary Schools and the National Junior Honor Society of Secondary Schools. National Honor Society New Members  12th Grade Reagan Bartely Meliah Grant Alexis Brantley William Hontzas 11th Grade William Bell Allie King Hunter Berry John Sharp Kirk Blake […]

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JA Honors Dr. Gene Barrett for 30 Years of Service

(From left): Pat Taylor, Cliff Kling, John Stratton, Gene Barrett, and Bobby West During the November 15 MAIS playoffs, Jackson Academy honored Dr. Gene Barrett at halftime for his 30 years of generous service to JA student athletes. As an orthopedic surgeon and JA’s first and only team doctor, Dr. Barrett has traveled to both home and […]

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Delta State University’s President Visits JA

(From left): JA President Peter Jernberg, DSU President William N. LaForge, and DSU Director of Recruiting Chris Gaines President of Delta State University, William N. LaForge, along with Chris Gaines from the DSU Office of Admission, visited Jackson Academy November 12. Mr. LaForge gave a presentation about initiatives at DSU to JA President Peter Jernberg, […]

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