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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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JA Community to Send Food to Local Families

The Jackson Academy community came together in a big way to support local families during the annual Thanksgiving Food Drive. About 200 students campuswide supported this effort by providing food and funds to fill 582 large grocery bags. Over $900 was collected. The bags will be distributed to area families whose children eat two meals […]

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JA Raiders’ Championship T-Shirts

The JA Raiders’ Championship T-shirts are on sale now. The long sleeve white T-shirts are $7 each with the All In … JA graphic featured on the front of the shirt. Supplies are limited, and orders are taken on a first come, first served basis. All forms are due Tuesday, November 19. To get your Championship T-shirt, click […]

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JA Launches Singapore Math Curriculum

[slideshow_deploy id=’5904′] It’s more than 10,000 miles to Singapore from Dean Sarah Love’s Lower School office. Yet, she, Preschool Dean Tara McDaniel, and teachers in kindergarten through fourth grades are working to implement a new math curriculum to edge Jackson Academy students closer to those from the Asian city-state known as a world leader in […]

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JA Faculty Featured in Jackson Art Movement Show

Jackson Academy Lower School art teacher Kateri Tolo and new Middle School art teacher Jacob Rowan will exhibit their work along with other artists in an an art show opening in the Jackson Academy Performing Arts Center. They are part of the Jackson Art Movement, a group that seeks to inspire people in the city […]

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Senior William Crasto Shares West Nile Virus Story

Senior William Crasto with Librarian Suzie Adcock and students in the Lower School Library Senior William Crasto recently donated a copy of the newly released book Nature’s Deadliest: The Mosquito to the JA Lower School Library. The Mosquito is one of a series of eighteen children’s books produced by Bellwether Media out of Minneapolis, Minn. This series was created to […]

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JA Band at BOA Indy Super Regional

JA Band at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis Congratulations to the JA Band for third place honors in Class A at the Bands of America Indy Super Regional this past weekend. They competed with many of the best bands in the country at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. The JA Band was the smallest group […]

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Thanksgiving Food Drive

(From left): Coleman Edmanson, Harper Scott, and Dylan Tobias receive their food drive donation bags from Clarke Wilkirson. Jackson Academy is doing something new this year for our annual Thanksgiving Food Drive! There are many children in our area who eat two meals provided by their school every day because they don’t receive enough food […]

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