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Basketball Shooting Camp

Saturday, December 21 from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. The JA Basketball Shooting Camp will be held on Saturday, December 21, from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. This is a great opportunity for your child to learn proper shooting techniques as well as get numerous repetitions to perfect the proper shooting techniques during the time […]

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Jackson Academy Advanced Placement Scholars

Seventeen students from Jackson Academy were recognized by the College Board for their exceptional achievement on the college-level Advanced Placement Program Exams in May. The AP Program offers students the opportunity to take college level courses in high school and to receive college credit. Students qualified for one of several levels of achievement based on […]

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Learning by “doing” in STEM Labs

Nayan Malhotra, 7th Grade How does wind work? What does skin do to protect us? What is an “intelligent home”? Students in second through eighth grades at Jackson Academy will not only ask these type questions, they will answer them in tangible ways through experiences in three new STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics) labs […]

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Quarter One Honor Rolls

Seventh Grade Honor Roll: Ashlyn Adair, Addison Avdoyan, Ashley Brown, Samantha Brown, Ellie Brent Cartwright, Rebecca McRee Costas, Daniel Courtney, Jack Crisler, Cam Diket, Camille Felder, Sarah Fisher, Owen Fracchia, Jarvon Gaines, Charlie Gautier, Jack Gideon, Ansley Hill, Ramey Hogue, Katherine Kelly, Celeste Knighton, Sean Lackey, Francie LeDuff, Nayan Malhotra, Latham Nance, Richard Newman, John […]

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Mission Mississippi Holds Prayer Breakfast

November 5, Mission Mississippi Breakfast on JA campus, 6:45 a.m. PAC Gallery, all invited  As most are getting up and ready for work on November 5, Jackson city leaders will be discussing some difficult topics. That has been Mission Mississippi’s goal since its inception. It uses faith to start frank discussions about race, Jesus Christ, and […]

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Congratulations to the JA Cross Country Teams

Congratulations to our Cross Country teams as they finish the season. Curt Knight placed 1st in the MAIS overall for boys, and Erin Hederman took 2nd for the girls this past weekend. Earlier, girls team won 1st place and the boys won 2nd place in the MAIS N AAA meet. In the N AAA boys […]

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SAIS Distinguished Service Award

Peter Jernberg (left)  receives the SAIS Distinguished Service Award Sunday, October 27, at the SAIS/MISBO Annual Conference in Atlanta along with Bill Jablon (center) from Maclay School in Tallahassee, Fla., and Bob Chambers from Athens Academy in Athens, Georgia. JA President Peter Jernberg received the SAIS Distinguished Service Award Sunday, October 27, at the Southern […]

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JA Cafe–Wrapped and Ready

The JA Cafe introduced a new service this week-the JA Cafe Cart. During break and lunch, the cart will be located near the student commons and will be stocked with a variety of meal items and snacks. Cash only. Click here to view the JA Cart Menu

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National Merit Semifinalists Video

Students who’ve qualified as National Merit Semifinalists know what it takes to generate excellent academic work. Yet along with high scores on the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test, semifinalists at Jackson Academy show that an individual can be a scholar and a well-rounded person, too. “What I like best about this group of students […]

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Fast Pitch Softball Awards

(From left, top): Amanda Ray, Ashton Berry, and Delaney Wallace (Bottom): Emily Iupe, Kathryn Butler, and Madison Warman

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