Creative Writing students Priya Ray and Wisdom Ware won honors in the Mississippi Scholastic Writing Awards competition this year. Priya won a silver key for her poem The Nature of Blue and honorable mention for her poem A Scarlet Sunset. Wisdom earned a gold key for her poem When Cancer Wins and a Silver Key for her personal essay The Time I Thought Black Wasn’t Beautiful. Congratulations, Priya and Wisdom!
Jackson Academy Physical Education Teacher Thomas Martin advises, “Do the right thing even if it means taking a few minutes longer to complete your task.”
Students at Jackson Academy will now be able to take dual enrollment classes in language arts and math through Belhaven University. JA and Belhaven officials signed an agreement April 29 at the Belhaven campus.
Megan Lacey and Peyton Norwood signed to play college sports on Thursday, April 11.