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Jackson Academy recently honored the following ninth-graders with Academic Achievement medals, signifying maintaining scholastic excellence and having made a significant contribution in a certain subject area. They are (from left) Annie...

07/24/2012 - 10:22am

Each year Jackson Prep recognizes individual students who have achieved a high degree of excellence in the major courses of study and electives that comprise the curriculum at Prep. Sophomores and juniors with distinctive performances in...

07/24/2012 - 10:20am

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