Carnival plans

The Jackson Academy Carnival will take place on Tuesday, October 22 from 5-8 p.m. at the school’s main campus. The carnival is one of the primary fund-raisers for the Jackson Academy Association and is one of the oldest and largest fall festivals in the metro area. This community-wide event features old fashioned carnival games and prizes, a costume contest with awards in multiple age groups, jump houses, a bake sale, a teen alley with pizza and a DJ, a pumpkin decorating contest, and more. Tickets for the event are available at https://jacksonacademy.org/jaa/ja-carnival/. Members of the planning committee are (from left, back) Jessica Smith, Geri Beth Smith, Christy Orr, Elizabeth Weeks, Shea Hosch, Erin Johnston, Misti Sims; (front) Kelly Cress, Lindsey Armstrong, Angie Haraway, Kristie Rohman, Lorraine Boykin, Taylor Beard, Bootsey Brown, and Amy Moreman. Not pictured: Lynn Watson, Valerie Asbell, Brooke Akins, Rebekah Gregory, Kelli Ferrell, Lindsey Gresham, Barbara Craft, Eden Travis, and Stephanie Maley.

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