The mission of Jackson Hole Classical Academy is to cultivate within its students the wisdom and virtue necessary to discover their God-given potential and contribute
to a flourishing and free society.

Love of Learning

Beauty of the Arts

Head of School Memo

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  • Head of School Update: Friday, August 9, 2019

    Dear JH Classical Academy Parents,

    I hope your children are having a great summer adventuring, reading, and enjoying time with family and friends. We returned from two wonderful weeks in the Swiss and French Alps, taking full advantage of the Jungfrau and Mont Blanc passes.  We hiked the trails, visited the glaciers and ice caves, and summited the peaks via trains, gondolas, and trams. The beauty of those views and healthy exercise nourished my soul.  Time away with my family restored my vision and provided time for new learning and inspiration.  I am am so grateful. I hope the same for each of you...
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Owl News

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  • JH Classical Academy Hosts Open House to Accept Community Input

    Jackson Hole Classical Academy hosted a Community Open House on Thursday, May 16. JH Classical Faculty and staff presented a selection of preliminary drawings of the campus and area surrounding and sought input from gathered families, neighbors, and local elected officials.
    Along with JH Classical personnel, representatives from Bouma and Bergmann, the construction and design firms, joined to field questions about the building and plans. Andrew Renner and Jeff Ledy contributed decades of experience working on hundreds of school projects to the conversation and were able to address a wide variety of ideas and concerns. The two fielded questions during the event on both the temporary and permanent campus.
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Student Life

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  • Pioneer Day

    On Friday, June 7th, 2019, the first, second, and third grade classes participated in Pioneer Day. This event took place in order to help celebrate the last novel that all three grades were reading. The first grade read Little House in the Big Woods, the second grade read Little House on the Prairie, and the third grade read Farmer Boy. All three of these books are based during the 1870s and 1880s as settlers were moving west, and they are all written by the same author, Laura Ingalls Wilder.
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In The Classroom

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  • 10th Grade Presentations on "The Chemistry of Life"

    On Tuesday, April 23rd, Jackson Hole Classical Academy’s tenth grade students culminated their sophomore research project with a formal presentation to an audience of family, faculty, and students. The tenth-grade science curriculum is built upon the framework of understanding chemistry as the structure, composition, and behavior of the atoms and molecules which make up all of our natural world. In January, students were given the task of applying this knowledge by selecting a common item in their lives and researching the chemistry behind its composition, creation, and function. Pete Cook, Jacqueline Neishabouri, and Kim Ripley researched the chemistry of coffee, golf balls, and air-activated hand warmers, respectively.
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Jackson Hole Classical Academy
P.O. Box 7466
Jackson, WY 83002
Enrollment Inquiries:
Polly Friess
(307) 690-8396
All Other Inquiries:
School Office
(307) 201-5040


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