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.
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Well Ordered Life Series

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  • Well-Ordered Life Series: Part 6

    By Mr. Ben Walter
    Part 6 - Courage
    Courage comes from the Latin root cor, meaning "heart." We feel fear in our heart. Adrenaline causes our pulse to beat fast. To have courage means having a steady heart. Courage has a synonym in English that is also used to describe the same virtue. The word is fortitude, and comes from the Latin fortis, meaning "brave." I like courage better, because it linguistically links the virtue to human physicality.
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  • Head of School Update

    History is the study of past events, particularly in human affairs.  It’s the evidence left behind, and the deliberations between different historians. History is a story with characters, setting, plot, conflict, and resolution. Humans love stories.  We are hardwired to imagine in story, to envision people who have motives, carrying out aims in cooperation or conflict, that either succeed or fail.  Often individual beliefs and desires influence the narrative. Therefore, interpretations of history can depend on the historian as storyteller.  The human desire for story is so innate that the application of scientific theory to recounting what happened can be unintentionally disregarded and arguments ensue.  How, then, do we teach history?
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  • We're Better Together

    As we all navigate the adventure of virtual learning, we want to make sure we continue to build community for our students, parents, and faculty. Utilizing social media, Zoom, FaceTime, etc allows us all to stay connected and have some fun in the weeks ahead. As you know, we're better together!
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In the Classroom

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  • In Their Own Words

    By: Mr. Burton Gildersleeve

    "When you interweave stories in history, math, science - in any discipline - the information comes alive for the students - especially the young ones," Mrs. Kimie Nichols began. "I always say that teaching here is special because of our rich curriculum, which uses the best of story-telling."
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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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