About Us

Boston College, BS


Mrs. Friess’ belief in classical education stems from her love for classical music. During seven international tours through 26 countries, she sang contralto with the choral group Gloria Dei Cantores, renowned performers of sacred classical music. Her last professional performances were with the Boston Pops at Tanglewood. She serves on the board of two charitable foundations supporting education and the promotion of a just and free society, and she previously served on the boards of two national organizations dedicated to cultural renewal through effective giving and action. Mrs. Friess earned a B.S. in Accounting and Finance from Boston College, graduating Summa Cum Laude. She and her husband Steve have four children: Cotter, Ginger, Thatcher, and Sarah.


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


Nondiscrimination Policy: Jackson Hole Classical Academy admits students of any gender, race, color, and national or ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to students. Jackson Hole Classical Academy does not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, color, national or ethnic origin in the administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, tuition assistance, athletic, arts or other school administrated programs.