• September


    The kindergarten class has been busy this month, absorbing all sorts of new information, as well as developing good habits. Their lessons with Mrs. Quattlebaum have included writing clock letters, learning the history of Christopher Columbus, locating two of the seven continents, and observing various scientific phenomena. Mrs. Quattlebaum says the kindergarteners are “full of love” and a sense of wonder.
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  • Strings Program

    This year JH Classical Academy’s music program is expanding from choral, piano and guitar to include a new strings program, as well. Beginning next week, kindergarten through 4th grade students will learn general music and singing, and 7th and 8th grade students will continue to study classical guitar and piano, respectively. However, 5th and 6th grade students are in for a treat, as they will be the first classes to study violin at JH Classical Academy.
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  • May

    Tessellation Art Project

    By: Mr. Burton Gildersleeve

    “When we discovered that we would be learning virtually, apart from one another, I wanted our art project to be collaborative”
     Ms. McWhorter stated. “Even if the students would be working independently, it was important to me that they arrive at a shared goal, something they could make together.”
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  • In Their Own Words

    By: Mr. Burton Gildersleeve
    Photo: JH News & Guide

    “I’m learning to love to read,” Jacqueline began reflectively. “I’ve been reading 
    “Pride and Prejudice” for class but also more contemporary works such as “The Boys in the Boat,” “The Sun and Her Flowers,” – which is a collection of poetry – and “The Alchemist.”
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  • April

    In Their Own Words

    By: Mr. Burton Gildersleeve
    Mr. Landis is contagiously optimistic. It's been said - and this not by a small few - that Mr. Landis has never complained in his life. And if you were to work with him - or indeed, be taught by him - you might very quickly attest this to be true.
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  • March

    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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  • Friendships and Community at Jackson Hole Classical Academy

    In Their Own Words

    By: Mr. Burton Gildersleeve

    A crowd of second graders had huddled around Emmett. It was lunch time, and they had heard he would be interviewed for the school newsletter.

    "Every day we do something new," Emmett started. "I really like working out in PE" (this earned a chuckle from his classmates), "and I really like Art, too."
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  • February

    Oil Painting at Jackson Hole Classical Academy

    In Their Own Words

    by Mr. Burton Gildersleeve
    "Hanne has a keen eye for detail," Mr. Walter says. "She always holds herself to high standards, too."
    Hanne is enrolled in Mr. Walter's Oil Painting: Materials and Techniques elective. She enjoys the class and the genre in general, particularly for the freedom and creativity it allows. She says:
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  • January

    Jackson Hole Classical Academy High School Art Elective

    High School Art Elective

    Jackson Hole Classical Academy is offering a high school oil painting elective for the spring semester of 2020. Mr. Walter is teaching the elective. He was schooled in the classical method of painting and has loved drawing and painting from an early age. In his current practice, Mr. Walter prefers to paint landscapes in oil paint. He draws inspiration from the Jackson Hole landscape and American Impressionists such as Chauncey Ryder, Edgar Payne, Arthur Dow, and Birge Harrison.
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