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2019

  • November

    Outdoor Education Jackson Wyoming

    5th Grade Float Trip

    Academy fifth-grade students recently were able to enjoy the beautiful fall weather rafting together. Students floated a little over 13 miles on the Snake River through the beneficence of the Snake River Fund’s Fifth Grade Float program. The program’s stated goal is to offer the opportunity for every fifth grader in the Valley to get out on the river with the help of local outfitters.
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  • September

    Cross Country Club at Jackson Hole Classical Academy

    Cross Country Club

    You might see a band of Jackson Hole Classical Academy t-shirts along the bike path after school. That's the middle school running club. Mrs. Walter and Mr. Sawyer have been coaching a stalwart band of students on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays. Practices run about an hour and include warm ups, endurance and tempo runs, stretching, and core workouts. 
     
    The JHCA team got their first taste of friendly competition at Old Bill's Fun Run. Their first official cross-country meet will take place in Afton at 4:00PM on Thursday September 19. Their season will close with a race in Shelley Idaho on September 27th. 
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  • June

    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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  • April

    Duck Stamp Competition 2019

    JH Classical competed in the state-wide Junior Duck Stamp competition again this year with student submissions from the 8th grade students. Jordyn Kantor, Holland Scott, Hanne Somers, and Lucy Sullivan all received honorable mentions for their submissions!
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  • Students Compete in State Spelling and Geography Bees

    In her second year in a row competing in the Whyoming State Spelling Bee, 7th Grade Paschall McDaniel received 2nd place in the competition, taking home a trophy, a goody basket, and a cash prize. She represented JHCA and spelled alongside students from across the state, and it lasted 13 rounds--the longest in Wyoming state history! 

    The following week, 8th Grade Cotter Friess competed in the State Geography Bee. He was one of two representatives from Jackson and about 45 students statewide. Cotter's final question was "True or False, Washington D.C. is East of Santiago, Chile." If you said True, you would be incorrect, just like Cotter!

    Good Job Paschall and Cotter representing the Jackson Hole Classical Academy!
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  • March

    Student Art Showcased at National Museum of Wildlife Art

    A group of Jackson Hole Classical Academy students from the 3rd, 4th, 5th, and 6th grades contributed to an art show for K-12 students at the National Museum of Wildlife Art. Their pieces are presently on display and will remain so through April 12th.
     
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  • February

    3rd Grade Leisel Maher Vaults to 1st in Gymnastics Competition

    In January, 3rd grade Leisel Maher travelled to Salt Lake City to competes in the Academy West Flip Out Gymnastics Competition and stuck the landing in her age bracket. She took first place in the Bars, Beam, Floor, and Vault as well as first prize overall. In the end, her team also won fisrt overall in the competition. Congratulations Leisel! Keep up the good work!
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  • Spelling Bee 2019

    The Scripps Howard National Spelling Bee was inaugurated in 1925 to help students master spelling, learn vocabulary, and improve their command of the English language. It is now a three-day event televised on ESPN with a $40,000 prize.
     
    The National Spelling Bee uses the Merriam-Webster's dictionary as its official guide. The "Webster" of the title is the American lexicographer Noah Webster. A contemporary of George Washington and Benjamin Franklin, Webster started out life as a schoolteacher and then a lawyer. He was not successful at either profession.
     
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  • January

    Geography Bee

    For the first time, Jackson Hole Classical Academy is participating in the National Geographic Bee this year.  The bee is an exciting opportunity for students in grades 4-8 to show off their geographical expertise and win recognition for their knowledge. 
     
    Since 1989, the National Geographic Society has sponsored the National Geographic Bee to promote geography awareness in the United States.  The bee is open to students in Grades 4-8 in all 50 states and in American territories.  
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Jackson Hole Classical Academy
P.O. Box 7466
Jackson, WY 83002
 
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Polly Friess
(307) 690-8396
 
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(307) 201-5040






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