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.

Join us for a 
CEREMONY OF CAROLS AT WALK FESTIVAL HALL
Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Love of Learning

Beauty of the Arts



Head of School Memo

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  • Head of School Update: Monday December 17, 2018

    Dear JH Classical Academy Parents, 

    The virtue of temperance was our focus this month. Temperance is often defined as “saying or doing the right thing at the appropriate time” or the “golden mean” that helps us determine how far we can act on our desires. Unlike the theological virtues, which are gifts from God through grace, the cardinal virtues are the foundation of natural morality and require practice, perseverance, patience, and prayer.

    Three weeks ago, I read the students excerpts from C.S. Lewis’s The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe, in which the White Witch beguiles Edmond with Turkish Delight.  Edmond’s desires overtake him so powerfully that he continues to choose Turkish Delight, even after he realizes it will enslave him and jeopardize his siblings Lucy, Peter, and Susan. Edmond’s inability to reign in his desires takes his agency away, until Aslan steps in to rescue him.
     
    The apostle James advises us: “Let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath, for a man of wrath does not produce the righteousness of God.” Even though it seems counter-intuitive, restraint can actually guide us to reach our goals. For example, when we compete in sports, our goal is to win. Yet winning requires listening to your coach, playing within the boundaries, and showing consistent sportsmanship. Winning often requires restraint.
     
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  • The Dancing of the Fairest of JH Classical

    Dancer’s Workshop performed a dance rendition of Snow White, called Fairest of Them All, which was an alternative take on the classic tale. JH Classical boasts several student participants in the show in some or all of the four shows. 7th grade Paschall McDaniel frolicked across the stage as a woodland deer, 3rd grade Liesel Maher as one of the witch’s apples, 8th grade Lucy Sullivan as a fox, and 4th grade Harper Maher as a goldfinch.
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  • 5th Grade goes A'Wassailing around JHCA

    The 5th grade British History class went Wassailing again in anticipation of the upcoming holidays, singing old carols and sharing their joy and treats around the school. The class visited much of the school, serenading their fellows and spreading the joy and goodwill.
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Jackson Hole Classical Academy
P.O. Box 7466
Jackson, WY 83002
 
Enrollment Inquiries:
Polly Friess
(307) 690-8396
 
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School Office
(307) 201-5040






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