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  • Mr. William Dyson selected as Outstanding Biology Teacher (OBTA)of the Year for Mississippi

    William Dyson has been selected as the Outstanding Biology Teacher (OBTA)of the Year for Mississippi! His selection from among the many biology teachers of our states is a great honor. He will receive his certificate at the Mississippi Science Teachers Association (MSTA) Awards Luncheon on October 21, 2014. William Dyson will also be honored at the National Biology Teachers Association (NABT) Annual Conference. This conference will be in Cleveland, OH, in November 2014. Mr. Dyson is the 3rd OBTA recipient from the Madison County School District.

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District News

  • Register for 1:M

     
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    After several years of research, testing multiple devices in the classroom, evaluating how our teachers use technology, consulting with other schools who have implemented 1:1 Initiatives, and keeping fiscal responsibility at the forefront, Madison County Schools (MCS) is proud to announce that we are embarking on a 1:M Digital Initiative for the 2014 – 2015 school year.  This is an initiative that aims to enhance student learning by creating a personalized, student centered learning environment where every student in grades 9-12 will receive a laptop (MacBook Air) to use in school and at home.
     
     
    Note: MSIS Number is NOT REQUIRED. 
     
     

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    Online payment changes
    In an effort to improve our online payment program, Madison County Schools Child
    NutritionDepartment with be switching to My School Bucks for online meal payments. 
     
    apply    New - Free & Reduced Application ONLINE!
    Parents now have the option to complete and submit our free and reduced meal
    application electronically through the internet. 

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    Join MCS on Facebook to receive announcements and notification of inclement weather or other emergencies. Like us www.facebook.com/madisoncountyschools, TODAY!
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    2014-15 School Year Bus Stop List
     
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    2014-2015 Academic Year Calendar
     
    View Board Approved 2014-15 Academic Year Calendar. 
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    NEW Student Registration
     
    Joining the Madison County Schools family? Click here to learn more about enrollment and attendance zones.  Find more detail information on school's site.
     
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    School Supply Lists
     
    Click to view list of ALL schools school supply lists for 2014-15 school year. 
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Mission

The mission of Velma Jackson High School, with the collective support of parents/guardians, teachers, staff and community, is to provide a safe environment with the best educational experience possible. We strive to meet, maintain & exceed successful status while preparing students with the academic & social skills necessary to attain college and career readiness.


Goals

-Build a team climate among administrators, teachers, staff, students & parents

-Provide effective instruction and safety nets to improve student engagement & achievement

-Increase SATP Test Scores in every subject area

-Increase ACT & SAT Test Scores

 
-Enhance Students’ College & Career Readiness