August 26, 2016 

The word of the day is swarthy.  Which means “of dark color or complexion.” Here’s a sentence: Due to the dirt and damaging seas, the pirates were swarthy.



Love to act or perform? Want to learn more about theatre? Join us in the Drama room on Wednesday, August 31st at 7:50 AM for breakfast and more information about joining the International Acting Society Troupe 5251.

Did we mention breakfast? See you there!



Homecoming Nominations list will be posted today (Thursday) and Friday outside the English classrooms as well as on the bulletin board behind student services. Please let Ms. Partrick in room 189 know of any changes that need to be made by the end of the day Friday. Thanks!



Support your class by buying a spirit or class shirt. T-shirts will be on sale through next Wednesday only so be sure you don't miss out! See an SGA member at lunch, or go to the school website, print off the form, and bring it to Ms. Partrick in room 189. Remember, Wednesday is the last day to buy your shirts!


•       ART CLUB

We will have our first Art Club meeting this Friday in room 229A during break. All students are welcome to join. For more information see Ms. Baskin or Mrs. Ainsworth (also in room 229)


Interact will have its first meeting on Tuesday morning, Oct. 30. We will meet in the cafetorium starting at 7:55. We will discuss service projects. Everyone is welcome. Not a member last year? Come to this meeting and we’ll get you an application which you will need to complete and return to us. We will be doing a lot of service projects over the school year. We will work with Operation Christmas Child, bell ringing at Walmart for the Salvation Army, and Easter and Valentine projects for the Blair E. Batson's Children's home. We will also be sending Thanksgiving and Christmas cards to our Veterans at the V. A. Hospital here in Jackson. We are also going to do a major fundraiser and food drive for our animal shelters -- Cara and or Webster Animal Shelter. We want you to come and be a part of this. You will be helping a lot of people and these things will look great on your resume! Come to the cafetorium Tuesday morning at 7:55 for our first Interact meeting.



Don’t forget to pick up your copy of last year’s yearbook today! They are on sale for a short period of time. The price is $60 until Aug. 31. Get ‘em while they’re cheap!



Beta Club will have its first meeting Thursday, September 1st at 7:45 in the cafeteria. All interested in being a part of the scholarly service club, please attend.



There will be an interest meeting for Science Olympiad group in Room 197 next Friday morning Sep. 2nd. Again, we are meeting Friday, Sep. 2, in room 197. All are welcome.



The Jefferson Scholars Foundation at the University of Virginia is now accepting nominations for the Jefferson Scholars Class of 2021. Seniors who are interested may bring Mrs. Terry a resume by September 7 at 2 PM. Only one senior may be nominated for Madison Central.



Senior Scholar athletes wishing to apply for Wendy's Heisman must see Mrs. Terry for information on how to apply. Please see Mrs. Terry in Student Services by Thursday, September 1 at 2 PM.



Mississippi State University will hold it's Fall Preview Days. The dates are October 10, October 24, and November 11. The cost is $10.00 per person. Space is limIted. Please go to

Also, don't forget to check out MC Big Blue's Vimeo page for this week's Hype Video "Lace Up"