Fall Holiday is scheduled for Monday, Octocber 8 & Tuesday, October 9.
Tuesday, October 9th is a faculty & staff professional development day.
Students will report back to school on Wednesday, Octocber 11th.
Stay up-to-Date with Active Parent
Parents have the opportunity to view their student's school attendance and grades by signing up for "Active Parent". Registration forms are available by clicking here or in the counselor's office. There is no need to reapply if you have previously signed up for Active Parent.
21st Century Community Learning Centers Grant
PUBLIC NOTICE INTENT TO APPLY
Madison County Schools, Office of Federal Programs, will apply for funding through the Mississippi Department of Education 21st Century Community Learning Centers (21st CCLC) Grant. This announcement serves as public notice of our intent to apply. Our application will be designed to expand services to federal funded schools in the district. If awarded funding, Madison County Schools will disseminate information about the 21st CCLC program in a manner that clearly states our goals with information accessible from the district and individual school websites and through local news resources. We invite comments and partnerships as we work to improve the services offered to our students.
Federal Programs Contacts:
Brenda Thompson, Federal Programs Director
Kimberly Dowe-Davis, Federal Programs Technical Assistance Specialist
The vision 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.
-Build a team climate among administrators, teachers, staff, students & parents
-Provide effective instruction and safety nets to improve student engagement & achievement
-Increase SATP2/MAP Test Scores in every subject area
-Increase ACT & SAT Test Scores