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    Summer Reading  

     2019 Summer Reading Book List
     

    Entering into 9th Grade:  The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton

    Entering into 10th Grade:  Anthem by Ayn Rand 

    Entering into 11th Grade:  Playing for Pizza by John Grisham 

    Entering into 12th Grade:  A Doll’s House by Henrik Ibsen

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     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.  
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    Reporting Lost or Stolen Laptops
     
    Students will be allowed to keep their MacBook Air laptops during the summer.  Please be aware that we will not be providing technical assistance during this time.  If your laptop is lost or stolen, you will need to contact the police immediately and fill out the Theft Form to report it to school administration.   Parent/guardian will be responsible for full replacement cost of laptop if not reported to MCS personnel within calendar 3 days of missing the device. 
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    VELMA JACKSON HIGH SCHOOL

    2016-2017 School Report Card

     

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District News

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  • alert

    SCAM ALERT: Local businesses are reporting that they have received phone calls from a person claiming to be fundraising on behalf of our sports teams. Madison County Schools teams do not use outside companies to solicit funds over the phone. If you receive a call that sounds suspicious, please reach out to our schools to verify that a fundraiser is legitimate before making a donation.

     

     Thank you for your support of Madison County Schools!

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  • Madison County Schools Names King Director of CTE and Career Academies

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    Madison County Schools is pleased to announce Mr. Blaise King as Director of Career and Technical Education (CTE) and Career Academies. Mr. King comes to the district office with experience as an assistant principal and lead principal of the Madison Career and Technical Center (MCTC).  Read more


    Madison County Schools Names Zumbro Principal of MCTC

     

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    Madison County Schools is pleased to announce Mr. Cody Zumbro as principal of the Madison Career and Technical Center (MCTC). Mr. Zumbro has served as an educator for 17 years, most recently as an assistant principal and interim principal at Ridgeland High School. Read more

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  • mybucks Online Payment Changes 
    Online payments are a simple, safe and secure way to make payments to your students account 24 hours a day at your convenience. Madison County Schools Child Nutrition Department utilizes My School Bucks for online meal payments. 
     
     
     apps 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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  • calendar 2019-20 Academic Year Calendar
     

    View Board Approved 2019-20 Academic Year Calendar.

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    Reporting Lost or Stolen Laptop
     
    Students will be allowed to take their device home including the holidays.  Please be aware that we will not be providing technical assistance during this time.  If your laptop is lost or stolen, you will need to contact the police immediately and fill out the Theft Form to report it to school administration.  Parent/guardian will be responsible for full replacement cost of laptop if not reported to MCS personnel within calendar 3 days of missing the device.  
     
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  • register 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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Mission

  • 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.

     
                       
                                                                                                                                           
    Our MISSION is to:    Motivate, Educate, Graduate!  

Goals

  • -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

     
    -Enhance Students’ College & Career Readiness

     

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