was awarded the distinction of being a High Progress School by the Mississippi Department
of Education. A “high-progress school” is a school among the top ten percent of
Title I schools in the State that are making the most progress in closing achievement
gaps. GREAT JOB SCS!!!
Click the link below to access the NCLB Report Card.
Simpson Central School was recently awarded the MCT Language Arts and MCT Mathematics
award from the PREPS organization. We want to thank our Students, Teachers, Support
Staff, and Parents for the incredible job they do each and everyday at SCS.
DESTINATION GRADUATION is Thursday evening, August 21st, from 6:00 – 8:00 PM in downtown
Mendenhall. The Parade of Students line-up will at 5:45 PM behind the Court House
on West Pine Street. Students will march by Class beginning with kindergarten Class
of 2027 through the Senior Class of 2015. School Officials and Community supporters
will accompany each class. Parents, please have your children in the parade line-up
no later than 5:45 PM so they do not miss this exciting kick-off to the new school
year. Both Mendenhall and Magee High School Bands will be leading the parade around
the Courthouse and down Main Street then back up Main Street to the podium in front
of the Courthouse. After a few opening remarks and the National Anthem we will have
music and booths with plenty of healthy treats and information for both students
and parents. Our local dentists will have dental care supplies for students who visit
their booth! In Alice Davis Park Coach Anderson of the Tigers and Coach Nowell of
the Trojans will have athletes on hand to demonstrate and teach fitness skills and
drills. Wear comfortable clothes because every 20 minutes we will be having a street
dance for the MOVE TO LEARN program as part of the SIMPSON STEPS program we will
have in every school this year to promote healthy activity and eating habits. Parents
of K-4 students are welcome and encouraged to march with their child in the Parade
to assist with supervision and cut down on the confusion of finding Mom immediately
after the Parade! Our planned lineup of Bands features Joey Robinson and the Faithful
with a guest appearance by Minnie Holloway; The Overflow Church Band; First Baptist
of Magee; and the Hobbs Family. Students: wear your school colors and come out and
support DESTINATION GRADUATION August 21st from 6-8 PM on Main Street in Mendenhall.
Come early for the Parade line-up! Parents and Community Members: Come out and support
our students as they reach for their Destination Graduation and enjoy the MOVE TO
LEARN activities to support a healthy lifestyle! THE SIMPSON COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT