Water Valley High School Exam schedule
The National Association of Federal Education Program Administrators (NAFEPA) is proud to announce its 2023 State Leadership Recipients. These awards are in recognition of service for outstanding dedication and commitment to serving NAFEPA, federal educational programs, and most importantly, our children. Congratulations to our very own Water Valley School District Federal Programs Director, Kathy True.
WVHS students have been perfecting their skills in oil pastels while preparing for an art contest through the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks. Out of several options of media, these students chose to create an original oil pastel drawing of a Mississippi animal. The vibrant works here were made by: (top row) Jenna Trusty, Cloey Dempsey, Lydia Davis, (bottom row) Annaliese Coughlin, and Parker Turnage.
Water Valley High track team competing at the state events in Jackson on Wednesday. Medalists for the events are as follows : Elijah White placed 2nd with a time of 11.08 seconds in the 100 meter dash 4 x 100 relay and 4 x 200 relay placed 2nd in both races. Team members are Saveon Freeman, Elijah White, Daylon Vaughn and Dylan Moore. Anthony Butler finished 5th in the 110 and 300 meter hurdles. We are super proud of these young men. Boys track is coached by Chris Yancy.
DES students have been working on a variety of weaving projects this week in their art activity class with Mrs. Winters. They have created laced hearts, paper plate bowls, woven bracelets and Llamas in Pajamas.
Water Valley High School art students are learning about Impressionism, an art style dating back to the mid-1800s that aimed to catch fleeting moments and ephemeral images. The selected watercolor paintings are from students' renditions of Claude Monet's Bridge over a Pond of Water Lilies. Students' works shown are by Madison Bryant, Baylie Terry, and Jenna Trusty. Well-done, artists!
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Water Valley High School class of 2023 was honored with a parent sponsored breakfast this morning. Afterwards they received their cap and gowns along with fun class awards. This also was their career and college decision day.
Ms. Allen's 1st and 6th period took on a Conflict Resolution escape room led by Mrs. Turner and Rin today.
Mental Health Awareness Day
Mrs. Briscoe and Ms. Kelley provided 4th grade students with Sonic slushes for their hard work on the recent math portion of the state test. They also celebrated the completion of testing for their grade.
We continue to celebrate our Teachers of the Year, Bonnie Keene and Ginger Sain with gifts from community supporters and administration. Thank you to Water Valley High School Admin, Reedy Acres Foundation, South Main Boutique and GG's Flowers and Gifts for the beautiful basket of goodies. Also thanks to Renasant Bank for continuing to sponsor the teardrop acrylic plaques each year for the recipients.
We appreciate our teachers in the Water Valley School District!
DES Summer Send Off
Blue Devils advance to Round 2!
Water Valley School District celebrates National Library Week with our librarians Mrs. Clement, DES and Mrs. Rotkiewicz, WVHS. Mrs. Clement received a plant from DES PTO and Mrs. Rotkiewicz received an Amazon gift card along with note of appreciation from her co-workers.
Nine students from Water Valley High School Competed at the State Science Fair held on March 31, 2023 at the University of Mississippi. Of those students, six placed among the top student scientists in our state. Water Valley winners included: Caspian Coughlin, 3rd Place in Physics and Astronomy; Annaliese Coughlin, 5th Place in Earth and Environmental Sciences; Kalaila Folson, 3rd Place in Engineering Mechanics; Nethanel Dunn, 2nd Place in Engineering Mechanics; Will Embry, 5th Place in Biochemistry (not pictured, Levi Bryant, 3rd place, Physics and Astronomy).
Ms. Avent's kindergarten students enjoyed a fun day outside after their MKAS testing last week.