Middlesex School Board Receives National Honors - 2014 NSBA Magna Award Honorable Mention
The Middlesex County School Board has been selected for Honorable Mention in the 2014 Magna Awards program sponsored by the National School Boards Association’s American School Board Journal. The Magna Awards, supported by Sodexo, recognize school divisions across the country for outstanding programs that advance student learning and encourage community involvement in schools. The NSBA Magna Awards program proudly recognized the Middlesex County Public Schools strategic plan “Navigation 2020” as a means for improving workforce development in our community. Congratulations to our courageous School Board for their vision and direction. This national recognition is another artifact that the Middlesex County Public Schools are building better Leaders, Citizens, and Leaders in the local and global economies of tomorrow.
MES Receives Title 1 Distinguished School Award from the VA Department of Education
Sports Awards - coming soon...
Virginia School Boards Association Silver Medal in the Green Schools Challenge
Middlesex High School YOVASO Club Sponsor of the Year - Melvina Robinson
Congratulations to our Poster Winner, Jordan Hershberger, 5th grade, MES
1st Place, 4th to 6th Grade Division
'Where Does Your Water Shed'
Tidewater Soil & Water Conservation
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MCPS wins $100,000 School Safety Grant in September of 2013
Middlesex County Public Schools was one of only a few select school divisions to recieve matching grant funds from the state to improve school safety and secuity. With the funds received from the state, MCPS will make safety improvements to Middlesex Elementary School and St. Clare Walker Middle School. Future safety improvements are planned for Middlesex High School.
Honorable Mention for grades 7 through 9
Soil to Spoon Initiative
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Designated in 2010 AND Re-Designated in 2013!
St. Clare Walker Middle School was designated as a 2010 School to Watch and was recently Re-Designated as a School to Watch in 2013. The Schools to Watch initiative was started by the National Forum to Accelerate Middle-Grades Reform in 1999 to improve education for middle school students in the United States.
St. Clare Walker has received the 2012 Board of Education Excellence Award for the 2nd year in a row. The Board of Education Excellence Award is the second-tier honor in the Virginia Index of Performance program. These schools and divisions have met all state and federal accountability benchmarks for at least two consecutive years and have made significant progress toward goals for increased student achievement and expanded educational opportunities set by the board.
Notable Sports Achievements in the 2012-2013 School Year:
Golf: District Runner Up
1st team All District : Stone Shores (Punter)
2nd team All District: LJ King (WR); Malik Henderson (WR); JD Diggs (LB); Steve Skelton (DT)
2nd team All Region: Stone Shores (Punter)
Volleyball: District Runner up; Regional Champion
1st team all district: Chelsi Blake, Joey Stinchcomb
2nd team all district: Megan Payne
1st team Region: Chelsi Blake
2nd team region: Joey Stinchcomb
Skye O’Sullivan, Middlesex Base
Felicia Marsh, Middlesex All Around
Ellen Perry, Middlesex Base
Kayla Jackson, Middlesex Flyer
All District: George (Ridge) Ellis, Leigh Harrow, Quinlan Moore
All Region: George (Ridge) Ellis, Leigh Harrow, Quinlan Moore
Congratulations to National Poster Contest Winner Cheyanne Duncan!