JPS Launches Online Registration Process
Jackson Public Schools is going paperless for the first time with online registration. To get started, parents or guardians must make an initial visit to the school in the child's attendance zone. Registration for new students continues through May 30, 2014. Registration for current JPS students will not begin until July 14, 2014. For more information, visit the JPS website (www.jackson.k12.ms.us) and click the Online Registration link. Read more here.
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Davis is an ideal choice for children who are interested in an advanced academic program of study and ready for a rigorous, rapid pace. Davis students have a history of strong achievement, but they are more than high achievers. They are inquirers and thinkers who enjoy a challenge and like to explore ideas. If this sounds like your child, then pick up an application today!
The application period ends on Wednesday, February 12, 2014. Click here to download an application. For more information, please view the 10-minute video or click here to see the video on YouTube. You may also email firstname.lastname@example.org with your questions.
Davis Students are “Ready to Run”
Since August students in kindergarten through fifth grade have participated in the “Get Ready to Run” physical education program sponsored by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Mississippi. The physical education program introduced students to the benefits of being active, teaching them just how fun running and healthy living can be. Students learned how to warm-up properly for running, the importance of good running form, pacing to run longer distances, and how to set running goals.
Through the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Program, Davis Magnet School strives to meet the diverse needs of each student – physical, social, intellectual – through learning experiences that are engaging, relevant, challenging, and significant. Beth West, the school’s program coordinator, reports that the “Get Ready to Run” lessons have supported this focus by providing students with information and tools to make healthy lifestyle choices that produce
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Our Mission Statement
Davis Magnet, a school with a recognized history of progressive education, is dedicated to providing students with a strong foundation for lifelong learning as well as the ability and desire to make a positive contribution to the shared humanity of our world.
All students, parents, community members, and faculty work together to provide inquiry-based, transdisciplinary instructional experiences that bring our complex and challenging world to life in the classroom.
Such a focus promotes the overall academic, career, personal, and social development of learners who thereby become productive and compassionate global citizens.