J. L. Newbern Middle School announces the 2023-24 Dance Team and Cheer Squad tryouts for upcoming 6th, 7th and 8th grade students. They are looking for energetic, enthusiastic and efficient cheerleaders and dancers who will help spread school spirit at NMS! Everything you need to know to prepare for tryouts is included in the packets linked here (http://bit.ly/3yW4WNi).
Monday, March 13 will be a teacher in-service day. Students, enjoy your day off!! See everyone back at school on Tuesday, March 14.
We're thrilled to announce the new app for Valdosta City Schools! It's everything VCS/Go Cats, in your pocket. Download for Android https://bit.ly/3ElvoUE Download for iPhone https://apple.co/3fHbkl9
VCS will host the ESOL Family Day on Saturday, March 11 from 10 am until 12 pm at Valdosta Middle School.
Valdosta City Schools will be closed for Winter Break on Monday, February 13. Staff returns for an in-service day on Tuesday, February 14, however students remain on break. Students return to school on Wednesday, February 15. Enjoy the long weekend!
Valdosta City Schools has an immediate need for full-time and substitute bus drivers. Read more here (http://bit.ly/3YqOOhB).
The Georgia Parent Survey was developed to measure parent perceptions of school climate at your child’s school. Your opinion is very important to us. Your survey responses are confidential and will be combined with the survey responses of other parents at your child’s school to identify areas in need of improvement. It should only take ten or fifteen minutes to complete the survey. Click here to begin the survey - https://gshs.gadoe.org/parents Thank you for your time and participation.
The search committee wants to hear from stakeholders, what do you want to see in our next superintendent? Click here to take the short survey - http://bit.ly/3RiTdAE Survey available through February 17, 2023.
Due to inclement weather, all after school activities for VCS have been canceled today, Wednesday, January 25, 2023.
Become a master gardener and volunteer with any of our VCS school gardens!
The December regular meeting of the Valdosta Board of Education will be held at the superintendent's office in the boardroom on Tuesday, December 13, at 7:00 pm. Click here to view the agenda (https://bit.ly/3HMZEJR). All meetings of the Valdosta Board of Education will now be streamed live via the VCS YouTube Channel. Subscribe to GoVCSCats on YouTube to stay up to date! Click here to bookmark the page (https://bit.ly/watchVBOELive).
SAVE THE DATE!! Students will begin participating in school level Spelling Bees. The top 3 from each school will move on to the VCS District Spelling Bee.
Click here (http://bit.ly/3F1Teo9) to see each school's Honor Roll list for the 1st nine weeks.
The Georgia Department of Human Services recently released updated information about the state's Pandemic EBT program. To view the entire document visit http://gocats.org or click here for the story (http://bit.ly/3idWPqf).
Happy Thanksgiving everyone! Enjoy the week off reflecting upon all the things you are thankful for!
All meetings of the Valdosta Board of Education will now be streamed Live via the VCS YouTube Channel. The link will be posted to the VCS Facebook page for the regular meeting held on the second Tuesday of the month, work session on the fourth Tuesday of the month and all called committee meetings of the board. Subscribe to GoVCSCats on YouTube to stay up to date! Click here to bookmark the page (https://bit.ly/watchVBOELive).
The Valdosta City Schools (VCS) School Nutrition Program will be accepting sealed bids for the sale of surplus commercial kitchen equipment. Viewing and inspection of the equipment and sealed bids will be accepted from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 29, 2022 at the old Valdosta High School cafeteria located at 3101 Barack Obama Boulevard in Valdosta.
2023 Open Enrollment - Monday, October 17 through Friday, November 4 at 11:59 p.m. Open Enrollment is a time for any VCS eligible employee to enroll, cancel, or make changes to their current insurance coverage. Visit https://bit.ly/VCSOE2023 for details!
Students in 3rd through 12th grades looking for assistance with homework - Mr. Carlos Hundley, VCS teacher at Horne Learning Center, has help available on Tuesdays and Wednesdays of each week. Call (229) 262-9982 to set up an appointment for your student today!
Trick or Treating set for Monday, October 31, 2022 from 5:30 pm until 8:30 pm.