Welcome to Vicksburg Middle School
Welcome to Vicksburg Middle School's webpage! We are proud to report that VMS ranked in the TOP 10% of ALL Michigan Schools for 2010 based on the new Race to the Top ratings on our Math and Reading performance over the past two years! Way to go students and staff of VMS!
We are pleased that you have visited our site and would greatly appreciate an opportunity to have you visit our school. When you visit VMS in person you will find a great group of approximately 600 students in grades 6, 7, and 8. We are proud of our students who strive to show Honesty, Caring, Respect, and Responsibility in everything they do at VMS. We have a staff of highly qualified teachers who truly create a fun, interactive, and rich educational experience for every child in our building. Our teachers are always willing to meet with you in regards to any questions you may have about your child's progress. If you have any questions in regards to your child's progress at any time, please take the time to contact their teacher to discuss strategies for success in the classroom.
We at VMS are a CARING community of learners where each individual gives an HONEST effort, RESPECTS all others and takes RESPONSIBILITY for self!
News & UpatesSummer Driver Education
The student/parent informational meeting for Summer Driver Education will be held on Wednesday, June 05, from 6:00 pm-7:30pm in the Vicksburg High School PAC. Click on the link for more details.
Summer School 2013
Vicksburg Middle School is very pleased to offer a summer school program that is specifically designed for students who have not demonstrated academic success during the regular school year. Click on the link below for more information and the Summer School 2013 Committment Form.
Spring Sports Physicals
Dates for sports physicals for the 2013-2014 schools year have been set. Cost again will be only $15 per athlete. Money raised is used for athletic training supplies.
5/28 8:00 AM- 10:00 AM MS girls physicals
5/30 8:00 AM- 10:00 AM MS boys physicals
6/4 2:30 PM 4:30 PM HS girls physicals
6/5 2:30 PM 4:30 pm HS boys physicals
Click on the following link to view and print consent form
Challenge Yourself - Summer 2013
Academically Talented Youth Program (ATYP) is offering summer day camps for students in the 6 - 9th grade and High School Seniors. There are no eligibility requirements for the summer program, but they are geared to students who are eager to learn. To receive a brochure in the mail, please read the Summer Program Opportunities Handout. For more information go to www.wmich/honors/atyp.
Accelerated Reader Link
Here is the link to Accelerated Reader:AR
NEW INFINITE CAMPUS PORTAL WEB ADDRESS!!!
Over Holiday break, Infinite Campus was moved from an in-house server to a cloud server. The URL (Internet Address) also changed. To get to Infinite Campus now, you must use the following URL: https://vicksburgmi.infinitecampus.org/campus/portal/vicksburg.jsp
Or click on the link below.
Renaissance Home Connect
Want to keep up on your students' AR goals and progress? Renaissance Home Connect website offers a home-to-school connection that allows parents and students to view reading and math progress and goals.
To log in to Renaissance Home Connect:
Upload Your Photos Directly to the Yearbook Staff
Students and parents, have you taken an amazing picture at a VMS event and want to share it with the Yearbook staff? Here is your opportunity to submit your photos to be published in the 2012/2013 VMS Yearbook.
Go to: images.jostens.com
Log in: 400144575
Purchase Your Yearbook On-line
Here is a simple way to purchase your 2012/2013 VMS Yearbook on-line. Just simply go to: Jostens Link.
Read Live Naturally
Here is the link to Read Naturally:Read Naturally
Early Release/Late Start Information
This year we have scheduled five Late Start/Early Release Days with an important difference; the times have been flipped between Elementary and Secondary. On those days secondary students will start later than normal, and elementary will dismiss earlier than usual. Teaching staff will spend the time analyzing student achievement data, determining next steps to make a difference, curriculum development, and other related school improvement work.
Here is the link to Accelerated Reader:AR
Common Core Standards
Here are some parent guides and supporting documentation regarding the Common Core State Standards Initiative. Since this is the direction our nation is headed it is very important that we are all aware of what they are all about. Please take the time to review this info. It is in very easy to read formats. Click on "more" to access the Common Core State Standards Initiative overview, which was designed to assure that all students graduate from High School ready for college and career. 6th, 7th and 8th grades guides are attached as well.
Good News from the Lunch Line!
At our new parental website, you can view student activity, make a credit card deposit and check student balances. Please click on the Parent Portal link on the left column to get complete details.
Process for Determining the Existence of a Specific Learning Disability
Per the MDE, each local educational agency and public school academy in Michigan is required to publicly post the process used to determine the existence of a Specific Learning Disability (SLD). Please click on the following link to view/download important information.
Parents Guide to Accelerated Reader
Your child will be participating in the Accelerated Reader (AR) program. This guide is designed to
answer your questions about AR. ParentsGuidetoAcceleratedReader.
Is Your Child Ready For Middle School?
Like most parents, we often wonder if we are taking the right steps to ensure academic success for our children. Did you know that academic performance in Middle School, is often an indicator of how well a student will succeed in High School? Click on "More" for a guide to help you navigate the road to your child's fullest potential.
Accelerated Reader Book Find
Are you wondering if a book is on AR? Here is the link to find out:AR Bookfinder