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Superintendent's Message

July 24, 2020


The West Point Consolidated School District Board of Trustees approved the Superintendent’s recommendation to delay the start of school until Monday, August 31, 2020.  The Superintendent’s request was made after consulting with the Clay County Emergency Management Agency.    Factors related to the spike in COVID-19 numbers across Clay County and surrounding areas influenced this decision.   Changing the date that school starts will make it necessary to adjust the school calendar.     Once changes are confirmed with dates, we will share that information with you.    On August 31st, all students will start school via virtual/distance learning.   Students who chose traditional (face-to-face) option will transition back to school at a later date based on information obtained from EMA, local health officials and the Mississippi Department of Education.    Staff will be notified on Monday, July 27th of changes to their schedules.


Burnell McDonald

Superintendent - WPCSD


WPCSD Reopening Update 7.31.20

WPCSD Video for Reopening 7/14/20

Videos Virtual/Distance Learning by School 7.31.20
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The capacity to learn is a gift; the ability to learn is a skill; the willingness to learn is a choice.   

~Brian Herbert~


The West Point Consolidated School District is dedicated to providing safe and orderly schools for all students, improving student achievement, increasing parental and community involvement in our schools, promoting the use of technology by teachers and students alike, and providing our staff with the tools necessary to lead our students to becoming productive, successful citizens in a technology-based world.

Our goal is to provide the best education for our students, whether it is safety, instruction, technology or extracurricular activities. We want the best of all worlds for each and every student we serve. Our success always depends on our parents, staff and community. Together we can take pride in our district. We hope that everyone will become involved in our schools and the activities that take place in our district.


Vision: All students will be successful.

Mission: The mission of the West Point Consolidated School District is to provide an educational system characterized by innovation, individualized instruction, and shared responsibility in a safe and supportive environment.

Beliefs and Values: We will not compromise the quality of our educational purpose. We will not tolerate anything that diminishes the dignity of any person. We will not engage in any program, course, or activity that does not directly contribute to the elementary and secondary instructional program.

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The Strong Readers website is organized by grade level, from kindergarten through grade 5. It includes strategies for developing strong reader habits and a series of activities to practice the five components of reading. Those include working with sounds, phonics, fluency, vocabulary and comprehension.

Also included are tools for families to find books that match their child’s grade band and a free, online library.  Click on the link below for more information.

Strong Readers MS Resources


School News

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WPHS Grades 8-12 Chromebook Pick-Up

Please click on the link above entitled "WPHS Grades 8-12 Chromebook Pick-Up" for more detailed information.

Thu Aug 06 01:22 PM

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Fifth Street Chromebook Distribution

Please click on the link above entitled "Fifth Street Chromebook Distribution" for detailed information regarding chromebook pickup.

Thu Aug 06 01:18 PM

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