In recognition of September being Suicide Awareness Month, the counseling staff of the Yazoo County High School and Yazoo County Middle School have teamed up to host several events during the upcoming week.
Monday, September 12th: Teachers of both schools will attend a suicide awareness training to help them become better prepared to understand and recognize the warning signs and risk factors associated with at risk youth.
Thursday, September 15th: YCHS and YCMS will be conducting several student assemblies to help our teens recognize the warning signs and to give them the tools "ACT" (Acknowledge, Care, and Tell).
Friday, September 16th: YCHS will be hosting a "Yellow Out" for their home football game. (Yellow is the color designated to represent suicide awareness). We will be selling T-Shirts that may be worn as a spirit day/dress down t-shirt throughout the year. Order forms will go out with the Progress Reports on Thursday, September 08, 2016, but will need to be returned NO LATER THAN MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2016 @ 8AM in order to have the shirts back for Friday’s game.
T-shirt order forms can be downloaded by clicking the Forms link at the top of the page.
The Yazoo County School District does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, religion, age, handicap, national origin or veteran status. The Yazoo County School District’s Title IX and Section 504 Coordinator may be reached by telephone at 662-746-4672. Correspondence may be mailed to Title IX Coordinator, Yazoo County School District, Post Office Box 1088, Yazoo City, Mississippi,39194.