Jones High School

Madelyn Young: 1973 Valencia Graduate Recalls College’s Early Days

Madelyn Young had a four-year, full academic scholarship to Florida State University in 1971 when she graduated from Jones High [...]

Juneteenth Music Festival Marks 150 Years Since Emancipation Proclamation Signing

Commemorating the 150th anniversary of the emancipation of slaves in the United States, Florida’s Juneteenth Music Festival will kickoff Thursday, [...]

Valencia’s Juneteenth Celebration to Provide a Musical Journey Through African American History

On Tuesday, June 29, Valencia will celebrate Juneteenth in conjunction with Black Music Month by hosting the musical event, From Spirituals to Soul, performed by the Jones High School Alumni Band. [...]