Vel Phillips History
On Nov. 22, 2021 the Board of Education unanimously approved renaming James Madison Memorial High School to Vel Phillips Memorial High School, in honor of the civil rights leader who championed racial and gender rights in Wisconsin. Learn more about Vel, her legacy, and how we will continue to further her mission as a school community below.
Spartan News: Vel Phillips' Career
Watch an overview video on Vel Phillips' enriching life as a civil rights leader, lawyer, and jurist.