Katherine Nelson-Director of Communications


DCS Communications Dept.

The DeSoto County School District's Communications Department gathers and provides accurate up-to-date information to employees, parents, the community and the media. The Communication Office oversees the creation of many of the system's publications and social media, plans special events and board recognitions, provides support to other departments and schools in their communication efforts, and directly serves the superintendent and school board in providing these services. 

Please do not hesitate to contact us for more information and don't forget to follow us on twitter at @DCSeNews.

Geri Hill-Social Media Coordinator-Communications

Communications and
Social Media Coordinator

District News

Joy to the World - Career Fair
Join Us for the DCS Teacher Career Fair!

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Fri Dec 13 11:44 AM

National Merit Semifinalists
DCS Celebrates Record Number of National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists

Twenty-seven DeSoto County School students have been named National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists, the largest group in the history of the district.

Fri Nov 01 03:02 PM

Supt. Cory Uselton
Principals’ Meeting 10.23.19

Supt. Cory Uselton reminded his school leaders it was “National Principals’ Month” in October as he kicked off the Fall Principals’ Meeting.

Fri Nov 01 02:58 PM

Let the Journey Begin

Third grade students at Horn Lake Intermediate received a writing journal from the DeSoto County Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority.

Fri Nov 01 02:54 PM

Shelia Riley receives Award
Board Member Gets Unexpected Honor

At an October DCS Board Meeting, members of the Delta Kappa Gamma’s Alpha Delta Chapter surprised Shelia Riley, DCS Board Member--District 4. She received the organization’s Red Rose Award.

Fri Nov 01 02:52 PM

Stem Grant Winner, OGCES.
Oak Grove Central Elementary School Selected for PhRMA STEM Grant

Oak Grove Central Elementary School was one of the eight selected for an unrestricted STEM grant.

Fri Nov 01 02:48 PM

Chick-fil-A Leadership Academy at DeSoto Central High School
New Chick-fil-A Leadership Academy at DCHS

Two owner/operators of Chick-fil-A stores have sponsored six CFA Leadership Academies in DeSoto County, with the newest one being at DeSoto Central High School.

Fri Nov 01 02:37 PM

Hernando High School
Hernando Optimist Club Fills HHS’s Wish List

“By providing hope and positive vision, Optimists bring out the best in kids.”

Thu Oct 31 03:42 PM

iPad Winners
Teachers Awarded Apple iPads

The ARC of Northwest Mississippi sponsored a workshop titled "Using iPads With Special Needs Students."

Thu Oct 31 03:39 PM

Ribbon Cutting
Ribbon Cutting at Center Hill Elementary School

Ribbons were cut for the newly constructed “Becky Dearden Basketball Court” at Center Hill Elementary School.

Thu Oct 31 03:35 PM

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