Katherine Nelson-Director of Communications

Katherine Nelson,
Director of Communications
(662) 449-7122

Geri Hill-Social Media Coordinator-Communications

Geri Hill
Communications/Social Media Coordinator
(662) 449-7134


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 visit our breaking news website at DCS eNews or follow us on twitter at @DCSeNews.


Katherine Nelson, Director

District News

Spotlight students: dissection day
Foundation for Excellence in Education Grant Program Open!

An online grant application for classroom grants is live, according to the DeSoto Economic Council. Teachers will have until September 4th to apply.

Tue Aug 06 09:34 AM

Student Interns
Music is the Key

Second year Digital Media students at DeSoto County Schools Career & Technical Center—West were given the opportunity to collaborate with Northcentral Electric Power Association and Justin Jaggers for “Musicians for Le Bonheur.”

Mon Aug 05 04:19 PM

Supt. Uselton, Board Secretary Michele Henley, School Board President Milton Nichols
DCS School Board Elects New Officers to Begin New School Year

July 1st, the official date of a new school year, is when DeSoto County Schools Board of Education elects new officers. Milton Nichols became the new board chair, and Michele Henley was named Board Secretary for 2019-2020.

Mon Aug 05 03:59 PM

"Everything comes down to leadership."
Administrative Staff Development 2019

DeSoto Central High School was the setting for Administrative Staff Development, an event that marks the beginning of a new school year.

Mon Aug 05 03:32 PM

Mr. Toungett welcomes new teacher.
New Teachers Welcomed to DeSoto County Schools

In order to provide support for a successful start to the school year, 200 new teachers attended a New Teacher Orientation (NTO) Program July 30th at Southaven High.

Mon Aug 05 08:56 AM

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