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DeSoto County Schools was named an "A" school district based on accountability results from the 2018-2019 school year. Only nine districts in Mississippi have achieved the "A" for the last four consecutive years.
An honor guard from Olive Branch High School Marine Corps JROTC presented the colors at the start of their program in the OBMS gymnasium on November 8th. The featured speaker for the program was Vietnam War veteran Vernon Jackson.
The Superintendent's Youth Leadership Council is comprised of 43 student representatives from DeSoto County Schools' eight high schools. They were recognized by the Board of Education at the November recessed meeting.