District News


DCS National Merits
Schools announce National Merit semifinalists

DeSoto County Schools has released a list of National Merit semifinalist students in the district’s high schools. The students are eligible for scholarship money through the National Merit Scholarship Program, or NMSC.

Tue Sep 15 11:54 AM

WES Marker
Historical marker unveiled at Walls Elementary School

There is a new sign, a marker if you will, standing at the front of the westernmost school of the DeSoto County School District (DCS). The marker proudly gives voice to the legacy of what is now Walls Elementary School in its past existence as Delta Center School.

Tue Sep 15 11:18 AM

DCS Child Nutrition
Schools to offer free meals through December

Parents of children attending DeSoto County School District (DCS) schools have one less thing to worry about each morning their youngster heads off to class: lunch money.

Tue Sep 15 11:06 AM

Conner Sprout
LOCAL CADET GRADUATES FROM WEST POINT

Cadet Conner Sprout, son of Mark and LuElla Sprout of Olive Branch, MS graduated from the U.S. Military Academy on Saturday, June 13.

Fri Aug 07 02:58 PM

HHS Tigner
Tigner Selected to receive a 2020 Walter S. Bounds Scholarship for Excellence

Cassy Tigner from Hernando High School was selected from more than 107 applicants.

Tue Aug 04 12:18 PM

New Principals
New principals named for DeSoto County schools

There will be seven new principals at schools in DeSoto County when the 2020-21 year officially begins on July 1.

Fri May 08 09:42 AM

DeSoto Central
DCS graduations postponed

Parents of graduating seniors in DeSoto County Schools (DCS) high schools have been informed by the school district that the scheduled graduation ceremonies set for later in May have been postponed.

Thu May 07 02:10 PM

Kim Starnes
Hernando’s Starnes named Parent of the Year

A Hernando mother who has been active as a booster for her child’s school and its athletic programs has been named the DeSoto County Schools’ Parent of the Year.

Mon Apr 20 02:27 PM

DeSoto Central Primary School
Schools closed to April

Public schools in DeSoto County will continue to be shuttered through April 17, as directed by Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves.

Fri Mar 20 11:20 AM

Olive Branch High School Girls Basketball
Lady Quistors claim 6A girls title

The win was Olive Branch’s second straight state championship, with the 6A victory following last year’s 5A crown.

Sun Mar 08 06:24 PM