District News


Lisa Robertson and Director of Leadership Development & Gifted Studies, Emily Nelson
Gifted Teachers Learn from Gifted Education Leaders

State leaders in gifted education conducted a Continuing Education Unit (CEU) for DeSoto County Schools’ gifted teaching team as a means to kick off a successful school year.

Mon Sep 09 09:07 AM

Alex Hallmark, Child Nutrition Director
USDA Helps DCS Make Lunchrooms “Smarter” as Students Head Back to Class Grant

As students begin a new school year, many will find that they are offered healthy meals and snacks at DeSoto County Schools. Nineteen DCS schools that serve both breakfast and lunch received Smarter Lunchroom Grants, according to the USDA.

Thu Sep 05 10:44 AM

Teachers gathered school supplies that were donated by Chick-fil-A to take to their schools.
Chick-fil-A Supporting Classrooms, Building Futures

Pencils, markers, glue sticks, notebooks, facial tissue, hand sanitizer, paper, folders, and composition books were gifts Chick-fil-A donated to DeSoto County Schools through their “Topple the Truck” program

Thu Sep 05 10:39 AM

PERKS Program Praising Educators for Reaching our Kids in Schools
PERKS: DCS Educator Discounts - UPDATED!

Take a look at our PERKS program to see updated special offers and discounts offered by local businesses.

Fri Aug 30 10:23 AM

Cameron Threatt of Lewisburg High School
DCS’ “Dandy Half-Dozen”

Each year the Memphis Commercial Appeal selects the Dandy Dozen, “a collection of the top 12 college football prospects for the Class of 2020 from the Mid-South as picked by the newspaper.” The Jackson Clarion Ledger also has a Dandy Dozen list of the 12 best football players in Mississippi.

Fri Aug 30 10:07 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

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