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Mr.  Cliff  Johnston
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Principal's Bio



Mr. Cliff Johnston is beginning his 8th year at DeSoto Central High School. Mr. Johnston began his career in August 2000 at Independence High School as a teacher, baseball and football coach.  From 2006 to 2011, he worked at Horn Lake High School as a teacher and football coach.  Mr. Johnston received his Bachelor's degree from Delta State University, and he received his Master's degree in Administration from Arkansas State University.  He is married to Robin Johnston, and they have two sons, Taylor and Jake.
"It's a great day to be a Jaguar"




Mission Statement


Desoto County Schools is dedicated to ensuring world-class academic excellence within a safe learning environment, while providing a variety of exceptional extracurricular programs that foster the physical, social, and emotional growth of all students.