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July 2014

It's a great day to be a Jaguar!


  • Car riders exit their vehicles on the south side of DCHS in the mornings, and car riders enter the building through the gym lobby.  The doors are opened each morning at 7:50.  In the afternoons, all car riders and walkers exit the building through the gym lobby at 3:33. Car riders are picked up on the south side of the building near the student parking lot.
  • DeSoto Central High School has been designated as a Star School by the Mississippi Department of Education.  This is the highest recognition that a school can receive, and it is based upon test scores, student academic growth, and graduation rate.  The Mississippi Department of Education began this accreditation system in 2009, and only 8 high schools (including DeSoto Central High School) have received this honor in 2009, 2010, 2011, and 2012.
  • In order to check-out students, parents must come to the school and check-out their child in person.  If you have attendance questions, you can contact our attendance clerk, Ms. Suzanne Maness, at suzanne.maness@dcsms.org.  Parents can view the board policy regarding attendance at www.desotocountyschools.org.
  • You can follow DeSoto Central High School on Twitter....@dchsjaguars.
  • Everyone is encouraged to visit our school district's website at www.desotocountyschools.org.  By viewing this website, you can get updates regarding board policy changes and school district events.
  • You can follow our counselors through their blog at www.dchscounselors.blogspot.com
  • Adults can purchase an all-sports athletic pass for $100.  The pass will admit one adult to all home regular season athletic events at DeSoto Central High School.  If you are interested in purchasing a pass, contact our athletic director, Matt Wallace, at matthew.wallace@dcsms.org.
  • The graduation ceremony for the Class of 2015 will be held May 23, 2015 at 3:00 p.m. at the Landers Center.



  • Students can pick up their report cards on weekdays 8:00-3:00 in the counselor's office.
  • Students can pick up their 2014-2015 class schedules at DCHS on the following dates: July 31st from 1:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m. and on August 1st from 9:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m.
  • Our Open House will be held from 5:30 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 19.
  • Freshmen, sophomores, and juniors will take school pictures on Tuesday, August 26.
  • If a student attempted to sign-up for a class for the 2014-2015 school year and it was already full, the student can put his/her name on the waiting list in the counselor's office.  As slots become available, our counselors will use the waiting list to fill the available slots.
  • Our juniors met with our Holland Studios representative on April 11 to discuss their upcoming senior pictures.  We use one photographer in order to maintain consistency in our yearbook and on our senior composite.  In order for a senior to be on the composite and in the yearbook, he/she must have his/her pictures made at Holland Studios.
  • If a student did not receive his/her fall SATP scores, the student/parent can contact our school test coordinator, Jessica Morris, at jessica.morris@dcsms.org.

Jaguar Pride!

Cory Uselton 

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