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November 20, 2015

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 ("A" rating) 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 7 high schools (including DeSoto Central High School) have received this honor in 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, and 2014.
  • In order to check-out students, parents or their designee must come to the school and check-out their child in person.  If you have attendance questions, you can contact our attendance clerk, Ms. Pamela Wiliams, at pamela.williams@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 2016 will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, May 22nd at the Landers Center.



  • Students received report cards in homeroom on Wednesday, October 14.
  • Students received progress reports in 2nd block on Wednesday, November 11.
  • Our seniors met with our Graduate Services representative on October 28th, and our seniors received information about senior invitations, caps/gowns, and other senior items.  Seniors had the opportunity to place orders on November 4th.  Our Graduate Services representative will return to our campus again on December 7th, and seniors can place orders at that time.
  • If seniors are interested in applying for the 2016 DeSoto Central Hall of Fame, applications are available in the counselors' office.  Seniors must submit their completed applications to the counselors' office by the deadline of December 11th.
  • Our theatre department will perform "A Christmas Carol" on December 10, 11, and 12 at 7:00 p.m. each night in the PAC.
  • Our basketball teams play tomorrow (Saturday) in the Horn Lake Classic.  The Columbus game (Friday 11/20 at home) has been cancelled.
  • Our soccer teams play today (Friday) and tomorrow (Saturday) in the Tupelo Classic.

Jaguar Pride!

Cory Uselton

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