Tuesday, October 06, 2015
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October 6, 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 will receive report cards on October 14th.
  • Students received progress reports on September 9th.
  • Our students will take 9-weeks exams today and tomorrow (October 6th and 7th).  The 2nd and 4th block exams will be given today (Tuesday) during regular class time.  And the 1st and 3rd block exams will be given tomorrow (Wednesday) during regular class time.  Students will attend their 2nd nine-weeks classes on Thursday, October 8th.
  • Our theatre department will perform "Rip Van Winkle" on October 22nd, 23rd, and 24th at 7:00 p.m. each night in the PAC.
  • Our volleyball team plays Thursday at home against Southaven.
  • Our football team plays Thursday at Olive Branch.  Kickoff is 7:00.

Jaguar Pride!

Cory Uselton

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