Monday, July 13, 2015
Daily Announcements

Summer 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 will receive progress reports on September 9th.
  • Students can pick up their schedules for the 2015-2016 school year in the commons on Wednesday, July 29th from 1:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m., and on Thursday, July 30th from 9:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m.
  • Students have received their Biology I and US History SATP results and MCT2 results from fall 2014 testing.  If a student did not receive his/her Biology I or US History scores, the student/parent can contact our school test coordinator, Jessica Morris, at jessica.morris@dcsms.org.  We will not receive the English II or Algebra I scores from the Mississippi Department of Education until August or September.
  • Our fall open house will be held on Monday, August 17th from 5:30 p.m. until 7:00 p.m.
  • School pictures will be made for freshmen, sophomores, and juniors on Thursday, September 3rd during 1st block.
  • Meet the Jaguars will be held on Monday, August 10th at 6:00 p.m. in the gym.  We will recognize members of the volleyball team, dance team, cheer squad, swim team, cross-country team, and the football team.
  • Our volleyball team plays Friday, August 7th at Hutchison.
  • Our football team plays Jensen Beach (Florida) in Orlando on August 20th.

Jaguar Pride!

Cory Uselton 

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