Freshmen and New Student Orientation 2020

Dear Parents, Students, and Families,

Welcome to the DCHS Freshmen and New Student Orientation Page. Due to COVID-19, our in-person, Ambassador-led orientation has been cancelled. However, we have provided all of the information below that will help you get acquainted  with DCHS. Welcome Home! We look forward to seeing you in August. 


- It's a great day to be a Jaguar -


More information about our principals can be found under the general info menu option.

Cliff Johnston

9th Grade Principal
Timothy Chrestman

10th Grade Principal
Brandy Carter

11th Grade Principal
Rick Townsend

12th Grade Principal
Monifa Johnson

Important Informational Links

Click on the links below for more information

Counselor Information 
Counselor and Remind Info:

Freshman:  Lauren Springer
@dcfresh21 to 81010 

Sophomore:  Blakely Dendy

@dcsoph1 to 81010

Junior:  Meghan Vaughan

@kkfke to 81010

Senior:  Adrian McNeil

@dcsen212 to 81010

For more information, visit the Counselors Page by clicking here.

Counselor Welcome

PTO Information


The DeSoto Central High School Parent Teacher Organization (“DCHS PTO”) loves our teachers, staff and students and wants to make sure they feel appreciated and have the supplies they need to make our students’ school year the best it can be.


The are opportunities to participate that include:

  • Assist with Coordinating Meals
  • Serve on a Committee/Board
  • Other opportunities


All donations are appreciated.
Please click here for more information.



State Test Requirements and Information

April Taylor, State Test Coordinator

9th Grade State Tests
Biology & Algebra 1

10th Grade State Tests
English 10

11th Grade State Tests
US History

12th Grade State Tests

ACT is recommended during 10th Grade and beyond. 


Advice from Ambassadors

DCHS Class of 2020 Ambassadors were asked, "What is your greatest piece of advice you would share with new students?"

Leah Emmich

Kristian Jones

Raegan Stafford