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DeSoto County Schools makes evey effort to provide the most current, up-to-date information about our schools on our main DeSoto County Schools website and here on the DCS News website.  After having visited our websites, if you still have questions or need additional information please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

For questions related to a specific school, please use the School Finder link on the top menu.  The School Finder provides links to each school's website as well as phone numbers and a map with driving directions and a Bus Stop Finder.

Below are a few Quick Access links to some DCS Departments and Personnel at the County Office.  For a complete list of County Departmernts and Personnel, visit the DeSoto County Schools main website.

Mrs. Katherine Nelson  -  Director of Communications
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Frequently Asked Questions

Question 1 - What are the driving directions to my school?
Answer -  Click on the SCHOOL MAP (Interactive) link on the left, find your school in the left panel and click on it  OR  find the school logo over the map on the right and click on it.  Then click on DIRECTIONS in the popup window.  Now in the left panel at the TOP in the window next to the Green A enter your Street Address, Zip Code and Click the GET DIRECTIONS button.

Question 2 - Where is the bus stop for my child?
Answer -  Use the Bus Stop Finder.
  Click the link in the left panel to go to the Bus Stop Finder page then ENTER your complete home STREET addresss and ZIp CODE.  Now click the SEARCH button.  Click on the MY BUS STOPS tab to see a list of the schools.  Local school information and current weather is also available from this page.


Question 3 - What school zone do I live in and Which school will my children attend?
Answer -  Use the Bus Stop Finder.  Click the link in the left panel to go to the Bus Stop Finder page then ENTER your complete home STREET addresss and ZIp CODE.  Now click the SEARCH button.  Click on the MY SCHOOLS tab to see a list of the schools available for your area.  Bus stop information and current weather is available from this page.

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Calendar 2016-17

August 1st
Teachers’ 1st Day

August 3rd
Students’ 1st Day

September 5th
Labor Day Holiday

October 10th
Columbus Day Holiday

November 8th
Professional Development
(Student Holiday)

November 21st-25th
Thanksgiving Holidays

December 19th- January 2nd
Christmas Holidays

January 3rd
Teachers and Students Return

January 16th
King/Lee Holiday

February 17th
Professional Development
(Student Holiday)

February 20th
Washington’s Birthday Holiday

March 13th-17th
Spring Break

April 14th
Good Friday Holiday

April 17
Easter Holiday

May 22nd
Students’ Last Day

May 25th
Teachers’ Last Day

May 29th
Memorial Day Holiday

December 19, February 17, February 20, April 17, May 23 and May 24 are scheduled makeup days. State law requires student schedule of 180 days. Subject to change due to emergency conditions.

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DCSeNews New Teacher Orientation - Thursday, July 28 #TeamDCS

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PHES3rdgrade A big shout out to our friend Emily Moore @ Hernando Hills Elementary! We love our bookshelves! You rock! #TeamDCS pic.twitter.com/tH9pQTDV7S

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jessica_percy Sweet opportunity 4 our girls to feed the Sheriff's Dept. Love teaching them to invest in their community! #TeamDCS pic.twitter.com/zzbNyxUPlT

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TinaStreeter2 Want to help your child in math but don't know how? CLICK HERE! bit.ly/2a4Fyrl #TeamDCS #MSMath pic.twitter.com/6Sg8lnVyck

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DCSFedPrograms
DCSFedPrograms Thankful for this team getting CCC materials sorted and organized for our schools! #summerteamwork #TeamDCS pic.twitter.com/icQc0uwZMk

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TweetDCS_DCES Students, come check out a book at the DCES library tomorrow from 8:30-12:00! #teamDCS #read pic.twitter.com/24yoUkFOAe

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CareerTechWest
CareerTechWest Teen Tech Camp 2016: DeSoto County Teens created video games, apps, 3D printing & programed robots! #TeamDCS pic.twitter.com/80Xk1I402M

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CareerTechWest
CareerTechWest Another upcoming, amazing opportunity for DeSoto County Teens! Teen FBI Academy. Deadline to apply 9/26/16! #TeamDCS pic.twitter.com/aB6MgzMAL2

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ajonesjags
ajonesjags Jags, schedule pickups are Thursday from 1:00-3:00 and Friday from 9:00-11:00. #TeamDCS #gettingclose #cantwait

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OB_MCJROTC The obstacle course, a series of logs, poles and ropes for the cadets to negotiate. #TeamDCS pic.twitter.com/dXrkbB2fyv

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