Tiny Farmer Wins State Award
DeSoto County Schools’ Hadleigh Williams grew a cabbage, a really big cabbage, weighing 13.8 pounds. She got her plant through the Bonnie Plants Third Grade Cabbage Program, and entered it in their national competition.
DeSoto Central High Senior Scores Perfect 36 on ACT
Patrick Nelsen is one of the top students in DeSoto Central High School’s Class of 2017, a very smart class with seven National Merit semi-finalists.
His most recent accomplishment is scoring a perfect “36” on the ACT.
DCS Board is Honored at MSBA Conference
Pictured with Supt. Cory Uselton, are, from left, Shelia Riley, Sarah Doss- Thomas, Ann Jolley, Stephen Dodd, and Milton Nichols.
The DeSoto County School Board racked up awards at the Mississippi School Board Association’s Fall Leadership Conference for their efforts to refine their school governance skills above and beyond state-mandated training during the 2015-2016 school year.
They received the Diploma Circle Honor Award for earning 271 hours of training, the most of any school system in Mississippi. All five board members also were recognized for individual awards in the “Distinguished Circle” Awards. All DCS Board Members earned 42 or more hours of MSBA-approved training hours during the 2015-16 year.
Olive Branch High Hosts Community Luncheon
Olive Branch High School believes in thanking community partners who work to enhance the educational and athletic opportunities for OBHS students.
Celebrating Reading at Hernando Hills Elementary School
Mrs. Talbot's Class
Amelia Bedelia, Oliver Twist, The Cat in the Hat, Junie B. Jones and Snow White marched through the halls of Hernando Hills Elementary School
Olive Branch Elementary Library Dedicated
to Humble Servant, Respected Educator
Present day faculty and staff, former teachers, family and friends gathered at Olive Branch Elementary School to dedicate the library to the late R. Lemoyne Brigance who died in May of this year.
Lemoyne Brigance was the principal of Olive Branch Elementary School from 1970 to 1998.