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DeSoto County Schools - Katherine Nelson, Director
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Communications Dept Apr 15
Thank you Chick-fil-A for providing DeSoto County Schools' Central Services staff with lunch to celebrate the opening of your newest store on Getwell Road, Southaven.
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Communications Dept Apr 12
Lexie Graves, Kristen Bearden and Sarah Scott Craig, juniors at Hernando High, were ready for their "Light It Up Blue" campaign to raise awareness about autism.
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Communications Dept Apr 12
Teachers joined in the "Light It Up Blue" celebration at Hernando High, including Lee Boyette, Nanette Stark, and Lele Miller.
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Communications Dept Apr 12
Light It Up Blue at Hernando High--Students and teachers raise awareness about autism every year. A heartfelt message throughout the school said, "We all may be different, but in this school we swim together."
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Communications Dept Apr 12
There was a herd of very cute elephants at Hernando Hills Elementary School. There were also monkeys, snakes, wolves and flowers. Second grade students at Hernando Hills were stars in Disney's Jungle Book. Last performance is tonight at 6 p.m. No tickets required.
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Communications Dept Apr 11
Center Hill High School's Basketball Team was recognized by the DeSoto County Board of Education for winning the Mississippi High School Activities Association's 5A State Title. Their Coach is Newton Mealer.
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Tina Streeter Apr 11
tonight and tomorrow night! Donations accepted at the door. for more info!
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Communications Dept Apr 10
New American flags are flying at DeSoto County Schools. Sandy Brent, a DAR representative with the Felix LaBauve Chapter, presented 10 large flags to Rob Chase, DCS' Chief Operating Officer. .
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Easley Baseball Club Apr 5
⁦⁦⁩ ⁦⁩ is the MSPreps Athlete of the Week.
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Communications Dept Apr 5
8th Grade Winners! Hernando Middle School earned the #1 spot in DCS’ 8th Grade Knowledge Bowl. From l to r, Coach Brian Avant; Team members: Quincy Silva, Graham Williams, Alexandra Trigg, and Maryn Ludwig; Coach Catherene James, and Hernando Alderman Mike McClendon.
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Communications Dept Apr 3
Olive Branch Middle School--(Team A) walked away as the 6th Grade 1st Place Team from the DCS' District Knowledge Bowl Competition. The winners include: Teacher- Allyson Brigance, Evan Brown, Caleb Trainer, Tyrique Newby, Tiffany King, and Ethan McDurmon.
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Communications Dept Apr 3
Pleasant Hill Elementary School-Team A won 1st place at the 5th Grade DCS District Knowledge Bowl Competition. Sponsors are Helene Weigel and Anne Cagle. Team members are: William Jones V, Nazizala Farr, Rowan Giamportone, Harlee Hurst, and Hunter Baggett.
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Communications Dept Apr 2
DeSoto County Schools hosts a District Knowledge Bowl. 4th Grade 1st place winner is Oak Grove Central Elementary School. The team is comprised of Gavin Vincent, Emma Lenihan, Kyle Kicker, Brooke Gilbert and Louis Harrell. Sponsor is Traci Greg.
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Communications Dept Mar 28
Watch the "Cool Kid" segment on ABC 24 this weekend.. Morning anchor John Paul features a group of students at Southaven High School who have sponsored a prom dress drive for girls who may not can afford them.
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Communications Dept Mar 27
At Southaven High, Student Ambassadors have been collecting prom dresses for students who need them. Lola B Boutique donated 50 dresses, and students have donated from their own closets. Their goal is to create a wonderful prom experience for all.
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Communications Dept Mar 27
Two handsome young students, Jordan and Bevan Alexander, led the pledge at the DeSoto County Schools' Board of Education meeting. Their parents are Van and Kim Alexander.
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Communications Dept Mar 22
ABC 24 featured two "Cool Kids" at Olive Branch High School--Endya Buford and DJ Jefferies--Gatorade Players of the Year for Mississippi.
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Communications Dept Mar 22
History is alive and well at Oak Grove Central Elementary at their Wax Museum. Students dressed like their favorite American history figure and "came to life" when touched on thier thumb to tell their story.
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Communications Dept Mar 21
Kacy Carson, Center Hill Middle School, won 3rd place in the Upper District Reading Fair in Oxford in Environmental Science, a $500 scholarship to the summer classes at Ole Miss, and a special award from KIWI Stockholm Junior Water Association.
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Communications Dept Mar 20
Two Olive Branch High students have been named Mississippi Gatorade Basketball Players of the Year--Endya Buford and DJ Jeffries. Watch ABC 24 Friday morning when Anchor John Paul interviews them for his "Cool Kid" segment.
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