Teams Unify Students at DeSoto Central Elementary School
DeSoto Central Elementary teams help build camaraderie, positivity, pride and praise as they compete for points throughout the day by displaying positive behavior and academic excellence.
The school has four teams, with each team having third, fourth and fifth grade members as well as every staff member in the school. Students earn points for the "DCES Essential 5's" which include character education traits that bring out the best in every student.
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Lewisburg Elementary School teacher Angela McKinnon was recognized at the Mississippi Board of Education as a finalist for the Presidential Award for Math and Science.” It's always great to see our teachers recognized for their hard work, and it was very exciting to see Ms. McKinnon being honored at the state and national level,” said Supt. Cory Uselton. “Great things are happening in DeSoto County Schools! #TeamDCS.”
This is a video of CHHS teachers telling their students what they really need to hear. Produced by Mustang Tv at Center Hill High School.
DCS Retains “A” Ranking as Test Scores Soar
Principals Duane Case and Jacob Stripling
Principals Duane Case of DeSoto Central Middle School and Jacob Stripling of Center Hill Middle School led the top two middle schools for test results in Mississippi.
Amy Gardner, “Math-A-Thon Coordinator of the Year”
Amy Gardner, center, was named “Math-A-Thon Coordinator of the Year” by St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital for her work at Overpark Elementary School. Overpark has raised more than $145,000 in 10 years for this program. To organize this annual event takes a team effort and Helen Wright, left, has served as co-coordinator at OES. OES Principal Lisa Love, right, has supported their efforts and encouraged her students to participate.
Training For All Special Education Staff
Carla Respess, Paige Patterson and Monika Newson help facilitate the SPED training for DCS.
Ignorance of the law is no excuse. That is a guiding principle that the Special Education Department (SPED) understands and one reason a comprehensive training day was planned for all SPED teachers and staff.