Last year, during our 2019-2020 school year, the National Institute for Excellence in Teaching (NIET) presented the District Award of Excellence for Educator Effectiveness to DeSoto Parish Schools. We were excited to see the story that NIET recently published, highlighting last year’s video. Please visit https://www.niet.org/newsroom/show/video/niet-district-award-of-excellence-for-educator-effectiveness-desoto-parish-schools-louisiana to read the release and see the video filmed during the 2019-20 school year. #DeSotoStrong
We look forward to seeing our K-5th Grade students who have been in the Hybrid-A/B Learning Option in the classroom Mon-Thur beginning tomorrow, Aug 17. Fri will remain virtual learning. Again, this is for K-5th that are currently in the Hybrid-A/B Learning Option.
Just a reminder, Superintendent Corley will host another Google Meet tonight at 6:00 PM. District staff will be on the Meet to answer questions you may have in the chat. Join at https://meet.google.com/wfn-itsd-kcv
Students in Middle School & High School will return to campus 4 days per week when the state moves to Phase III. Due to bus capacity and group size restrictions during Phase II, bringing middle & high school students back 4 days per week is not possible. #DeSotoStrong
Virtual Students at all grade levels will continue their current schedule Monday-Friday. Only those students in K-5th grade that are on A/B schedule will return to school 4 days a week, Monday-Thursday, beginning Monday, August 17. Students may switch from Virtual Only into the Hybrid Learning schedule at the end of the 9 week period.
Beginning Monday, August 17th, K-5th Grade Students that are on the Hybrid (A/B) model will report to school 4 days per week, Monday-Thursday. Friday’s will remain virtual only learning days. Our PreK students will attend 5 days a week. Transportation will be provided Monday-Thursday. Parents of Pre-K students will provide transportation on Fridays while all other students are on a 4 day per week schedule.
Today, August 9, we celebrate #NationalBookLoversDay. This is a day you are encouraged to find your favorite reading place, a good book and read the day away! Share your favorite book in your comments. #DeSotoStrong
It's been a great week for us in DeSoto Parish. Enjoy your weekend, and remember...together, we are #DeSotoStrong!
Chromebook Password Information-The student password is the Student ID Number. If the Student ID begins with a 0, then drop the zero. Example: 01234567 the password would be 1234567.
Tonight, we will host another Google Meet Session with Superintendent Corley and other District Staff. We will spend time answering your questions you may have as we start the new school year. Join us at our next Google Meet. https://meet.google.com/vzy-awbo-cxy
Whether you are attending class on the A/B schedule, or 100% Virtual, teachers will be ready for students tomorrow! #DeSotoStrong
Transportation is working diligently to ensure a smooth start for all of our students. We are pleased to be transporting your children to & from school this year. If your students will be riding the bus & you have not been contacted by a Bus Operator please call 318.872.2798.
DeSoto Parish Families, be sure to join Superintendent @ClayCorley for the first in a series of Google Meets this week for Q&A and discussion on DeSoto's Strong Start Plan. Tonight's Google Meet is at 7:00 PM. Please join at meet.google.com/akq-xqtf-sja
Administrators and Teachers are in full swing for TSI (TAP Summer Institute) Day 1. A little different than the past with it being electronic, but they are hard at it! #DeSotoStrong
Just a reminder to all parents and students-All school supplies will be purchased by the district. Students will only need to provide uniforms and bookbags if desired.
Logansport Parent/Students-It appears the lines are short right now, July 29, 11:15 AM, if you have not picked up your Chromebooks.
For those Mansfield Parents/Students who have not picked up chromebooks, at 10:45 AM, July 29, there was not a line! So, if you have not picked, now may be a great time to do so!
Reminder-Chromebook Deployment is taking place this week for ALL students, Monday-Thursday, July 27-30. Please visit https://www.desotopsb.com/page/90939 for additional information. #DeSotoStrong
Reminder...today we celebrate the Griffin Class of 2020. Follow the live streaming from our Facebook page beginning at 7:00 PM.