Attention Griffins! Tomorrow is picture day! Please read below for information on ordering pictures and when virtual students will be taking pictures! Pictures can be ordered ahead of time by going to mylifetouch.com and using the Picture Day ID code (in picture attached). If not ordering online, please send money in the picture day envelope along with your order. Students may wear regular clothes to school. All students will be photographed for the yearbook. **Virtual students will be photographed between 8:00-10:00am. Please check in through the school office.
REMINDER: There will be no face-to-face instruction for students Thursday or Friday. Students will participate in remote learning only. Due to the likelihood of power outages in the area during the storm, no “new” learning will be introduced. Students should use this time to catch up on missing assignments and study for upcoming tests. Stay safe! #DeSotoStrong
Good evening! As the potential for severe weather approaches, students will not report to campus on Thursday. All students will participate in virtual learning Thursday and Friday. No new learning is expected from students on Thursday; however, they may use this time to complete prior assignments as needed. Students will resume virtual learning on Friday as normal.
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Desoto Parish Transportation Department is excited to continue the use of the Parent Portal Lite App, Edulog, and are grateful for your patience as we begin the process for this school year. The Edulog App start date will be Tuesday, August 25, 2020. Students should come home with parent information that details the step by step instructions. We feel this app will continue to be a great asset to the Transportation Department, students, and parents of Desoto Parish. If you have any questions please do not hesitate to call the Transportation Department (318) 872-2798.
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.
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.
Greetings Griffins! We would like to let you all know that we are encouraging students to bring a water bottle to class this year! Water fountains will not be in use due to Covid-19 precautions.
Hey Griffins, we are so excited to receive students tomorrow! Just a reminder that tomorrow, August 5th, is an "A" day, so the students labeled "Red" will be coming to school tomorrow, and the "B" or "Blue" group will have a virtual day for day one and will be coming to school in-person Thursday August 6th for the first time. Then Friday is all virtual! Looking forward to a great year! #LEADlikeaGriffin
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
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.
Don't forget to join Superintendent Corley on his first of a series of Google Meets this week to discuss the district's Strong Start Plan. Tonight's Google Meet will begin at 7:00 PM. We want to hear from you and address any concerns/questions you may have. #DeSotoStrong
Greetings Griffins! Please join NDUE this Sunday for our Virtual Open House on Sunday, August 2nd. Safety Protocols and instructional information will be shared. Questions are encouraged in a chat box format. Grade level specific links to join will be sent to your phone this evening.
Good evening Griffins! The first day of school is fast approaching. Below is our morning and afternoon student drop off information. All students that are not riding the bus must be dropped off and picked up by car. ***Parking and walking your student to the door is not allowed until further notice.*** Morning drop-off begins at 7:20. Students will be tardy at 7:55 am. Afternoon pick-up begins at 3:05. We look forward to seeing our Griffins next week!
Come join our team! Please visit https://www.desotopsb.com/page/teach-desoto for current openings. #DeSotoStrong
Please read below for information pertaining to face coverings for the upcoming school year: Face coverings on campus should not promote any social, religious, business, or political movements and/or companies. Face coverings should not include profanity, obscenity, or the promotion of illegal activity and/or violence. Likewise, any article of clothing with a picture or graphic may not be obscene or promote any illegal activity or violence. Bandanas are not allowed. We look forward to seeing our Griffins back on campus in a few weeks! #LEADlikeaGriffin
Due to a schedule change, it's not too late to receive your COVID-19 test. We are proud to partner with the DeSoto Parish Sheriff's Office by offering our campuses for testing. #DeSotoServes https://www.facebook.com/desoto.dept/photos/a.403369326389347/3188431364549782/?type=3&theater
Another busy day on Google Meet with School and District Administration! Our Principals and Assistant Principals are #DeSotoStrong!