• Following advice from local healthcare providers, the Prentiss County School District will remain closed through March 27

  • Eat Prentiss Baptist Church is doing sack breakfasts and lunches this week. You can pick up or they can deliver.

  • Attention Parents: If you do not receive the call-out from the school regarding weather, events, etc., please send a note to the office with your child(ren)s name, your name and a current phone number so it can be updated in our call out system.

  • ALL transportation changes MUST be made before 2:00 pm for the safety of your child!

  • Mark your calendars! PreK and K registration for the 2020-2021 school year will be held on April 9.  Items needed for registration include birth certificate, shot record, 2 proofs of residency and nd legal papers if needed.

Happenings on the Hill:

The President’s office has announced you should not gathers in groups of 10 or more.  The quarantine period which was thought to be 12 days, has been changed to 21 days to be safe. We will continue to monitor the situation, evaluate daily and keep you informed.

For up to date information regarding how the Mississippi State Department of Education is reacting to the Coronavirus, please visit here.

Dr. Seuss Week has been celebrated by many grades. Visitors have read to different classrooms.

To help the spread of many diseases, view the poster for recommendations according to the CDC. Poster

Congratulations to 7th grade students, Austin Dodson & Ayden Johnson; 8th grade students Taylor Blythe & Abby Walton. These students have placed 1st and 2nd place respectively at the school level on a math competition. They will travel to Northeast Mississippi Community College on March 6 to compete in the district level math competition.

Congratulations to all of the winners at the Reading Fair! Awesome job Patriots! First place winners need to be preparing for the District Reading Fair will be February 20.

The second set of progress reports for the 3rd 9 weeks are scheduled to be sent home on February 20.  Third nine weeks test will be given before Spring Break on March 4 – 6 and report cards will go home March 19.

There will be no school on Friday, April 10 for Good Friday.

The Hills Chapel walking track has been paved. Plans to beautify the walking track are in the works.  Dirt will have to be moved. Soon, you and your family will be able to use the track at your convenience.  Check back for the opening date of the track.

Don’t be alarmed if you see deputies on campus.  We are pleased to announce the Prentiss County Sherriffs Department and the Prentiss County School District have entered into an agreement that allows deputies to be on every campus each day.  With this agreement comes extra security for staff and students. Great accomplishment!!!!

Congratulations to the following personnel for receiving Reader Choice Awards in the Banner Independent:

  • Marsha Woodruff – Best Middle School Teacher
  • Belinda Stevens – Best School Custodian
  • Cathy Riddle – Best Bus Driver
  • Andrew Brown – Best Coach
  • Debbie Jones – Best School Food Service Employee
  • Robin Stricklen – Best School Secretary.

Research indicates that poor school attendance is a contributing factor to reduced reading proficiency. Students that are absent should submit a parent excuse letter or a doctor’s excuse within two days of returning to school.  A parent letter can be downloaded from the counselor page.

Students can now purchase fresh produce, yogurt, and other healthy snack options in the concession stand during their afternoon break.

Learn how to use Box Tops for Education: Watch this video



Upcoming Events:

3/9-13/20  Spring Break

3/16/20 Baseball @ Marietta

3/16/20 Softball @ HC

3/17/20 Softball @ Wheeler

3/19/10 Baseball @Jumpertown

3/19/20  Report Cards

3/31/20   Talent Show

4/9/20. PK & K Registration

4//10/20  Good Friday

4/30/20  PK EOY Program

5/7/20   Athletic Banquet

5/14/20  Awards Day

5/15/20  K EOY Program






Grading Scale K – 8 (Non-Carnegie Units)

A   93 – 100

B  85 – 92

C  75 – 84

D  70 – 74

F  69 or below

Grading Scale for HS & Carnegie Unit Courses

A   90 -100

B   80 – 89

C   70 – 79

D   65 – 69

F   64 or below

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