Water Valley Junior HIgh students enjoyed the afternoon with "Trunk or Treating" as area businesses and organizations provided their treats. Thank you to everyone who participated!
DES held a door decorating contest in celebration of Red Ribbon week and these are the winners! The teachers were awarded prizes including the coveted "wear jeans for a week." Ms Kelly -1st place Mrs. Clark -2nd place Mrs. Tedford - 3rd place Mrs. Briscoe - Honorable Mention Mrs. Horner -Honorable Mention
WVHS junior John McMinn spoke to the Rotary Club on behalf of the Water Valley High School FFA today. Future Farmers of America is a premier youth organization preparing the members for leadership and careers in the science, business and technology of agriculture.
DES lunch menu change for Wednesday, November 1, 2023 Pizza Green beans French fries Chilled fruit Milk
Playoff game Friday, November 3, 2023
The DES library had a pumpkin character contest. Winners are : 1st place Ms. Avent’s class There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Bat 2nd place Mrs. Ford’s class Room on the Broom 3rd place Mrs. Ashmore’s class Charlotte’s Web
Mrs. Jacks’s students learned about the properties of matter by observing reactions of different liquids on unknown substances to determine which substance was sugar.
Science night at DES was a huge success! Parent and Family Engagement Coordinator Mrs. Keel states, "We would like to thank everyone that donated candy and time to help make our Science Night such a big success!! Thank you to all of the families and community members that came out to visit with us!! We can’t wait to see you in December for our Polar Express!!!
The PTO treated the faculty and staff of DES with a popcorn bar this past Friday. Thanks to the PTO for your continued support of DES!
Ms. Carwile's first period class had the highest attendance last week. They get the trophy for the week, a donut party, and Ms. Carwile gets to wear jeans for the week.
Ms. Avent's class enjoyed creating their class pumpkin for the upcoming "Book Character Pumpkin Contest."
DES is socking it to drugs during Red Ribbon week!
Congratulations to our Blue Devils!!
Water Valley High School students who were on the principal's honor roll for the first night weeks and their parents were honored with a breakfast and ceremony this morning. The Water Valley Area Chamber of Commerce sponsored the event. Coaches Richard Russo and Chris Yancy gave an encouraging yet challenging address to the audience. Congratulations to each of the students! We are very proud of your success.
Coach Bratton's first period class had the highest attendance last week. They get the trophy for the week, a donut party, and Coach Bratton gets to wear jeans for the week.
DES puts a CAP on drugs!
In 8th grade science students delved in Charles Darwin's research on finches, exploring concepts such as natural selection and adaptation. During the hands-on experiment ,"Battle of the Beaks" our young scientists discovered how variations in beak shape and size can impact an organism's ability to survive and thrive in its environment.
Paper's Fall Focus Challenge for grades 3-8
DES wears RED to pledge against drugs!