PRCC Dual Enrollment

Rising Juniors & Seniors can take dual enrollment classes over the summer or throughout the school year. Students must have 3.0 and an ACT score. Check out the links below for more information.

Here's the link to take you to the PRCC dual enrollment homepage.

And, here's the link with the course options.

2019 Congressional Art Competition, Deadline 4/24

Please see the letter below regarding the 2019 Congressional Art Competition if you are interested.

Dear Counselors and Art Teachers,
I am pleased to announce the 2019 Congressional Art Competition for high school students, grades 9 – 12.  This competition affords students the opportunity to share their creative talents with the community and the country.  The winning entry from each Congressional district will be displayed for one year in the United States Capitol. The overall winner will have the opportunity to attend the Congressional Art Competition Forum in Washington, DC, in June with Southwest Airlines providing airfare for the winner and one parent or guardian.
This year’s art competition will be judged by a panel of established artists and art teachers from around the 4th Congressional District.  Also, we are establishing a theme of “Mississippi, the Beautiful.”  Each student should use this theme to express what he or she sees as part of the beauty of our great state. 
Two ways…

PLE Field Day - Senior Volunteers Needed

Poplarville Lower Elementary is looking for PHS Seniors to volunteer at their field day! PLE Field Day is on Friday, April 26th.

Seniors with a C average or better in all classes are eligible to volunteer. Students will be excused from school if they are volunteering. PLE will have a sign in and out sheet to verify time.

A copy of the permission form is linked here or you can get one in the front office. Permission forms are due to the PHS front office by April 24th.

Students can not volunteer without a returned permission forms. Students will be responsible for their own transportation.

USM Orientation Info


Freshman Orientation is quickly approaching, and spots are filling up fast! One session has already closed, so students need to register now!

In preparation for their college experience, this event is a time to help students begin their transition to life at Southern Miss. They will not only learn about student life but also have the chance to create a class schedule and meet new friends! Freshman Orientation is a required overnight experience, and space is limited. The deadline to register is May 1, so be sure to remind students to secure a spothere! Orientation on May 30-31 is already full, but they can choose from one of the remaining events:

- May 30-31 (FULL)
- June 10-11
- June 17-18
- June 20-21
- July 15-16

If you or your students have questions or concerns about Freshman Orientation, please contact the Office of Orientation and Transition Programs at 601.266.4950 or at

We also want to share a few other important reminders.
- Housing: The fall 2019 housing appli…

William Carey ACT Workshop

William Carey University will hold its sixth annual ACT Prep Camp for rising Junior and Senior high school students this summer.  We are now accepting applications.  Download your application and obtain details by visiting us at .  The deadline to apply has been extended to April 10, 2019 and all applications must be hand delivered or postmarked by that date.  For more information, contact Tina Bond at 601-318-6091 or
Check out the link below for more information.

Pascagoula River Audubon Center Summer Internship Opportunity

The application for the Pascagoula River Audubon Center Summer Intern is now online.  Students interested in applying must complete this application and submit it to headquarters.  This is in addition to the essay they will write and submit to me online.
Position SummaryPascagoula River Audubon Center, located in Moss Point, MS, works to improve the area for birds and people.Popular programs at the center work to engage students and adults in conservation education and projects, through academic environmental education, community engagement, and stewardship.The programs are nature-based, hands-on experiences that provide: Education in an outdoor setting and that correlate with academic curriculum standards;Education, engagement, and stewardship opportunities that intentionally guide participants to contribute to conservation outcomes of Audubon’s Coastal conservation planEducation, engagement, and stewardship opportunities that align with Pascagoula River Basin and Marsh Restoration go…
Are you a high school senior who is enrolling at The University of Southern Mississippi for the fall 2019 semester? We are offering a limited number of freshmen students the chance to join one of four communities in fall 2019. These communities – Academic Connections to Enhance Success (ACES) – give students the chance to:Live with fellow freshmen with similar interests and backgroundsTake a set of three classes together with these same students Gain skills in time management, study skills, and other important areas Benefit from additional mentoring from faculty and staff For fall 2019, we are now taking applications for these four ACES living-learning communities: Nursing/Health Sciences: Students who are interested in pursuing a nursing degreeUndeclared/Exploratory Studies: Students who have not declared a majorBiology: Students planning on majoring in a field in biologyGen 1: Students who will be the first in their family to earn a four-year degree Visit our website to learn more and…