The Pony Express

Center Hill students, staff not immune to flu epidemic

Emily Merz, Staff Writer

February 14, 2019

Like the rest of the state and much of the nation, sounds of coughs and sneezes are echoing through the halls of Center Hill High School as the flu epidemic takes its toll on students and teachers. The Centers for Disease...

Teachers take the W in annual faculty-student basketball game

Nada Herzallah, Business Manager

January 28, 2019

Teachers help students in the classroom but took no prisoners on the court Jan. 25 during the annual faculty-student basketball game at The Hill. “It was really fun and exciting,” said drama teacher Jensen Jacquet, who...

Students learn about legislative process in Youth and Government Club

Emily Merz, Staff Writer

December 11, 2018

Arming teachers, outlawing gay conversion camps, and requiring all American adults to own a colony of bees. These are just some of the many topics Youth and Government Club members debated on their trip to the state capital. The...

Earlier this month, Center Hill High School defeated Lausanne Collegiate School of Memphis in the WREG Knowledge Bowl.

Trivial Pursuit

December 11, 2018

DCS schools will have 2-hour delay today

Staff reports, The Pony Express

November 15, 2018

From DeSoto County Schools: DeSoto County Schools will have a 2-hour delayed start this morning (Thursday, November 15th). Buses will pick up students on their routes two hours later than normal, and school start times will be...

BREAKING: DCS will release 2 hours early today due to inclement weather

Staff reports, The Pony Express

November 14, 2018

From DeSoto County Schools: Due to the uncertainty of this afternoon's weather, DeSoto County Schools will have a 2-hour early release today (Wednesday, November 14th). For example, a school that normally dismisses at 2:30 will...

Fresh faces join the Mustang family this year

Nadia Sumlar, Co-editor

October 30, 2018

New teachers are always welcome at the home of the Mustangs. Sean Barker, Jensen Jacquet and Victoria Moore are among more than a dozen new teachers who have recently joined the Mustang family. “I chose to teach at CHHS because...

Making the grade: CHHS, DeSoto County Schools again earn ‘A’ rankings

Emily Merz, Staff Writer

October 16, 2018

Desoto County Schools has again been named an “A” school district by the Mississippi Department of Education. Under the current accountability model, DCS is one of nine school districts to earn the highest ranking for three...