Kindergarten students are already hard at work using materials purchased through the DCEF's mini-grant funding program. Stephanie Langford, one of the teachers awarded funding stated, " They love the hands-on learning! Collaborative learning and off the worksheet!" Read more about the projects at https://desotoeducationfoundation.com/2015/10/21/2015-16-mini-grants-awarded-to-teachers/
During the month of October and the 1st first week of November, the Graduation Coach at DHS has been meeting with Seniors one-on-one and in groups to assist them with their college application process. "The application process is challenging for all students and being able to work with the students in this manner simplifies the process, " … Continue reading College Application Week at DeSoto County High School
The Consortium of Florida Education Foundations (CFEF) recently awarded the DeSoto County Education Foundation (DCEF) $16,653 in matching funds through the Matching Grant Program enabling them to award $33,306 in mini-grants to teachers. Read more https://desotoeducationfoundation.com/impact/grants/
Coach Richard Bowers has always been about helping kids. Read more about an after-school program where he continues to work with children. Then read about how you can help DCEF continue this and many more projects.
The Florida Department of Education has released some important dates and information for the 2015-16 school year... CHECK IT OUT!! 2015-16 School Information
bPhosChem allotted DeSoto High School $5,000 for the purchase of new science equipment. "These data sensors and processors will help students in all science classes to be actively engaged in their work", said John Bois teacher at DHS. Thank you PhosChem Supply Company!
WHERE? DeSoto County High School / 1710 East Gibson Street WHEN? Saturday, July 25th, 9 a.m. - 12 noon WHY? To help all of our students be ready to start Back to school on August 10th !!
Florida Sales Tax Holiday for Back to School is scheduled for August 7 - 16, 2015 See the following link provided by the Florida Department of Revenue regarding information about the back-to-school sales tax holiday. 2015 Sales Tax Holiday
The Florida Section of SME ( Society of Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration) has awarded 2015 DHS graduate Jonathan Brown with a $1,000 scholarship through the DeSoto Education Foundation. Jonathan was selected because of his practical knowledge of issues facing the economy of Florida, as well as his working knowledge of issues facing the Florida agricultural industry. SME awards scholarships … Continue reading Florida Section SME Awards Scholarship to DHS graduate
Thursday, June 18, 2016, the Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN)program held the annual Graduation Ceremony at the Family Service Center Annex. The LPN Program has been one of the many Workforce Education programs since 1983 and offers local residents an opportunity to attend training without traveling out-of-county. The DeSoto County Education Foundation is proud to sponsor one of … Continue reading Practical Nursing Scholarship awarded