Articles Poplarville High School

The Poplarville High School serves students grades 9th through 12th. The campus is located at #1 Hornet Drive, Poplarville MS 39470. You can reach PHS at (voice) (601) 795 8424 or (fax) (601) 795-1345.

Principal: Jonanthan Will
Assistant Principal: Timmy Story
 

Girl's Head Basketball Coach Announcement

The Poplarville Special Municipal Separate School District is now taking applications for the position of Head Girls Basketball Coach with Social Studies or PE certification. Online applications are due no later than June 5, 2017.  Applications may be completed atwww.poplarvilleschools.org.  For more information contact Jonathan Ray (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.). 
 
 
 

Boy's Head Basketball Coach Announcement

The Poplarville Special Municipal Separate School District is now taking applications for the position of Head Boys Basketball Coach with PE or Social Studies certification. Online applications are due no later than June 5, 2017.  Applications may be completed atwww.poplarvilleschools.org.  For more information contact Jonathan Ray (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).
 
 
 

Barber Selected for 2017 MHSAA All Star Tennis Team

Kaitlyn Barber has been selected for the 2017 MHSAA All Star Tennis Team.
Kaitlyn has been an outstanding leader and role model for the PHS tennis team for the last 4 years. She is a dedicated and hard working player who constantly works to improve. Kaitlyn has been an excellent representative for Poplarville High School and always receives praise and compliments from opposing players and coaches on her friendly disposition and great sportsmanship. She had a record of 8 wins -1 loss this year losing only to Pass Christian. The All Star Tennis Match will be held on June 15th at Parham Bridges Tennis Center in Jackson, MS
 
 
 

Class 4A Tennis All Stars Selection

Kaitlyn Barber has been selected for the 2017 Misshsaa All Star Tennis Team.
Kaitlyn has been an outstanding leader and role model for the PHS tennis team for the last 4 years. She is a dedicated and hard working player who constantly works to improve. Kaitlyn has been an excellent representative for Poplarville High School and always receives praise and compliments from opposing players and coaches on her friendly disposition and great sportsmanship. She had a record of 8 wins -1 loss this year losing only to Pass Christian. The All Star Tennis Match will be held on June 15th at Parham Bridges Tennis Center in Jackson, MS

PHS Announces 2017 Hall of Fame

 
Poplarville High School is pleased to announce the 2017 Hall of Fame members.  To be a candidate for the Hall of Fame, a senior must be in the top 25% of their class and submit the appropriate paperwork.  A panel of seven teachers, selected by the senior Student Council members, then rank the students based on overall academic, extracurricular, and community activities.  
 
The members of the 2017 Hall of Fame include Mallory Smith, Logan Whipple, Kaitlyn Barber, Rachel Harris, Zach Rice, Kayla Hughes, and Camden Ray.
 
 
 

Seniors 2017 Reminders

PHS held a senior meeting on Monday, May 8, 2017, in the cafeteria. A few of the reminders that seniors were given included times and dates for upcoming festivities. Seniors were informed that they cannot be exempt if they owe any fees and fines. The last day for exempt seniors is Wednesday, May 10th, so if seniors pay their balance before the end of the day, they will still be eligible to be exempt. Seniors who do not pay their fees by the end of the day Tuesday, May 16, will not be able to walk at graduation. A list of seniors owing fines is posted on campus. 
 
May 16th will be a busy day for our seniors - Senior Breakfast will begin at 8:00 in the PHS cafeteria, graduation practice will follow at 9:30 at PRCC and then students will return to PHS to pick up their caps and gowns. The PHS Awards program will be at 7:00 at the PRCC Marvin White Coliseum on Tuesday, May 16th as well. Seniors will have the option to take and purchase individual pictures starting at 5:00 and group pictures will begin at 6:00 for CTE and IHL completers. Seniors need to be in dress code and lined up by 6:30. Seniors should wear their gown over their clothes for the awards program.
 
Graduation will be on Thursday, May 18th starting at 7:00. The doors to the Marvin White Coliseum will open at 6:00. Seniors need to be in dress code and lined up by 6:15. Information about dress code was explained in the meeting. Additional details about dress code can be found in the senior letter that mailed home in April and emailed to all seniors. Seniors should wear their cap and gown over their clothes for graduation. At the conclusion of the ceremony, seniors will need to see their homeroom teacher to get their diploma. 
 
 
 

2017 PHS Who’s Who Results

MR & MISS PHS

Richard Patton & Sydni Crain

 

MOST BEAUTIFUL & MOST HANDSOME

Merisa Myrick

Ethan McIntyre

 

BEAUTIES

Samantha Shields

Halee Angelette

Holli Ard

Gabrielle Lewis

Gabrielle Benefield

Payton Hartfield

 

BEAUS

Parker Wells

Nicholas Kirschbaum

Mason Nodurft

Peyton Graham

Canaan Ray

Blaise Breerwood

 

CLASS FAVORITES

Seniors:

Hunter Callahan & Joelle Knezevich

 

Juniors:

Kayla Peters & Austin Bolton

 

Sophomores:

Zakia Jordan & Ross Barnett

 

Freshmen:

Star Newsom & Jordan Bolton

PHS Ladies' Track Qualify for State Championship

The Poplarville High School Ladies Track Team traveled to McComb, MS on Saturday, April 29th to compete in the Class 4A South State Track Meet.

The Relay Team (Mallory Smith, Mollie Brown, Evelyn Kimball, Angela Angulo) placed 2nd in the 4x800 Meter Relay with a time of 11:10.

Janelle Johnson placed 2nd in the 1600 Meter Run and 3rd in the 3200 Meter Run.

Zanaisha Turner placed 2nd in Triple Jump.

Monica Raine placed 2nd in Shot Put.

All of the participants qualified for state.  They will compete at the MHSAA 4A Track and Field State Championship this Saturday, May 6th at Pearl High School.

 

 

 

Smith makes History...AGAIN!

Poplarville High School senior, Turan Smith, is the 2017 Class 4A Powerlifting State Champion for the second year in a row!  He brought home the 2016 title last April for the first time in school history.

The Hornet Powerlifting team sent 2 competitors to Jackson, MS on Friday, April 14th for the MHSAA State Powerlifting Championships.  

Turan came in 1st place in the 132 pound weight class.  Roosevelt Rain finished 4th in the 220 pound weight class with his personal best deadlift of 550 pounds.

We are extremely proud of our Hornets!!


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PHS Students Volunteer

The Poplarville High School Cat Pack and TSA, Technical Student Association Members volunteered at the bi-annual Pearl River County SPCA Shot Clinic and Craft Fair on Saturday, April 29, 2017.  The students assisted the pet owners with their paperwork and pets.  The students who volunteered at the clinic are:  Jade M., Ashley J., Lindsey P., Sadie K., Kayla H., Daniel k., and Josh D.  Ms. Shawn Betbeze is pictured with her puppy and several of the student volunteers.

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Writing Club Junior Wins Honor at Ole Miss

On April 20, 2017, PHS junior Zachary Couvillion attended an invitation-only reception at the University of Mississippi to receive recognition for his placement in the Ole Miss 2017 Writing Competition: Celebration of Imagination.  From more than five-hundred entries throughout the state, Zachary placed second in the contemporary poetry category with his free verse poem "Imagination." In addition to the second place award, Zachary was also honored with a fellowship for his choice of writing camps offered during the summer at Ole Miss.  Congratulations, Zachary!