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 (vocie) (601) 795 8424 or (fax) (601) 795-1345.

Principal: Jonanthan Will
Assistant Principal: Timmy Story

Tennis News 03/26

The PHS tennis team had a successful outing against Lumberton. Winning for the Hornets were Kaitlyn Barber, Ryan Schubert, Skylar Baldwin, Caleb Davis, Tanner Miley, Caleb Jones, Christopher Castaneda, and Christian Miley. “Our team is showing a lot of progress. I’m proud of how we’re playing especially since this is a rebuilding year for us,” stated Coach Anderson. 

Seniors: Used Uniforms Could Mean Scholarship

Seniors that turn in their clean school uniform shirts, pant, shorts, skirts, capris, etc. after their last day of school will be entered in a drawing for a $200 scholarship. Each article of clothing = 1 entry.

Tennis News 03/23

Between making up games lost due to the rainy weather the week before and the sickness of many players, the tennis team had a bad week.  In the matches played against Sumrall Kaitlyn Barber won handily. The second district matches of the year were played against Bay. Kaitlyn again won her singles match. Also, winning for the Hornets were Christian Couvillion and Christopher Castaneda.  To close out the week, the Hornets played another district match against Vancleave. Kaitlyn lost in a close match, but is currently ranked second in the district. The Hornets had to forfeit two courts due to the illness of players. Christian Couvillion and Christopher Castaneda are the third ranked boys’ doubles team. Next week promises to be just as busy with three matches. 

Get your 2015 PHS Yearbook

2015 Yearbooks will be on sale for $45.00 from March 17-April 6th.

Price will go up to $ 50.00 after April 6th!!

Pick up order form in office or from Mrs. Owen in Room 402.!

Mrs. Owen and the journalism staff will be at all three lunches from March 17-20 to take orders.




Barber Selected for Mississippi Governor's School

Kaitlyn Barber, a sophomore at PHS, has been selected to participate in the 2015 session of the Mississippi Governor’s School to be held at Mississippi University for Women.  Kaitlyn was selected from among outstanding high school students from across the state of Mississippi.  Kaitlyn will attend a three-week session earning three hours of college credits.  We are very proud of you Kaitlyn.

Tennis News 03/17

The first district matches of the season were played in Moss Point. Winning for the Hornets were Kaitlyn Barber, Skylar Baldwin, Phoebe Nix, Sarah Recatto, and Caleb Davis. Due to rain, all of the matches were not completed. When the matches were stopped Christopher Castaneda and Christian Couvillion were tied, and Alli Caro and Mary Ruth Pridmore hadn’t completed a game. Next up for the Hornets is Sumrall.

PHS / MSP Archery Teams Compete

The Poplarville High School and Middle School Archery Teams held their first meet of the year against Picayune Memorial High School. The two teams competed Monday at the high school gym. For Poplarville High School, the high scoring males were ​Mike Strickland - 264, Dakota Rocko - 261, Dakota Yates - 257, and Kole Davis - 248. The high scoring females were Kaycee Castaing - 252, Kaitlyn Barber - 243, Hope Necaise - 235 and Jill Hudnall - 229. The next archery meet will be the South State Competition held in Columbia.  Members of the middle school archery team are shown competing in Monday's match.

PHS Tennis News March 10th

The PHS tennis team outpaced Hattiesburg High in matches played at Kamper Park. Winning for Hornets were Kaitlyn Barber, Skylar Baldwin, Phoebe Nix, Sarah Recatto, Alli Caro, Sarah Coleman, Raelyn Taylor, Ryan Schubert, Caleb Davis, Caleb Jones, Tanner Miley, Christopher Castaneda, and Christian Couvillion. “I’m very pleased with how well our team played today. I’m especially proud of the play of Phoebe Nix. She chased down every ball, and hit with power,” said Coach Anderson. Next, the Hornets will play district opponent Moss Point.

Tennis News 03/05/2015

The PHS tennis season is in full swing. Returning varsity players Ryan Schubert, Kaitlyn Barber, Skylar Baldwin, Phoebe Nix, Penelope Nix, Sarah Recatto, Caleb Davis, and Caleb Jones welcomed new varsity members Mary Ruth Pridmore, Sarah Coleman, Tanner Miley, Christopher Castaneda, and Christian Couvillion. Also, new to the team are Alli Caro and Raelyn Taylor.
The Hornets faced Stone County in the first match of the season. Winning for the Hornets were singles players Kaitlyn Barber and Ryan Schubert. The mixed doubles team of Caleb Davis and Skylar Baldwin lost in a third set tiebreaker.
Next up for the Hornets was George County. Kaitlyn Barber continued her winning ways by defeating her singles opponent.
Coach Lynn Anderson said of this year’s team, “We are a very young team. Many of our players, including some on varsity, have never played tennis before this year.  I’m proud of the way our team played in our first matches. Ryan, Kaitlyn, Caleb, and Skylar showed great promise in the first two matches. They will be the leaders of our team. As our other players get more experience, I expect them to be in the winning column.” 

Poplarville High School 2015 Dance Team

Alber, Laken

Ashley, Heidi  (Co-Captain)

Baldwin, Skylar

Carr, Linsy

Cooley, Emma

Crider, Bailee

Diamond, Myranda (Captain)

Johnson, Callie

LeCompte, Lauren

LeCompte, Sarah

Lewis, Gabrielle

Smith, Grace

Strahan, Kelsey

Tyner, Cameron

Whipple, Logan (Co-Captain)



Seniors interested in applying for these local scholarships, deadlines are quickly approaching!
Follow links to print applications or get printed applications in the CDC office. 
Return completed application to Mrs. Debbie Williamson in the CDC:
o   BankPlus
Quick Links to Financial Aid applications:
o   FAFSA Application  (all colleges require this application for financial aid and scholarships)                                              
*Parents can get assistance with FAFSA application on March 15  *Call for an (required) appointment:  601-79-8343