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Summer Camp's
Future Chefs

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Robotics was Fun!

Ground is broke. Let's Build
A New Baseball Stadium

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Summer Camp Art

More Camp Fun!

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Making Instruments in
Calling All Maestros!

Summer Camps
Have Started

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Getting Ready for
Summer Camp!

retirees

Ringing Out the School Year!

Dpuce Deas and Zane Sawyer

 Zane Sawyer
Elaine and L.D. Hancock
Award Winner

throwing of graduation caps

We Have LIFTOFF!

seniors

Parkway's Senior Walkthrough

Congrats To Our 2024
Middle College Grads

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Thomas Street's First Graders

students at art festival

Special Visitors at Thomas Street

Students and guest speaker

Thomas Street Art Festival

Seniors

Senior Field Day!

Lawhon student

Lawhon's Wax Museum

dancers

Welcome Chickasaw Nation!

ECEC Students and teacher

ECEC's Butterfly Release

Parkway Students

Earth Day 2024

retirees

Fun Times at the
Retirement Luncheon

students and business man

Career Fair

Lady Wave

Congratulations Lady Wave
7A State Champions

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TPSD Celebrates Another "A"

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Community Voices

Dr. Terry Harbin
Dr. Terry Harbin, Milam Principal

I bleed blue and gold! My mom graduated from Tupelo, I graduated from Tupelo, and both my children graduated from Tupelo Public Schools. This district has provided me, my family, and many friends a quality education that has prepared us for a successful life.

 

Dr. Terry Harbin ~ Administrator and Alumni

Jack Reed Jr.
Jack Reed Jr., TPSD Alumni

I was very fortunate to grow up in a great Tupelo Public School system! Caring, bright teachers gave me an excellent preparation for college and law school. Both our son and daughter had excellent educational opportunities in the TPSD as well.

My vision is for TPSD to be one of the Top 10 Public School Systems in America. Our business and family is committed to do our part to make this a reality.

~Jack Reed Jr. Tupelo business man and former mayor

Claire Kenny~THS Senior
Claire Kenney, THS Senior

TPSD has shaped me as an individual and has helped me find my identity. As a Tupelo native, this will always be home. The people in this community have given me these amazing opportunities to learn and grow each and everyday. From the many life lessons, to the cheers and chants, I know the true meaning of one wave.

 

Claire Kenney~THS Senior

McKinley Holland
McKinley Holland, Assistant Soccer Coach

It's a blessing to come back home. My time at Tupelo High School as a student athlete led me to want to teach and coach. It's been my hope since I graduated, that I come come back and have an impact on our students and athletes the same way my teachers and coaches had on me. TPSD has always and will always be a special place.

McKinley Holland~ Coach and Alumni

 

Leslie Tally
Leslie Tally- Mississippi Teacher of the Year

To be named Teacher of the Year for the Tupelo Public School District is truly an honor. This year, more than ever, I have felt supported in taking on new ideas and motivated to overcome new challenges. It is an honor to serve here, and it is a joy to teach our students.

 

Leslie Tally-2021 Teacher of the Year

Taylor Sparks
Taylor Sparks, Rankin Assistant Principal

Tupelo Schools have always been a part of my educational life. Now, as a community member and administrator, they are a part of my heart. I believe in our mission, our values, and the learning structures we provide for Tupelo's future.

 

Taylor Sparks- Administrator and Alumni

 

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At A Glance

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Athletic teams competing for the Golden Wave

3.4 M

More than $3.4 million in grants provided by Association for Excellence in Education since 1983

"A"

"A" Rated School

87

National Board Certified Teachers

11

Nationalities represented by the student body

10

Growing Healthy Waves connects with 10 schools so students get involved in gardening, trying new foods and  making connections with locally sourced fruits and vegetables.

35

Middle College students graduating with high school diploma and associates degree since 2021

3.64

Student Athlete GPA: 3.64