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Graduation Date:  Saturday, May 21, 5:00pm on the football field

Practice:  Wednesday, May 18, 9:00am


Seniors -- please see SHS Career Coach Ms. McCullar if you are interested.


Mission Acceleration is seeking the best and brightest students in Mississippi to serve as tutors to K-5 readers!


A bit about the program: Mission Acceleration aims to accelerate reading achievement through a combination of high-dosage tutoring, evidence-based reading interventions, a vast digital library, and meaningful connections with older students. The opportunity is available to high school seniors who are either currently enrolled in college coursework OR have been accepted at a college or university in Mississippi.  


For their time, students can expect to receive: 

  • A $1,500 stipend for participation this summer (June 1 - July 27; 10 hours a week)
  • Experience in both a K-5 and nonprofit setting
  • An opportunity to help children in need
  • Full support and training from the Mission Acceleration staff
Mississippi Senior Beta Club Convention / Results for Saltillo High School:
  • 1st place Division II Drawing - Meri Parker Pigott
  • Best in Show Visual Arts Division II - Meri Parker Pigott
  • 2nd place On-site Art - Meri Parker Pigott
  • 4th place 11th Grade Mathematics - Trace Cockrell
  • 3rd place Division II Color photography - Maria Carrillo
  • 5th place Division II Speech - Hunter Miller
  • 5th place Portfolio - Carrie O'Neal, Victoria Greenlee, Brianna White, BreAnne Sparks, Meg Davis, Morgan Rakestraw, Erin Wigginton, Abby McLarty, Kylie Luker
  • 5th place Performing Arts - Brice Stone, Rustin Roberts, Bella Holiman, Erin Wigginton, Maria Carrillo, Jacob Jolly, Daniel Fair, BreAnne Sparks, Mason Green, Emma Gregory, Hunter Miller, Colton Carter, Brianna White, Carli Scruggs, Victoria Greenlee, Ainsley Robinson, Abby McLarty

Eli Scales and Evan Shane were both accepted for the Toyota Creating Your Future Program. They will participate in a 15 week program designed as an innovative manufacturing internship that couples traditional classroom instruction with hands-on manufacturing experience.

CYF includes new hire orientation, Manufacturing Skills Basic Certification instructed by Itawamba Community College and production team member mentor-based learning.

Saltillo High School senior Connor McHenry has been named a candidate in the 2022 United States Presidential Scholars Program.
Connor plans on majoring in Environmental Engineering with a minor in Math.  He will attend The University of Alabama in the fall and will participate in the Honors College.  

Here are some of Connor's activities:

Founder: American Red Cross Club (2020-2021)
● President (2021-2022)
Saltillo High School Swim Team (2020-2021)
● Captain (2020-2022)
BETA Club (2018-2022)
● Class Representative (2018-2021)
● Vice President (2021-2022)
Future Business Leaders of America (2019-2022)
● President (2020-2021)

North Mississippi Youth Foundation (2020-2022)
Saltillo High School Superintendent’s Committee (2020-2022)
Junior Civitan (2020-2021)
Fellowship of Christian Athletes (2020-2022)
Reach Club (2020-2022)
Saltillo High School Baseball Team (2018-2022)
Saltillo High School Archery Team (2018-2019)
Saltillo First Baptist Youth Group (2018-2022)
Connor's family includes parents Michael and Amber McHenry, and siblings Autumn, Saxton, and Piper.
The 2022 U.S. Presidential Scholars Program selected 88 Mississippi students as candidates for the national award.  Those students, including Connor, have an opportunity to become a U.S. Presidential Scholar.
The U.S. Presidential Scholars Program was established in 1964, by executive order of the President, to recognize and honor some of our nation's most distinguished graduating high school seniors.

The Veterans Day 2021 program involving all Saltillo/Guntown schools can be found on the district's YouTube page.

Click here to watch.

Have you seen our new, easy way to view school menus?

MealViewer is available on the Lee County School District website AND as a mobile app.

Along with daily breakfast and lunch menus, MealViewer also has links to a nutrition calculator and MySchoolBucks for loading money to a child's meal account.  

Try it today!  Click here for more information.

Check-out, Bus, and Absentee Notes

**Check-out notes MUST contain the following information:

1. Student's full (first and last) legal name
2. Date and time of check out
3. Parent/legal guardian's complete signature (first and last name)
4. A phone number where parents can be reached

If a student is being picked up by someone, that person's complete name (first and last) should be on the note. 

Printable Check-out Note


**Bus notes MUST contain the following information:

1. Student's full (first and last) legal name
2. Parent/legal guardian's full name
3. Dates riding bus
4. Bus number
5. Person that student will be riding bus with
6. Parent's signature and phone number

 Printable Bus Permission Note


**Absentee notes MUST contain the following information:

1. Student's full (first and last) legal name
2. Date(s) of absence(s)
3. Reason for absence
4. Parent/legal guardian's full signature
5. Phone number of parent/legal guardian

Printable Absentee Note

**Please write all information legibly.