All Prentiss County School District schools (Hills Chapel, Jumpertown, Mareitta, New Site, Thrasher, and Wheeler) will be distributing student instructional work packets on, Wednesday, March 25, 2020, beginning at 7:30 a.m. and ending at 5:30 p.m.

Instructions for instructional packet pick up:
1. Please stay in your vehicle at all times and your items will be brought to you.
2. No one is allowed to enter the school.
3. Parents please write in large print your child or children’s name and grade level on a sheet of paper and place it on the dashboard of the passengers side to minimize staff to car contact.
We will be working with a small number of teachers passing out packets, so the process may be slow.
If you have any questions please contact your child’s teacher.

Official Statement from Jeff Palmer, Superintendent of Prentiss County School District

Governor Tate Reeves has canceled all in-person school until April 17, 2020. Even though Prentiss County School District doors will be closed, we will continue to be a valuable resource to our community. We will be handing out Free Meals, from Monday-Friday, beginning Monday, March 23, 2020. Meal pickup locations will be at Hills Chapel School and Jumpertown School from 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. This is not just for Jumpertown or Hills Chapel students this is for ALL children in Prentiss County under the age of 18. The student must accompany the adult to receive their free meal.

Our leadership team and teachers are in the process of establishing learning resources for all of our students. Students instructional packets will be ready for parent pick-up at Hills Chapel, Jumpertown, Marietta, New Site, Thrasher, and Wheeler on Wednesday, March 25, 2020 from 7:30 a.m. till 5:30p.m. Please pull in the car-rider line and do not exit your automobile, teachers will bring the materials to your car. This is to provide safety to you and to our community. The packets will contain multiple weeks worth of work and will include instructions. If at any time you have questions, please contact your child’s teacher or principal. We understand this is a challenging  time for everyone. Thank you for your support.

Proof of Residency Requirement

Every student must provide 2 proofs of residency each school year. The proofs must be dated within the previous month and state the mother or father’s name. If renting, you must provide current rental agreement (No rent receipts will be accepted)

Acceptable Proofs

  • Driver’s license of parent

  • Utility Bills

  • Voter registration card

  • Filed homestead exemption application form

  • Mortgage or property dead

  • Apartment or home lease

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Booneville, MS 38829

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