District Offices District

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Welcome to the District Offices of Poplarville School District.
Our address is 302 South Julia Street, Poplarville, MS 39470.
You can reach us at (voice) (601) 795-8477 or (fax) (601) 795-0712.

Superintendent of Schools:  Carl Merritt

Federal Programs Director and Director of Curriculum:  Konya Miller
Special Services Director:  Shannon Anderson
Technology Coordinator and Student Data:  Stephen Seal
Director of Finance: Samantha Sandifer

Transportation Director:  Ed Sternod
Maintenance Director:  Gene Stevens
Food Services Director:  Gwen Seal

 

School Board Members:
Samuel Gentry, Lisa Graves, Violine Jordan, Shirline Magee, Tommy Strahan

 

 

 
 

Friendly Registration Reminder

Before any student will be assigned to a class or given a schedule for the 2016‐2017 school year in the Poplarville School District, the student’s parent or legal guardian must verify residency.  If you have not had to opportunity to complete this process, please call your child's school to make arrangements to register and verify residency.  
 
Registration forms and residency requirements can be accessed at www.poplarvilleschools.org .
 
We hope you enjoy the remainder of your summer!  We look forward to the first day of school on Wednesday, August 3, 2016. 
 

Position Announcement for CTE Counselor

Applications are being accepted for the position of Career & Technical Education Counselor


CTE Counselors must hold a current and valid Mississippi Educator License with endorsement #436-Guidance endorsement, to acquire the Career and Technical endorsement #314


Applicants with questions should contact Dr. Marlene Cole, CTE Director, at 601-795-8343 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Applications taken through July 15, 2016
 
 
 

2015-2016 OUTSTANDING BEHAVIOR on Bus #48

Front row: Kylea R, Madisyn B, Mia D, Leah M, Seth M
Back row: Asia P, Adrian R, Brandi T, Alexis W, Barbara S
Front row: Kylea Rogillio, Madisyn Bridgers, Mia Ditcharo, Leah Melton, Seth Melton
Back row: Asia Peters, Adrian Reid, Brandi TerHark, Alexis Wright, Barbara Smith

PLE Position Announcement

The Poplarville Special Municipal Separate School District, 302 South Julia Street, Poplarville, MS 39470, is now taking applications for the position of Music Teacher Poplarville Lower Elementary. Applications will be received at the central office. Applications may be downloaded at www.poplarvilleschools.org. Applicants with questions should contact Mrs. Diane Herndon, Principal, at 601-795-4736 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. The Poplarville School District does not discriminate on the basis of Sex, Race, Religion, Color, National Origin,Age,or Handicap.

 

 

Project Review

There will be a meeting on Tuesday, May 31, 2016, at 9:00 a.m. in the Poplarville School District -Special Services Office located at 302 South Julia Street to review the 2016-2017 IDEA, Part B and Preschool project application.  Call Shannon Anderson at 601-795-6153 for more information.
 
 
 
 
 
 

PHS History Position Announcement

The Poplarville Special Municipal Separate School District, 302 South Julia Street, Poplarville, MS 39470, is now taking applications for the position of History Teacher at Poplarville High School.
 
Applications will be received at the central office. Applications may be downloaded at www.poplarvilleschools.org.
 
Applicants with questions should contact Mr. Jon Will, Principal, at 601-795-8424 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
 
The Poplarville School District does not discriminate on the basis of Sex, Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Age, or Handicap.
 
 
 

State Superintendent of Education Visits Poplarville Schools

On Wednesday, April 27th, Dr. Carey Wright, Mississippi State Superintendent of Education, visited the Poplarville School District. 
 
Carl Merritt, Poplarville Superintendent, escorted Dr. Wright on a tour of the central office and all four schools and was impressed with our district as a whole.
 
 
Note: the photo of Mr. Merritt and Dr. Wright is courtesy of the Picayune Item. 
 
 
 

Position Announcement

Applications are now being accepted in the Office of the Superintendent, Poplarville School District, 302 South Julia Street, Poplarville, MS 39470 for a Secretarial position at Poplarville High School. For more information contact Mr. Jon Will, Prinicipal, Poplarville High School at 601-795- 8424.
 
The Poplarville School District does not discriminate on the basis of Sex, Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Age or Handicap.
 
 

Career & Technical Education Position Announcement

The Poplarville Special Municipal Separate School District, 302 South Julia Street, Poplarville, MS 39470, is now taking applications for the position of Agriculture and Environmental Science Technology Instructor.
 
Applicants must hold a valid Mississippi Educator License with Endorsement #301 – Vocational Agriculture Education Programs or #302 – Agriculture.  
 
 Applications will be received at the central office through June 1, 2016. Applications may be downloaded at http://poplarvilleschools.org/files/Certified.pdf
 
Applicants with questions should contact Dr. Marlene Cole, CTE Director, at 601-795-8343 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
 
 
The Poplarville School District does not discriminate on the basis of Sex, Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Age, or Handicap.
 
 
 
 

Position Announcement

Applications are now being accepted in the Office of the Superintendent, Poplarville School District, 302 South Julia St., Poplarville, MS for the positions of:
 
Special Teacher Assistant
Special Education Bus Monitor
 
Minimum requirements for teacher assistant:  Completed at least 2 years of study (48 semester hours) at an institution of higher education; or obtained an associate’s (or higher) degree: or met the standard set by law on the ACT WorkKeys.  Applications will be accepted through May 19, 2016. For further information contact Shannon Anderson, Special Services Director, at 601-795-8477.
 
The Poplarville School District does not discriminate on the basis of Sex, Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Age or Handicap.