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Jr./Sr. Banquet/Prom Evening of Enchantment

Booneville High School would like to extend a formal invitation to all BHS Juniors and Seniors to an Evening of Enchantment on Thursday, March 29th. There will be a meeting of JUNIOR parents on Monday, January 8th at 5 PM in the BHS Commons to discuss decorations. All junior parents are encouraged to attend. The cost for the banquet and prom is $50 and is paid only during the junior year, which covers both years of attendance costs. This is called the Fair Share for Prom and is due by February 2nd.

Mississippi Lions All-State Band Colton Wilson

Booneville has a long tradition of developing musicianship and color guard skills that are the best in the state. Over the years, several BHS Band students have tried out for, and have qualified for the Mississippi Lions All-State Band. This year, Colton Wilson has made 6th chair clarinet for the 2018 band. He is in the 11th grade and is the son of Bebe and Julie Wilson. He will travel to Las Vegas this June, along with about 100 other band students, for competition. Instrumental tryouts have been completed, but color guard members will not tryout until January. Check back to see which of our BHS color guard members have what it takes to be the best in the state.

BSD Beauty Pageant - Neverland Beauty Crown

The Booneville School District beauty pageant will be on February 10th, 2018. This year's theme is Neverland. Entry forms will be sent out with students in early January. Save the date!

Employment Opportunity

The Booneville School District is taking applications for substitute bus drivers. 

Attendance = Achievement Attendance

October and November are attendance awareness months. There is a strong correlation between attendance and academic achievement. In order to encourage students to attain perfect attendance, in the coming weeks, students will be advised of incentives offered by each school and individual teachers for not missing a day in the coming months. Dr. Todd English has released a letter explaining the details of this attendance drive. You can read this letter by clicking on the link below.

Dr. English's Attendance Letter

BHS Fall Blood Drive blood

Be a Hero in Disguise. Donate blood. Booneville High School will sponsor a fall blood drive on Thursday, September 21, 2017. Mississippi Blood Services will bring their bus and people can donate from 8 AM until 3:30 PM. Students who are 17 or older may donate, as well as people from the general public. Make plans to help save lives by giving of your time and blood. Everyone can be a Hero sometimes.

Homecoming T-Shirt Orders 2017 Homecoming T-Shirt

Its time to order your 2017 BHS Homecoming T-Shirt. Shirts are $15 each and are available in sizes Youth X-Small up to Adult XXL. All orders must be placed by this Friday, August 18th. Shirts will be gray soft style with blue, gold, and white ink. For an order form, stop by the BHS office.

First Day of School Footage

Footage from Booneville School District's 1st Day of School! It's always GREAT to be a Blue Devil!!

Special thanks to Kevin Nichols for the drone footage!

Click here to see the video

2017 Booneville Baseball Camp BDBB Camp

The Booneville Baseball All SKills Camp will be held Tuesday, May 23 - Thursday May 25. Camp is open to boys grades K-8 and the cost is $50. Check in will be at 8:00 am at the BHS Baseball Field. Camp ends at 12:00 pm daily. Bring your bat, glove, helmet, and dress to get dirty. For more information, contact Coach Kevin Williams at BHS (662) 728-5445. Forms are available in the school offices.

2017 Lady Devil Fast-Pitch Softball Camp fpsb

The Lady Devil Fast-Pitch Softball All SKills Camp is open to girls grades K-6 with an interest in softball. The cost of the camp is $40, with $20 deposit due by Friday, May 19th. The balance is due by the start of camp. If you have any questions, contact Coach Jessica Taylor at jtaylor@boonevilleschools.org Forms are available in the school offices.

2017 Spring Football Jamboree spring fb

The Booneville Blue Devils will participate in a Spring Football Jamboree on Tuesday evening, May 16th at East Union. Our players need to be at the Field House by 5:00 PM. The schedule for the evening is:

5:30-5:50 East Union VS East Webster JV

6:00-6:40 East Union VS East Webster V

6:50-7:30 East Webster VS Booneville V - JV to follow

7:40-8:20 East Union VS Booneville V - JV to follow

Bringing Success Indoors Winter Guard

The Booneville Band Indoor Percussion and Winter Guard groups have enjoyed a very fun and successful season. This past Saturday, the three top groups went to the Mississippi Coliseum in Jackson to compete in the Mississippi Indoor Association State Championships. The BMS 7th/8th Grade Winter Guard placed 3rd and were the Bronze Medal Winners in the Cadet Class. The BHS Winter Guard competed in the Scholastic AA division and placed first as the State Champion Gold Medal WInners. They also received an award for qualifying to move up to a more difficult competitive division during this season. The BHS Indoor Percussion group placed seventh in their division. More than 1700 students from the 84 MIA member schools participated in competitions through the season. 

BHS Spring BLood Drive Mississippi BLood Services

Booneville High School will sponsor its annual Spring Blood Drive on Thursday, March 30th from 8 AM - 3:30 PM. Mississippi Blood Services will set up to take donations from students and the community alike. Students must be 16 years old and weigh at least 110 pounds. Seniors giving twice their 12th grade year will get a red cord to wear at graduation. All donors will receive a free T-Shirt. Please bring photo ID. Everyone who can is encouraged to donate. 

BHS Lady Blue Devils are in the State 3A Semi-Finals Jackson

The Lady Blue Devils defeated Forest in the Quarterfinals and will now play Amanda Elzy in the Mississippi Coliseum in Jackson on Wednesday, March 8th at 10:30 AM in the Semi-finals of the State 3A Basketball Tournament. Admission will be $12 per person. Support your Blue Devils. The game will be broadcast on WBIP FM 99.7 & AM 1400.

Release Request to Attend BSD Release

If your son or daughter will be attending Booneville Schools next year, the deadline to apply for a release is March 1st. Those releases must be requested at the Prentiss County School District office.

BHS Who's Who 2016-2017 Who's Who
Fraud Alert Fraud Alert

Fraudulent phone calls concerning BHS football jerseys

Jr High Prentiss County Tournament basketball tournament

Brackets for Prentiss County Tournament

2016-2017 School Calendar 2016-2017 School Calendar

2016-2017 School Calendar

BSD Rankings Remain Near the Top niche

Niche.com rated our district in the top 10% in the state.  We were 12th out of 143 districts rated.  The comprehensive ratings scored things like proficiency, diversity, extra-curricular opportunities, teacher quality, college readiness of our students, health and safety and other items.  All three schools were rated in the top 10-12% in their respective classifications.  The middle school was rated the 7th best middle school in the state.  The community can be proud of the job our teachers and administrators are doing in preparing our students for the 21st century.

BSD 2017-2018 Calendar Released

Official 2017-2018 Booneville School District Calendar 

District of Innovation Dr. English

Booneville Schools and Baldwyn will be collaborating to offer students within each district new opportunities for the 2017-2018 school year. Baldwyn will provide students with the opportunity to take career and technical courses and earn industrial certification in industrial maintenance and furniture manufacturing. Booneville will offer students the opportunity to take online Advanced Placement courses taught by Booneville High School teachers who have the AP certifications. Dr. Todd English, superintendent of Booneville Schools said, "The collaboration leverages each district's strength, respectively, with the student being the promary beneficiary of the collaboration." This effort provides students with a much braoder range of options to choose from, as well as a group of highly qualified teachers to provide these services. The Booneville/Baldwyn partnership has placed them with 5 other districts who have been designated as Districts of Innovation within the state of Mississippi.

BHS Symphonic Band Earns All-Superior Rating Concert Eval.

The BHS Band, under the direction of Josh and Jada Forsythe, earned all superior ratings at the State Concert Evaluation held at Tupelo High School on Tuesday, April 4th. This topped off an incredible year in which the band earned a superior rating in every caption of every evaluation for the entire year, qualifying them once again as a Sweepstakes Award winning band. A tradition of pride, determination, and success was established long ago, and this group of young men and women have stepped up and not only continued to achieve high levels of success, but have set a new bar for what is means to be a Blue Devil band member. This year's graduating senior class has won the 3A State Marching Championship and earned all superior ratings at State Concert Evaluation all four years of their high school career. Congratulations to everyone who plays a role in the success of this incredible band program.

Together we're better.