Pearl Public School District

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The mission of Pearl Public School District is to prepare each student to become a lifelong learner, achieve individual goals, and positively impact a global society.
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    Dr. Kim LaFontaine Announces Retirement

    The Pearl Public School District’s Assistant Superintendent of Academic Services, Dr. Kim LaFontaine, has announced her retirement at the end of the 2023-2024 school year, effective June 30, 2024. Click the title to read more.

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    Assistant Superintendent Selected for the 2024-2025 School Year

    We are pleased to announce the selection of Dr. Laurin Bailey as Assistant Superintendent for the Pearl Public School District, beginning July 1, 2024. Dr. Bailey will assume this role, succeeding Dr. Kim LaFontaine, who will retire after dedicating more than 31 years to education. Click the title to read more.

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    2023-2024 Teachers of the Year

    Congratulations to the Pearl Public School District 2023-2024 Teachers of the Year!

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    2023-2024 Parents of the Year

    Congratulations to the 2023-2024 Parents of the Year! Thank you to these parents for going above and beyond to support our students and staff!

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    Alumni Spotlight

    Kirby Ware, Pearl High School Class of 1997, is a Finance and Outreach Specialist at the University of Southern Mississippi - Institute of Disability Studies (IDS), where he combines his accounting background with his passion for serving people. Click above to read more about Kirby Ware.

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