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Graduation Information

about 1 year ago

Graduation Requirements




Traditional Diploma

  • 4 Credits of English
  • 4 Credits of Math
  • 4 Credits of Science
  • 4 Credits of Social Studies
  • 0.5 Credits of Health
  • 0.5 Credits of PE
  • 1 Credit of Technology
  • 1 Credit of the Arts
  • 0.5 Credits of Oral Communication
  • 8.5 Credits of Electives
  • Senior Project


Career Pathway
  •  4 Credits of English
  • 3 Credits of Math
  • 3 Credits of Science
  • 3 Credits of Social Studies
  • 0.5 Credits of Health or PE
  • 1 Credit of Technology
  • 4 Credits of Career and Tech Ed Classes
  • 2.5 Credits of Electives
  • Senior Project





District Option

  • 4 Credits of English
  • 4 Credits of Math
  • 3 Credits of Science
  • 3 Credits of Social Studies
  • 0.5 Credits of Health
  • 0.5 Credits of PE
  • 1 Credit of Technology
  • 1 Credit of the Arts
  • 4 Credits of Electives
  • Senior Project


Mississippi Scholar and Mississippi Tech Master Scholar is an honor bestowed upon seniors who have followed a very rigorous course of study in grades 9 - 12.  These students take classes in English, math, history, science, and foreign language.  Their science and math course have to be from a higher rigor and content than what is required by the state of Mississippi.  These students have a GPA of 2.5 or higher and an ACT score of 18 or above.  These students are also required to complete 40 hours of community service during high school.  Selected students must also demonstrate good attendance, behavior and character.  The links below include specific criteria and coursework that must be taken to receive this honor.

http://msmec.com/ms-scholars-curriculum


Community Service:

Students are not required to complete community service hours for graduation, but they must complete 40 hours for MS Scholar/Tech Master Scholar honors.  There are a number of scholarships available to seniors that look at the student's community service hours.  The link to log community service hours is located on our home page under "Quick Links."




Contact Information
Mary Ann Lambeth
Guidance Counselor
601-794-0306
maryann.lambeth@lamarcountyschools.org

Rononda Clark
Career Center Manager
601-794-6221
rononda.clark@lamarcountyschools.org

Bonnie Haden
Records
601-794-0306
bonnie.haden@lamarcountyschools.org

Career/College Planning

about 1 year ago

Students at Purvis High School have access to a unique website that will help assist them with career and college planning.  The website is:


Students' Account name is their first initial of the first name, last name (in full) and the last 4 digits of their 9-digit student id number.
   The password is their first initial, last 4 digits of the student id number, and the first initial of their last name.  If you are having difficulty logging into this site, please see Mrs. Lambeth or Mrs. Clark for assistance.  Students can view their ICAP, take career interest inventories, complete a resume, research careers and colleges, and so much more!  All for FREE!!


GET ON THE GRID

Get on the Grid is a web resource that highlights promising careers in energy and manufacturing in MS.  Click on the link below to navigate through their website.