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Principal's Corner

Dr. Caterria Payton



     As principal of Pascagoula High School, I would like to welcome you to the Panther Nation where we strive to ENGAGE, ENLIGHTEN, and EMPOWER all students to reach their optimal potential! We are fully committed to ensuring that PHS continues to be a safe, welcoming, and exceptional place for learning and student success. Our children deserve nothing less!


     At Pascagoula High School, we provide data driven instruction using research-based curriculum and strategies in an effort to prepare our students for ideal performance in college and the workforce. Our highly qualified teachers provide innovative instruction in academics, leadership, and essential skills for success in order to develop well-rounded individuals who are equipped to positively contribute to our ever-changing society. 


     I am proud to serve as principal of such a great school in this awesome community. I welcome families and community members to join us on our journey to continuous improvements. Together we can do great things for our students!


Dr. Caterria B. Payton