Mrs. Pirtle has lived in DeSoto County since 1985. She was a student in DeSoto County Schools and graduated from Hernando High School. Mrs. Pirtle received both her bachelor’s and master’s degree from Delta State University. She began her service in education as a special education teacher. Before being named principal at Oak Grove Central, Mrs. Pirtle served as assistant principal at Lake Cormorant Middle School.
Mrs. Pirtle is married to Jeff Pirtle. She has two children, Brent and Emma Pirtle. She and her family reside in Hernando. In her spare time, Mrs. Pirtle enjoys “dirt therapy”- gardening and searching for cool rocks! She loves to read and watch basketball.
A Message From Mrs. Pirtle
I am truly honored to be the Principal at Oak Grove Central! Being a former teacher here, this is like coming home! I am blessed and thankful to be a part of such an amazing staff and AWESOME students! Our goal at OGC is to live out P.R.I.D.E.
Positive - See the good
Respect- Everyone, Always
Integrity- Do what’s right/Own it
Dedicated- Give your all, finish what you start
Excellence- Always doing our best
This simple acronym will be the foundation and the driving force behind everything that takes place at Oak Grove Central! We are excited about what’s in store for this school year! Thank you for allowing us to be a part of your child’s life! We are pleased to serving our students, families, and community!
We are excited about this school year and many opportunities to SHOW THAT TIGER P.R.I.D.E.!!!
Your OGC Tiger Mama!!!
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