Denise Woodsides

Du Quoin CUSD 300 is proud to announce Mrs. Denise Woodsides has been named as the next principal of Du Quoin Middle School. 

Mrs. Woodsides will officially take over the responsibilities on July 1st and replaces longtime DMS Principal Aaron Hill who departs to become the high school principal in West Frankfort. 

Mrs. Woodsides, a Du Quoin native, has spent the past four years as the assistant principal at Du Quoin High School and prior to that was a member of the high school faculty as a teacher of business education and sponsor of the Future Business Leaders of America chapter at DHS. 

On behalf of the Board of Education, administration, faculty and staff, we welcome Denise Woodsides as the leader of the DMS team!