Chris Harlow, Assistant Principal
Mr. Harlow comes to Southaven High School after being an assistant principal at Horn Lake High School for 3 years and Olive Branch Middle School. He has 21 years of experience in education and has served in several capacities over that span which includes teaching history, coaching, and driving a bus. Prior to coming to DeSoto County schools, he worked at North Panola High, as an assistant principal and began his teaching and coaching career with Madison (MS) County Schools.
Mr. Harlow is originally from Pontotoc, MS and graduated in 2002 from Mississippi State University with a B.S. in Secondary Social Studies Education. He continued his education at Mississippi College in Clinton, MS earning his M.Ed. (2007) and Ed. S. (2009) in School Leadership.
Developing positive relationships with everyone within the community, working with students as they grow, supporting teachers and staff so that they can reach their greatest potential, strengthening the connection between school and home, and fostering a positive school culture, are cornerstones to being a successful school. It is his belief that the school-to-home partnership is what allows us to provide an extraordinary school experience for all students.
Mr. Harlow lives in Southaven with his wife Marie and together they have 3 children.