Administrative Team
Mr. Adam Sikes, Principal
Mr. Adam Sikes, Principal

I am very honored to become principal in a community that is strongly devoted to academics and character development. The Olive Branch pride has been passed down through generations and continues to flourish through the dedication of the parents of Olive Branch students and the community. Olive Branch Middle School is focused on student growth and success in academics, extra-curricular activities, and student character. "Quistor" pride goes beyond the walls of the school building; it is a way of life.  #placetOBe


I am a proud graduate of Mississippi State University with a B.S. in Educational Psychology (04) and a M.S. in Counselor Education (07). I went on to get my Specialist in Educational Leadership from Arkansas State University in 2013. I have been a counselor in DeSoto County Schools for 8 years during which my time was spent at Southaven High School as the senior counselor and Southaven Intermediate School. Before coming to Olive Branch Middle School, I was an Assistant Principal at Horn Lake Middle School and Lewisburg Middle School.

I have been married to my beautiful wife Kim Sikes for 13 years. She also works for DeSoto County Schools as the counselor at DeSoto Central Primary School. I have two amazing children Carrington (8) and Lilly (5). We are members of Getwell Church.

Assistant Principals
Lauren Germany, Asst. Principal
Mrs. Lauren Germany, AP

I am ecstatic to be joining the Olive Branch Middle School staff this year as the 6th Grade Assistant Principal! I look forward to continuing to learn and grow alongside some fantastic educators in the coming months.

I earned my B.S. in Elementary Education (2002) from Crichton College in Memphis, TN and  my M.Ed in Elementary Education (2006) from Union University in Jackson, TN. I most recently earned my Ed.S. In Educational Leadership (2018) from Arkansas State University. My responsibilities for Desoto County Schools over the past almost 18 years have included teaching second grade at Horn Lake Elementary, teaching third grade at Hernando Hills Elementary and serving as the Interventionist/STC at Horn Lake Middle School.

I’ve been married to my wonderful husband, Lee for 14 fun years. We have two beautiful children, Analise (12) and Luke (7). We attend First Baptist Nesbit, are LSU Tigers fans, and enjoy camping as a family.

I’m excited to be a Quistor this year and look forward to fantastic times ahead!

Jodi Stidham, Asst. Principal
Ms. J Stidham

I have worked at Olive Branch Middle School for the past twelve years.  During my time at Olive Branch Middle School, I have taught math, Spotlight, and been the cheer sponsor.  Prior to teaching at Olive Branch Middle School, I taught 5th grade at Hope Sullivan Elementary and Center Hill Middle/High School.

I have a Bachelors’ and Master’s degree in Elementary Education from Mississippi State University.  I have a Specialist Degree in Educational Leadership from the University of Mississippi. 

Malinda White, Asst. Principal
Malinda White, AP

Miss Malinda White attended Northwest Community College, Mississippi State University and the University of Mississippi. She graduated with a Bachelor's Degree Special Education and Master's in Education Leadership.  At Mississippi State she was a member of Alpha Delta Pi Society and belonged to several honor and service organizations.  She grew up in Cockrum and loves working at Hernando High School because it's "home".  She currently lives in Tate county and is a member of the Tate County School Board.  She owns and operates Harris Farms, a Mississippi Centennial Farm, which has been in her family for over one hundred years.  She enjoys antiques, tractors and event planning.