Halle Mims Director of Bands


Aberdeen School District Welcomes New Director of Bands, Ms. Halle Mims, to Aberdeen School District

Aberdeen, MS, June 3, 2024 - Aberdeen School District is thrilled to announce the appointment of Ms. Halle Mims as the new Director of Bands for Aberdeen High School. With a contagious enthusiasm for music and an unwavering commitment to her students, Ms. Mims brings a wealth of experience and passion to her new role.

In her own words, Ms. Mims exclaimed, "She believed she could, so she did! Well, it’s official, I DID! By the Grace of God himself, I am now the Director of Bands for Aberdeen High School! My HOME! Everyone knows how passionate I am about music and my love for these kids! We have a lot of work to do, and with YOUR HELP, it will get done! It’s TIME! Thank you again, and I am ready for this new journey!"

Ms. Mims is deeply dedicated to fostering a supportive and collaborative environment within the band program. Her vision for the Aberdeen High School band program is growth, excellence, and inclusivity, where every student can thrive and develop their musical talents.

As Ms. Mims embarks on this new journey, she thanks the entire Aberdeen community for their support. She looks forward to working with students, parents, faculty, and staff to elevate the band program to new heights.

"We are elated to welcome Ms. Halle Mims to our Aberdeen School District family as the new Director of Bands," said Dr. Andrea Pastchal-Smith, Superintendent of Aberdeen School District. "Her extensive experience and dynamic leadership style make her the perfect fit for this crucial role." With a background deeply rooted in the community, Ms. Mims is familiar with the Aberdeen area and possesses an excellent rapport with students and parents alike. Her dedication to fostering a love for music and empowering students to reach their full potential is evident in her past endeavors. "We have full confidence that Ms. Mims will continue to elevate our band program to new heights and instill the rich tradition of musical excellence within the Aberdeen School District," Dr. Pastchal-Smith added.

Please join us in welcoming Ms. Mims to the Aberdeen School District family and congratulating her on her new role as Director of Bands. 

For media inquiries or further information, please contact: 

Tasha L. Smith

Director of Communications 

Aberdeen School District

P.O. Box 607

Aberdeen, MS 39730

Office: (662) 369-4682

Cell: (662) 640-1323