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Drew Central School District today announces its policy for providing free and reduced price meals for children served under the National School Lunch Program, Afterschool Snack Program, and School Breakfast Program. Each school and/or the central office has a copy of the policy, which may be reviewed by any interested party. The price charged for a paid student lunch is $1.75.
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Drew Central Jr. Band performed at the Arkansas Association of Middle Level Education Annual Professional Development Conference at the Hot Springs Convention Center. Under the direction of John Kloap.
Drew Central fourth grade students in Eva Arrington’s class learned about “Cephalopods: The Jet Set.” Students learned to classify by kingdom, phylum, and class. They worked with their lab partner and researched the four main types of cephalopods: octopus, squid, cuttlefish, and nautilus. Cephalopod means head and feet. Cephalopods do not have a torso.
The Distance Learning program at Drew Central Elementary in conjunction with the Alaska Sealife Center in Seward, Alaska guided students on dissecting squid. Students discovered the ink sac which squids use to confuse their enemies. They located the eyes, mouth, two tentacles, pen, etc. Students looked for the reproductive system to determine if their squid was a male or female. Another discovery was that squids have bilateral symmetry.
Drew Central honored its spring sport seniors on the softball field. Senior Track athletes are Layne Brotherton and Efrain Garcia(Not pictured). Senior Softball athletes are Gretel Cruz and Kellie Moore. Senior Baseball athletes are Coltin Hampton, Keith Simpson, and Thomas Wilmoth. The seniors were recognized for their accomplishments over the past years as family and friends looked on.
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Author Rooster Morris from Rockdale, Texas visited with Drew Central Elementary and Middle School students. Mr. Morris performed songs from his CD that accompanies his book series Axle Galench. He gave the students a book talk from the first book in the series Axle Galench and the Gate of No Return. The students were spellbound as Mr. Morris told the story of Axle Galench using different voices for each character and also making sound effects with his voice.
Drew Central is extremely pleased to announce that DC student-athlete Layne Brotherton signed his National Letter of Intent to run Cross Country and Track at the University of Arkansas at Monticello starting the 2014-2015 season. Layne’s signing ceremony was held Monday, February 10th at the Drew Central High School Library Media Center.
Layne is the 18 year old son of Tony and Melanie Brotherton. He is a captain on the Drew Central Cross Country and Track & Field teams; where he has earned three SEACC All-Conference honors and one 3A All-State honors in cross country and two 3A-8 All-Conference honors and one 3A All-State honors in track. Layne finished 10th overall in the 3A State Cross Country Meet this year and 2nd in the 800m at the 3A State Track Meet last year, both earning the All-State credentials. Layne is looking forward to the opportunity to run under Coach Leonard and further his education at the University of Arkansas at Monticello, where he plans to study Wildlife Biology.
Congratulations to following Drew Central students who auditioned for the Southeast Junior High All-Region Choir and were selected – Front Row: Reagen Gardner (38th chair, Soprano 2), Abbi Camden (14th chair, Soprano 1), Alissa Berry (25th chair, Soprano 1) Middle Row: Anna Coleman (4th chair, Soprano 2), Kilee Webb (8th chair, Alto 1), Abby Sass (6th chair, Alto 1), Reagan Berryman (12th chair, Tenor 2), Jake Harris (10th chair, Tenor 1)
Back Row: Zach Cater (8th chair, Tenor 2), Chauncey Shepherd (2nd chair, Tenor 2), Silvino Tinajero (5th chair, Bass 1), Kaylei Calhoun (8th chair, Soprano 1), A’Dejah Williams (20th chair, Soprano 1)
Not Pictured: Colt Caldwell (11th chair, Tenor 2), Dylan Gustafson (13th chair, Tenor 2)
Drew Central High School 2013-14 Honor Roll 1st 9 Weeks
DC 7th graders 30, Fordyce 6
DC JR Pirates 6, Fordyce Jr. RedBugs 50
Drew Central Schools will launch its official mobile app on today at 12:00 noon with DCHS students and staff.
There will be a booth set up at tonight’s Pirate game to help install the app on phones, and answer any questions.
Drew Central Band is holding a fundraiser called “Cans For Band”. There will be drop off locations at the Drew Central home games. Please bring your recyclable cans to help out the Drew Central Band. If you are not going to the games or have too much to take to the games and would like to donate, please contact Amanda Nall at 870-723-2373. Money raised will go to band uniforms and other expenses.
Fourth graders at Drew Central Elementary worked on their engineering skills by attending DC Engineering Institute during their second semester as part of a grant written by teacher Eva Arrington funded by Toyota & Ryburn Automotive.
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Bottom Row: Sammie Sanders Captain, Karley Berryman, April Vincent Co. Captain
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