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Monticello Superintendant Bobby Harper told MLive, (more…)
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.
Drew Central High School Honor Roll (more…)
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.
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.
Congratulations goes out to two Drew Central students who performed at the Russell Athletic Bowl and the Universal Studios Macy’s Christmas Parade in December. Senior Cheer Captain, Kellie Moore and Junior Co-Captain, April Vincent received the honor of All American Dream Team at the B2 (B Squared) Cheer Camp during the past summer. Due to receiving this honor, they performed during the bowl game halftime show in front of a crowd of over 51,000.
Jessica Wishard, as she’s know to her Drew Central classmates recently was selected as a winner in the Grammy’s Amplified Awards. Out of over 5,000 entrants, she was one of only 3 shosen for the honor.
Amplifier Center Stage’s online platform allows emerging musicians to share their songs for a chance to have their music vetted by a panel of some of the biggest names in music today.
Her lated CD EP is available on ITunew, as well.
With 28 deaths, statewide because, of the flu, MLive is taking a look at the flu situation from the Drew County perspective.
Several pharmacies and clinics still offer flu shots, which you may want to consider. if you haven’t had one yet.
The Arkansas Department of Education posts on their website school absentee rates by county statewide. each week. (more…)
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
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.
Today is the day Arkansas students face the dreaded First Day of School. It’s also the day parents and other drivers face the First Day of School Traffic.
Remember to use caution, especially in the school and residential areas of Monticello.
Sarah has served on the Tobacco Control Youth Board for three years. To earn this position, advocates must fill out an application, send in a resume’ , have personal references and be interviewed by the state leaders in Little Rock. They must also complete four projects throughout the year and turn in quarterly reports. They must also submit an end of the year media project.
Way to go Sarah! We are so proud of you. We thank you for all you have done to support the Arkansas Youth Leadership Initiative in promoting the tobacco free message! We are thankful that there are youth like you in the fight against big tobacco. Your work in your community and on the state level is just FANTASTIC and from us you get a big YES! You’re a YES ROCKSTAR!
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