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Drew Central issues Mask Statement

Friday, April 9th, 2021

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Pirate Nation:

Governor Asa Hutchinson announced Tuesday, March 30, he was lifting the statewide mask mandate in Arkansas, effective immediately. After the press conference schools were notified that this announcement does not change the guidance and recommendations for schools from the Arkansas Department of Health or Arkansas Department of Education. They both strongly advise districts to continue to follow all measures that have allowed successful in-person learning to occur, which include Physical Distancing, Mask Wearing, Hand Washing, Cleaning and maintaining healthy facilities, and Identification of Close Contacts. (more…)

Where Do Local Mask Requirements Continue after State Mandates End?? Here’s The Answer

Friday, April 2nd, 2021

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This week, Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson canceled the requirements for Arkansans to wear masks, to prevent potential spread of COVID-19.  Some larger cities and other entities announced that they will still require their residents and participants to wear facemasks.

Here’s where we stand, in Monticello. (more…)

Drew Central Fourth Graders Serve as Pint-sized White House Curators

Tuesday, March 16th, 2021
Lt to rt: Mallori Veasey, Cole Reed, and Aquira Johnson

Lt to rt: Mallori Veasey, Cole Reed, and Aquira Johnson

Who takes care of the thousands of historic artifacts in the White House, cataloguing and preserving everything from presidential portraits to presidential china?  And how does that person balance the needs of a building that is both a museum and symbol of American democracy, as well as a family home?  Drew Central fourth grade students engaged in historically-based literacy lessons while learning the history of building the Present’s House or as it’s known today the White House.  (more…)

SEARK Reading Council Heifer International Project Results

Friday, March 5th, 2021

ReadingEach year Drew Central Elementary and the Middle School students help SEARK Reading Council collect money for the Heifer Project. Heifer International is an Arkansas foundation that provides animals for families in other countries.

They train the families to use the animals for the benefit of their families and communities. Each animal that is purchased helps the families have food and income to help provide for their needs. This year Drew Central students collected $2,278.27. Thank you for your generous support! 

Drew Central Gifted and Talented Student Wins Co-op Question of the Month

Friday, February 26th, 2021
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Anely and her GT Teacher, Morgan Temple

Anely Jean-Francois placed first in the Question of the Month presented by the GT Specialist, Stephanie Hollis, at the local Cooperative.  For January, students were asked to invent an indoor game to get kids moving for the recommended 60 minutes a day.  Anely came up with “Moving Chaos – An Active Board Game.”  Players must perform different tasks in order to escape certain doom!  Thank you to Ms. Stephanie Hollis for allowing our kids a chance to express their creativity through problem solving.  Anely won a $20 gift card for her hard work!  Congratulations, Anely!

MFD Responds to Drew Central Alarm

Thursday, February 18th, 2021

9B3C6373-F4C3-499F-8925-6681F50E68E3MFD Monticello fire departmentAt 9:00 a.m. Tuesday morning, Kevin Griffin, team leader of the Drew Central Maintenance Department, notified me that Eric Chisom, Monticello Fire Chief, and other members of the Monticello Fire Department were responding to fire alarms in the Drew Central Multi-Purpose Gymnasium. (more…)

Drew Central Partnered With NFHS Network To Live Stream Basketball Games

Wednesday, December 9th, 2020

Marketplace sportsDC Logo pirateDrew Central is proud to announce that we have partnered with the NFHS Network, and we’ve invested in new technology that will bring you every game from the Drew Central Gymnasium LIVE.

Join the NFHS Network for full access to:

  • All Drew Central live and on-demand sports broadcasts
  • All other sporting events from around the Nation

Friends and family members who can’t make the game will never miss a play again!

Here’s how to watch:

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DCHS Virtual, Next Week. Other Grades on Campus

Wednesday, November 25th, 2020

Virtual school education zoom laptopDue to the large number of faculty and staff members, as well as students, that are isolated or quarantined at Drew Central High School, ALL high school students will pivot to virtual next week (Nov.30-Dec.4, 2020).

DCHS Teachers and staff who are not isolated or quarantined should report to the school for the work day. Mr. Pennington and I will be reviewing extracurricular events for the week to determine which ones we have personnel to supervise students but more importantly the safety and welfare of our Pirates.

If the elementary or middle school statuses change, you will be notified as soon as possible.

Kimbraly Barnes
Superintendent

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