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October, 2016

  • 19 October

    Mena High School Choir Compete in All Region Choir

    SUBMITTED – Thirty Mena High School choir students competed for all region choir honors on Saturday, October 8, at Sheridan High School in Sheridan, Arkansas.  Over 900 students from across Region 3 auditioned for placement in the prestigious choir.  Region auditions are not separated by school size, which makes for intense student competition for region honors.  Eleven Mena students earned chairs ...

  • 19 October

    Wickes Students Drumming Up Character

    SUBMITTED – Upon entering the Wickes Elementary School this year, you are likely to hear the rumblings of students “Drumming Up Character” in Mr. Huckabey’s music class.  Cossatot River School District has invested in “Dancing Drums” unique African drumming program to help enhance a “well-rounded education” for our students. The students are learning how to play djembes, djun djuns, small ...

  • 19 October

    CHRS Choir Earns 39 Chairs at All-Region Competition

    On Saturday, October 15, CRHS Choir Teacher Susan Brewer took 59 junior high choir students to Lakeside High School in Hot Springs to compete in the Southwest Arkansas All Region Choir Competition. Over 800 students from southern Arkansas competed to earn spots/chairs in the Southwest Arkansas All-Region Junior High Honors Choir. Out of 59 CRHS students, 39 earned chairs. Last ...

  • 19 October

    Vandervoort Ele. Among First to Use Smart Technology to Stop the Spread of Flu in School

    Selected from thousands of applications for Kinsa’s FLUency™ program, Vandervoort Elementary families will be given Smart Thermometers donated from Kinsa for early detection and containment of the flu. As schools everywhere gear up to fight flu season, Vandervoort Elementary in the Cossatot River School District hopes to remain ahead of the bug this year, and keep more kids healthy with ...

  • 19 October

    Vandervoort Ele. Class Goes to Little Rock

    Vandervoort Elementary 6th grade class attended a field trip to Little Rock on Wednesday, October 12, 2016. This was made possible through a reimbursement grant with Little Rock Central High written by Mrs. Amy Martin. The grant paid for a charter bus to carry the students and chaperons to Little Rock to visit the Old State House Museum, Historic Arkansas Museum, ...

  • 19 October

    CRSD Competes in Special Olympic Bowling

    CRHS Special Ed students competed at Bowling World in Ft. Smith for Area 14 Special Olympics. The results are: David Miranda, 4th in Singles; Alishia Thompson and Kolby Frachiseur, 3rd in Mixed Doubles; Robert Maddox, 4th in Singles; Megan Davis, Landon Counts, Don Johnson, and Melissa Johnson, 1st in Mixed Team of 4; and David Johnson, 1st in Singles. Pictured are: ...

  • 19 October

    CRSH FCCLA Students Attend District 6 Meeting

    A group of Cossatot River FCCLA students visited Lake Hamilton High School 10/5/16 for the District 6 Planning and Election Meeting. This is an incredible group of leaders, they represent CRHS well! Selena Alarcon, Marc Trinidad, Emmanuel Maya, Kenzie Whorton, Rachel Norman and Joshua House.

  • 19 October

    CRSD Cheerleaders Cheer at Razorback Game

    On Saturday October 1, 2016, Cossatot River High School Senior High Cheerleaders had the opportunity to cheer during half time in War Memorial Stadium. There were a total of 450 cheerleaders.  This is the second year the CRHS cheerleaders have had the honor to be invited. Pictured are: Back row (l to r) – Cheer Coach Janelle Howell, Reeselyn Manasco, Gaitlyn Smith, ...

  • 19 October

    Cossatot River High School Participates in Spirit Week

    Cossatot River High School held Breast Cancer Awareness Day on Wednesday, October 5. Students wore pink, the official color of Breast Cancer Awareness. The day was held in conjunction with Spirit Week at CRHS. On Monday, students dressed as nerds and Thursday was color day, where each grade wore a different color.

  • 19 October

    Acorn Fire Department & Smokey The Bear Visits Acorn Students

    Acorn Fire Department Firefighters and Smokey the Bear visited Acorn Preschool/Kindergarten on October 13th, during Fire Prevention month to teach the importance of putting campfires out, installing smoke detectors in homes, what to do in case your clothes catches on fire, etc. Acorn Preschool appreciates having them on a yearly basis teaching fire prevention to their students.