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Cossatot River School District Names Incoming Superintendent

BY MELANIE WADE – The Cossatot River School District has announced their next Superintendent following current Superintendent Donnie Davis’ retirement announcement. Davis will finish his educational career at Cossatot River on June 30, 2018 and longtime educator Jim Tankersley will pick up his duties on July 1, 2018. Davis said, “When I came to Cossatot River School District approaching four ...

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School Lunch Menus: December 4-8, 2017

Acorn Public Schools: Monday Breakfast: PreK: Breakfast pizza, fruit milk. K-12 Grade: Variety cereal, breakfast pizza, parfait, fruit, juice, milk. Lunch: PreK: Cheeseburger, fries, fruit, milk. Elementary: BBQ chicken sandwich, cheeseburger, fries, fruit, milk, salad bar. Middle & High School: BBQ chicken sandwich, cheeseburger, potato bar, fries, fruit, milk, salad bar. Tuesday Breakfast: PreK: Variety cereal, fruit milk. K-12 Grade: ...

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CRSD Seeks New Superintendent as Davis Eyes Retirement

The Cossatot River School District held a special called board meeting on Tuesday night, November 28th for the purpose of conducting interviews for Superintendent candidates. Mr. Donnie Davis, the District’s current superintendent, announced his intentions to retire at the conclusion of the 2017-2018 earlier this summer. Davis has served Cossatot River School District as superintendent since 2013. Cossatot River School ...

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CRHS Launches Power of ICU Program

Cossatot River High School has launched the “Power of ICU” program that hopes to keep students on track with their assignments. ICU is an academic support system for students and a communication tool for teachers and parents that is built around a school-wide electronic database that tracks missing assignments. “All students completing all assignments is the foundation of this program,” ...

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School Elections Held Tuesday

BY MELANIE WADE – School Elections were held around the county on Tuesday, September 29, 2017 for all three school districts. Only one district had a race for a school board position, as all others were unopposed. Ouachita River School District’s Zone 5 seat was contested between Annette Hayes and Robby Strother. Hayes won the seat with 78.57 percent of ...

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Cossatot River School District & K-12 Culinary Connection Partner

Cossatot River School District and K-12 Culinary Connection have partnered for the 2017-2018 school year, and their goal is to provide more choices and better quality food for your students. Along with these new and tasty options, we are providing a la carte items for high school students like Gatorade, water, and chips. Prices for these items are: Gatorade: $1.00; ...

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Cossatot River High Music Department to Present Spring Concert

SUBMITTED – The Cossatot River High School Music Dept will present their spring concert, A Night at the Movies, on Tuesday, May 2, 2017.  The choir portion of the concert will begin at 6:00 p.m. with the band concert following at 7:30 p.m. in the Holbert Auditorium in Wickes, AR.  Featured in the band concert will be 7th and 8th ...

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May 1 Brings School Choice Deadline

BY MELANIE BUCK – The deadline is quickly approaching for parents to choose what public school their students will attend come Fall 2017. In 2015, the Arkansas Legislature amended the Public School Choice Act of 2013, after it was set to sunset, and lawmakers knew they had to amend the Act in order to continue to give parents the right ...

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County Schools Receive OEP Awards

BY MELANIE BUCK AND LOGAN MCCOURTNEY – All three of Polk County’s school districts received Outstanding Educational Performance Awards from the Office for Education Policy (OEP). Each year OEP examines different issues facing educators in an attempt to provide higher quality of education. In the most recent Arkansas Education Report [AER], schools from across the state were highlighted for their ...

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School Menus: November 14-18, 2016

Acorn School’s Breakfast Monday 11/14 NO SCHOOL Tuesday 11/15 NO SCHOOL Wednesday 11/16 Cereal & toast, french toast sticks, sausage link, yogurt, juice, milk Thursday 11/17 Cereal & toast, oatmeal w/ cranberries banana, yogurt, juice, milk Friday 11/18 Cereal & toast, waffle w/ syrup, yogurt with graham cracker, diced peaches, juice, milk Acorn School’s Lunch Monday 11/14 NO SCHOOL Tuesday ...

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