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Vandervoort & Wickes Elementary Holds Easter Bonnet Conest

Both Vandervoort and Wickes Elementary Schools held Easter Bonnet Contests at their campuses. Bonnets included variations of flowers, rabbits, and even chicks in a basket showing the talents and creativity of the youngsters.

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Arbor Day Program for Fourth Graders

The Rich Mountain Conservation District, the Arkansas Forestry Commission, and the Natural Resources Conservation Service, team up each year to educate Polk County’s fourth grade students about Arbor Day.  Arbor Day is held the 3rd Monday in March in the state of Arkansas.  It is a day set aside to encourage people to plant and care for trees.  Students learned ...

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Wickes Elementary Spelling Bee Results

1st Grade: 1st Place – Jaylie Brantley; 2nd Place – Shayla Quintana; 3rd Place – Melenie Flores 2nd Grade: 1st Place – Joey Propes; 2nd Place – Kaleb Olalde; 3rd Place – Marvin Brito 3rd Grade: 1st Place – Garrett Hennings; 2nd Place – Aspen Johnson; 3rd Place – Thomas Goethals 4th Grade: 1st Place – Sabera Land; 2nd Place ...

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Vandervoort & Wickes Elementary’s Drum Day

The month of November was kicked off with a big bang as students from Vandervoort and Wickes Elementary Schools participated in School Drum Day.  Wickes Elementary hosted the event in which Steve Campbell of Dancing Drum brought a variety of percussion instruments for the students to play.  The students had a blast as they learned about character traits and performed ...

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Back the Blue for Wickes Elementary

In an effort to show support and appreciation for the local branches of law enforcement, the Wickes Elementary campus hosted its first annual Back the Blue program on Tuesday, September 20, 2016. Each student in grades PreK-6th was given a blue glow stick, the lights were turned out, and the students waved them as they sang along to “One Call ...

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Wickes Elementary Presents ‘Drumming Up Character’

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 hand percussion, ...

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Wickes Elementary 4th Nine Weeks & Semester Honor Roll

1st Grade: All As – Leo Barranco, Kinnah Ferguson, Colton Finley, Gracie Linker, Nicole Martinez, Rynley Richardson, Marvin Brito, Jonas Hernandez, Axel Moreno, Alan Munoz, Liliana Gasca, Clint Hennings, Lexi McCarley, Kaleb Olalde, Braden Smith, Abigail Goethals, Alex Aguilar, Brent James, Noah Saxour, Adric Willis, Claira Morris, Jayro Campuzano, Lexi Gentry, Thomas Stover, Promise Knight, Isai Esquivel. As & Bs ...

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Wickes Elementary Honor Roll

1st Grade: All As – Leo Barranco, Kinnah Ferguson, Colton Finley , Gracie Linker, Nicole Martinez, Rynley Richardson, Marvin Brito, Jonas Hernandez, Axel Moreno, Alan Munoz, Liliana Gasca, Clint Hennings, Lexi McCarley, Kaleb Olalde, Braden Smith, Abigail Goethals, Alex Aguilar, Brent James, Noah Saxour, Adric Willis, Claira Morris, Luke Helms, Kaden Whitmire, Jayro Campuzano. 2nd Grade: All As – Eli ...

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Wickes Spelling Bee Winners

1st grade: 1st Place – Clint Hennings; 2nd Place – Abby Goethals; 3rd Place – Alex Aguilar. 2nd Grade: 1st Place – Aspen Johnson; 2nd Place – Abby Pinon; 3rd Place – Garrett Hennings. 3rd Grade: 1st Place – Joyce Antunez; 2nd Place – Sholeyve Campuzano; 3rd Place – Cory Diaz. 4th Grade: 1st Place – Mallory Farringer; 2nd Place ...

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What Christmas Means to Me…

ACORN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL Mrs. “G’s” Class:  Aaden Bissell I love to celebrate Christmas. It is a time for giving to others. It is time to celebrate Jesus’ birth. Christmas is a time for love. Christmas is fun. William Bloodworth Chistmas is the Lords Birthday. Santa gives us presents. Chistmas is fun! People can build snowmen. It is cold outside. Michael ...

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