GHS Senior Wraps of Year of Service
Kallee King, GHS senior, has spent this year serving as Arkansas FCCLA Secretary. GHS FCCLA (Family, Careers and Community Leaders of America) has 42 members locally over 8,000 statewide with over 200,000 youth participating nation-wide.
Ms. King recently visited the Arkansas Capitol with other Career and Technical Education state officers to advocate for CTE curriculum and programs.
Erin Shaw Named Media Specialist of the Year
The Arkansas Association for Instructional Media recently named Erin Shaw, Greenbrier Middle School library media specialist, as the School Library Media Specialist of the Year 2014. Mrs. Shaw's dedication to her career field is well known across the state, and we appreciate her dedication to education, reading, libraries, and our students. Greenbrier Middle School recently celebrated her recognition, and she will officially receive the honor at the annual Awards Luncheon on March 31st in Fort Smith.
Eastside Math and Science Night
Parents and students were invited to attend Eastside Elementary Math and Science Night on Tuesday, January 28, 2014.
Community volunteers greeted them in the lobby with hands-on activities for the students to discover each volunteer's field of study. Drs. Joe and Amy Crum were here to help students explore the spine and show how it helps our bodies work. Mr. Bettis from Whit Davis was here with his crew to provide hands-on wooden shapes for students, parents, and teachers to measure and create shapes. Ms. Kami Marsh and Mrs. Melanie Malone from the U of A Department of Agriculture was here to provide a hands-on experience with sugar. Attendees measured out how much sugar was in certain foods. Mr. Kyle Hurley provided his bug collection for viewing. Arkansas State Representative Stephen Meeks brought his telescope for attendees to explore space, and take a look at Jupiter and its two moons. Mr. Jarrod Jerry, APN with Conway Regional provided x-rays and discuss the importance of health care.
Parents and students were encouraged to visit their grade level to see how students have learned about place value. They then attended the next grade level to see how place value skills grow with their education!
Wooster Teacher Receives Presidential Award for Excellence
Jennifer Richardson, Wooster Elementary Teacher, has been selected to receive the 2012 Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching. The award recognizes outstanding K-12 science and mathematics teachers from across the country. See the official White House press release here.
High School EAST Team Launches Weather Balloon
GHS Rhetoric Society
Some members of the Rhetoric Society attended the recent "Demonstration Day" at Searcy High School. Various forms of competitive events were demonstrated that day in preparation for up-coming state-wide competitions. The first competition for GHS students is November 8-9, at Russellville High School. Areas of competition include oratory, words and music, debate, Improvisation, Duet Acting, Mime, and Solo acting.
Students at Wooster celebrated reaching their 1st 9 weeks AR goal with a "Fall Fun" Party planned by Media Specialist, Teri Beth Nokes. The special event was set up outside in the courtyard and had rotating stations manned by parents and teachers. Some of the stations the students enjoyed included Mummy Relay, Pumpkin Bowling, Mad Scientist Lab, Eyeball Bounce, and a cupcake table.
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